Coronavirus sparks medication panic-buying

Pharmacy medication flying off the shelves amid Covid-19 panic buying.

Natalie Escobar

March 27, 2020

The number of Coronavirus cases are increasing every day, and despite calls for calm, people are panic buying – a trend that is now hitting chemists. In the first few weeks of the pandemic, items like toilet paper, tissues, paper towels, canned food, minced meat, pasta, rice, flour and hand sanitiser...

Wellness blogger scandal reveals a flawed medical system

Fraudulent wellness blogger Belle Gibson revealed her cancer was a lie

Danielle Austin, Staff reporter

May 3, 2015

Gaps in the medical system have been revealed by the response to wellness blogger Belle Gibson’s fall from grace. Following the admission that Ms Gibson’s cancer claims were falsified, fans of the social media celebrity have slammed her for the lives she may have cost through promoting alternative...

Bunbury doctor saves sight in Bali

Bunbury doctor saves sight in Bali

Tasha Tania, Student Broadcaster

August 21, 2014

For many Western Australians Bali is the perfect holiday destination. But for one Bunbury doctor, it is also an opportunity to transform lives. Twice a year, Doctor Ian Spencer travels to the holiday isle to restore the eyesights of those less fortunate. Broadcasting student Tasha Tania reports. [vimeo...

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