A recent study of medical students and residents found they were reluctant to engage with parents who have vaccination fears. But listening to parents is important. Olena Yakobchuck/Shutterstock.com

The best shot at overcoming vaccination standoffs? Having doctors listen to – not shun – reluctant parents

A recent study suggests that shunning parents who are reluctant to vaccinate their kids isn't the best strategy. A better strategy might be old-fashioned, but it works.
Part-time roles become difficult if that employee is the only source of knowledge, contact or sign-off. www.shutterstock.com

More of us could work in part-time roles if they were designed better

Businesses are not considering that roles need to be redesigned to be part-time and this causes problems in managing employees' workloads and interacting with other employees.
Much of what is being built is straightforward ‘investor grade product’ – flats built to attract the burgeoning investment market. Bill Randolph

Why investor-driven urban density is inevitably linked to disadvantage

The inexorable logic of the market will create suburban concentrations of lower-income households on a scale hitherto only experienced in the legacy inner-city high-rise public housing estates
New rules will curb Chinese property development in Australia. Shutterstock

Why China is cracking down on overseas investment

The Chinese government is curtailing outbound investment. While this will affect the Australian property industry, the rest of the economy should be unaffected.
People suffering fungal nail infections are often very distressed by the disfigurement they cause. from www.shutterstock.com.au

Explainer: why do we get fungal nail infections and how can we treat them?

Although fungal nail infections are not life-threatening, they're an important health problem because of their high prevalence and poor response to therapy.

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