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Princess Margaret Hospital has put its eating disorders day program on hold for about five months as part of a wider review of the hospital’s services.

As Tess, Amelia and Joel Lucas play together at a beach near their home in Secret Harbour, their vitality and happiness belie the trauma that a rare genetic syndrome is inflicting on their family.

WA’s biggest health insurer has had a “gravely concerning” increase in members with type 2 diabetes being admitted to hospital, recording almost 9500 extra claims last year compared with three …

Curtin University researchers have collaborated on a major study that discovered a combination of simple drugs can cut heart attacks and strokes in at-risk people by nearly 30 per cent.

A Perth family has launched a bone marrow donor drive spanning three continents in a desperate attempt to find a match for a 36-year-old husband battling leukaemia.

Children born even slightly premature or underweight are at a bigger risk of severe infections and being hospitalised in childhood and adolescence, ground-breaking WA research has found.

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