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‘War zone’ fatalities: Deadly cost of mental health taboo

Premium Content ‘War zone’ fatalities: Deadly cost of mental health taboo

Mental Health 360: Whitsundays and Mackay identified as suicide hotspots in...

Daily smokers drinking less and doing fewer drugs: Study

Premium Content Daily smokers drinking less and doing fewer drugs: Study

Nearly one in five of us smoke daily but apparently we’re doing fewer drugs and not...

Mum recalls last time her baby boy's heart beat

Premium Content Mum recalls last time her baby boy's heart beat

Mackay mum speaks out as report reveals shocking data on stillbirths

How we can combat the killer of our vulnerable children

How we can combat the killer of our vulnerable children

Concerning new statistics reveal the biggest danger to our children

Drugs and booze seized in prison

Drugs and booze seized in prison

In the past two years 89 seizures have taken place at the prison

Australia has one of world's lowest rates of stillbirth

Australia has one of world's lowest rates of stillbirth

AIHW conducts first national report on stillbirths

Young men most likely to seek help for drug and alcohol

Young men most likely to seek help for drug and alcohol

Young men the largest cohort to seek treatment for substance issues

Over-65s increasingly using aged care services

Over-65s increasingly using aged care services

More older Australians using aged care services after 65th birthday

Number of low birth-weight indigenous babies falls

Number of low birth-weight indigenous babies falls

Rate of low birth-weight indigenous babies fell 9% in decade to 2011

Report: Federal share of health funding down 2% over decade

Report: Federal share of health funding down 2% over decade

AIHW highlights inconsistencies in Abbott stance on health funding

Drop in teen pregnancies

Drop in teen pregnancies

The average age for women having their first child is now 28.3

Elective surgery admissions rise 1.8%

Elective surgery admissions rise 1.8%

Waiting times for elective surgery in NSW have nearly doubled

Public housing helps tenants feel part of the community

Public housing helps tenants feel part of the community

More singles in public housing than couples

Youth involved in crime supervised for average of six months

Youth involved in crime supervised for average of six months

Young kids are under youth justice supervision for about six months

Asthma sufferers in rural areas hospitalised more often

Asthma sufferers in rural areas hospitalised more often

Rural asthma sufferers in hospital more often than city dwellers

Health stats prove mums aren't 'too posh to push'

Health stats prove mums aren't 'too posh to push'

Health figures show most Warwick mums opt for traditional birth

Deaths of indigenous Australians drop as health improves

Deaths of indigenous Australians drop as health improves

Indigenous health improves despite high rate of pregnant smokers

High rate of screenings for women in outer regional areas

High rate of screenings for women in outer regional areas

Cancer screenings in outer regional areas ahead of national average

Number of children abused and neglected has increased

Number of children abused and neglected has increased

Report shows children under one year most likely to receive abuse

Indigenous health improving, report shows

Indigenous health improving, report shows

Maternal drinking and smoking fall marginally

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