Three major Melbourne hospitals have replaced heart surgery equipment after it was found to be contaminated with a harmful bacterium that has caused infections for dozens of patients across the world.
Julia Medew Health officials are investigating an outbreak of a rare and potentially serious infectious disease among meat workers in Melbourne's western suburbs.
Kate Aubusson A rare infection risk has prompted NSW health authorities to replace cardiac surgery equipment at four Sydney hospitals and advise open heart surgery patients to consult their doctors.
Kate Aubusson They're often the cherry on top of costly policies, but extras such as dental, optical and massage are often unused.
Ross McSwain A mother finally has her daughter back after her descent into a decade of drug addiction, sparked by a prescribed pain killer.
Rania Spooner An expensive breakthrough drug that prevents people from getting HIV won't be funded by tanxpayers in Australia this year, the nation's drug funding panel has ruled.
Harriet Alexander One of the most catastrophic types of stroke is easily preventable.
There was a lot of love in the room at Sharkies as the Sutherland Shire opened its hearts ...