A local program is encouraging parents to take the time to read and interact with their children to help boost their literacy skills.
Liam Mannix Melbourne researchers say they have developed a world-first vaccine for gum disease after 15 years of work.
Harriet Alexander A senior doctor has written to the Health Minister to say "the physical infrastructure of our wards is not fit for purpose and is beyond rectification".
Esther Han The 'serving size' on a food label is meant to help you control your weight, but it's actually leaving a lot of consumers confused. Here's why.
Kate Aubusson "Medicare rates haven't kept up with the rising costs of health care. That's the bottom line," says the RACGP.
Kate Aubusson Latest BHI report: How long would you wait in the emergency department or for elective surgery at your local hospital?
Liam Mannix When the cancer in Karen Cowley's breast spread to her spine and brain, and her current drugs weren't working any more, she decided she wasn't ready to die.
Hannah Craft and Georgina Mitchell The lightning storm that swept NSW on Monday night saw lightning strikes injure several people and take the life of one man camping near Murwillumbah.
Amy Mitchell-Whittington Young Queenslanders are battling with mental health, school-related stress and body image and believe discrimination is one of the biggest issues facing Australia today, a youth survey has found.
Benjamin Millar A father-of-four who died after collapsing with thunderstorm asthma has been remembered as an "amazing and loving man".
The state government has allocated an additional $1.4 million toward improving the specialist older person community mental health ...
Liverpool council’s recycling calendars are moving online to improve the service provided to residents and to save on ...