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.
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.
Dr Peter Steidl Neuroscientist Dr Peter Steidl explains how we can overcome our brain's barriers to achieve our weight loss goals for good.
Julia Medew Thousands of Australians could benefit from a combination of two drugs that help people lose weight, but only if they can tolerate side-effects including depression, heart palpitations and insomnia,...
Paula Goodyer Sweetening the breakfast oats or baking banana bread used to be simple; just use a little sugar or honey.
Olivia Riordan Adventurous sommeliers are leading the way in offering apt alternatives to alcohol, writes Olivia Riordan.
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Paula Goodyer We've known for a while that exercise can improve depression but could a healthier diet also help tame the black dog?
Surprising food facts
Rachel Clun Here are some foods that you should avoid if you want to stave off hunger pangs.
Ask the expert
Susie Burrell Sometimes the difference between healthy eating or not is a few simply dietary swaps to take you from a B minus in nutrition to a glowing A plus - and just a warning, some of these simple swaps may...
Tom Sanders Our understanding of fats - including which ones are actually good for us - is evolving.
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Paula Goodyer Not long ago Washington Post fitness columnist Vicky Hallett floated the idea of Workout Wear Friday – a call to action to allow workers to wear exercise clothes to the office one day a week.
Paula Goodyer It’s never easy when someone you love becomes dependent on a drug – but in the case of ice, you also have to cope with their chaotic behaviour.
Sex and obesity
Matty Silver With obesity rates on the rise, the effects of being overweight have attracted increasing attention, but one aspect of this problem is too often overlooked - the impact on male sexual dysfunction.
Sarah Berry The 'new' blockbuster nutrient is actually really old. There are some fairly audacious statements being made about the benefits of turmeric.
Finally ... caffeinated chips
Humanity's most popular pick-me-up now comes in a salt shaker.
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Paula Goodyer Eating more vegies can protect our health - so how come only seven per cent of us eat enough?
Sarah Berry Pete ''Activated Almonds'' Evans isn't afraid of cooking up a little controversy for his cause.