A health expert and former Australian of the Year says the health effects of climate change on children have been “grossly neglected”.

In a crowded sea of disease awareness campaigns it can be difficult to get important messages out, especially when they are on a topic many consider taboo – poo.

The AMA has launched a new resource to help doctors assist victims of family violence.

Citizen science and biological education have a new tool in their arsenal, made of objects most people already own.

Social media is a cause and a solution to young people's binge drinking habits, according to new research.

Queensland health officials have confirmed that Legionella was found in the Hervey Bay Hospital water supply, but says there is a 'very low risk' of an outbreak.

Natural health giant Blackmores has donated $1.3 million for research on complementary medicine at the University of Sydney.

A new OHS survey shows why the health sector is one of the most dangerous places to work.

A new study says bacteria colonising the airways of infants can increase their risk of respiratory illness and asthma.

Former Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has admitted the Queensland Government bought the wrong system to run its $1.2 billion health payroll, leading to a long-running and expensive debacle.

The world's largest trial of computer games for stroke rehabilitation is underway at Australian hospitals.

A Government incentive scheme to get more doctors out bush has seen money go to large regional centres, depriving smaller towns, according to Assistant Health Minister Fiona Nash.

Researchers say they are close to a conclusion in the Nature vs. Nurture debate – and it appears to be a draw.

A new study gives a simple way to get kids to eat more vegetables – by growing them.

The Federal Government has been criticised and questioned after it paid for the same anti-ice advertisement to be made twice, 8 years apart.

The world’s largest private coal company has been accused of promoting itself in Ebola-ravaged Africa, claiming that fossil fuel is a solution to global poverty.

The Federal Government has acknowledged that Co-operative Research Centres earn more than they cost, but will cut funding to them anyway.

An Australian study says early childhood is a key time to build resilience against post-traumatic stress.

A parliamentary inquiry is looking at claims that lives were put in danger at the Fiskville fire-fighters training centre in Victoria, after reports of a cancer cluster among former workers.

Rugby players are helping researchers understand the repercussions of concussion.

The Federal Government has backed plans for a new medical school in Perth, but the Australian Medical Association (AMA) is not enthused.

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