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Call for earlier indigenous heart checks

Health experts are dropping the recommended age Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should have their heart checked from 35 to 18. Indigenous nurse Vicki Ward says the move is about finding heart disease risks in young Aboriginal people sooner. Ms Ward said it was easy for indigenous Australians to be “fatalistic” about their heart… Read More »

Ex-FDA chief McClellan says ‘structures’ weren’t in place to identify vaping crisis earlier

Former FDA Commissioner Mark McClellan told CNBC on Monday that the regulatory agency did not yet have the structures in place to identify the vaping epidemic among youths earlier. McClellan said former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb, who left the office earlier this year, had tried over the last couple of years to put a more… Read More »