Mental health stigma
Emma Batha Despite high levels of PTSD, anxiety and depression in the Palestinian territory, families often avoid seeking help for their daughters.
Jan Hoffman College students in the US are getting permission to keep pets in their dorm rooms to help them cope with mental health issues.
Craig Butt, Health Reporter Women will be able to collect their own tissue samples and send them off for testing under world-first changes to Australia's cervical cancer screening program.
Clementine Ford 'Menstruation packs' for adolescent women are a great idea. But what would one for seasoned bleeders look like?
Jenna Price Nimco Ali wears a fanny suit that comes in four different colours. And she has a very serious message.
Jessica Irvine Turn that frown upside down: new research reveals happiness rises with old age.
Anxious and okay
Emma Brancatisano A week after R U OK Day, the reality of mental illness continues daily for a quarter of young Australians.
Sarah Berry Anger is a natural, healthy emotion that is sometimes warranted but it can also hijack us, says new research.
Amina Khan Researchers found people rated others' skin as softer than theirs, regardless of whether it actually was.
Signs of fatigue
Jeff Cattel It's not just endless yawns, heavy eyes and sleeping in on the weekends.
Sarah Knapton Companies who force employees to start work earlier are likely to be hurting their output and health.
Anna Hart New research shows forgiveness brings huge physical and mental benefits, says Anna Hart.
Sarah Berry Friendships have the strength to make or break your school years... and your health.
Laura Newcomer Sick of staring at the ceiling at 3am? These tips might improve your chances at sleep.
Brady Dennis That moment comes earlier than adults might expect, according to a new report.
Caitlin Dewey The web has supposedly filled us with FOMO, made us fake and torpedoed love. But it has also made us measurably happier.
Kasey Edwards These demands from men are upsetting, particularly when the woman ends up having to pay for the beauty treatments.
Power of giving
Terri Yablonsky Stat If there's a magic pill for happiness and longevity, we may have found it.
Ariana Eunjung Cha If you're a hard-charging workaholic who practically sleeps at the office, this research should give you pause.
Kasey Edwards A group of anonymous online anti-fat warriors have been congregating on 4Chan and Reddit and targeting high profile women.
Ariana Eunjung Cha Editors of a US medical journal published the essay in the hope it will "gnaw on the consciences of readers who may recall an instance of their own repugnant behaviour".
Julia Medew Health Editor The company behind the world's first drug approved to treat low sexual desire in women is hoping to bring the "pink pill" to Australia.
Drugs & Alcohol
Paula Goodyer Like heart disease and some cancers, the risk of getting into trouble with alcohol or drugs can run in families.
Michael Koziol Advocates say the protracted fight for gay marriage will take its toll on vulnerable LGBTI youth.
Linda McSweeny Is it better to work in short bursts or slowly and steadily?
Bianca Hall It often comes from dysfunctional parents, family violence or severe poverty, the royal commission was told.
Karen Kaplan The results offer the first side-by-side comparison of the two processes.
Being forced to grow up before they are ready can be very damaging mentally and physically.
Kate Jones Lies are harder than ever to maintain in this age of social media.
"A therapist once told me she wouldn't use my preferred because in 'the real world' nobody would see me as male."
Women and suicide
Jenna Price The rate and number of women who kill themselves is immovable. And there is another number that is soaring.
Amy Corderoy If, like me, you were a fat kid, this will probably not come as a surprise to you.
Gretchen Reynolds Researchers scrutinise what effect a walk might have on a person's tendency to brood.
Sophia Kercher Anything that affects body image, weight loss or weight gain, can trigger a dormant illness.
Harriet Alexander This is one of the questions being considered in a radical reshaping of the ethical guidelines.
Filling in blanks
Sarah Hepola Every problem drinker struggles with denial, but blackout drinkers have a particular burden. If you don't remember a thing — did it really happen?
Susie Burrell Tend to go overboard at special celebration meals? Susie Burrell gives her tips for indulging but not overdoing it.
Kathleen Lee-Joe "Your sense of self-worth is not relevant nor proportional to your shape or your size, or of anyone else's."
Rachel Browne A new study found 99 per cent of Australians this age are experiencing stress.
Craig Butt Academics call for non-invasive prenatal test carried out at about 10 weeks to be made more widely available.
Ariana Eunjung Cha It isn't a theory but a fact to say that your smartphone knows more about you than you do.
Benjamin Preiss Helping people to retain their jobs after changing genders will be a top priority for Victoria's first gender and sexuality commissioner.
Lucy Battersby Ten years of surveying has delivered one overwhelming fact: women are less satisfied with their relationships than men are.
Jo Waller The balance between rushing to the doctor for every twinge and leaving it too late when something is really wrong.
Nick Baber There is still so much stigma around mental illness. Is 'outing' yourself too great a risk?
Ruby Hamad Administered with caution, this could be a major win for women.
Amy Corderoy Researchers found only five minutes of exposure to unrealistic social media images led to increased body dissatisfaction
Sasha Harris-Lovett It turns out, the gender difference in life expectancy is fairly recent.
Matty Silver Many Australian women are suffering from a condition that makes sex uncomfortable, if not impossible.
Sarah Berry They are powerful words that won't sit well with perfectionists.
Andrea Peterson Do you use the internet as an extension of your brain?
Amy Eisinger Living in a world where there's an overemphasis on being happy can actually have just the opposite effect.
Chloe Booker "I was terrified I would always be this way. The pill needs to come with a much higher warning."
Julie Power They nag parents and friends to keep themselves and their homes clean, smoke outside, buy healthier food and blow their noses properly.
Shelby Sebens No difference was found in the psychological, behavioral or educational outcomes of the children.
Claire Cohen Can't see the benefits of lying on a foam mat in a room that smells like feet, with your legs bent over your head? Claire Cohen's on your side.
Caitlin Dewey "I do believe the actions of Etsy are in fact, discriminatory toward Wiccan and Pagan faiths."
Nicky Phillips Or is it just that happy people have more sex?
Whether or not we agree with her birth choices, a woman's right to autonomy should remain unequivocally.
Rachel Feltman Believe it or not, there is actually some science behind the cringe.