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DocQ writes about an ancient foe — the sneaky spiral bacterium that continues to infect humans after a history stretching back thousands of years. No one wants the gift of …

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DocQ, Fiona Bisshop addresses the contentious issue of masking. Don’t forget Dr Bisshop’s QNews LIVE Q&A Saturdays at 2 pm. Ask her about how to mask safely and any other …

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The DocQ COVID-19 update. Fr Fiona Bisshop with the latest on the pandemic and the best precautions we can all take to protect ourselves and our communities. Images: Australian Government …

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There’s a new virus causing widespread fear around the world.  Coronavirus causes an illness known as COVID-19. DocQ explains the danger from the potential pandemic and what you should do.  …

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During an Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) talkfest at Queensland Parliament House last week, a so-called ‘expert panel’ spent most of their time claiming a ‘gay conversion therapy’ ban would create …

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It’s been a tough start to the year. Bushfires, upsetting stories about the suffering of our native animals and incessant heat. Then, in the last few days, an attack on …

DocQ retrospective

After over ten years of the DocQ column, Dr Fiona Bisshop looks back over a decade of healthcare advances in her DocQ retrospective. I realised when I began to write …

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You see a really cute guy on Grindr and discover he’s a trans guy. Well, you’re only human – trans guys are hot, right?! But you have questions. You’ve never …

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There are a lot of questions that people are too embarrassed to ask, but I wish they would! Anything to do with bottoms can be awkward for people to talk …

breast cancer

The risk of breast cancer in women increases with age. More than 70% of breast cancer occurs in women aged over 50. However, did you know that lesbians are two …

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