Recover at your own pace
It’s hard to imagine the impact having an accident or illness can have on your life. What’s more unexpected are recovery expenses like taxis, babysitters and extra rehab.
Here’s how HCF can help with the cost of recovery.
How your smartphone can help your health
Why men avoid going to the doctor
Falls in the elderly: Can you prevent them?
Private health insurance waiting periods: Your questions answered
How Australian technology is changing the face of health care
INDIGENOUS HEALTH: MEET THE OUTBACK HERO TREATING KIDNEY DISEASE
E-cigarettes and your health: what you need to know
Robots helping patients recover from a stroke
Clinical trials: an explainer
Do you need to update your private health insurance?
Behind the scenes with a paramedic
Hospital cover: the new tiers and categories explained
Community rating and private health insurance: a fair deal for all
Thanks to community rating, you won’t pay more for your health insurance because you’re getting older, or have health issues.
My Health Record: what you need to know
With My Health Record, you can store and share your medical information with health professionals. Here’s how you use it and who can see it.
HOW AIR POLLUTION AFFECTS US, AND HOW TO REDUCE IT
As our cities grow, town planners look for ways to improve air quality and limit respiratory problems caused by pollution.
FAKE HEALTH NEWS STORIES: HOW TO SPOT THEM
LIFE EXPECTANCY: HOW LONG CAN YOU LIVE?
Living with Parkinson's disease
Robots teaching social skills to children with autism
For children with autism, processing emotions and social cues can be a real challenge. Robot teachers may offer the right kind of support.
HOW TO RECOGNISE A HEALTH EMERGENCY
When medical symptoms strike suddenly or worsen, it can be tough to know what to do. Here’s a high-level guide.
RESEARCH IMPROVING MEDICATION USE IN AUSTRALIA
HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE TREATMENT BREAKTHROUGH
This debilitating neurodegenerative disease is currently incurable. But an exciting breakthrough treatment is offering patients hope.