Health

Mon 16 Dec 2019

This boozy fave is worse for you than a Macca’s burger

This boozy fave is worse for you than a Macca’s burger

It’s Christmas which means lots of boozy parties. But dietitian Terri-Ann Nunns has revealed there’s one alcoholic drink with more calories than a cheeseburger.

FATAL DECISION: A difference between life and death

premium_icon FATAL DECISION: A difference between life and death

A dead body is slumped 100 metres away from a car crashed on the side of a Mackay road- police say one simple thing could have saved the man's life

Young woman’s ‘nightmare ordeal’ at hospital

premium_icon Young woman’s ‘nightmare ordeal’ at hospital

Hours after getting her appendix removed, a patient claims doctors told her to ‘book an uber home’, despite extreme pain levels.

Footy WAG bloodied after dog attack

Footy WAG bloodied after dog attack

Blogger Annie Nolan went to hospital after being involved in a bloody dog attack and has appealed for help to find the owner. Warning: Graphic

Injured groom’s extended stay in hospital

premium_icon Injured groom’s extended stay in hospital

Surgical complications have dashed the hopes of a Cairns groom hoping to be released from hospital after a near fatal bucks night accident.

Hope offered as loved father battles ‘hell’

premium_icon Hope offered as loved father battles ‘hell’

A complete stranger has offered a Sunshine Coast family hope and guidance as their father lies in hospital battling an extremely rare disease.

Sun 15 Dec 2019

11-year-old’s brave fight after snake bite

premium_icon 11-year-old’s brave fight after snake bite

A North Coast girl who was bitten by a tiger snake in her backyard is fighting every day to get back to her normal bubbly self.

Man in serious condition after deadly brown snake bite

premium_icon Man in serious condition after deadly brown snake bite

A man is being rushed to hospital in a serious condition after being bitten by a brown snake at a Sunshine Coast property.

Lucas, the Lionheart, a Christmas ‘miracle’

premium_icon Lucas, the Lionheart, a Christmas ‘miracle’

A baby dubbed “Lucas the Lionheart” is heading home to Gympie for Christmas in what his Dad describes as a miracle.

Passion for education leads to top honour for coast woman

premium_icon Passion for education leads to top honour for coast woman

‘Together we achieve targets and create new goals to enhance the student and staff experience and learning at our sites’

A child, 3 others, caught up in serious crash

premium_icon A child, 3 others, caught up in serious crash

Critical care paramedics rushed to the aid of four people, including a child who were caught up in a serious crash.

Man rushed to hospital with deep stab wounds

premium_icon Man rushed to hospital with deep stab wounds

A man has been rushed to hospital with deep lacerations after a stabbing overnight at Marcoola.

Sat 14 Dec 2019

Mum’s ‘genius’ medicine hack goes viral

Mum’s ‘genius’ medicine hack goes viral

One mum has shared her genius solution to making kids take medicine — and it’s so simple, you’ll be kicking yourself for not thinking of it earlier.

Husband’s one wish after losing wife to cancer

premium_icon Husband’s one wish after losing wife to cancer

Kevin Allen’s world shattered when he lost his wife to lung cancer. Now he hopes his story will show a need for early screening.

Seaweed tipped to be biggest health trend of 2020

premium_icon Seaweed tipped to be biggest health trend of 2020

SEAWEED and “functional” snacking are tipped to be some of the biggest health trends for 2020.

Father’s inspiring 20kg weight drop in just eight weeks

premium_icon Father’s inspiring 20kg weight drop in just eight weeks

Just two months ago, Carl Voller was a different man. Not only was he 20 kilos heavier, he didn’t believe he could make a difference. Now, his life has changed.

Fri 13 Dec 2019

Aussie researchers in zika virus breakthrough

premium_icon Aussie researchers in zika virus breakthrough

Researchers have new hope the zika virus - which is carried by mosquitos - may one day be eliminated, after they created a vaccine that works in mice.

How you can be a vital lifeline for others this Christmas

premium_icon How you can be a vital lifeline for others this Christmas

If you have always wanted to give back at Christmas but have not found the right way to do so, pick up a phone and call Lifeline to volunteer.

New hope for stroke sufferers

premium_icon New hope for stroke sufferers

A trial is underway to extend the treatment window for stroke sufferers, with hope that a new clot-busting drug could be the answer. This is how it could work.

The best cures for the hiccups

premium_icon The best cures for the hiccups

Everyone has their own home remedy for the hiccups, but when they hit here’s what you should do

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