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How Maria Toorpakai went from being a girl, disguised as a boy in traditional Wazir society, to become Pakistan's top female squash player.
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Robots can have therapeutic benefits and improve independence for some elderly people but there are deep ethical issues around the use of machines for personal care and nursing.
Sixty-two percent of people survive a cardiac arrest in Seattle compared to only nine percent in Australia. Not enough of us are trained in cardiac first aid.
As a four year old girl, in Taliban-ruled South Waziristan, Maria Toorpaki saw a ball going up into the sky near her house.
She hid and watched men playing volleybal, fascinated.
Finding a 'forever family' for Australia's 40 000 foster children is more complicated than it should be. Why?
Freetown, Sierra Leone is one of the poorest places on earth. But when it comes to fashion it's a town with serious swagger.
Newcastle mother Lyndsey Clark is dying of breast cancer. To help her daughter Nya through the process, she's written a book. It will soon be published more widely to help other children.
Writer Augusten Burroughs applies his caustic wit to his own chequered love life in his new book.
A recent survey in the U.S revealed 39% of companies use personality tests in their hiring process.
The Shane Warne Foundation's original charitable purpose was to help sick and underprivileged children.