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There have been good gains in the health of the Australian population, with the overall burden of disease and injury reducing between 2003 and 2011, according to a report released …

More than half (54%) of all Australians  report having at least one long-term eye health condition, with nearly half the population wearing glasses or contact lenses, according to data released …

While spending on health goods and services has increased overall, spending on pharmaceuticals has slowed, despite an increasing number of prescriptions dispensed, according to a report released today by the …

A report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare for the first time presents information and statistics about breast cancer in young women aged 20-39 years. The …

Of all deaths in Australia in 2012, almost 50,000—or 34%— can be considered premature, according to new data released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Premature deaths …

The use, treatment and availability of ‘ice’ have increased, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Ice is the crystal form of methylamphetamine, …

More than 1.4 million women aged 50-69 had a screening mammogram through BreastScreen Australia in 2012-2013 and 2013-2014, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health …

A new web report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows that palliative care-related hospitalisations have risen by over 50% in the last decade. The report, Palliative care …

Overall, young people are doing well, according to new data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare: rates for smoking, single-occasion risky drinking and illicit drug use are decreasing. …

More Australians are being hospitalised for injuries, with falls both the leading cause of injury hospitalisation and the type of injury that has increased the most in recent years, according …

A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows that there have been some improvements in cardiac care and lower death rates from cardiac conditions for Aboriginal …

The current downward trend in cancer death rates looks set to continue, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Cancer death rates have …