Health

Wed 22 May 2019

Male nurse barred from practising for six years

premium_icon Male nurse barred from practising for six years

He was found not guilty of sexual offences against women in three separate trials but this male nurse has been barred from applying for registration.

Daughter pleads for mum’s ‘last hope’

premium_icon Daughter pleads for mum’s ‘last hope’

THIS Queensland woman has already beaten cancer, many times - this is her last hope and she needs your help.

Black lung: Mines minister clears the air about x-rays

premium_icon Black lung: Mines minister clears the air about x-rays

1.30pm: THE Queensland Mines minister has cleared the air over x-rays for miners to check for black lung disease.

Vaccine warning as kids die of flu

Vaccine warning as kids die of flu

Authorities have made an urgent call on the flu vaccine after 26 people, including three children, have died in Victoria alone.

30 second autism brain test breakthrough

premium_icon 30 second autism brain test breakthrough

Scientists have taken the first step in developing a breakthrough autism diagnosis test that would cancel out lengthy sessions with clinicians.

Family devastated after bullying drove man to take his life

premium_icon Family devastated after bullying drove man to take his life

The last words Sunshine Coast student Lloyd Copper shared with his loved ones truly captured the kindness of his soul.

Tue 21 May 2019

How food packaging lies to you

How food packaging lies to you

When you do the weekly shop, the products on the shelves lie to you. An Aussie mum has a clever idea to stop this once and for all.

Snoring linked to cancer in women

Snoring linked to cancer in women

WOMEN suffering sleep apnoea are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than those without the sleep disorder, experts reveal.

Queensland’s Metafit guru dies at 37

premium_icon Queensland’s Metafit guru dies at 37

Just weeks ago he was pictured climbing Mt Warning. Now Gold Coast-based fitness leader Daniel Wilson has died, prompting a flood of tributes.

Young BMX rider in fight for his life after horror crash

premium_icon Young BMX rider in fight for his life after horror crash

BMX rider Jack Humphreys is facing the fight of his life after suffering a horror racing accident while competing in Atherton last month.

Teen’s ‘arthritis’ was actually a tumour

Teen’s ‘arthritis’ was actually a tumour

The mother of a Scottish teenager who died on the weekend has lashed out at doctors who allegedly misdiagnosed her daughter’s cancer.

How chilling diagnosis gave Mackay man the drive to succeed

premium_icon How chilling diagnosis gave Mackay man the drive to succeed

It was meant to be a celebratory trip to Japan, but it turned Jay Cameron's life upside down.

Mon 20 May 2019

‘I have my life back’: Woman’s amazing 95kg weight loss

premium_icon ‘I have my life back’: Woman’s amazing 95kg weight loss

A YOUNG Lismore woman shares her tale of transformation.

Man nearly dies after Maccas blunder

Man nearly dies after Maccas blunder

A man ordered a black coffee because of his severe milk allergy, but was handed the wrong drink at a McDonald’s and the blunder almost killed him.

Terry finds miracle cure for ailments in the mud

premium_icon Terry finds miracle cure for ailments in the mud

One of the oldest competitors on the Coast took on some of the fittest athletes around the country in a test of mental and physical strength.

Sun 19 May 2019

'My girls thought I would die': Super mum conquers cancer

premium_icon 'My girls thought I would die': Super mum conquers cancer

A Coast mum of two has dedicated her life to helping others around the region after beating death.

Sat 18 May 2019

Democracy cake stalls dial up the sass at polling booths

Democracy cake stalls dial up the sass at polling booths

FROM the Scone Morrisons to the Richard Di Nutella cakes, and Bananaby Bread, Democracy Cake Stalls may just outdo the snags this year as the best part of voting.

Fri 17 May 2019

Shock figure reveals Australia’s measles shame

premium_icon Shock figure reveals Australia’s measles shame

MEASLES cases are on the rise in Australia, with this year’s figures already eclipsing the total tally of previous years.

Quiz: Are you obsessed with healthy eating?

premium_icon Quiz: Are you obsessed with healthy eating?

Men are just as likely as women to suffer from orthorexia — when healthy eating becomes such a pathological obsession that foods are dangerously restricted and...

Dad at breaking point after NDIS nightmare

premium_icon Dad at breaking point after NDIS nightmare

AFTER enduring two months of ignored calls and no funding, this father has been left footing the bill for his disabled son's care.

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