Amy Corderoy HEALTH SLEEPING medication that is linked to falls and fractures is still being taken by many elderly people, a study of patients from a Sydney hospital has found.
Denis Campbell LONG-TERM use of drugs prescribed for osteoporosis may be doubling the users' risk of developing cancer of the oesophagus, a study warns.
Sarah Berry A new study finds meditation is far more effective than morphine for alleviating pain.
Mark Metherell Patients are missing out on urgent medicines because Australia's biggest drug supplier has opted out of an industry-wide distribution system.
Kate Hagan Health Minister Nicola Roxon rejects a plea from a coalition of 60 health groups to expand the government's list of subsidised medicines.
Chew on this
Paula Goodyer If the Americans, Brits and Canadians are allowed to eat hemp, why aren't we?
Susie Burrell Who does not want more energy? An increased sense of vitality and ability to do all the things you want to do without feeling fatigued and constantly running on empty.
Sarah Berry You might be the envy of your mates as you make a meal out of meat pies and Messina while still slipping into your skinny jeans.
Paula Goodyer Plant foods may help protect against breast cancer - but they don't undo the risk of being overweight.
Meat Free Week
Paula Goodyer The Meat Free Week campaign wants us to go meatless for a good cause - but are we up for the challenge?
Paula Goodyer The Meat Free Week campaign starts next Monday to raise awareness of the impact of our high meat consumption on animal welfare, as well as on human health and the environment.
Gemma Khaicy The misuse of a body building and slimming drug has spread from elite sport to the public and has led to admissions to hospital, according to research released on Monday.
Healthy blood pressure plan
Paula Goodyer Why detoxing the shopping trolley can improve your blood pressure.
Paula Goodyer When it comes to life ambitions, it's often marriage, having kids, financial security and career success that come top of the list.
Sarah Berry Life's wake-up calls rarely come in welcome ways. But when they do come, they can be transformative in wonderful ways.
New year, new you - but how hard is it to embark on a radical health regimen? Three people put their bodies on the line.
Julia Llewellyn Smith A British professor's 1972 book about the dangers of sugar is now seen as prophetic. Then why did it lead to the end of his career?
Esther Han The soft drink industry wants us to think we are drinking less sugar. It is promoting a study about to be published in the journal Nutrition and Dietetics that concludes in the 14 years to 2011 sales...
Catherine Rodie Can giving up booze for just one month really make a long-term difference to our health, wellbeing and relationship with alcohol?