This week, the Heart Foundation is calling on Australians and the health professionals who look after them to take an active interest and action to assess heart health.
Cooking with gas at home is as bad as living with a smoker in terms of its health impacts on our children, with an alarming new report showing it’s linked to an increased risk of asthma.
ED presentations may be down because of the pandemic, but experts fear many suffers are complacent about prevention and at risk as winter approaches
Raquel de Brito
Illicit drugs aren’t the leading cause of death for Australians, according to a shock new coroner’s report, that lays bare what the silent killer really is.
Bronwyn and Alesha Bate founded Mettle with the goal of helping survivors of domestic violence
Dubbed “Normal People meets Louis Theroux” by fellow author Rick Morton, Jessie Stephens’ debut novel tackles heartbreak at its most real and raw.
Just weeks after getting engaged, dancer Ashleigh MacDonald received a shock diagnosis that swept her off her feet.
These are extraordinary times and we must all make sacrifices. But women should not have to sacrifice the birth they had hoped for and access to their partner, while elsewhere people are at the pub.
The number of men accessing mental health services in WA doubled during the peak of last year’s COVID pandemic.
As confusion reigns over how long COVID vaccines will last, a local company is developing a simple test that will show if a booster is needed.
Sue Dunlevy, National Health Reporter
New personalised diets using genetic data could suggest our DNA is the key to achieving health goals
It’s legal to sell low dose cannabidiol over the counter in pharmacies but — despite rule changes — you still can’t buy it.
Angela Cook had a human poo transplant last year that changed her life. Now SA scientists are working on a synthetic alternative to the somewhat icky procedure.
Victoria's parks authority has been slapped with a six-figure fine after two motorbike riders crashed into cable barriers that should have been removed.
A new trial at Telethon Kids Institute’s CliniKids aims to tackle early signs of anxious behaviour in young children on the spectrum, with benefits for the whole family
There is more to birth control than just the pill but with so much choice these days, how do you know what the right one is?
Health authorities have announced another coronavirus case linked to the Byron Bay hen’s party, but the case poses no risk to the public.
An Australian biotech company has developed a new way of dispensing a chemical found in Vitamin E, which could treat pancreatic cancer and fatty liver disease.
Perth heart coach James ‘Fish’ Gill shows us how to transform conflict and come back to love
Potential implant complications mean surgery can no longer be ‘set and forget’
The young boy was taken to hospital after being pulled from the water by bystanders.
A Perth children's coach is witnessing increasing anger issues in young children, which she says is partly fuelled by a need for instant gratification.
For those already vulnerable to mental distress and hardship, the effects of being thrust into a situation akin to solitary confinement can be detrimental.
Aussie families are missing out on free dental care, as one dentist said she had to remove a five-year-old’s 18 teeth. See if you are eligible for the benefits.
Sue Dunlevy, National Health Editor
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