A report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows we’re eating less junk food than before, but still far too much.
New figures show we are spending less on health than we used to but it mightn’t last, and surgeons and dentists are charging more.
While other cancer rates fall or remain static, liver cancer is on the rise. Here’s why we need to start paying attention.
Social Services Minister Christian Porter told Q&A that ‘rates of drug use amongst unemployed are 2.5 times higher than amongst employed people’. Is that correct?
The clinical committee reviewing obstetrics services for the federal government’s Medicare review said suicide is one of the leading causes of maternal death in Australia. Is that true?
Australians are picking up some of the slack of government belt-tightening by paying more for health, with experts concerned this could reduce the equity in Australia’s health system.
Divorce rates are on the decline in Australia, people are marrying and having children later in life, and more of us live alone. Our experts respond to the new report on Australia’s welfare.