Dr Google is poaching patients from flesh and blood GPs, with three out of five Australians turning to the internet to avoid seeing a health professional, a new survey suggests.
Kate Aubusson Why do we spend one-third of our lives with our eyes closed? A new study might provide an answer.
Julia Medew and Kate Aubusson Three major Melbourne hospitals have replaced heart surgery equipment after it was found to be contaminated with a harmful bacterium that has caused infections for dozens of patients across the world.
Julia Medew Health officials are investigating an outbreak of a rare and potentially serious infectious disease among meat workers in Melbourne's western suburbs.
Kate Aubusson They're often the cherry on top of costly policies, but extras such as dental, optical and massage are often unused.
Ross McSwain A mother finally has her daughter back after her descent into a decade of drug addiction, sparked by a prescribed pain killer.
Rania Spooner An expensive breakthrough drug that prevents people from getting HIV won't be funded by tanxpayers in Australia this year, the nation's drug funding panel has ruled.
Julia Medew Concerns that Ada and other apps may falsely reassure people about their health or alarm them unnecessarily.
Esther Han Health insurance policyholders are paying huge premiums but receiving less back on each dollar, latest industry figures show
Kate Aubusson A new study is hoping to find out what pushes parents to risk prosecution to treat their child's epilepsy with cannabis.