Health

Sun 21 Oct 2018

'Dr Pot' calls for moratorium on cannabis charges

premium_icon 'Dr Pot' calls for moratorium on cannabis charges

"The DPP will be challenged in my case to demonstrate what public good there was in prosecuting me at all”.

6 idiotic things first-time parents believe

6 idiotic things first-time parents believe

AS Meghan and Harry prepare for the birth of their child here’s some of the lies they’ll be told, and the actual truth, writes Kerry Parnell.

I’m sick of being told I was ‘too posh to push’

I’m sick of being told I was ‘too posh to push’

LIKE Kate Winslet, I pretended I didn’t have a caesarean for fear of backlash from the “natural birth” brigade.

‘Having chunks cut out was wake-up call I needed’

‘Having chunks cut out was wake-up call I needed’

BRISBANE mum Alyshia Morris was shaken to the core when she was diagnosed with two melanomas at the age of 32.

Sat 20 Oct 2018

Target recalls popular summer item

Target recalls popular summer item

TARGET has recalled a popular Australian item over safety fears right before summer.

‘Urban legend: Keith’s touching bedside serenade

‘Urban legend: Keith’s touching bedside serenade

QUEENSLAND country music legend Keith Urban has touched hearts and made a dream come true for one young fan, by serenading her in her hospital bed.

How much is too much screen time

premium_icon How much is too much screen time

OUR new generation of techno tots can swipe before they can walk, and it has triggered a response from one of the nation’s foremost child experts.

Fathers suffering PTSD after difficult births

premium_icon Fathers suffering PTSD after difficult births

THERE’S a mental health epidemic unfolding in our hospital delivery rooms — and it doesn’t involve mother or baby.

Parents stranded overseas after baby's death

Parents stranded overseas after baby's death

THIS couple were on holiday when the unthinkable happened to their child. Then they were told they couldn’t go home until they paid a crippling bill.

Nurses walk for little ones

Nurses walk for little ones

NURSES from Logan Hospital will take part in Walk for Prems a walk that raises awareness for the 9.3 per cent of births in Queensland that are premature.

You're never too young to be heart smart

You're never too young to be heart smart

KEEPING your heart healthy at any age is easy if you know how.

Fri 19 Oct 2018

White Ribbon's latest misstep is one too far

premium_icon White Ribbon's latest misstep is one too far

Either White Ribbon fully supports women in their decision to have, or not have kids, or it does not, writes SHERELE MOODY.

Bank executive's ridiculous daily routine

Bank executive's ridiculous daily routine

THIS woman’s insanely perfect account of her busy day will make any normal person laugh at the pure ridiculousness of her life.

Carers' horrifying reason for disabled woman sex experiment

Carers' horrifying reason for disabled woman sex experiment

CARERS have given an incredible reason as to why they “pimped out” a young woman with severe autism to have sex with strangers.

Deadly mad cow disease hits UK again

Deadly mad cow disease hits UK again

LIFE-threatening mad cow disease has re-emerged in the UK for the first time in years.

Dad’s desperate plea to Woolies

Dad’s desperate plea to Woolies

A DAD has penned a desperate letter to Woolworths begging the supermarket to reverse a recent controversial decision.

New flesh-eating mosquito threat for Queensland

premium_icon New flesh-eating mosquito threat for Queensland

A FLESH-eating bacteria could be being spread in Queensland by mosquitoes, according to a new study.

Australian researchers find 141 new cancer types

premium_icon Australian researchers find 141 new cancer types

A MAJOR breakthrough in classifying cancers by identifying their damaged proteins rather than the body part they occur in could lead to better diagnosis and more...

My Health Record a privacy and safety risk: Senate

premium_icon My Health Record a privacy and safety risk: Senate

A SENATE Committee has raised serious privacy and security concerns about the My Health Record and wants the opt out period extended for 12 months while legislation...

Southeast going to pot, in a good way

premium_icon Southeast going to pot, in a good way

CANNABIS is looming large in southeast Queensland’s future, due to a unique feature of the region.

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