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A morning staff meeting gets underway in 2034. Grathio

Machines spell change rather than doom for white-collar work

If Google chairman Eric Schmidt is to be believed, the automation of jobs will be the “defining” problem of the next two to three decades. At a debate at Davos 2014, he warned that the constant development…
Some registered professions are being excluded from rebates for services they can provide. Image from

Private health insurance rebates restrict consumer choice

The pre-Christmas announcement that private health insurance premiums will rise by an average of 6.2% in 2014 has raised concerns about affordability. But while consumers aren’t expected to drop their…
A report has found 34% of young people serving a community-based order and 66% in custody have a substance abuse problem. Image from

Better health services needed to break cycle of juvenile offending

Improving health services in the juvenile justice system and the community could reduce the risk of youth offenders repeating…
Portrait helps keep the good times alive for dementia patients. leakytr8

The technology that remembers the past for those who can’t

Care homes in Scotland are taking on a new type of technology to help improve the service they give to residents, particularly those suffering from dementia. With the help of digital portraits, staff can…
There is a strong relationship between child abuse and long-term health care costs Shutterstock: Amir Ridhwan

Child abuse victims suffer greater long term health costs: study

Adults who were abused in childhood suffer from more chronic health conditions and put far greater pressure on the health…

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