Queensland has become the latest state to announce publicly funded reproduction treatments for women and girls suffering from fertility issues.
Mental health across the queer and gender-diverse spectrum is on a tightrope in Australia, with high rates of suicidal ideation and self-harm.
Over the years I have had hours of conversations with people about concussions. Some have been fiery, others humbling. All have been insightful. Here’s what I know now.
A spike in summer drownings in Victoria has pushed the national toll higher but surf lifesavers suggest it could have been much worse.
Unchanging breasts during pregnancy and high body mass indexes during puberty are linked with low breast milk supply, researchers say.
Kensington Palace has released a statement on Kate Middleton’s health as speculation continues to circulate online after a string of devastating health scares have hit the royal family.
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The key to a good night's sleep lies in activities well before bedtime, with too many people focusing on changing habits at the wrong time of day.
WA school kids are sitting down and using screens so much they’re turning up at physios with sore backs and necks. Here’s everything you need to know to help your child.
Ready meals, sugary cereals and mass-produced bread are among the ultra-processed foods that are putting us at risk.
More than $18 million has been allocated to tackle barriers faced by women when receiving endometriosis diagnosis and services
A higher intake of ultra-processed foods is associated with a 50 per cent greater risk of death from cardiovascular disease, a study says
Organised crime groups are using vape sales to fund other illicit activities, the health minister says, prompting moves to further restrict e-cigarettes.
The Butterfly Foundation is calling on the Australian government to commit to annual funding to combat eating disorders as the cost of them grows.
About 1000 hospital workers are set to walk off the job to protest parking fees the union says have risen 127 per cent since 2019.
Smoking rates have fallen but e-cigarette use has tripled in recent years, along with the number of young women consuming risky levels of alcohol and drugs.
Queensland Health Minister Shannon Fentiman says health workers axed over refusing the COVID-19 vaccine can reapply for their jobs after a court ruling.
A drug designed to protect brain cells after a stroke will be introduced in hospitals across the country, including Perth’s Sir Charles Gairdner and Fiona Stanley hospitals.
A baby who is too young to be vaccinated has sparked a major measles alert after attending the emergency department at a western Sydney hospital.
Rockingham General Hospital has welcomed two Aboriginal health practitioners to its team who are helping advocate for patients to get the health care they need.
A group of Australian influencers that includes the likes of Ellyse Perry will be leading a campaign to tell youth not to vape.
When the famous anti-smoking commercial posthumously featuring Oscar-winning Russian actor Yul Brynner first aired in 1986, 31 per cent of Australians were smokers.
A laser knife that examines in real-time the smoke from burnt flesh, is being studied in Perth and could change surgery for burn victims across the globe.
West Australians may soon get the chance to sign up as organ donors when they renew their driver’s license after a report exploring options to grow the State’s lagging donation rates.
NDIS commissioner Tracy Mackey will step down in May, as accusations of mismanagement and unsafe workloads continue to swirl around her.
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