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The history of the condom

A look condom use throughout history reveals a lot about changing attitudes to sexual health.

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The history of washing hands

It's been barely a century and a half since hand washing was adopted as common practice by doctors.

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The history of the stethoscope

Brilliant ideas often spring from unlikely places, like the playful history of the stethoscope

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Modern family

What is a "family"? We take a look at the history and future of Australian households.

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The history of glasses

Where would we be without glasses? Nick Snelling takes a close look at the evolution of eyewear.

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The history of the suture

From ancient Egypt to Nobel Prizes: delve into the history of stitches.

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Almost everything you didn’t know about blood types

Are you A-positive person? Health humorist Nick Snelling explores the history of blood transfusions

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The history of orange juice

Health humorist Nick Snelling documents the ups and downs of a much-loved breakfast beverage.

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The history of the hypodermic needle

Causing people to squirm since ancient rome, Nick Snelling traces the hypodermic needle’s history.

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The history of the band-aid

Health humorist Nick Snelling charts the journey of the invaluable sticky plaster.

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7 health trends of the near future

Health humorist Nick Snelling looks into his crystal ball to predict the health future.

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The history of the tennis ball

From wool-wrapped sheep stomachs to the yellow spheres we know today.

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The history of the treadmill

Treadmills are a staple of the modern gym, but these devices have been around for centuries.

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The history of the x-ray

Health humorist Nick Snelling uncovers the origins of the Röntgen ray.

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The history of bottled water

A brief history of how we got so thirsty for bottled water.

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The history of the toothbrush

What gadget could you absolutely not do without?

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The history of the ambulance

Medibank health humorist Nick Snelling explores the history of the ambulance.

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