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'Four hour' hospital rule questioned
The state opposition has called on the government to re-think its scheme to stop overcrowding in hospital emergency departments, following the failure of a similar system in Britain.

Mixed results for public dental system
The number of Tasmanians on public dental waiting lists has risen dramatically in the last 12 months.

Chemist claims breakthrough on diabetes drug
Young scientists in Melbourne say they have discovered a form of insulin that does not require refrigeration.