David Ramli Telstra has launched a new video- and phone-based medical service it hopes will help reduce the spread of infectious diseases by bringing healthcare into people's homes.
Sarah Knapton and Letitia Rowlands The debate about the benefits of placenta consumption is far from over, with new research suggesting the practice might be dangerous.
Susie Burrell Here are some foods to eat in order to escape feeling ghastly and gassy.
Staff writers A mum has shared a graphic photo of her skin cancer treatment as a warning to others.
MICHAEL KOZIOL Counterfeit condoms sold through the online marketplace Groupon Australia have been recalled because of possible defects..
It has brought continents together and transformed the way we shop and keep abreast of world events and the weather. However, according to researchers, one presumably unintended consequence of the digital revolution could be a marked deterioration in the average couple's sex life.
David Templeton For centuries, coffee has caused a stir over health impacts, good or bad, with many people resigned to accept it as a guilty pleasure.
LETITIA ROWLANDS Nina Langley and Ed Cusick should be basking in the joy of new parenthood. Instead the couple's first weeks at home with baby son Teddy is overshadowed by the first-time mum's cancer diagnosis
Nilufer Atik Are you prone to making bad or rash decisions? Do you sometimes struggle to think clearly? You could be suffering from a new affliction.
CATHERINE RODIE In what is becoming an increasingly popular trend, women are turning to corsets to help regain their pre-baby figures.
Megan Blandford Put simply, I had to re-train my brain. And it was a real process, not just a moment between 'not good' and 'better'.
Nicola Jackson Sugar is a hot topic at the moment. There is no denying that high-sugar foods and drinks should not be consumed on a regular basis, and we should minimise our sugar intake. But I'm not quitting sugar.
AMBER ROBINSON Last week an un-retouched photo of model Cindy Crawford surfaced, showing the 48-year-old mother-of -two posing in underwear.
Aileen Nakhle Hugging – some of us thrive on it, even depend on it – and then there are those who don't care for it really. So, are they missing out?
Denise Mooney A slew of meal delivery businesses wants to help you slim down after the silly season.
Louise Wedgwood There's no failsafe way to get 8 hours sleep (sorry) and no substitute. But here are five things other busy mums do to feel more rested.
Melissa Iaria The makers of Bonsoy have agreed to compensate victims in a record $25 million class action settlement over soy milk which contained dangerous iodine levels.
LETITIA ROWLANDS When a group of teenagers made rude remarks about her body as she walked past them in a bikini at the local beach, Julie Cross refused to cover up.
SARAH BERRY Doctors have found that has found that reheating pasta makes it healthier than the original meal.
LETITIA ROWLANDS Children ask for something once every three minutes while shopping, but new research shows Australian mums and dads are better at saying no than parents in the USA.
AMBER ROBINSON A Brisbane mum of four has released intimate photos showing the realities of preventative breast cancer surgery.
LETITIA ROWLANDS An amazing case from the archives gives a glimpse into the fascinating ways the human body can work.
JENNA PRICE Let's not reject relationship counselling just because it's a suggestion of this government: someone can give you a hand at understanding how to deal with conflict, how to deal with money, how to make compromises.
Kasey Edwards It may take a village to raise a child, but it wasn’t until I searched the Huggies box for instructions on how to put on a nappy that a horrifying realistion dawned on me: the village had packed up its motor home and left long ago.
JO HARTLEY I can quite confidently say that I’m happy to continue my journey on the path to Destination Single Child. So why is it that other people find that idea so hard to accept?
Meg Watson Who are the pro-lifers who give their free time to protesting abortion, and why do they do it? Meg Watson spent some time with pro-life advocates to get their side of the story.
KASEY EDWARDS A new book reveals all the common gender traps that parents fall into - despite their best intentions.
Nick Toscano and Mark Russell The multinational owner of the company that distributed controversial drug thalidomide in Australia has agreed to pay $89 million in a settlement with Australian and New Zealand claimants.
What happens when a heavily pregnant mistress storms a wedding reception? Not even the bride is safe.
Ian Musgrave Antibiotics have changed our lives more profoundly than almost any other medical intervention outside of vaccination. And we can't mess this up.
Andrew M. Seaman Soon after children are diagnosed with autism, their parents may benefit from learning problem-solving skills to cope with the challenges to come, researchers say.
KATE FRIDKIS Becoming a mother and finding new 'mummy friends' can sometimes feel like learning how to date all over again.
A woman who suffered from a rare genetic condition that prevented her from ageing has died, having never developed beyond the size of a toddler.
SHELLY HORTON Just like you take your car in for a tune up, your relationship needs attention to keep it running smoothly - and a dirty weekend is a great relationship pick-me-up.
Life threw Erin O'Dwyer an unimaginable curve ball when she found herself facing single parenthood with twin boys.
Julie Roulston The first years of single parenting were intense, but also special in their own right. Here's what I learnt along the way.
AMITY DRY A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work in New York city made for a tough decision for Amity Dry.
ELLY TAYLOR Counsellor Elly Taylor gives advice to a new mum who doesn't agree with the way her mother-in-law does things.
Scott Beveridge When we have children we just have to wing it and cope as best we can, hopefully with the support of a strong family network, says a dad of two.
Michaela Fox Amongst the myriad sacrifices of motherhood, my transition to motherhood was very positive. I now have three daughters and I have gained far more than I have lost.
Dominic Wilkinson In Australia, there are around 1200 infants who die every year before their first birthday. So why are there no palliative care services available to these babies or support for their families?
JODIE BENVENISTE It seems there are seven main things parents want for their children. So what do you want for your little ones?
Julie Power Vicious cyber bullying by mothers towards other mothers has prompted the managers of one of the largest Facebook communities for parents to tell the mama trolls to shut up or get off.
Amanda Mascarelli Getting to the bottom of why the pill failed me - not once, but twice - has felt about as scientific as voodoo.
Sarah Barr The Duchess of Cambridge and I revealed our pregnancy news together, grew together, glowed together. But five months in, my journey took a different path.
SHELLY HORTON When I give blood it’s for two of the most important women in my life, but I know it helps so many more.
KATE FRIDKIS I have a sort of weird goal for new motherhood: I want to let myself go.
AMBER ROBINSON Being at home with small children is exhausting and tedious, and after a while you forget how to talk to grown-ups. So why do we find it so hard to admit that it's not all cookies and sunshine?
BROOKE LUMSDEN One in four women will have one or more of the symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse, with urinary incontinence the most common sign. Here are the symptoms and treatments of this common condition.
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