Health

Mon 22 Jul 2019

Measles alert issued for Gold Coast

Measles alert issued for Gold Coast

A measles alert has been released for the Gold Coast after an infected traveller returned from overseas and attended a local hospital.

‘Influencer’ breaks down over Instagram’s big change

premium_icon ‘Influencer’ breaks down over Instagram’s big change

She cried in a video saying: “if you think this is okay, you can f**k off”.

Three-question IQ test most fail

Three-question IQ test most fail

THE world’s shortest IQ test has just three questions, yet fewer than one in five people can answer all three correctly.

AGED CARE: Shock claim by former Earle Haven staff

premium_icon AGED CARE: Shock claim by former Earle Haven staff

FORMER staff of the beleaguered Earle Haven nursing home have made a shocking claim about shortages in the lead-up to the mass evacuation of the facility.

WAR ON RATS: Seven dog deaths prompts fresh assault

premium_icon WAR ON RATS: Seven dog deaths prompts fresh assault

LORD Mayor Clover Moore has acted after a highly contagious bacterial disease spread through the urine of rats is believed to have claimed the lives of seven dogs.

Spear fisher's near-death dive experience

premium_icon Spear fisher's near-death dive experience

What it feels like when you succumb to a shallow-dive blackout

Shock diagnosis: ‘Oh my God, we’ve got a problem’

premium_icon Shock diagnosis: ‘Oh my God, we’ve got a problem’

NARELLE felt a lump in her breast and did what she was supposed to do, she went to her doctor. She hopes what happened next will never happen to anyone else

AMA warns over looming GP shortage

AMA warns over looming GP shortage

The Australian Medical Association is warning the nation could be facing a GP shortage unless young doctors are encouraged to to pursue general practice.

Tributes flow for tennis great

premium_icon Tributes flow for tennis great

Tributes have flowed in from the tennis world for former Australian tennis star Peter McNamara, who has died after fighting a silent battle with cancer.

'Treat us all the same': Mayor says grog impacts all Aussies

premium_icon 'Treat us all the same': Mayor says grog impacts all Aussies

"Treat us all the same, because no matter where you go in Australia, alcohol plays a big role."

Medical cannabis to headline health symposium

premium_icon Medical cannabis to headline health symposium

THE emerging use of medical cannabis in Australia will headline the upcoming inaugural Wide Bay Health Symposium in September.

‘She grew wings and flew to heaven’

premium_icon ‘She grew wings and flew to heaven’

A Gold Coast family is mourning the loss of their eight-year-old daughter who “grew wings and flew to heaven” after her shock passing over the weekend.

Nurse in serious condition as hospital assault condemned

premium_icon Nurse in serious condition as hospital assault condemned

A SICKENING attack on a Toowoomba Hospital Acute Mental Health Unit nurse has been condemned by the State Government and triggered an increase in security.

Sun 21 Jul 2019

Flu crisis escalates after death in Darling Downs

premium_icon Flu crisis escalates after death in Darling Downs

HEALTH professionals are urging parents to vaccinate their children after a flu-related death in the Darling Downs has increased concerns.

Parents blessed with three donor egg babies

premium_icon Parents blessed with three donor egg babies

Family grows to five after welcoming twins via donated eggs, after the age of 40.

Reality star’s secret rehab fight

Reality star’s secret rehab fight

She’s one of the most followed models on Instagram. Now Lisa Rinna’s daughter Delilah Belle has opened up about her personal struggles.

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Day 2: Emotional visitors to Splendour pill testing demo

premium_icon Day 2: Emotional visitors to Splendour pill testing demo

SCIENCE and politics took over music and fashion at the festival on Saturday.

Insidious, flesh-eating ulcer moving

Insidious, flesh-eating ulcer moving

Cases of a flesh-eating ulcer are on the rise around Melbourne’s bayside suburbs where experts are poised for a “world-first” trial. WARNING: Graphic

Brave Mia beats cancer, has dream come true in snow

premium_icon Brave Mia beats cancer, has dream come true in snow

WISHES really do come true. The latest of which is Bundy girl's Mia Pearce's wish for a white Christmas.

Fri 19 Jul 2019

Why residents are having a limb amputated a week

premium_icon Why residents are having a limb amputated a week

PATIENTS with diabetes in Toowoomba and the Darling Downs are having limbs amputated at a rate of one every week, according to the region’s leading health body.

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