Melbourne researchers say they have developed a world-first vaccine for gum disease after 15 years of work.
Harriet Alexander A senior doctor has written to the Health Minister to say "the physical infrastructure of our wards is not fit for purpose and is beyond rectification".
Esther Han The 'serving size' on a food label is meant to help you control your weight, but it's actually leaving a lot of consumers confused. Here's why.
Kate Aubusson "Medicare rates haven't kept up with the rising costs of health care. That's the bottom line," says the RACGP.
Kate Aubusson Latest BHI report: How long would you wait in the emergency department or for elective surgery at your local hospital?
Liam Mannix When the cancer in Karen Cowley's breast spread to her spine and brain, and her current drugs weren't working any more, she decided she wasn't ready to die.
Hannah Craft and Georgina Mitchell The lightning storm that swept NSW on Monday night saw lightning strikes injure several people and take the life of one man camping near Murwillumbah.
Amy Mitchell-Whittington Young Queenslanders are battling with mental health, school-related stress and body image and believe discrimination is one of the biggest issues facing Australia today, a youth survey has found.
Benjamin Millar A father-of-four who died after collapsing with thunderstorm asthma has been remembered as an "amazing and loving man".
Filip Stempien Sophia Brockman, 25, knew it was dangerous to drink iced drinks in Vietnam but didn't expect to spend the rest of her trip with severe stomach cramps, often lying in the fetal position in bed while her friends were on the beach
NSW Police will search the banks of the Macquarie River south of Dubbo for the remains of murdered ...
The man clinging to a tree in the Bell river on Saturday is reportedly in good health.
Dubbo and Wellington had a year of growth and change according to council's Year in Review.
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Twelve NSW custodial officers fatally attacked by inmates were remembered at the Wellington Correctional Centre on Friday.
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