Tag Archives: Years

From Italy to Australia, 70 years ago

One of Irena Romeo’s earliest memories is arriving at Newcastle Harbour’s Lee Wharf as a three-year-old. “I remember the thousands of bags. They were all brown, all the same. As a little girl it felt like an eternity, looking for the luggage – walking up and down. “You know, my mother’s luggage didn’t arrive. All… Read More »

Globally, more than 11 million years of healthy life lost due to childhood cancer in 2017

While the number of new cancer cases in children and adolescents (aged 0-19 years) is relatively low at around 416,500 globally in 2017, treatment-related ill-health and disability and fatal cancer are estimated to cause around 11.5 million years of healthy life lost globally every year, according to the first Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD)… Read More »

Eminem Commemorates 11 Years of Sobriety

It’s been over a decade since since Eminem began his road to recovery. The 46-year-old rapper shared a photo on social media of a medallion stamped with the Roman numeral “XI” and the words “Unity,” “Service,” and “Recovery” to commemorate 11 years of sobriety. The photo was accompanied by a caption: “11 years – still… Read More »

Mulvaney: Trump Brought Down Drug Prices For The First Time In 50 Years

“Drug prices in this country actually came down last year for the first time in 50 years. That’s because Donald Trump’s president.” Mick Mulvaney, April 7, 2019, on “Fox News Sunday” President Donald Trump announced last month that the GOP will become “the party of health care,” and news reports suggest he intends to make… Read More »