Polly Chester 7:46am Devasted after witnessing the suicide attempt of a loved one, Polly Chester asks why there is no support for careres of the mentally ill. Hero headline: 'I tried not to throw up, cry or scream'
Evelyn Lewin Want to be healthier and live longer? The answer may be as simple as sitting less.
Aileen Nakhle "Stay positive" - it's what we say when life throws a curve ball. But what good will that really do? Well for starters, it might add years to your life.
Sarah Laurie We breathe instinctively, yet over 97 per cent of us do so ineffectively.
Alexandra Cain Everyone experiences anxiety. It’s part of the normal range of human emotions. If you think you have never been anxious, you’re probably in denial.
The photobomb is more than a quick and easy prank — it's a work of art.
Male birth control
Radhika Sanghani Vasalgel, male birth control, could be available to the public by 2017 in the form of an injection. But would anyone have it - and would women really be able to relinquish responsibility?
Making overweight and obese people feel bad about their size does not encourage them to shed excess kilograms, researchers found.
Abby Phillip Sitting for eight or more hours a day can be deadly, so do something about it.
Lenny Bernstein Here's what a new and rigorous examination of the issue concludes.
AMY CORDEROY Young women who develop breast cancer do not get the help and support they need, and many are suffering long-term financial and emotional consequences, the National Breast Cancer Foundation says.
How Arianna thrives
Kim Knight Arianna Huffington chats to us ahead of her appearance in Sydney tonight.
Irene Maher Despite advances, ovarian cancer survival rates refuse to budge.
Gisele x Under Armour
Neha Prakash Haters gonna hate. And Gisele Bundchen's gonna kick their asses.
Michelle Fay Cortez The number of women who have both breasts removed following a cancer diagnosis has risen to more than 1 in 10, even as a new study shows the surgery doesn’t improve survival over less drastic treatment.
Radhika Sanghani Out of 1,000 women surveyed, just half of those aged 26 to 35 could locate the vagina .
Laura Vitto Kelly Gunderson got a brief — but wonderful — surprise after her mother.
CAROLINE ZIELINSKI A Italian bill that could result in fines of $67,000 for pro-anorexia websites sets a new benchmark.
Matty Silver You'd think we would all be open, relaxed and comfortable with sex talk, but often the opposite is true.
Linda McSweeny Linda McSweeny and her family go device-free in the hope of reconnecting and finding calm.
Paula Goodyer There's growing evidence that what we do to boost our health on the inside can improve how we look on the outside too.
Artist Amber Ibarreche's uses her Instagram account will not only put a smile on anyone's face, but also lend solid life advice for when you're feeling down.
Lydia Kae* One woman's experience with RU-486.
Erin McKelle I don't believe there is anything inherently wrong or bad about being fat. In fact, I love being fat.
Effie Mann But, seriously, how will we know the products work if there's no woman turning cartwheels?
Tree of life
Jackie Dent Jackie Dent explores the pros and cons of saving - and ingesting - the afterbirth.
Only the lonely
Erin O'Dwyer Loneliness is not just a sad condition - it's also dangerous for your health.
A definitive answer
Ali Benton There's theories, rumours and old wives tales... but there's also gynaecologists. So we asked one.
Clementine Ford Clementine Ford's guide to the imperfect bikini body.
CATHERINE RODIE Unless you are a social media pariah, you are probably aware that gratitude has taken over social media.
Melissa Pearce After a bestie break-up, Melissa Pearce provides a primer for future friends.
Rebecca Ruiz Williams' death -- the first high-profile, celebrity suicide in the age of social media -- marks a unique cultural moment.
Snooze 'n' lose
Aileen Nakhle A new study has found that sleeping in a cooler room can boost your metabolism.
Melissa Healy A study has found that a modest amount of exercise drives down breast cancer risk.
RACHEL CLUN It's probably been a few years since you sat in a sex-ed class in high school, so here's a refresher course.
AILEEN NAKHLE Everything you ever wanted to know about sleep, as explained by an expert.
Alice Robb The British Journal of Psychiatry offers a new perspective on how schizophrenia is experienced across cultures.
Paula Goodyer We’ve known for a while that exercise can improve depression but could a healthier diet also help improve your mood?
Laura Shin There is one little habit that will make you happier and more productive.
Heidi Stevens We grow up witnessing and measuring every one of our parents' emotions.
RACHEL CLUN Feeling a little tired this morning? Perhaps this is why.
Nick Raine-Fenning A must-read for women concerned about their chances of conceiving later in life.
Women's sexual health
Natasha Khan and Ketaki Gokhale “Female condoms gives women a choice to say: ‘Okay, if you don’t want to wear one, I will.’”
Alexandra Tselios Finding the flexibility to work in a way that is conducive to nurturing other important areas of life.
Robyn Cruze-Harrington Actor Robyn Cruze-Harrington looks back on the moment that changed the course of her 18-year battle with food.
Andrew May Everybody's talking about the benefits of being mindful, so how to build it into your day?
Paula Goodyer We have to get serious about breaking up the long bouts of uninterrupted sitting.
Lindy Alexander Finding time for peace and quiet brings many rewards, writes Lindy Alexander.
Susie Burrell Susie Burrell on which yoghurt you should be putting on top of your muesli.
Food and friendship
ANNIE STEVENS And other ways that food impacts on your friendships.
Linda Moon While cold weather can give you the blues, winter also brings plenty to be positive about, writes Linda Moon.
The P word
Hannah Betts Yes, this is a feature about menstruation. And what's wrong with that? Hannah Betts asks why the subject of periods is still taboo.
Kids and body image
Effie Mann Australian children experience body image issues long before they reach their teens, a new study has found.
SARAH BERRY Stress can be as as contagious as a cold, new research has found.
The science of shyness
Sian Prior Sian Prior's quest to understand her own shyness.
60s diets v today
Niki Bezzant Vintage advice shows us there's nothing really new about modern weight-loss theory.
Fiona McArthur You never know what to expect when a baby is being born, but it's an honour to be there, writes Fiona McArthur.
Mark Griffiths Can research explain why so many of us continue to be "tan dependent" despite the health risks?
MELANIE KEMBREY There are reasons some feel the cold more or less than others and it's largely down to a mix of our shape, size, age and gender.