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When it comes to drugs Aussies – especially teens – are healthier than ever, according to the latest National Drug Strategy Household Survey The National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS) …

Relatively small changes could have a significant effect in reducing the health impact of overweight or obesity in Australia, according to a new report from the AIHW These could be …

Positive strides have been made in the immunisation of Australian girls against HPV, according to a new AIHW report The school-based National HPV Vaccination Program for girls began in 2007, and …

Latest stats show nearly 30,000 people started using insulin in one year In 2015 there were 28,775 people who began using insulin to treat their diabetes in Australia, according to the …

More cases of cancer are being diagnosed, but the death rate is dropping The latest cancer report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows that while cancer is …

A new report shows how vascular diseases and risk factors such as smoking and obesity may significantly contribute to dementia “Dementia is a serious and growing health problem in Australia …

Workforce supply challenges in community pharmacy mean Aboriginal people face substantial costs for pharmacy services and restricted availability of these services A new report by the Australian Institute of Health …

While more subsidised mental health-related prescriptions are being dispensed in Australia, government spending on these medications has fallen, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Health and …

The Government should be embarrassed about yesterday’s AIHW findings and take action to rectify them, according to Public Health Association of Australia CEO Michael Moore. The Australian Institute of Health …

Most Australians consider themselves to be in good health, according to the latest two-yearly report card from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare… despite our not-so-healthy habits And these …

An estimated 3.7 million Australians had chronic back problems in 2014–15, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute for Health and Welfare. The report, Impacts of chronic …

Today’s burden of disease report, released by the AIHW, represents a major wake up call for all parties contesting the federal election, highlighting the huge impact a small number of …