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Histrionic personality disorder

People with histrionic personality disorder can seem highly dramatic and approval seeking, with a desire to be the centre of attention.

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Medicine recalls

Medicines are recalled from time to time for a range of different reasons. Learn more about who regulates it and what to do if your medicine has been recalled.

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Reporting a problem with a medicine

You should report any problems with your medicine to a healthcare professional. It’s also helpful if you report them directly to the TGA. Learn more here.

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What is adoption?

Adoption permanently transfers the legal rights and responsibilities of being a parent from the child’s birth parents to the adoptive parents. Learn more here.

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Cancer immunotherapy

Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that boosts the immune system so it can fight the cancer. Learn how it works and which cancer types immunotherapy can treat.

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Causes of depression

Depression (also known as major depression, or clinical depression) is a medical condition where people experience long and intense periods of low mood which affects their ability to function.

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Medicinal cannabis

Medicinal cannabis (medical marijuana) is highly regulated in Australia. Learn how it might be used to help relieve the symptoms of certain medical conditions.

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Buying medicines online

Buying medicines can have advantages, but be careful; if you buy off overseas sites, you can run the risk of losing your money, damaging your health, or breaking the law if you buy from the wrong overseas site.

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Assessment for respite

Trusted information about assessment for respite care for people with dementia and their carers.

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E-cigarettes

E-cigarettes are battery-operated devices designed to look and feel like cigarettes, cigars or similar. Using an electronic cigarette is also called 'vaping'. Learn more about e-cigarettes here.

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