Amy is Health Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald. Before working at the Herald she worked as a freelance journalist and radio presenter, as well as writing for a number of publications for doctors. She also keeps a health blog at www.dailylife.com.au.
Amy Corderoy It's Christmas time in South Wentworthville, and Maria and Batista Curcio's house seems picture perfect. There is tinsel on the walls, and panettone and espresso on the table.
Amy Corderoy Hundreds of thousands of British mums will be given the choice of having their second child at home - a move welcomed by Australian midwives but not doctors.
Amy Corderoy Audit finds more than one in 10 deaths during or after surgery involved flawed care or serious injury caused by the treatment.
Amy Corderoy, Emma Partridge Increase in arrests for minor drug offences is extraordinary, harm reduction expert says.
Amy Corderoy A key finding that a doctor has a duty to help strangers who are not their patients has been overturned in the Supreme Court.
Amy Corderoy For asthmatics, wheezing and coughing are daily symptoms that can prove fatal, and in Australia the number of sufferers is soaring.
Amy Corderoy Australians suffer more from asthma than almost any other people in the world, a new report has found.
Philip Nitschke faces loss of his medical status in a case which also tests our acceptance of euthanasia
Amy Corderoy Philip Nitschke faces 12 more complaints but this case is about more than his suspended medical degree.
Amy Corderoy A woman whose home was searched as part of the Medical Board of Australia's investigation into euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke has described the experience as like being "burgled while you were...
Amy Corderoy Euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke says he has no obligation to encourage people who want to end their lives to seek medical help, even if they do not have a terminal illness.
Amy Corderoy An Aboriginal man who develops prostate cancer is nearly 50 per cent more likely than other Australian men to die of the disease, a groundbreaking study has found.
Amy Corderoy Euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke says he is being held to higher standards than those expected from other doctors as he fights in a Darwin court to retain his right to practice medicine.
Amy Corderoy A more open society has allowed the sexual repertoire of Australians to expand.
Amy Corderoy Greens MP fears another tragedy could occur since changes to the NSW mental health act were only 'cosmetic'.
Amy Corderoy Children and young people in NSW are the healthiest they have been in decades, a new report from NSW Health shows.
Amy Corderoy Mark Cross is nervous. In three days, his private world and that of his patients will be exposed for all to see.
Amy Corderoy Doctors fear people could be put at risk by a new test for coeliac disease being offered at chemists around the country.
Amy Corderoy They are three terrible words that change your life: "You have cancer."
Amy Corderoy Australians are self-funding more and more of their own health costs, with growth in spending from state and federal governments at a record low.
'Safe drinking' campaign prompts calls for sober rethink of alcohol-related advertising during football games
Amy Corderoy Families who sit down to watch the AFL preliminary final on Friday night are likely to be swamped with alcohol advertising throughout the game, experts say.