Researchers have uncovered some of the reasons Australian love bottled water despite having some of the highest-quality tap water in the world.

American legal activist Erin Brockovich has arrived in Australia for a lawsuit against the Department of Defence.

Staff at a major mental health hospital say they have been gagged from speaking out about abuse.

Healthcare workers have raised new My Health Record privacy concerns.

Heinz has received a $2.25 million fine for claiming high-sugar snacks were healthy.

A succession of critically ill asylum seeker children are being brought from Nauru.

Medibank Private has seen full-year profits slide by 1 per cent.

A remote research centre is looking to boost the use of the Kakadu plum.

Australian engineers are working on a simple diagnostic kit for malaria that only requires water to use.

Experts say catastrophic failures of medical devices are “almost guaranteed” without key reforms.

Northern Territory paramedics say they need much better support.

Details of large payouts have emerged in the case of three former WA Health staffers involved in a decade-long corruption scandal.

A new report says taxpayers could be saved $1.5 billion if hospitals improved their safety.

A new cystic fibrosis drug could be placed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).

The number of people dying as a result of opioid use has risen markedly.

A British study has found an opt-out organ donation register may not increase the number of donations.

Contamination in a Bundaberg suburb's water supply has been linked to historic PFAS use.

WorkSafe Victoria has filed charges against a government department over occupational violence in an aged care facility.

Pesticide giant Monsanto has been ordered to make a massive payout ...

Medical researchers are calling for the word “cancer” to be dropped from some doctor-patient conversations.

Queensland researchers are making important discoveries about the genetic causes of neurological degeneration.

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