Health officials are investigating an outbreak of a rare and potentially serious infectious disease among meat workers in Melbourne's western suburbs.
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.
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.
Harriet Alexander Poor doctors will be rooted out and "remediated" under a proposal by the health regulator to raise the competence of medical practitioners.
Julia Medew Heather Irvine has tried just about everything to lose weight. Since the age of 12, she's done Weight Watchers, drank protein shakes, ordered Lite n' Easy and paid for personal coaching.
Police are seeking information on a stolen car from Tinonee.
Jim Crookston has been recognised for his work with the Saturday Surf Awareness program at Black Head, which ...
Defending champions Forster-Tuncurry and Wallamba will battle out the Lower North Coast Rugby Union grand final on Saturday.
See all the photos taken at Taree Crazy Day from 2000 to 2012
Volunteering is connecting Club Taree staff to local people and events and it is making an impact.
Bin diving at Club Taree Golf Club reaped a big return for Don Sheather of Old Bar.
Grants open to community groups, sports clubs and councils for new or upgrade sport and recreation infrastructure projects.