By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 12/02/2013 - 15:58
Thalidomide, which was used in the 1960s to treat morning sickness, caused many children to be born with defects. Now, over 100 Australian victims recently settled a class-action suit for $81 million.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 11/17/2013 - 18:33
Doctors say Australia's medical system needlessly squanders health resources on the those dying of advanced disease, robbing patients of dignity.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 08/26/2013 - 11:03
A man's body was finally recovered on Monday following an Australia crocodile attack in the Mary River of the Northern Territory.
By Ansa Varughese | Tue, 05/28/2013 - 10:37
Strong economic growth put Australia on top as the 'happiest' developed nation in the world, based on a well-being index that measured health, income levels, safety and housing.
By Makini Brice | Mon, 01/07/2013 - 14:33
A pack of cigarettes could cost more than $20 which, if approved, would be the second 25-percent hike in cigarette prices in just three years in Australia.
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 09/27/2012 - 15:19
An Australian teenage boy is now fighting for his life after being bitten by the world's deadliest snake, which possesses venom so poisonous that one drop of it can kill 100 men within 45 minutes.
By Makini Brice | Wed, 09/19/2012 - 17:10
In April, an Australian court ordered the chicken establishment to pay the family 8 million Australian dollars, or over $8.3 million USD in damages.
By Christine Hsu | Tue, 08/28/2012 - 15:48
A pair of identical twin sisters from Australia, who became famous through their battle with anorexia, appeared to have fulfilled their prophecy that their lives would end together, with both dying as a result of a house fire Monday night.