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How a Healthy Economy Can Shorten Life Spans

The health of a nation’s economy and the health of its people are connected, but in some surprising ways. At times like these, when the economy is strong and unemployment is low, research has found that death rates rise. At least, in the short term. In the long term, economic growth is good for health. What’s going on? One study of European countries just before and ... Read More »

Banking royal commission focus areas proposed by Bill Shorten

Bill Shorten has written to Malcolm Turnbull outlining what he thinks should be the focus of a banking royal commission. On the final day before the parliament sits for the first time, the opposition leader has also invited the prime minister to meet some victims of “bank ripoffs” this week in Canberra, saying it would be good for him to ... Read More »