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What happens if you don't remove a splinter?

Do splinters really "work their own way out" if left alone, or do they turn nasty?

Meow-Meow's travel pass implant could be deactivated

Transport authorities in NSW threaten to deactivate the Opal card Sydney bio-hacker Meow-Ludo Disco Gamma Meow-Meow had implanted in his hand.

Lifestyle Solutions retains all NSW contracts in wake of abuse allegations

The NSW Government says Hunter Valley disability provider Lifestyle Solutions is continuing to reform, three months on from a damning Four Corners investigation.

'Losing the war': Asthma complacency leading to unnecessary deaths

Asthma educators say too many people mistakenly think it is a condition they have grown out of and are putting themselves at undue risk.

Ice addiction treatment surging, but alcohol still the biggest problem

The number of Australians seeking help for ice addiction is rising dramatically, but alcohol is still the most common drug people seek help for, new health data reveals.