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 When Annie* saw her daughter Jess* for the first time, nobody knew how old she was.
Amy Corderoy The largest private donation for suicide prevention will fund a new program that aims to cut suicide in NSW by 20 per cent.
Amy Corderoy Sexting is "just part of the broader sexual repertoire" of young people today, experts say.
Amy Corderoy Australia is caught in an irrational, un-winnable war against drugs that is actually just a "war against its own children", according to health and legal experts.
Amy Corderoy Drug companies don't always have the best reputation when it comes to acting in the interests of patients. But a new company is bucking that trend.
Amy Corderoy Australians who use complementary medicines could soon be protected from dodgy claims and products that don't contain what they say they do.
Amy Corderoy After fighting battles on the football field and in coal mines, Darren Higgins was exposed to a dark danger.
Amy Corderoy Cancer patients are experiencing significant out-of-pocket costs for their treatment at the same time as losing income at work, a study has found.
Amy Corderoy Some of Australia's most popular painkilling medications will carry warnings from next year that they could put people at risk of heart attack and stroke.
Amy Corderoy One in 10 roadside drug tests return a positive result. But what if they are wrong?
Amy Corderoy A radical new way of doing medical trials is giving hope to Australian brain cancer patients.
Amy Corderoy Cancer groups are furious that the government body in charge of issuing patents is proposing to continue allowing companies to own rights to naturally occurring parts of the human body.
Amy Corderoy A study has found people tend to think supplying alcohol to teenagers is much less morally concerning than other illegal alcohol related behaviours such as drink driving.
Amy Corderoy The state government has spent millions of dollars upgrading a helicopter base at Lismore that paramedics say is regularly unable to be used because of cloud and fog stopping helicopter take-offs and...
Amy Corderoy A program run by Aboriginal health workers had drastically increased immunisation, meeting federal targets eight years early.
Amy Corderoy A quiet revolution has been taking place in NSW. And if we pay attention, it could help us close the Indigenous health gap.
Amy Corderoy NSW nursing homes should be forced to have registered nurses on duty to care for patients, a NSW parliamentary inquiry has found.
Amy Corderoy Kumud Dhital has a very unusual dream. One day, he hopes to work in a lab surrounded by human organs that are surviving outside the human body. And it isn't far from becoming a reality.
Amy Corderoy A massive survey of 27,000 NSW patients has found some are more satisfied with the care provided by public hospitals than others.
Amy Corderoy Children with autism given a nasal spray that mimics the "love hormone" oxytocin became better at social interactions, a ground-breaking study has found.