Thousands of Australians have wound up addicted to opioids after being prescribed them to treat chronic pain.
Julia Medew There's a good chance this news will make you groan with guilt. But then again, it might also get you moving and prolong your life.
Harriet Alexander Specialist fees will be published and consumers will review their quality of care in a new rate-my-doctor website that has angered the medical profession.
Kate Aubusson A pharmacist's dual role as retailer and healthcare professional had blurred the line between treating people as customers or patients, a review has heard.
Julia Medew Expensive robotic prostate surgery, marketed as "ground breaking", "revolutionary" and "nerve sparing", has been found to be no better at preserving men's urinary continence and sexual function.
Kate Aubusson Jessica Khachan is not the type of person that springs to mind when most Australians think of a drug addict.
Harriet Alexander The most celebrated cancer hospital in Australia is an outlier for poor performance on measures such as symptom severity and patients' participation in their care.
The Committee for Economic Development of Australia's annual health outlook lunch is one of Jillian Skinner's favourite events on the calendar.
Rania Spooner Proposal for gender selection in Australia is still in doubt.
Rania Spooner When kale and quinoa are bad for you.
Have you had a chance to vote for the Western Sydney Local Health District Fairfax People's Choice award? ...
Mount Druitt's Seema Syed nominated for NSW Training Awards Vocational Student of the Year.
Michael Tozer chasing world record time for running half marathon in a suit for Fragile X awareness.
Gastroenteritis outbreak clogs up the state's hospitals, western Sydney worst hit.