Health

Sat 9 Nov 2019

How sending a text is making you age

premium_icon How sending a text is making you age

We send text messages each and every day, however new research shows that it is having detrimental effects on our health. How the common habit is affecting us.

BIG READ: LNP and ALP on their competing shark approaches

premium_icon BIG READ: LNP and ALP on their competing shark approaches

Both sides believe they are in the right about the shark program, you be the judge.

Horror disease: ‘I had no idea what it was’

premium_icon Horror disease: ‘I had no idea what it was’

A 21-month-old Queensland girl is fighting for her life after being struck down by a disease of which there is scant public awareness.

Another big year for brave Mia and her family

premium_icon Another big year for brave Mia and her family

Amy Wilkinson, whose brave six-year-old, Mia, won hearts after battling an infection which claimed all four limbs, opens up about the family’s big year.

Fri 8 Nov 2019

‘Premier, please listen to the evidence’

premium_icon ‘Premier, please listen to the evidence’

A distraught mother who lost her daughter to a drug overdose at a summer music festival has begged Gladys Berejiklian to “please listen to the evidence”

Why this Aussie works every single day

Why this Aussie works every single day

Kitch Catterall is one of a million Aussies working a “side hustle” on top of full-time jobs. But experts say the booming trend comes with big risks.

‘I picked a perfect place to die’: News Corp boss saved

premium_icon ‘I picked a perfect place to die’: News Corp boss saved

Bryce Johns’ heart could have stopped beating at any time, but it gave in at the perfect place on a Queensland beach.

Dying dad ‘on his back, blue as anything’

premium_icon Dying dad ‘on his back, blue as anything’

A Maroochydore lifesaver turned to his junior trainees and said “something bad has happened” as a woman ran screaming down the beach.

Drug addict’s jaw-dropping new look

Drug addict’s jaw-dropping new look

A former drug addict has shared her incredible recovery photos after beating a ferocious habit that once forced her to sell her body.

New age guru ODs on elephant tranquilliser

premium_icon New age guru ODs on elephant tranquilliser

A self-proclaimed authority on “rebirthing style breathing” has overdosed on a tranquilliser “10,000 times stronger than morphine”.

Funds raised for Brits attacked by shark

Funds raised for Brits attacked by shark

Funds are being raised for two British tourists attacked by a shark off the Queensland coast last week.

Measles alert issued for vulnerable community

Measles alert issued for vulnerable community

A measles alert has been issued after an infectious person visited several locations where immunisation rates are some of the lowest in the country.

3yo dies in fall from fourth-floor window

3yo dies in fall from fourth-floor window

A mum has been left distraught after her young son tragically fell to his death from a window in her fourth-floor apartment on his birthday.

Australian scientists create virus that kills cancer

premium_icon Australian scientists create virus that kills cancer

An Australian company has engineered a new virus based on cowpox that is able to kill every known type of cancer. Now they are ready for human trials.

Soldier gets first penis, scrotum transplant

Soldier gets first penis, scrotum transplant

An American soldier whose genitals were blown off in a bomb blast in Afghanistan says he’s feeling “whole now” after a breakthrough penis and scrotum transplant.

Thu 7 Nov 2019

Disabled students are 'bullied and neglected'

premium_icon Disabled students are 'bullied and neglected'

Australians must “open their eyes” to the desperate plight of the disabled and the need for equitable education, not just on paper but in hearts and minds.

Takata airbag claims second Australian driver

Takata airbag claims second Australian driver

Another Australian driver has died after their Takata airbag failed, as motorists are being urged to get their cars checked.

How hours were lost after WWII vet drank cleaning fluid

premium_icon How hours were lost after WWII vet drank cleaning fluid

A nurse who helped care for nursing home resident Maxwell Murphy after he drank a chemical says there is one thing she would do differently.

Major council in bid for a controversial pill testing trial

premium_icon Major council in bid for a controversial pill testing trial

Government MPs and police are expected to oppose a new bid for a pill testing trial.

Sad reason radio host is going off air

Sad reason radio host is going off air

Ben Fordham sadly announced that he will wrap up his 2GB show early this year due to his father’s deteriorating health.

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