Sarah Berry A new study finds meditation is far more effective than morphine for alleviating pain.
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.
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.
Susie Burrell If you consider that an extra mince pie a day will leave you with an extra kilogram over a period of just four weeks, it is not difficult to see how the Christmas cheer can really pile on the kilos...
The God diet
Sarah Berry Many of us are familiar with the struggle to lose weight, for god's sake. But the "Daniel diet" takes things literally, by taking the bible as a health manual.
Despite its benefits, the poses and the chanting can be too much of a stretch for some males.
Laura Hambleton It's a mystery: When we twist our ankle playing tennis, it can take weeks to heal, but when a pro athlete does it, he often misses barely a beat.
Susie Burrell Breakfast eaten in the car; a few dollars for a school canteen lunch and three or four different meals, at different times for each family member can ultimately lead to less than ideal family health...
Too good to be true?
Kristy O'Kane Our personal favourite: the Hollywood Cookie Diet.
40 days of fitness
Melissa Shedden Today marks 40 days until Christmas. Here are 10 tactics for surviving festive season weight gain.
Paula Goodyer Blind Drunk is a new book about an
The Gallic appetite for good food and wine is no secret. But less is known about how this strong culture helps a nation stay slim.
Paula Goodyer How do you cope when someone you love has a problem with alcohol?
Sarah Berry We power through our yoga, party at an equally accelerated pace and then furiously go on a fast. We want to have our activated almond nut mylk liquid cake and chew it at least 20 times.
Susie Burrell Here are the easiest ways to slash some serious kJ out of your day, without you even noticing.
Are you a drunkorexic?
Sandy Smith Women eating less so they can drink more in the evenings is an alarming new trend.
Jane Mulkerrins Miss Universe calls when staying at home with a frozen Lean Cuisine meal isn’t an option.
Susie Burrell With a recent survey from Britain finding that people can consume up to 10,000 calories over a weekend, thanks to late night snacking, eating out and binge drinking, it seems like a pretty good time...