Australians are using cocaine at some of the highest-ever recorded levels, according to new stats.

This year’s Shonky awards have highlighted some seriously off claims.

The GST will no longer be applied to tampons after a meeting of state and federal treasurers this week.

New figures show Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise.

A key economist says NDIS underspending could hit $5 billion by the end of the financial year.

Changes to private health coverage for chronic pain treatment could push sufferers into opioid drug use, experts are warning.

Australian experts have contributed to the first international evidence-based guideline for the diagnosis and management of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

A new study shows some sports supplements contain massive amounts of caffeine.

A new review has found Tasmania's health system is underfunded “in excess of $90 million a year”.

Experts say industry influence on research agendas must be addressed.

The ACT Government has launched an independent review into workplace culture in ACT public health services.

The move to rename Brisbane’s Lady Cilento Children's Hospital should cost taxpayers up to $500,000.

Oxfam says pharmaceutical companies avoided paying about $215 million in taxes in Australia each year for the last three years.

Federal Labor has given up its opposition the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Researchers have found out what happens when an octopus takes MDMA.

Experts want to ban the sale of caffeinated energy drinks to children and young people.

The Federal Health Minister wants the Tasmanian Government to explain its plan to move Royal Hobart Hospital patients from beds to chairs to free up space.

US researchers have helped mice beat their cocaine addictions using gene therapy.

Almost 900,000 people have opted out of My Health Record.

Experts have raised alarm about “an epidemic of child abuse and neglect” in Australia.

The Prime Minister has ordered a royal commission into Australia's aged-care sector.

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