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.
Mark Kenny, Amy Corderoy Assistant Health Minister Fiona Nash has contradicted Prime Minister Tony Abbott, insisting her former chief of staff had done nothing wrong despite being forced to resign over a conflict of interest...
Amy Corderoy It's a glimpse at the ratings the federal government didn't want you to see.
Amy Corderoy It's a glimpse at the ratings the government didn't want you to see.
Amy Corderoy A simple idea has turned into one of the first major scandals for the Abbott government.
Amy Corderoy Assistant Health Minister Fiona Nash could not have been clearer. ''There is no connection whatsoever between my chief of staff and the company Australian Public Affairs,'' she told Parliament.
Amy Corderoy At a media call on Friday morning the Assistant Health Minister noticeably declined to give full backing to her chief of staff. His resignation was announced a few hours later.
Amy Corderoy A senior government staffer who demanded a new healthy food rating website be taken down is married to the head of a lobbying outfit that works for the junk food industry, it has been revealed.
Amy Corderoy It's a word we all fear, and every day more of us are forced to face it.
Amy Corderoy The technology used to create the world-first cervical cancer vaccine may be developed into a vaccine for the sexually transmitted infection herpes.
Amy Corderoy Heroin users do not simply "grow out" of their drug addiction, experts say, with more people like US actor Philip Seymour Hoffman using the drug in their 40s and 50s - and dying from overdose.
AMY CORDEROY qlHEALTH EDITOR A sharp rise in the number of women needing blood transfusions when they give birth is concerning doctors, who are at a loss to explain why more women are experiencing serious bleeding in childbirth.
Amy Corderoy People who need hip replacements could be able to use cells taken during the procedure to help heal their damaged bones, researchers say.
Amy Corderoy Parents are increasingly asking to choose the sex of their children in an attempt to lower their baby's risk of diseases ranging from cancer to autism, IVF doctors say.
Amy Corderoy NSW will miss out on more than $150 million in funding for vital health services that has been cut by the federal government.
Amy Corderoy Antibacterial soaps and washes are no more effective than regular soap and water and may even pose a threat to human health, the US drug regulator has warned.
Amy Corderoy A new 'drug' is bringing startling results for some sufferers, but retaining steady funding is proving difficult.
Amy Corderoy Patients who have the cancer that killed Apple founder Steve Jobs may be denied what doctors describe as a "miracle treatment" because the NSW government refuses to fund it.
Catalyst: Heart Foundation survey raises more concerns over ABC's controversial cholesterol medication episode
Amy Corderoy A controversial ABC television program that called cholesterol medication "toxic" could be responsible for causing 2000 more heart attacks and strokes in Australia over the next five years, the Heart...
Amy Corderoy How much do Australians pay for a gram of cocaine? Which are the most enjoyable drugs to take ... and the least? Has anyone told you in the past year that you have a drinking problem?
Amy Corderoy Facebook has become saturated with official and unofficial alcohol marketing in a trend health experts say is exposing young people to a relentless promotion of binge drinking.