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Gender Identity and Vaccine Inequity

Dr Tram Nguyen, Psychiatrist at the Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Gender Service, canvasses gender identity, gender expression, and gender dysphoria; Professor Kim Mulholland, Paediatrician and vaccine expert at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute…


Healthy Liveable Cities and End of Life Planning

Carl Higgs, Research Data Scientist and PhD student at RMIT University's Healthy Liveable Cities Lab, unpacks a recent global study on what makes a healthy liveable city and why Australian cities are falling…


Victorian Hospitals' Emergency Room Crisis

Dr Mya Cubitt, an Emergency and Acute Medical Unit Physician at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, canvasses the emergency room and healthcare crisis currently unfolding in Victorian hospitals; and the team discuss the world's…


Abortion Rights, Indigenous Health, and Attention Spans

Dr Tania Penovic, a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Monash University and the research program group leader in gender and sexuality for the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law; discusses…


Climate Change and Healthcare, and Ambulance Ramping

Dr Kimberly Humphrey, Deputy Chair of Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA), canvasses the day-to-day impact of climate change on healthcare; Ryan Lovett, Chair of the Australasian College of Paramedicine, discusses the issue…


Invisible Disability and Bipolar Disorder

Dr Polly Bennet, a consultant researcher, writer and sessional academic, unpacks the concept and experience of invisible disability, and what it means to be disability advocate; Professor Philip Mitchell, a psychiatrist with a…


Anorexia Nervosa, and Unexplained Hepatitis amongst Children

Dr Andrew Court, a child psychiatrist and the Clinical Lead at the Royal Children's Hospital Eating Disorder Service, canvasses the experience, causes, and treatment of anorexia nervosa amongst young people; Dr Sharma explores…


Genes and their impact on Postoperative Inflammation and Autism

Dr Chris Bain, a Specialist Anesthesiologist at the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at the Alfred Hospital, canvasses his recent discoveries regarding how our genes impact the severity of harmful postoperative inflammation…


Fecal Transplants and Perinatal Anxiety and Depression

Dr Jessica Green, a Melbourne based Psychiatrist, discusses the use of fecal transplants to treat depression; Julie Borninkhof, a Clinical Psychologist and CEO of Perinatal Anxiety And Depression Australia (PANDA), canvasses the experience…


Heart Health and LGBTIQA+ Suicide Bereavement Programs

Professor Peter Kistler, Head of Cardiac Electrophysiology at Alfred Health, discusses the risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease and the effect of coffee on heart health; Anna Bernasochi, the Suicide Prevention Manager at…

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