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.
'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.
Harriet Alexander and Amy Corderoy Several suspected cases of Ebola have presented at Australian hospitals since the virus took hold in West Africa, including one in Wagga Wagga last month, but all were tested negative before panic...
Amy Corderoy Young women who develop breast cancer do not get the help and support they need, and many are suffering long-term financial and emotional consequences, the National Breast Cancer Foundation says.
Amy Corderoy Sydney hospitals are preparing to use 3D printers to produce life-size replicas of their patients' hearts to prepare for surgery.
Amy Corderoy Cancer patients and doctors are devastated by a decision from the full bench of the federal court this morning that private companies have the right to control human genes.
Amy Corderoy Australian women are being misled by dodgy breast-screening websites that promote screening methods that are not supported by evidence, a study has found.
Amy Corderoy Australia has had a victory in the first step of the plain packaging challenge being played out in an international investment tribunal.
Amy Corderoy A six-month-old girl has suffered from life-threatening seizures after her mother fed her cordial because she could not afford to buy her infant formula.
Amy Corderoy EXCLUSIVE
Amy Corderoy Adding three-dimensional mammograms to normal mammograms can catch breast cancer earlier, a new study has found.
High school children to be vaccinated for measles after an increase in cases picked up while travelling
Amy Corderoy It started with a headache. But within days Peta Teys was in a hospital emergency room, her pulse racing at 200 beats a minute, vomiting and in pain.
Amy Corderoy Humans are capable of growing new '‘baby fat'’ that could actually help them lose weight and become healthier, a study has found.
Amy Corderoy Men who use impotence drugs such as Viagra could be at risk of developing skin cancer, a US study indicates.
Amy Corderoy Australian women are behind the rest of the developed world when it comes to access to long-lasting, effective contraception, review finds.
Amy Corderoy Australian women are behind the rest of the developed world when it comes to access to long-lasting, effective contraception, a review has found.
Amy Corderoy Real-time Twitter analysis is being used to map the world's emotions, according to Sydney researchers who have already seen noticeable changes in the national mood since the federal budget was...
Amy Corderoy Australian medical authorities and businesses could be inadvertently spreading post-traumatic stress disorder among people who have suffered trauma, according to a leading specialist in the field.
Amy Corderoy Most young people spend time in their late teens and early 20s at parties, pubs and clubs - probably a little more time than they would care to admit.
Amy Corderoy The ABC has ruled a TV science show that claimed cholesterol drugs were toxic has breached impartiality standards.
Amy Corderoy Employers who overwork and micromanage staff are literally making them sick.