According to the experts, screen time has only a tiny sway on the mental health of adolescents. We'd be much better off changing our approach to their technology use and focusing on the things we know have a bigger impact on wellbeing, like getting adequate sleep and a healthy diet.
This year's Grow Your Own music festival in the NSW sister towns of Forster-Tuncurry shows off the best of regional Australia, fusing music, food, art, and film into one 'beast' of an event for young festival-goers.
As the misuse of nitrous oxide — or "nangs" — by young people increases, youth advocates are calling for improved regulations to limit the sale of the drug, which can cause unconsciousness, and brain damage, and sudden death.
There is no requirement for Australian medical practitioners to disclose the benefits they receive from private interests such as medical device manufacturers, but Daniel Fleming — who has been a paid consultant for a breast implant manufacturer — argues that has to change.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are dying from heart disease at twice, and in some regions, triple the rate of non-Indigenous people in the same communities, a new report shows.
Despite efforts by mainstream media to promote positive body images, a new study finds that many Australian teens still have a negative relationship with their weight.