Why A Routine Trip To The GP Leaves Me Mentally And Emotionally Shaken
“Just relax,” he says.
“Just relax,” he says.
For a second year running Finland is the world's happiest country according to an annual survey.
New research offers yet another reason to avoid sugary drinks.
A 51-year-old woman on a health kick made a smoothie from 20 different fruits and then injected the concoction into her body.
A new, large study may serve up some confusing advice for egg lovers.
A Victorian child has died during an outbreak of influenza over the summer season.
We regret to inform you that Pete Evans is at it again.
Medicine (noun); a substance, especially in the form of a liquid or pill that is a treatment for illness or injury.
Button batteries are putting children's lives at risk, according to consumer watchdog Choice.
What is the moral situation when a man has sex with a woman and, if she becomes pregnant and chooses to terminate the pregnancy, decides to use the courts to punish those who provided the abortion?
Our skies and our Instagram feeds seem to be filled with drones nowadays.
Taylor Winterstein, wife of NRL player Frank Winterstein, has gone public with her controversial stance against vaccinations.
It's the first case of tetanus in the state of Oregon in more than 30 years.
Since she was eight years old, 21-year-old Janie Abiharb has woken up most days with a throbbing migraine, causing a dull ache on one side of her head.
Hana Hollowell's English-speaking father and Japanese-speaking mother assumed their unborn child would speak both their mother tongues, but things changed two days after she was born.
"I'm a FTM that needs to AIH via IUI. My DH/OH and I can’t DTD and yesterday I got a BFN via HPT. It sucked hard.
The shortage of medical practitioners in rural and remote Australia has been a problem for a long time -- so one town has taken matters into its own (jazz) hands.
Strokes kill more women than breast cancer and more men than prostate cancer.
A patient appears to have been cured of HIV, offering researchers fresh hope the virus could one day be eliminated.
On December 13, 2018 at 6.17pm my daughter was born. By 6.45pm I had Googled “What is a sacral dimple?”
New polling shows voters are concerned about health and immigration but not so worried about defence and national security.
New research shows that those weekend sleep-ins aren't helping with the sleep you lost Monday to Friday.
WARNING: This story contains a discussion of suicide and suicidality.
In eye-watering news, a Scottish man injected himself with tanning supplement Melanotan and -- well -- his penis wasn't happy.
The internet erupted into a furore last week when Shanelle Cartwright, wife of footy player Bryce Cartwright, went public with her decision not to vaccinate either of her kids.
A new study has found that eating 200g of blueberries every day for a month can lead to a decrease in systolic blood pressure in healthy people.
When I flipped open my laptop to start typing up a piece on organ donation, it was going to be a no brainer: Australia should, surely, move to an opt-out system. This, I assumed, would widen the pool of donors and save lives.
Having an attentive partner can significantly improve a person's long-term health and even life expectancy, new research suggests.
Should we replace the word 'guilt' when it comes to what we eat?
The Victorian health minister is "deeply disturbed" by a video showing a Melbourne chiropractor performing controversial spinal treatment on a two-week-old baby.
Apparently taking a golden shower is good for your hair... and no this isn't a piss take.
Anyone who has grown up in Australia will remember the catchy old Holden advertisements with the jingle 'Football, Meat pies, Kangaroos and Holden cars'.
Drinking alcohol is giving more than 3,200 Aussies cancer each year and a new ad is aimed at showing the realities of what alcohol actually does to your body.
Researchers at the University of Queensland have discovered a way to modify our DNA to help inhibit fears generated by experience-based memories.
Studio 10 co-host Denise Drysdale has opened up about her struggle to regain her confidence after battling a series of health issues over the past few months.
“Shut up and grieve like a normal person.”
According to research from the University of Colorado, the chemicals released while cooking a roast could make household air more polluted and "worse than Dehli".
A new study shows that women are stronger and now they've worked out why.
Irie and Judah Felkner may seem like typical toddlers now, but the twins have been through a lot in their young lives.
Bad news for anyone who downs diet drinks, with new research suggesting that two or more of these beverages a day could increase their risk of stroke, heart disease, and early death.
In May 2012 Catherine Harding lost her memory, and every day since then she has had to start her life anew.
My Facebook feed has many glowing baby bumps.
The listing of the drug, Contrave, on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods now lifts the number of obesity drugs available from three to four.
High school senior Ethan Lindenberger recently defied his mother and got vaccinated, saying his parents' misguided beliefs put his health, and the health of his younger siblings, at risk.
New research from France suggests that ultraprocessed foods may increase the risk of early death.
Up to 20 percent of the population are thought to be affected by some form of misophonia: an intense negative reaction to sounds.
Sharon Osbourne has spoken out on rocker hubby Ozzy Osbourne's condition following a health scare that saw him admitted to intensive care.
Toymaker Mattel has now introduced a new and inclusive range of their icon Barbie doll -- which now comes in a wheelchair and has a prosthetic leg.
