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1 hr ago | NEWS.com.au

Toyota speeds up cancer services

OH what a feeling! Efficiency lessons learned on the Toyota factory floor are now being put to use in a most unexpected place: a hospital's cancer ward.

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6 hrs ago | Mashable

Rescue Cat Saves Family's Home From Massive Fire

Tilly, a tabby, alerted her owner Matt Clayton to a fire in the roof of the family home in Melbourne, Australia.

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6 hrs ago | Telegram

Melbourne takes unique approach to graffiti

Somewhere during the ongoing discussion and debate about what to do about the local graffiti problem, there was a suggestion about providing a public space for street artists.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

POZ

Criminalizing Homosexuality Hampers HIV Prevention & Care

Laws that criminalize homosexuality restrict the access to both HIV prevention and care services for men who have sex with men , aidsmap reports.

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The Advocate

Best buzz: Honey making mixology news

Honey may be an old flavor, but it's making a comeback in the world of spirits and has distillers abuzz, said panelists at the Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Australia, World News, Apiculture, Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Scotch

NEWS.com.au

This is our greatest snow secret

LOCALS will HATE this story. This place has Australia's best skiing but doesn't always get the recognition it deserves.

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WYFF-TV Greenville

WikiLeaks breaks gag order

Australians, intrigued by the latest revelation from WikiLeaks, took to social media to pass on a document they were never meant to see.

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Aidsmap

Harm reduction prevents HIV, national evidence from Ukraine and Greece shows

Two presentations given at the 20th International AIDS Conference, held in Melbourne, Australia July 20-25, 2014, provide significant evidence that harm reduction programmes successfully prevent HIV infection among people who inject drugs .

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Australia, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Human Sexuality, Greece

International Business Times

A Mother Of Two Dies While Undergoing Stem Cell Treatment

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN: Australian singer Olivia Newton-John, 64, was diagnosed in 1992 and underwent a partial mastectomy and chemotherapy.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Olivia Newton-John, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Australia, World News

In-depth Africa

UNAIDS, ASLM and Partners Launch Initiative to Improve HIV Diagnostics

Partners will advocate for increased funding and price reductions, strengthen efforts to ensure highest quality diagnostic services and forge partnerships to close diagnostic access gaps MELBOURNE, Australia, July 30, 2014/African Press Organization / The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS and the African Society for Laboratory Medicine ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

LiveScience

Flight MH17 Victims Left Lasting Contributions to AIDS Advocacy

As families around the world mourn those lost in the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 disaster, a group dedicated to saving lives mourns its own: At least six public health AIDS researchers and advocates died in the flight shot down over Ukraine on July 17. These victims were on their way to the 20th International AIDS Conference, which took place ... (more)

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Voices

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Voice Over Artist 2010 - present Radio Host on 89.9 LightFM from 2007 to 2014 Radio Presenter on Juice 107.3FM for a short stint in 2014 National Institute of the Dramatic Arts - Acting Techniques 2014 Australian Film, Television and Radio School - Voice Over course 2013 Holmesglen TAFE - Diploma of Broadcasting 2007 Hire Jesse for voice-over work.

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PlanPhilly

Would a new pop-up "industry" be a bad thing for Philly?

One interesting wrinkle to watch in the debate over pop-up beer gardens is the disagreement between Rep. John Taylor and John Longacre of the Philadelphia Tavern Owners Association over how widespread the pop-up phenomenon should be.

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POZ

Male Circumcision Doesna t Raise Sexual Risk-Taking in Zambia

Zamibian men who get circumcised as a part of a public health effort to reduce HIV risk do not seem to engage in riskier sexual behaviors as a result, aidsmap reports.

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Time

Bloodcurdling Images of Australian Jihadists Puts 'Lucky Country' on Edge

Thousands of people stage a demonstration to protest the Israeli ongoing attacks in Gaza on July 26, 2014, in Melbourne, Australia.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

POZ

Study on Intermittent Dosing of PrEP Suggests High Adherence

Preliminary results from the pilot phase of a study of an intermittent dosing strategy for Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis have suggest that a high proportion of the participants are adhering well, aidsmap reports.

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Photo District News

They're Back: Ilford Inkjet Media Is Coming Back to the U.S.

Fans of Ilford branded canvas and fine art papers have reason to celebrate. After a relatively brief bankruptcy-induced hiatus from the U.S. market, PDN has learned that the brand is coming back.

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Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

Port Phillip (Melbourne) Community Bus, Bus Stop sign and the tertiary transit subnetwork

In my writings about a transit network typology, I discuss there being three subnetworks of a center city transit network: primary; secondary; and tertiary.

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Cool Hunting

Qudos by Knog: A Prim and Powerful GoPro Light: Open up a new world...

GoPros have changed the way people shoot and share footage. Whether you're strapping yourself up with weatherproof HD cameras for a powder day, looking for a new angle on a shoot, or just messing around with friends, the applications for the ubiquitous cams are near-limitless-that is, until darkness falls.

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The Times of Israel

Israeli on downed Malaysian plane remembered as peaceful and fun-loving

A few hours before he departed Amsterdam for Australia on July 17, Ithamar Avnon was praying for peace with his parents at their home in the Netherlands.

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