An extra 40-minute stroll every day could mean fewer days in hospital for older Australians, new research shows.
Kate Aubusson A school breakfast program in western Sydney is not about a one-off free meal. It's about educating families that healthy eating can be easy and cheap.
Kate Aubusson The AMA says Australia's public hospitals – in every state and territory – are in a constant 'state of emergency' due to inadequate funding and over-stretched resources.
Harriet Alexander Scientists believe NSW may be coming to the end of the biggest season for Ross River Virus in living memory, after inland flooding in spring created the perfect breeding conditions for mosquitoes that carry the disease.
Esther Han Here's another problem for Medibank customers.
Julia Medew Kathy Bell didn't want to see a sick person in the mirror. Nor did she want others to immediately view her as a cancer patient in need of sympathy.
Kate Aubusson When trauma is the new normal for parents of children with cancer, researchers are driven to search for better cures with $11.6 million in state government funding.
Lucy Cormack The number of people with dementia in Australia will cost the community more than $14 billion this year alone.
Miki Perkins The number of people with dementia is predicted to soar. How will we afford it?