Elderly people are being taken to emergency departments in their final hours of life and dying "under fluorescent lighting in a hospital cubical" because many aged-care homes are not equipped to provide palliative care.
Peter Martin Letting kids stay up at night and start school later could be worth billions.
Saimi Jeong Her family make jokes about coat hangers, friends call her "the arborist" because they don't want to say "abortion". But Kitty Grozdich is proud of her work.
Kate Aubusson A new surgical aid is helping doctors perform safer, more complex reconstructive surgery after mastectomy for women with breast cancer.
Kate Aubusson The state government is launching a sweeping new strategy to combat mental illness in workplaces across the state.
Pallavi Singhal Ready supermarket meals may seem like an easy dinner option but health groups are warning they could be increasing consumers' risk of heart disease and stroke.
Kate Aubusson New centre aims to dramatically bolster Australia's response to the rapid rise of the elderly population and growing burden of cognitive decline.
Kate Aubusson Marie Stopes has just won charity status and is setting up a fund to help disadvantaged women get abortions and contraception.
Liam Mannix, Kate Aubusson, Aisha Dow The flu vaccine's effectiveness may have dropped below 40 per cent this year, experts say.
Steven Trask and Katie Burgess It is believed she died after complications linked to the flu.