More and more Australians are experiencing the effects of mental illness, either directly or indirectly.
An ABC Health Series that encourages kids to know themselves, like themselves and be themselves.
When the hired guns of British American Tobacco came to Australia to appeal a decision in favour of a terminally ill wife and mother, they didn't stop once they had the award overturned.
The only full length documentary ever made about Brett Whiteley, Difficult Pleasure is a revealing portrait of one of Australia's finest painters.
Casualties of War follows the personal journey of 28 year-old Chris as he adjusts to civilian life after serving in the army for 11 years with the elite special forces in East Timor.
Most people have heard of the illegal drug Ice, also known as crystal meth or methamphetamine.
What if you were able to vaccinate your children against addictive drugs like nicotine, heroin, cocaine or amphetamines before they were even old enough to try them?
Anorexia is every parent's nightmare. It's the dieting disease that strikes young girls seemingly at random. This disease has the highest death rate of any psychiatric disorder.
For parents and teachers of kids with food allergies managing lunchtime can be a nightmare.
Once known as manic depression, Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric condition that affects 100,000 Australians. And while it can be treated, there is no cure.
James Vote is a 65–year–old diabetic suffering from peripheral vascular disease. Doctors told him it was inevitable he would lose his leg.
Is it possible to cheat sleep and get away with it?
Our entire market economy is based on one idea, the more choice you have the happier you get. But science suggests we're going against human nature.
A sprained ankle or twisted knee causes pain which tells the body there's an injury and it's time to take action. Treatment follows, the injury heals and after a while the pain goes away.
Is your boss manipulative? Intimidating? Totally lacking in remorse? Yet superficially charming? Then you could be working with a workplace psychopath.
After being diagnosed with a devastating neurological disease called Generalised Dystonia, Luke Wilmot became confined to a wheelchair for most of his teenage years.
Do you ever worry one day you'll lose your marbles? It’s the cost of us all living longer. In our 60’s, we’ve a one in 100 chance of dementia. By our eighties, it’s one in three.
Is the air in our cities safe to breathe? New science about fine particle pollution has a dire warning for public health.
You are what you eat... but science suggests you're also what your grandmother ate.
To most of us, the idea of anyone willingly jumping off a cliff with a 70 metre drop seems completely insane. So why do extreme sports action seekers do it?