Nurses and doctors recall the Spanish influenza epidemic which swept Australia in 1919. At least twenty million people died of the flu around the world, including twelve thousand Australians.
In November 1982, a young man walked into St Vincent's hospital, Sydney, complaining of simple symptoms - fever, fatigue, sweats. Not much was known about the virus he was carrying.
More than one in a 100 Australians will be affected by schizophrenia at some time in their lives.
Reporter Kerry O'Brien introduces fresh claims on tobacco industry practices in the '90s in its attempts to limit future liability over the health effects of smoking.
Ever had a severe reaction to something you ate? Peanuts and shellfish come to mind immediately but many foods that cause allergies can also be life threatening.
Second Opinion looks at spider phobia, also Craniosacral treatment for a head injury and how can Hatha Yoga help chronic pain?
Can Theta therapy help a pianist’s stage fright and can osteopathy kick a digestive disorder exactly where it hurts?
Can an holistic approach halt a four year old’s recurring colds? And how do thinning bones respond to Naturopathy? Joining Judy on the panel is Dr Russell Cooper, Laura Cini and Dr Rob Walters.
Once the symbol of chic sophistication, and something that seemingly everyone did, smoking is one of modern societies’ major preventable causes of death.
In this crazy world few of us escape some kind of neck jamming, muscle cramping, eye bulging strain due to the pressures of our lives.
This program aims to sell the safe sex message to young people in a frank and humorous way, using language that is straightforward, without preaching.
Australian of the Year 2005, Dr Fiona Wood is Peter Thompson's guest.
Ian Frazer was made Australian of the Year in 2006.
Youth-driven discussion program, hosted by John Faine. This series reviews situations in which teenagers make contact with the Police Legal system. Drama is used to demonstrate issues.
The Articular Surface Replacement hip or ASR created by DePuy and marketed by the Johnson and Johnson company was sold to doctors and patients as a giant step forward in joint replacement.
A story that tells the latest chapter in the life of a remarkable community that has battled with missionaries, governments and the horrors of alcohol abuse.
A chance meeting with a family who'd suffered a double tragedy led an award-winning medical scientist, Dr.
Explores the life and work of Dr Patricia Brennan who led the campaign for the ordination of women priests in Australia's Anglican Church, and won.
Forty-one year old Gavin Larkin was the ultimate alpha male with a seemingly perfect life. He was a highly successful advertising executive with friends in high places.
This program tells the story of Penelope Dingle and an untimely death that's rebounded on those closest to her in unpredictable ways.