Australians are self-funding more and more of their own health costs, with growth in spending from state and federal governments at a record low.
Half of the men and one third of women in Australia will be diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85. If this statistic wasn't sobering enough, much of it is preventable.
Active workstations offer a way to be sedentary less and burn calories more.
It is the natural way. Every mother should do it. Or so the public health messages tell us.
Mums should not feel bad about reaching for the bottle, say breastfeeding experts
Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise and syphilis has hit an all-time high.
I've heard the word 'Ayurveda' bandied around for several years now.
Families who sit down to watch the AFL preliminary final on Friday night are likely to be swamped with alcohol advertising throughout the game, experts say.
High-profile Sydney publicist Roxy Jacenko knew she had a problem with the painkiller Nurofen Plus when she was eating them by the handful but chose to ignore the danger.
Cancer advocates are taking "the breast cancer gene" case to the High Court in a last-ditch effort to overturn a controversial decision by the Federal Court.