PM censured for pressuring official body to change its vaccine advice

PM admits vaccination program is two months behind but blames advice from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation for the problem.

Health news

Greg Hunt says 90 per cent receive GP services free. Is he correct?

The federal government has come under fire for its decision to make changes to more than 900 items on the MBS.

Your Health

Dos and don’ts after a blood clot

Been diagnosed with a blood clot? Here are the things you should do more of, and those to avoid.

Your Health

What your body odour says about your health

Body odours can indicate serious medical issues. Here are the smells you shouldn't ignore when it comes to your health.


Another state locks down as Victoria announces extension

South Australia has announced a seven-day lockdown and Victoria has extended its lockdown by a week as worrying cluster spreads to Queensland.


What should you eat after you have been on antibiotics?

Antibiotics treat infections caused by bacteria. But they can also destroy the good bacteria in your gut. For some people, this results in an upset stomach.


How animal fat got such a bad rap and what research tells us now

Fat gives food flavour, fills us up and is essential for health, with most advice now suggesting that a third of our calories come from fat. But which is best?

Brain health

Calculator predicts your risk of dementia – and it’s free

Researchers develop an online calculator that helps individuals aged 55 and over to better understand their brain health and how they can reduce their risk of dementia.

Health news

Experts ‘disturbed’ over toxic discovery in popular make-up products

"Forever" chemicals similar to Teflon may be present in your make-up - even if they aren't listed on the label.


How to make scars less visible

The ointments, extracts and procedures that can help reduce the appearance of scars.


Simple tips and tricks for when you feel lonely

It's no secret that loneliness is on the rise. Here are a few simple ideas to help you feel more connected.

Health news

How a funnel web spider could save your life

A potentially life-saving treatment for heart attack victims has been discovered from a very unlikely source - the venom of one of the world's deadliest spiders.

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