As politicians continue to debate over the future of medical transfers, a few dozen refugees are sitting in a PNG hospital, awaiting medical treatment.
Earwax removal expert and founder of Earworx, registered nurse Lisa Hellwege was only too happy to gross up out, er... educate us on the ins and outs of our ears.
The small but loud anti-vaccination lobby is not the only one wearing the blame for the "alarming" global measles outbreak. Experts says the Islamic State has played a role too.
There is always much excitement when new emojis are released (🎉🎩😍) and the latest emoji update set for release in April is no different.
Musician Ozzy Osbourne has been admitted to the hospital after flu complications, his wife Sharon Osbourne tweeted.
If you're scared of cockroaches, over ants and hate spiders there are some very clever ways to get rid of them -- without chemicals.
If it’s not you, perhaps it’s someone you know.
Women tend to outlive men and stay mentally sharp longer, and a new study could explain why: female brains appear on average about three years younger.
As the amount of people smoking e-cigarettes increases, so too does the fear people are being poisoned by them.
If your New Year's fitness resolution has fallen by the wayside, fear not. We've found the best fitness apps to kickstart your heart.
We quizzed two experts about the pros and cons of two popular false lash options -- false eyelash kits and lash extensions.
A Perth measles diagnosis has prompted a warning for city-dwellers to watch for symptoms of the contagious disease.
Popular Taiwanese restaurant chain Din Tai Fung has apologised to customers after a large rat scurrying through one of its restaurants was captured in a social media video.
At 14 years old, Mariana Tana started getting headaches, tremors and pain in her back and shoulders.
Grant Denyer's wife Chezzi has spoken out about why she posted a paparazzi photo of her 'unprepared' body.
A US doctor has warned those of us who wear hair ties around our wrists to take special notice of the mark it leaves behind when we take it off.
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If you're not applying sunscreen every time you walk out the door, then you're actually not using it correctly.
Researchers say they've found more evidence linking bacteria found in a common type of gum disease to dementia.
Imagine a woman. She’s conventionally very physically attractive.
Pelvic floor dysfunction is one of the most common issues affecting new mothers and, apparently, there's a new treatment where sufferers just sit while it does its thing.
A Queensland woman is undergoing health tests after possibly being pricked by a needle while going for a swim in a public pool.
A fresh measles alert has been issued in NSW after an infant contracted the disease while travelling through Southeast Asia.
Government authorities have issued a safety warning after multiple people contracted potentially fatal Legionnaires' disease in Sydney.
Having your back cracked is one of the most satisfying feelings in the world... but what is actually going on inside our bodies when we get the old bend and snap treatment?
A new study has found that body size and exercise may make a big difference for women in the long term.
Prolonged stress, and prolonged exposure to the cortisol it floods your system with mean that your brain could actually be getting smaller.
Jessica Simpson -- who is expecting her third child -- has tried the ancient practice of cupping to soothe and deflate her ankles.
Honestly, is there really anything better in the world than a bag of hot chips?
Do you know what's going on? Because we sure don't...
Wow, what a week it's been for Star-Lord.
Two days into a severe heatwave, health authorities have urged those with respiratory issues to be extra vigilant as high ozone air pollution sets in around Sydney.
The former party boy appears to have come full circle and it's all thanks to his new wife.
Hundreds of airline passengers have been alerted after NSW Health revealed a man on a Qantas flight had contracted the highly contagious measles.
Fans are urging the pregnant star to call a doctor after she shared an image of her severely swollen foot.
It sounds unbelievable but a rare condition called Low-Frequency Hearing Loss cuts off deeper sounds. Like men.
If you're one of the many people who's pledged to abstain from alcohol for the month of January, you're doing your health a favour.
It's confirmed, double dippers are the worst and have been called out by science as being absolute grots.
Alarming new research has revealed Australians are in denial about their health.
Queensland Health is warning residents of Brisbane and Ipswich to be on high alert for measles, after confirming the third case in just three weeks.
If you think a switch from sugar to a calorie-free sweetener might help you get healthier and shed kilos, think again.
Legendary Scottish comedian Billy Connolly has apologised for "depressing" fans days after declaring he was "near the end" and "slipping away" while discussing his health in a new BBC documentary.
Let's face it, when it comes to eating healthily most of us have the right intention ... it's just when it comes to following through with it, well, we kind of drop the ball.
Experts claim that kids who are looked after by grandparents are often given chocolate and lollies and are less likely to be taken outside to play.
We know you've heard it before but a month off the booze is actually really beneficial -- we're talking to you Prince Harry...
Mozzies, they're just a right royal pain in the... area.
Ladies, we all know this has been a long time coming.
Healthy habits -- we've all got them.
A new study has spilled the tea on our New Year's Resolution commitments, and the results are SPICY.
It's the time of the year again, or rather, the end of it.
It can be hard to tell when your physical symptoms are a sign of something serious.
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