The idea that someone could lie for so long about a terminal illness is despicable, but it shows how vulnerable audiences are to feel-good stories that tell them what they want to hear.
We talk to the author of a new book on the epidemic of impotence in China and look at how people's attitudes toward sexuality are changing in the country.
Does casual smoking actually work? We asked some experts to find out.
We met some of the HIV positive "health tourists" in the UK to ask if it would be better for Great Britain's tax payers if they just went somewhere and died.
A future in which we can cure infertility by way of sperm-making machines could be on the horizon.
Women (and some men) marched with fake bloodied underpants on their heads, hoping to draw attention to one of Britain's most ridiculous taxations.
This month an Invercargill public pool has been battling to uncover the identity of a mystery pooper.
What happens when you try to live on chocolatey hazelnut spread alone? Turns out you feel like crap.
We saved you a few Google searches by asking a smart person weird body questions.
We talked to people diagnosed with autism and leading experts about how sociological factors, academia, and the media are letting women with autism down.
London's Hispanic population has exploded in recent years, but some say that the government has been slow to deal with its health problems.
Markets in the US, Middle East and the Asia Pacific are all down, but strangely McDonald's profits in Australia are up. We asked why and ate burgers.
"When I was eight months old doctors gave me a few months to live. Then I was put on the organ-waiting list."
As Australia celebrates International Women's Day, Indigenous women still face disproportionately higher rates of domestic violence, sexual violence, and incarceration.
A new study says the nasty little guy gives 500,000 people a year a horrible, possibly fatal form of diarrhea.
Local authorities in Roka, where 233 people have recently tested positive for HIV, blame an unlicensed doctor who may have spread the disease by using dirty needles.
"Eat less meat" figurehead Brian Kateman says the carnivorous lifestyle is becoming a thing of the past.
How did a poo-borne virus get all up in Australia's pancakes?
To start with, a lot more people would die from things like measles, mumps, and meningitis.
Heart disease is the newest ailment your phone can theoretically warn you about. But all these future tech promises may not be as life-changing as we think.
It's all about the economy, there's not much word on the environment or bikie laws, and Tony Abbott has been a complete no-show.
From bushfires to falling food production and public transport breakdowns, Australia will be one of the most affected countries in the world.
We rode with paramedics on Australia Day eve. Nothing happened but we got a backstage view of modern Australia.
The good news is they're reversing the effects of aging. The bad news is you haven't got enough savings to live to 100.