The nation's largest consumer advocacy group wants the algorithm used to score food products to penalise "added sugars" that are not naturally found in foods — with sugary cereals likely the biggest losers.
An Australian medicinal cannabis company is working to address a global shortage of pharmaceutical-grade product, reducing cost and improving access at the same time.
With recent research linking ultra-processed food to weight gain, disease and death, you might be trying to cut down on your intake. Here's what "ultra-processed" actually means and how to read food packaging to spot it.
Deciding to use a sperm donor is not always an easy choice, and for Heather it was complicated by the fact she was conceived using donor sperm. She's one of many donor children who want more transparency around their biological fathers.
South Australia's peak doctors' union says it has taken its most "drastic action" ever by referring the state's health department to the Australian Human Rights Commission over "cruel" treatment of mental health patients.
In his first comments since the election, the president of the Australian Medical Association gives an unusually scathing assessment of Australia's health system and the Federal Government.
Doctors say they will no longer be able to provide home visits to elderly patients in outer metropolitan areas across the nation, or provide free healthcare to children and pensioners, due to an incoming cut to bulk-billing payments.
Before Bob Hawke brought in Medicare, hospital stays were a leading cause of bankruptcy in Australia — like America today.
An increasing number of patients in Queensland's Mackay region are visiting the emergency department for prescriptions and minor medical issues.