Health

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Toddler’s cheeky sign targets stupidity

Toddler’s cheeky sign targets stupidity

AS CALLS for pill testing become increasingly dominant, Sydney parents used their toddler and his hilarious sign to get their message across.

Queensland a hotbed for serious virus

premium_icon Queensland a hotbed for serious virus

It’s a serious contagious virus that can cause deafness and inflammation of the brain but, despite it being preventable by vaccine.

How to eat yourself happy

premium_icon How to eat yourself happy

You are what you eat, so why not be happy?

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Minister seeks answers over care home closure plan

premium_icon Minister seeks answers over care home closure plan

Qld’s Health Minister is seeking urgent talks over the pending closure of a residential care centre for people with intellectual and physical disabilities.

This Aussie mum is 41 but looks 21

This Aussie mum is 41 but looks 21

THIS Aussie mum of two has revealed how she’s reversed the ageing process, saying her body is now that of someone 20 years younger.

What we missed in Gillette controversy

What we missed in Gillette controversy

WHILE the world continues to blow up over the razor brand’s latest ad, there’s more to the story that’s gone unnoticed.

Woman rushed to hospital after stingray attack

premium_icon Woman rushed to hospital after stingray attack

A WOMAN has been taken to Palmerston Hospital after she was stung in the knee by a stingray last night.

'She will live on in our hearts': Hundreds farewell Shari

premium_icon 'She will live on in our hearts': Hundreds farewell Shari

THE sassy, determined and loving spirit of Shari Ann Rose was celebrated by hundreds of people who crowded St Andrew's Anglican Church on Thursday.

46 people bitten by snakes in Mackay in six months

premium_icon 46 people bitten by snakes in Mackay in six months

Snake activity sees doctors urge patients to adhere to snake bite protocol

LOCAL AUTHORITY: GP retention is key issue not shortage

premium_icon LOCAL AUTHORITY: GP retention is key issue not shortage

THE head of the region's medical authority has refuted reports the bay has a doctor shortage, instead citing doctor retention as the community's main issue.

Thu 17 Jan 2019

Brain injury: The unspoken toll of domestic violence

premium_icon Brain injury: The unspoken toll of domestic violence

WE know the damage it can cause footballers — now brain injury is emerging as an unseen consequence of domestic violence, as Lauren Novak reports.

How much meat you should be eating

How much meat you should be eating

SCIENTISTS have revealed a new diet that suggests people need to dramatically cut their consumption of meat in a groundbreaking report.

Man injects himself with semen to cure back pain

Man injects himself with semen to cure back pain

Warning: Do not try this at home.

Doctors sign up for a year in Bay

premium_icon Doctors sign up for a year in Bay

Daniel Hempsey is just one of the eight new smiling faces starting their year-long internships at Hervey Bay Hospital

Five year old Aussie hero loses cancer battle

Five year old Aussie hero loses cancer battle

The family of five-year-old Annabelle Potts - diagnosed with a rare brain cancer - has posted on Facebook that she has died.

Miracle baby: Life started as a fight for Ashton

premium_icon Miracle baby: Life started as a fight for Ashton

SITTING on his mum and dad's lap, Ashton Holloway is a figure far removed from the premature baby that was near death.

Bay doctor shortage leaves local lives on the line

premium_icon Bay doctor shortage leaves local lives on the line

A GP practice manager believes Hervey Bay has a chronic doctor shortage which if left unaddressed will eventually cost someone their life.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Meet the lucky apprentices working on $232 million project

premium_icon Meet the lucky apprentices working on $232 million project

THEY are honing their skills on one of Lismore's biggest developments.

Unprovoked assault puts ambulance officer out of work

Unprovoked assault puts ambulance officer out of work

Paramedics are pressing charges after they were allegedly attacked unprovoked on Saturday night.

Police dealing with ‘large number’ of mental health call-out

Police dealing with ‘large number’ of mental health call-out

A Mental Health Co-Responders program pairs mental health nurses with Queensland Police officers to respond to police call-outs.

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