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6.2 Endometriosis - the good, the bad, & the ugly

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Pain from endometriosis is said to be worse than giving birth. 1 in 10 women suffer from this condition, but few are aware. In this episode we learn about what makes endo so painful, why most people aren't aware of this condition, and what we can do to help those who are suffering.

Dr Mike Armour’s Email: M.Armour@westernsydney.edu.au

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5.8 Understanding Anti-Vaxxers

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Vaccine skeptics are typically vilified. People resort to mocking them and not actually engage in a conversation. In this episode we explore reasons why some people think vaccines are dangerous, and why we should engage with these people.

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5.7 Combating Dementia

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As you get older, your brain slowly breaks down. But, the brain of some people break down faster. Their subjective experience deteriorates. How does this happen? And what can we do to ensure we don't fall prey to Dementia? Join us in this episode for the answers!

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5.5 Staggered Pathways and Youth Mobilities | Shanthi Robertson

Young people today are aspiring to have global careers and lifestyles for which they travel and live overseas. These ventures provide exciting new experiences, skills, and a break from their traditional life-path. But what actually happens in the long-term to young peoples’ professional lives, social and familial aspects, and ideas of belonging when they are ‘on the move’. In this week’s episode Dr Shanthi Robertson talks about her research on staggered migration pathways and gives us an insight into her exciting new project titled Youth Mobilities Aspirations and Pathways (YMAP).

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5.2 Addressing Inequality | Dr Rebekah Grace

As a society we have a moral obligation to ensure everyone has equal opportunity. To design such a society, we need policies that address the challenges met by disadvantaged communities. Dr Rebekah Grace, from the Ingham Institute, conducts research into these challenges. Her work directly helps to improve health and education outcomes.