Australia's billion-dollar cosmetics industry is making inroads into remote areas, bringing Botox to the bush, but health regulators are warning people to do their research.
Many IVF clinics have promised women that scratching the lining of their uterus would boost their chances of getting pregnant, but a new study suggests the procedure is a waste of time and money.
In her resignation from politics, Kelly O'Dwyer said she feared another miscarriage in Canberra, far from home. Her announcement is shocking for more than just party-political reasons, writes Emma A. Jane.
The growing number of girls and young women playing AFL has brought with it a rise in serious injuries on the field. Coaches are working to build strength and educate their players on how to protect themselves during play, and there are calls for more research funding.
It's naive to suggest an athletic ideal provides women with a new way to love their bodies; the more ideals there are, the more ways there are to fall short, writes Anthony Papathomas.
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.
First-term MP Julia Banks delivers a scathing critique of Australian politics after abandoning the governing Liberal Party and moving to the crossbench, leaving Scott Morrison hanging onto power by a thread.
The face of homelessness is changing, with domestic violence and poverty driving single mums — and sometimes entire families — to desperation, writes Jane Holmes. But is homelessness a reason to take a person's kids away from them?