Elizabeth Kenny
Elizabeth KennySeptember 20, 1880 - November 30, 1952
Elizabeth Kenny (20 September 1880 – 30 November 1952) was an unaccredited Australian nurse who promoted a controversial new approach to the treatment of poliomyelitis . Her findings ran counter to conventional medical wisdom; they demonstrated the need to exercise muscles affected by polio instead of immobilizing them. Kenny's principles of muscle rehabilitation became the foundation of physical therapy, or physiotherapy....

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Tabatha Coffey
Tabatha CoffeyMay 17, 1969 -
Tabatha Coffey (born 17 May 1969) is an Australian hairstylist, salon owner, and television personality. Her participation as a contestant on the television show Shear Genius led to her own fame in the US. She was given a television show, Tabatha Takes Over, which airs on the US cable television network Bravo. In France it airs on 6ter's free channel and in Australia it airs on Foxtel's pay television network Arena as well as on Network Ten....