Health

Sun 25 Aug 2019

‘So scary’: Teen’s struggle with incurable illness

premium_icon ‘So scary’: Teen’s struggle with incurable illness

A Gold Coast teen has revealed how she would huddle behind her work counter “silent screaming” as she tried to cope with unimaginable pain.

Patients told to hit highway

premium_icon Patients told to hit highway

If you live in one part of the state and you get sick, there’s a good chance you’re going to be doing a lot of driving if you want to get well.

Man dies from vaping in ‘world first’

Man dies from vaping in ‘world first’

A patient who developed lung disease after vaping has died in a “world first”, as fears grow about the safety of e-cigarettes.

Sat 24 Aug 2019

How this woman went from broken to thriving

premium_icon How this woman went from broken to thriving

This Cairns yoga teacher pushed herself to the limit but it came at a cost. This is how she quit a successful triathlon business due to deteriorating health and...

Doctors puzzled by teen’s lung failure

Doctors puzzled by teen’s lung failure

Doctors “lost sleep” over the poor health of a teenager who had been vomiting everywhere and didn’t return any positive test results.

Baby dies of meningococcal disease

premium_icon Baby dies of meningococcal disease

A baby who died of meningococcal disease is one of three young children diagnosed with the bacterial infection in the state’s north-west in recent weeks.

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