Health

Sun 8 Dec 2019

Race to save little girl’s life

premium_icon Race to save little girl’s life

A couple are in the battle of their lives to raise $3.2 million for a miracle drug to save their baby girl’s life.

Health expert slams raw food guru’s diet

premium_icon Health expert slams raw food guru’s diet

The Cairns Taipans’ dietitian has issued a stark warning to anybody considering a no-water fasting diet after the death of prominent raw food guru.

MEASLES: Another alert has been issued for Ipswich region

MEASLES: Another alert has been issued for Ipswich region

The person attended a number of locations in the Ipswich area while unknowingly infectious.

‘Use a bullet on yourself’: Farmers sent abusive mail

premium_icon ‘Use a bullet on yourself’: Farmers sent abusive mail

Bush police are investigating “disgraceful” abusive letters telling struggling farmers, battling devastating dry conditions that “if you can't handle the drought,...

Tricks to get the perfect holiday sleep while travelling

Tricks to get the perfect holiday sleep while travelling

Experts have revealed the simple ways to ensure you get good quality shut-eye while you’re travelling – and some may surprise you.

Sat 7 Dec 2019

Students ’fall ill’ on trip, eating ‘illegal substance’

premium_icon Students ’fall ill’ on trip, eating ‘illegal substance’

A number of students from a prominent Gold Coast Catholic school are alleged to have become unwell on a school trip this week after eating an illegal substance.

Boy, 8, saves dad’s life after brown snake bite

premium_icon Boy, 8, saves dad’s life after brown snake bite

A young boy has been hailed a hero for saving his father’s life after he was bitten by one of Australia’s most venomous snakes

Tragic fasting death of raw vegan guru prompts health call

premium_icon Tragic fasting death of raw vegan guru prompts health call

The shock death of a popular raw food guru Dr Robert Lockhart triggered heartfelt tributes — and a warning about the risks of extreme no-water fasting diets.

Oh crap: Sewerage pipe breaks over medical staff meeting

Oh crap: Sewerage pipe breaks over medical staff meeting

It was a normal meeting for these Flinders Medical Centre physiotherapists - until a sewerage pipe above them broke, showering the room.

The healthiest fast food meals revealed

The healthiest fast food meals revealed

Fast food doesn’t have to mean unhealthy food. A dietitian has revealed the healthiest meal options that will keep you satisfied for hours.

Fri 6 Dec 2019

Vaccine for peanut allergy? It’s not nuts

premium_icon Vaccine for peanut allergy? It’s not nuts

The first trial of a vaccine to protect people who have potentially fatal peanut allergies has been a success in its first trial.

‘Tis the season for high falls and broken bones

premium_icon ‘Tis the season for high falls and broken bones

Middle-aged men are making the annual pilgrimage to the emergency room, with the Christmas period the most popular time for broken bones and serious falls.

Cheers to a few beers — minus the hangover

premium_icon Cheers to a few beers — minus the hangover

If you find the prospect of hangovers outweighs the festive fun of the Christmas season, a fast-growing trend in beer drinking could become a lifesaver.

MPs warned about euthanasia choice

premium_icon MPs warned about euthanasia choice

Liberal National MPs have been allowed a conscience vote on any voluntary-assisted-dying legislation, but backing a Bill might not be without consequences.

Billie Eilish reveals depression battle

premium_icon Billie Eilish reveals depression battle

She’s one of the brightest new talents in pop music, but teen sensation has revealed the darkness that has plagued the most successful year of her career.

Poor health services for some in aged care

Poor health services for some in aged care

The aged care royal commission will hold a public hearing in Canberra next week focusing on the delivery of health services.

Enraged father shook ‘not manly enough’ newborn baby

premium_icon Enraged father shook ‘not manly enough’ newborn baby

A deplorable father who shook his five-week-old baby so violently he caused life-threatening injuries and left the newborn unable to crawl or walk

Keep pets inside amid haze: vets

Keep pets inside amid haze: vets

Vets are urging Sydneysiders to keep vulnerable pets inside with the air conditioner on to help prevent asthmatic attacks and breathing issues.

Death leads to support call for educators

premium_icon Death leads to support call for educators

For the past five years Dr Mark Thompson’s family heartbreakingly donate to a Beyond Blue fundraiser since the principal took his own life.

Anti-vaxxer’s viral plea explodes

Anti-vaxxer’s viral plea explodes

A vocal “vaccination awareness” campaigner has been slammed after pleading for an “offensive” anti-vax name to be ditched.

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