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FATAL TRUCK CRASH ON F3

Part of the F3 Freeway between Sydney and Newcastle became a crime scene, after an accident involving a truck and a Roads and Traffic Authority vehicle, that left a man dead. It’s believed he was an RTA employee, preparing to start maintenance work on the side of the freeway. Five other people were injured.

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MAPPING STROKE RECOVERY

Only a decade ago, if you suffered a stroke, the chances of fully regaining your skills and previous lifestyle, were remote. Today, there are not only clot-busting treatments which minimise the effects of stroke, but also new, exciting ideas on how the damaged brain can be rebuilt. In the final of our Medical Marvels series, we look at the difference this research is making in many lives.

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HEALTHY HEART, HEALTHY MIND?

We know that diet and exercise are important in keeping our hearts healthy, but there’s another major risk factor often overlooked. That is depression. A team at the Hunter Medical Research Institute is probing the link between cardiac and mental illness, and as we continue our Medical Marvels series, we see how their work is helping patients become bravehearts.

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