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Explores the state of Australian fertility through individual families. Ep Titles: 1. Search for a donor; 2.Donor Generation

It follows the experiences of an overseas-trained doctor from Scotland who responded to advertisements and two new graduates to take up GP positions in remote outback communities in the vast expanse of Western Australia.

Pizza, dieting and the search for Prince Charming

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If today's flu doesn't get us, history tells us that another one will

Australian scientist Howard Florey, and the team who created the miracle cure, penicillan

This imaginative documentary tells the story of a dominatrix with Marfan syndrome. It examines Jabe

A newborn and paediatric emergency transport retrieval team at work

A glimpse of the community of Walgett through the eyes of their doctor, Dr Vlad Matic.

The technology exists to allow us to design our own babies and Australian doctors are in the forefront of the genetics race. But is it a good thing?

Did fallout from nuclear testing contaminate Australia's milk supply?

Caring for the survivors of the Holocaust

The odd biography of a man who has Tourette's Syndrome, chronic bad luck, menial jobs, nudist tendencies, and a book of "fakts" hung around his neck.

After the death of a friend, a household of long time friends and family are tossed into the myopic world of grief, where jealousy, betrayal and desire override more polite reactions to death.

The workings of a large public hospital in Melbourne.

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Looks beyond the negative media coverage of Cabramatta, examining the "human face" of the troubled Sydney suburb, known as the heroin capital of Australia and a centre of Asian crime since the 1994 murder of local MP John Newman.

Dramatised film based on the slide show written by William Yang.

A witty and unique account of artist David McDiarmid, with examples of his work, his involvement with the Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras as artistic director and his high profile as an AIDS activist.

A young filmmaker's weight loss attempt prior to meeting her mother.

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A young lesbian street kid faces the prospect of death from AIDS.

The final part of the UNCLE, COUSIN and BROTHER trilogy. BROTHER is again, a short narrated memory about the author's brother who is afflicted with asthma.

A dog with a severe stomach complaint.

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Traces the steps of Tracey Callander and her husband Simon Palamarres through the illness known as post-natal depression.

The sexual label has become a political tool which can either empower or dispossess its user. What about people the labels don't fit?

Features interviews with sufferers of various anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive neuroses and agoraphobia.

Nicki is bright, attractive, only 35, and desperately in need of a heart transplant to stay alive.

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Diabetes is the biggest mediacal challenge today, far greater than AIDS, and there is no known cure. An 11 year old boy who must inject himself with insulin twice a day or die sets out with his mother on an epic journey to find answers to this world…

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Examination of emergency health service

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The struggle of Aboriginal people against an ineffectual health system.

Drawing on the combined knowledge of Eastern and western medicine, this programme reveals techniques and therapies to achieve true health and harmony.

Examines youth suicide and its social implications. The amount of our young people taking their own lives has nearly tripled, making Australia's youth suicide population one of the highest in the world.

The film explores our basic instinct to protect the young. Filmed in the Accident Emergency Department of a busy inner city children's hospital, we observe

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Discusses the issue of depression by interviewing people who have experienced therapy and medical treatments for depression. The program also features interviews with health professionals and looks at the impact that depression has on people's lives.
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