People are being held in hospital against their will and others are missing out on the treatment they need on the basis of 'unhelpful and unreliable' suicide risk assessments, doctors say.
Siobhan Moylan finds out what's behind the fall in bottled water's popularity.
More than half of Australia's parents are worried about the safety of childhood vaccines, a survey has revealed.
Despite the proven effectiveness of vaccinations in protecting children from life-threatening diseases, a new survey reveals some parents are not yet convinced.
Treasurer Wayne Swan is being urged to smooth the ''sudden death'' end of the baby bonus, due to fall from $5000 to $500.
More than 50 per cent of parents are worried about the safety of childhood vaccines, Australia's first national survey of attitudes to vaccination has revealed, prompting concerns of childhood outbreaks of disease.
Forget work life balance - it's death that is the real barbecue stopper.
On the morning Angelina Jolie announced she had a preventive double mastectomy, Imogen Kelly had three lumps removed from her right breast. As a daughter who watched her mother die from breast cancer when she was nine, the scare served to underline Kelly's resolve to go ahead with a double mastectomy and breast reconstruction planned to take place in Sydney in July as the best chance to live cancer free.
Young women in desperate need of treatment for eating disorders could be forced to wait up to two years for public hospital treatment because of a dire lack of beds.
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A 31-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a Halls Head man.
Karen Ferguson, daughter of Lindsay Ferguson, has told of two taxis that were broken into at her father’s ...
A mother and her two children have moved into their car after a futile month-long search for a ...