Major black spots in wait times and support for sexual assault victims have been revealed as cases surge by 110 per cent in the past 25 years.
Of the thousands of complaints to the NSW health watchdog in 2021, one unusual one relating to Covid-19 stood out.
A popular product has completely sold out at retail stores and supermarkets as residents in one state deal with a gross problem.
Living with a serious heart condition hasn’t stopped Taylor Colvin from living an active life. Now a new study wants to find out if others can do the same.
A ‘probable’ case of monkeypox has been detected in an Australian man who returned from travelling in Europe.
Rising flu cases have become a serious issue for Aussie kids, with health professionals pleading with parents to take urgent action.
St John Ambulance could lose its contract in five years if it does not improve its service amid staff shortages linked to the deaths of at least two people.
A manager at a disability care program where clients were abused by a staffer says he is not to blame for the horrific incidents.
The much-dreaded sweat patches could soon be a thing of the past, with a new solution on its way to perspiring Australians.
Students in one state have been forced to return to remote learning as the double whammy of Covid-19 and the flu collide.
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The CSIRO is working with biomedical companies to improve and develop medicinal psychedelics to treat a range of mental health issues.
A former disability service provider senior executive says she was yelled at and suspended after repeatedly raising concerns over the quality of client care.
A prominent weight loss product has been banned by Australian regulators amid no evidence it causes loss of body fat.
Australia’s new daily Covid-19 infection rates are hitting worldwide highs, yet the findings from a new survey on what we are doing to curb its spread are worrying.
A mother and daughter are using their terrifying hospital ordeal to warn backyard gardeners against eating mystery mushrooms.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration has issued an urgent recall for a Swisse supplement that is designed to improve skin health.
Have you ever thought about what it takes to maintain a compassionate disposition throughout a lifetime while also juggling all of life’s other demands?
One of Australia’s top doctors is in isolation after catching Covid and has thanked science for vaccinations.
A herbal product containing highly addictive opioids is being sold under the counter at grocery shops, sparking an urgent warning from health experts.
A fake nurse who worked at a medical centre, injecting patients with vaccines and taking blood tests, has learned her fate.
A potentially game-changing ice addiction treatment could help get Australians off the dangerous and insidious drug.
Medical regulators have called on a group of experts to review whether new measures need to be put in place for popular pain relievers amid growing overdose concerns.
A man “begging for mercy” was only able to say two words before he died, his sister has revealed as a euthanasia law is set to pass in NSW.
Emergency departments across Melbourne reached capacity and ambulances were ramped as the state’s services were again stretched thin overnight.
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