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Childhood cancer survival has increased in Australia by 6% over recent decades, but one in five kids affected will still die within five years, new Cancer Council figures have revealed. …

The National Heart Foundation of Australia says the fact that heart disease remains the country’s single leading killer following the release of the 2013 Cause of Death Data from the …

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners is again calling for the immediate rollout of a real-time prescription drug database to reduce the number of people dying from prescription drug …

Cigarettes kill two out of every three long-term smokers, a study published in the international journal BMC Medicine shows – making the habit even deadlier than previously believed. Previously, it …

Cancer and heart disease were responsible for 58% of the total years of life lost in 2010, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, …