Janelle Williams knew nothing about allergies or anaphylaxis when she walked into her doctor's practice five years ago, covered in hives, eyes swollen shut and struggling to breathe.
Rania Spooner Young women are now as likely to be drinkers as men and face similar levels of problem drinking and related harm, researchers say.
Michael Evans The number of Australians hospitalised every year after falling from a ladder has surged nearly 50 per cent over a decade, coinciding with the rise in popularity of do-it-yourself television programs, a review of medical data has found.
Harriet Alexander They say that these mothers experience a level of stress comparable to that of a combat soldier.
Julie Power Nearly three times as many people die each year from falls than car crashes in Australia. Yet international experts say "fall" is often a four-letter word, something many people are reluctant to discuss with those closest to them for fear they will lose independence.
Harriet Alexander Doctors say they have borne the cost of the Medicare freeze, but soon it will be your turn.
Jamie Marcuson When teenage student Breanna Johnson started her project on the brain, she had no idea of the challenge which lay ahead.
Esther Han Complaints about health insurance have hit a record high, driven by one company.
Bridie Smith Researchers have observed for the first time how villainous cancer cells attack and destroy the bone of leukaemia patients using a new "street view' system to zoom in and spy on the invaders.
A new study shows cervical cancer screening is of limited benefit to younger women.
Your morning news snapshot from the Mid North Coast, around regional Australia and beyond.
The Co-op is being demolished and design works for a new structure are underway.
Surf's up on Town Beach and there are loads of people enjoying the beautiful sunshine.
SHOW your support to all the HSC students sitting their exams on our message wall.
Chok Ming Chan's funeral is on October 26 at Innes Gardens Memorial Park chapel.
HAVE you ever wanted to know more about the people our parks, bridges and other features are named ...