Hospital admissions for severe allergic reactions have skyrocketed across Australia, with children under 4 accounting for the highest rise in cases.
The age of COVID has turned health into the ultimate status symbol. You can buy whatever material crap you like these days, but a clean bill of health and good wellbeing is a little more exclusive.
Jenna ClarkeAssistant Editor
Their advice determines where we can go, who we can see and what we can do in this bizarre new world living with COVID-19 but until this year few people knew what a Chief Health Officer was.
Mark McGowan has been heckled about the border as he once again refused to say when WA would reopen to Victoria.
Picture a model — what did you see? Wrinkle-free skin and a super-skinny frame? Or someone else? How body positive models in all shapes and sizes are turning industry standards on their head.
When a much-loved local took his life, a tree painted on the family farm grew into something special, writes Steve Butler.
Premiership Eagle Liam Ryan and partner Evana Hansen have opened up on the surgery their two-year-old little girl will have to eliminate ongoing ear pain, hopeful their story can help others.
Jayden Whyte’s shock death was the impetus for The Blue Tree Project in which hundreds of trees around Australia are painted blue in the hope of confronting the stigma of suicide.
The Perth family of brave cancer fighter Amelia ‘Milli’ Lucas say they are ‘blown away by her determination and will’ following her most recent round of surgery by neurosurgeon Dr Charlie Teo.
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, today revealed she suffered a miscarriage just four months ago. But sharing her private pain publicly may prevent others suffering in silence.
Western Australia will enforce mandatory COVID-19 registering at many businesses from next month, with heavy fines for non-compliance. Here are the businesses required to register contacts.
Some school leavers took the first night of celebrations a little too far last night — with visits to the Dunsborough schoolies medical tent nearly 50 per cent higher than last year’s figures.
Charlotte Elton & Kelsey Reid
Federal MPs have welcomed Qantas boss Alan Joyce’s proposal for a COVID vaccination policy with Nationals deputy leader David Littleproud saying some countries will make it a condition of their visas.
Qantas’s proposed ‘no jab no fly’ policy will be a case of back to the future for air travellers, but a proposed electronic travel pass could be an industry game-changer.
Americans are packing airports and planes even as COVID-19 deaths surge across the US and experts beg people to stay home and avoid big Thanksgiving gatherings.
Daniel Trotta and Nathan Layne
Qantas passengers will have to prove that they have been vaccinated against COVID-19 if they want to board an international flight, the airline’s CEO Alan Joyce has confirmed.
Zoe Smith, Maria Bervanakis, Emily Cosenza & Nathan Vass
Two Aboriginal GPs open up about the pros and cons of working in the State’s most remote region.
Healthcare giant Healius has completed the sale of its medical centres to funds managed by Melbourne-based private equity group BGH Capital.
Danielle Le Messurier
Australian researchers have discovered that patients who have been infected with COVID-19 retain immunity against the virus and the disease for at least eight months.
Patrick Quinn, the co-founder of the Ice Bucket Challenge fundraising campaign for ALS, which went viral in 2014, has died at age 37.
The father of a Dalkeith teenager that took her own life before her 18th birthday is leading a WA research foundation’s push to create significant, tangible change for Australia’s most vulnerable.
Cabinet minister Simon Birmingham says international travel in 2021 is not impossible but it will depend on the success of a coronavirus vaccine.
Health Minister Roger Cook has assured West Aussies their private information, collected via a new digital register to be rolled out within days, will only be used for COVID-19 contact tracing.
UK officials say England's coronavirus infections rate "appears to have levelled off in recent weeks" but experts say restrictions will remain in place.
Elizabeth Piper and Kate Holton
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