Health

Thu 23 May 2019

Weak vaccine blamed for surge of flu cases

premium_icon Weak vaccine blamed for surge of flu cases

An almost 50 per cent jump in people clogging up hospitals with illnesses that could have been prevented is being blamed on a surge of influenza cases and a weak...

Couple face losing their 50 nights’ sleep a year

premium_icon Couple face losing their 50 nights’ sleep a year

A Queensland couple caring for their extremely disabled adult son fear they will soon lose access to occasional breaks under the National Disability Insurance...

Cure for obesity: Stop eating (during these hours)

premium_icon Cure for obesity: Stop eating (during these hours)

Going hungry over a certain period each day can help protect against the risks of a high-fat, high-sugar diet, a study has found.

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.

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