Action is urgently needed to address declining vaccination rates against pneumococcal pneumonia, which causes more than 2,000 deaths each year in people aged over 65.
It is some years since such a classical work as Yvette Coppersmith's has won the Archibald. Hers is a most intelligent self-portrait in the very mannered style of George Lambert’s work.
The changes announced in the latest federal budget could save members up to $3billion, but they don't tackle the problems of total disability insurance.
Burnout is hard to diagnose, as it is not featured in the manual of mental disorders - so more understanding is needed to treat the condition.
By adapting pattern recognition techniques used to assess satellite images, scientists have devised a novel way to diagnose blinding eye diseases, such as age-related macular degeneration.
Google's artificial intelligence demonstration was amusing, but raised an important question: do you have the right to know you are talking to a machine?
The most effective way to improve flu vaccination rates among health workers in high-risk clinical areas and aged care facilities is to make it mandatory.
Economic issues overseas could be more important for the Australian economy than domestic factors - in the next few months at least.
The citizenship troubles that rocked the Labor Party this week are not all good news for the government, writes Rosalind Dixon.
The High Court ruling this week with regards the eligibility of senator Katy Gallagher has severe implications for Australian politics.