Health

Man holds cup of liquid

They’re calling for advice before using bleach or disinfectant. Or they’re calling to ask about side-effects after gargling, spraying or bathing in them. It’s a worry.

travellers arriving at airport

As we begin to emerge from restrictions, there are many things the federal government could do to improve the conditions for those stranded, and speed up their return home.

Crowds at Coogee after lockdwon

After months of being in lockdown, it’s very normal to feel overwhelmed when reconnecting with society.

Older women with doctor in a gynaecology appointment

Vaginal laser therapy treatments claim to reduce negative vaginal symptoms of menopause – experienced by about half of all women – by up to 100 per cent. A new trial shows they might not work at all.

2021 AMHP finalists

The breadth of this year’s finalists demonstrates the diverse and deeply compassionate work being undertaken in many challenging areas in mental health.

prime minister scott morrison points to modelling information at a press conference

The Australian people will be best served by separating science from politics.

aboriginal football players stand with their arms around each others shoulders

Physical activity and sport are important in Indigenous cultures. How can barriers to participation be removed?

protesters hold signs opposing compulsory vaccination for nurses

The vast majority of health workers accept COVID vaccinations, but we need to ensure the concerns of the minority are heard.

People gather for picnics near Sydney Opera House

There are five groups in our community who are vulnerable under our current reopening plan. Here are the things we should do to help protect them.

A pregnant person holding pills

A panel of experts has urged caution regarding paracetamol during pregnancy. But that doesn’t change current advice to discuss pain relief with your doctor or pharmacist.

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