More than 1 million vaccinations have been deployed across the state as Queenslanders brace for a bad flu season but the number of confirmed cases is already four times the five-year average for this time of year.
Doctors are warning Australian babies travelling overseas should be vaccinated against measles earlier than the Federal Government's immunisation scheme recommends amid international outbreaks and a rising number of cases in Australia.
There has been a second milk recall affecting stores in Victoria and southern New South Wales over fears about possible E.coli contamination.
People undergoing genetic testing will have more certainty about whether the variants in their genes risk causing cancer or are completely harmless, after a new international study.
Non-smoker Cassandra Morris's death in June last year started her husband Kane on a mission to tackle the stigma surrounding Australia's deadliest cancer.
Australia cricketer Joe Burns is diagnosed with a fatigue disorder but the batsman should recover in time for the Ashes series, if selected.
The number of flu cases in Victoria is three or four times higher than normal and experts say it may only be the tip of the iceberg because we don't test everyone who gets sick.
After backing it and then changing it, the Heart Foundation takes the step of fully removing a controversial ad campaign that suggested people who do not look after their health do not love their families.