Congo's health minister called it a "dark day" for everyone fighting the deadly Ebola outbreak after rebels shot and killed two medical agents.
A flesh-eating ulcer epidemic on coastal Victoria that has seen victims require limb amputations is continuing to rapidly escalate as it spreads further into inner Melbourne.
- by Chloe Booker
Australian and Japanese researchers have discovered a yet-to-be-named immunological disease, giving fresh hope to families living without a diagnosis.
- by Esther Han & Aisha Dow
For the first time Australians will be able to easily see whether their hard-earned money is flowing to tobacco companies.
- by Esther Han
A Canberra charity has revealed plans to build a respite centre for palliative patients and their carers, as new data shows the pressure dying patients are placing on the ACT's public hospitals.
- by Katie Burgess
Joseph and Francheska Bechara were on a three-week honeymoon in the US, but in New York, on the second day of their trip, he found her unconscious in a gym.
I’m not here because I have dementia.
- by Ketra Wooding
A New Jersey man who died from a rare "brain-eating amoeba " was likely exposed to it during his visit to a Texas water resort last month.
Six-year-old Max de Beaux has a rare terminal cancer and his friends and family want to make sure others in the future don't have to go through the same ordeal.
- by Hamish Hastie
What is in that perfume you spray, or lather on as cream, and is it really safe?
- by Sarah Berry