Blake Darragh was eight weeks old when he developed nappy rash "almost like a chemical burn". It took more five months of pain and discomfort before experts at The Children's Hospital Westmead diagnosed a very rare, fast growing and highly malignant childhood cancer.
Esther Han Leading cancer researchers and doctors have announced an ambitious plan to cut the childhood cancer mortality rate to zero.
Kate Aubusson A new one-stop shop clinic is keeping patients with vascular fistulas like 16-year-old Candice Murphy off the operating table.
Andrew Brown People seeking mental health treatment made up half of all deaths in 2011 and 2012, new figures show.
Kate Aubusson Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children will no longer be able to enrol children to childcare, with the state government closing the "conscientious objector" loophole.
Kate Aubusson Five per cent of patients who break a hip will die in hospital, and up to 25 per cent will die within the year as a direct result of their injury, a major audit finds.
Kate Aubusson Five patients who received cornea transplants have contracted a fungal infection from tissue donations supplied by the NSW Eye Bank.
Kate Aubusson Siena's family paid $250,000 for to send her to a US eating disorder clinic. Now a Sydney program is offering young patients the same treatment for a low fee.
Liana Walker A study has found those in disadvantaged areas are 1.7 times likely to get head and neck cancer.
Louisa Gordon The Australian health system is now spending just over $200 million each year on the diagnosis and treatment of melanoma.
See all the action at the Krambach Cup at the Taree Racecourse
Nick Larkin among the runs in Toyota Futures League for ACT/NSW Country in Canberra
MidCoast Water Services interim director, Brendan Guiney answers your questions
De Old Nabiac Klub (DONK) was a hit at the Taree Show earlier this month.
Multicultural carers held a get-together at the Manning Regional Art Gallery on October 18.
Old Bar Pirates bulk up for next year's Group Three competition
Estia Taree residents have achieved success at the Taree Show