Chronic pain is costing many Australians more than their wellbeing. It's also increasingly eating away at their bank balances.
Australians' unhealthy penchant for pizza and cake could be helping to fuel the obesity epidemic as portion sizes grow to gigantic proportions.
Scientists have found another reason why people should be eating their broccoli, saying it can help those with diabetes.
The number of nursing home residents dying prematurely as a result of a potentially preventable injury has skyrocketed over the past decade, leading to calls for prompt national action to improve the safety of frail Australians.
There is a critical need for better communication between Australian families and health professionals to prevent suicide, say psychiatrists.
Australian children who are physically and emotionally abused are 10 times more likely to develop psychosis as young adults, according to Australian research.