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Budget to explain "good and bad" debt

Business hopes Treasurer Scott Morrison's new approach to "good" and "bad" debt won't stop him reducing recurring government expenditure when he hands down his May budget.

Blood test offers new hope for lung cancer

Scientists in the UK have developed a blood test which detects the recurrence of lung cancer in patients up to a year before the disease can be detected by CT scans and X-rays.

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US THAAD in S. Korea to be ready in daysA US missile defence system being established in South Korea to defend against any North Korean attack should be operational in the coming days, Admiral Harry...

Rehab made me a better man: Pearce

A wiser and more mature Mitchell Pearce credits his enforced layoff from the NRL and time in a Thai rehab centre as the catalyst for his career-best form.