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A new anti-bullying program seeks to empower kids to intervene when they see bullying in their schoolyard.
Drugs have become a major problem in St George since a work-for-the-dole program was scrapped a decade ago and residents are now asking for a new employment scheme.
Australia's scorching summers aren't just inconvenient: heatwaves are deadly. Yet many vulnerable people don't have a plan for extreme heat.
A north coast man explains how he lives a full life as an amputee, but has a cautionary warning for those with diabetes to take control of their own disease.
Just days away his 80th birthday, WA surfing pioneer still finds the fountain of youth out among the big waves he helped discover.
The trend of food served on wooden boards can divide opinion across the table, but should diners be worried about food safety?
Health experts are concerned that a little-known sexually transmitted infection is becoming resistant to antibiotics — but say a simple test can point toward effective treatment options.
From having to convince people they actually exist to facing stigma from would-be allies, asexual people can find it difficult navigating today's sex-soaked world, writes Dr Chloe Warren.
Wanderers player Mitchell Taylor is banned for three weeks for careless conduct resulting from the crash, which left Buffaloes player Tai Martin-Page with a dislocated spine and damaged spinal cord.
Donald Trump received a perfect score in a cognitive function test used to detect a mental decline in someone who's otherwise healthy. So, what was the President tested on?
Two cases of people with a disability being left unattended in hot cars prompt a warning from the NSW Ombudsman ahead of expected hot weather this weekend.
Did Facebook invent the "filter bubble"? Or is it created by our tendency to seek out views that fit us snugly like a well-worn T-shirt?
White House doctor Ronny Jackson says he's got "absolutely no concerns" about Donald Trump's cognitive ability, despite the President being portrayed as childlike and volatile in a controversial book.
Tasmanian medical researchers are developing a new blood test to determine whether a person is allergic to jack jumper stings, replacing the current sting test.
In a "soul-crushing" blow to their parents, twins Kelci and Jadeine Scoble were diagnosed with leukaemia when they were two. Now, having survived and reached adulthood, they know they are among the lucky ones and are determined to make a difference with their lives.
Following the stormy weather Western Australians should take care to avoid being infected by an ancient and almost invisible disease.
Sexually transmitted diseases are spreading at alarming rates in Melbourne, and experts say the popularity of online dating could be fuelling the problem.
A British man ruptures his own throat trying to suppress a powerful sneeze, prompting doctors to warn against holding back when you feel your nose start to tickle.
Blood is red, and a surgeon will tell you our veins are too — they only look blue when we see them through our skin. But why?
Child protection workers and mental health support staff at St Johns Park in Hobart are told not to drink the tap water in some buildings at the site due to excessive levels of copper, lead and nickel.
New medical staff start in January and may not be as skilled or adept as their predecessors, meaning more things go wrong.
Five-year-old Faris was killed by an infectious disease which was once a major problem in Australia, but a vaccination campaign to prevent the disease in Indonesia is being undermined by alternative health practitioners.
SA Health releases the name of the product involved in a scare with babies' bottles at a northern Adelaide hospital, after a descaling product was connected to a bottle washer instead of detergent.
Jasmine Wilson lost everything when she became addicted to ice and now she is lobbying to an intervention program instated to support users when they are at their most vulnerable.
For years Sharon Wallace believed her grandson Xavier's erratic, aggressive behaviour was because he lacked discipline, but a recent diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder has finally provided the Queensland grandmother with answers.
Massive fines of up to $287,000 are handed down after courtside models revealed the extent of the health issues suffered from a combination of cold weather and skimpy outfits at the Barcelona Open.
Doctors have launched an investigation, and a fresh vaccination campaign, in Western Australia's Goldfields after four Aboriginal children were diagnosed with meningococcal W in the past six months.
Eye sunburn is real, and it can be very painful. Optometrists say kids are most at risk. Here's how to protect yourself and your family.
Teenagers are turning away from alcohol and other substances so much so that researchers studying the change in attitude have labelled this the "sober generation".
It can be tough out there on the land, but a social media platform that emphasises the positives has been embraced by thousands of farmers across the country.
Some Australian parents are paying 1,000 per cent more out of their own pockets to have a baby than they did 25 years ago, a new report says, with experts predicting the high cost will push people away from private treatment and put more pressure on the public system.
During the darkest days of the South Africa's AIDS epidemic, Lucia Mazibuko felt ashamed to walk down her own street. Her remarkable life inspired people around the world, and her death has sparked an outpouring of grief.
New South Wales is on the cusp of a nursing crisis, with south-west Sydney set to face a "catastrophic" shortage of staff, leaving services unable to meet patient demand.
Plenty of people use vinegar as an inexpensive and biodegradable cleaner. But how well does it work when it comes to killing household germs?
The introduction of strong pain killers that can't be crushed or dissolved — meaning patients can't inject, snort or smoke them — has done little to tackle Australia's opioid epidemic, a study finds.
Jumping into the local creek or river is almost a rite of passage for many young people in Australia, but experts say the risks are high.
An Adelaide hospital faces questions over why it took several days to notify more than 30 families of a chemical contamination scare involving babies' bottles and issues a statement revealing the product involved.
Britain is experiencing the same horror strain of flu that hit Australia last winter, but experts insist we are not to blame for its spread.