There is a “startling” decline in influenza vaccination rates in Western Australia which is putting those vulnerable to infection at risk. So why are people so resistant to getting the jab?
The bombing at Ariana Grande’s concert in Manchester could have a “catastrophic” impact on the young people involved, with even those watching the news from afar susceptible to trauma, psychologists say.
The Adelaide swimmer and Olympic gold medallist has a heart condition, and his coach says the decision to withdraw was not made lightly.
Children who grow up poor are much more likely to hit puberty earlier than more well-off kids, Melbourne-based research suggests, as a survey of thousands of people finds the average age of puberty in Australia is falling across the board.
Winter illnesses are placing a huge strain on Australia’s blood reserves, prompting authorities to issue an urgent call for donations, particularly of O-negative and O-positive blood types.