The NSW Premier says his government is considering growing its own marijuana, as part of a clinical trial that the government's medical advisers have advocated be extended to child patients.
It's killed more people than SARS or bird flu, and has one of the highest mortality rates in history. But how serious a threat is Ebola?
A person's stance while texting could be putting 27 kilograms of strain on their neck.
Some scientists are suggesting it is time for a "radical rethink" of advice to steer clear of sunlight.
Australians suffer more from asthma than almost any other people in the world, a new report has found.
When a group of teenagers made rude remarks about her body as she walked past them in a bikini at the local beach, Julie Cross refused to cover up.
Spoiler alert: It's less than a whole doughnut.
Jesinta Campbell has a rather unusual response when asked to associate a word or two with Melbourne: "finish line".
New research has cast light on the mental toll war has taken on a new generation of soldiers.
Everyone has a Christmas wishlist. The Children's Hospital at Westmead has some pretty special gear on its list. Tim Barlass explains the needs.
You thought roos like boxing? Think twice.
AS REGULARS go you won't find any more loyal than Erminio Pasin and his mate Gus Tomasella.
Following the tragic death of 19-year-old Georgina Bartter from a suspected overdose at a music festival in Sydney ...
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CASELLA Family Brands is set to take over Peter Lehmann Wines.
A FIRE has destroyed a shed and caused the evacuation of a street in West Griffith.
A HEAVILY pregnant Griffith woman had the fright of her life when she came face to face with ...