Australia's recent flu season was the worst in five years and saw a rising rate of children infected. Despite the disease causing an average of 18,000 hospitalisations and 3,000 deaths a year nationally, just 42 per cent of people under the age of 65 at risk of infection are vaccinated annually.
Julia Medew Health Editor The sexual revolution is producing a new wave of throat and tongue cancers among middle aged people who are falling victim to a rare side effect of the "common cold of sexually transmitted infections".
Mary Ward Hint: you don't do it a lot.
Sarah Berry Could your morning coffee be giving you more than a caffeine hit?
Amy Corderoy NSW patients are regularly waiting up to a year and sometimes even more just to get in to see a doctor only to be told they need to wait some more to get surgery, groundbreaking new data shows.
Amy Corderoy and Nicole Hasham Imagine your child caught tuberculosis, a potentially deadly infection attacking their growing lungs.
Esther Han The push to make codeine painkillers such as Nurofen Plus and Panadeine Extra prescription-only unfairly punishes people who want flexibility in managing their pain, says a consumer group.
Michael Coulter Here's the good news: playing video games can help stroke survivors regain lost movement.