A national shortage of three first line antibiotics is forcing hospitals to stockpile, ration and use back-up treatments that expose patients battling serious infection to more toxic drugs, and embolden superbugs.
Liam Mannix Melbourne researchers say they have developed a world-first vaccine for gum disease after 15 years of work.
Harriet Alexander A senior doctor has written to the Health Minister to say "the physical infrastructure of our wards is not fit for purpose and is beyond rectification".
Esther Han The 'serving size' on a food label is meant to help you control your weight, but it's actually leaving a lot of consumers confused. Here's why.
Kate Aubusson "Medicare rates haven't kept up with the rising costs of health care. That's the bottom line," says the RACGP.
Kate Aubusson Latest BHI report: How long would you wait in the emergency department or for elective surgery at your local hospital?
Liam Mannix When the cancer in Karen Cowley's breast spread to her spine and brain, and her current drugs weren't working any more, she decided she wasn't ready to die.
Hannah Craft and Georgina Mitchell The lightning storm that swept NSW on Monday night saw lightning strikes injure several people and take the life of one man camping near Murwillumbah.
Amy Mitchell-Whittington Young Queenslanders are battling with mental health, school-related stress and body image and believe discrimination is one of the biggest issues facing Australia today, a youth survey has found.
Kate Aubusson Lauren Hew knows she'll be fighting cancer until it wins, but a world-first clinical trial in NSW offers her an easier path.
Springwood Chamber of Commerce held its annual Late Night Christmas Shopping event on Thursday, December 8.
Thor returns to hammer fires from the sky
Stringy Bach will perform at Lapstone Public School on Saturday, December 17.
Blue Mountains hip hop group Thundamentals have announced details of their forthcoming album, Everyone We Know.
Lower Blue Mountains Rotarians are looking for local residents to help run its Australia Day ‘party’ at Glenbrook ...
Fifty women who work in the community sector attended an educational day at the Blue Mountains Community Hub ...