Health

Wed 26 Jun 2019

Toyota HiLux gets some cool safety updates

Toyota HiLux gets some cool safety updates

Australia’s number one selling vehicle has had one glaring omission. Now the Japanese maker has made amends.

Tue 25 Jun 2019

Qld Health director-general in shock exit

premium_icon Qld Health director-general in shock exit

In a shock announcement, Queensland Health Director-General Michael Walsh is leaving the role.

Hidden camera captures sickening abuse

Hidden camera captures sickening abuse

A woman suspicious about her elderly father’s care installed a hidden camera in his bedroom at an aged care home and was shocked by what it recorded.

Blackbutt killer died as nurses debated CPR

premium_icon Blackbutt killer died as nurses debated CPR

AN HABITUAL violent criminal with a terminal illness died covered in his own faecal vomit while nurses debated whether they should start CPR.

$15m splashed on waste, water in Isaac budget

premium_icon $15m splashed on waste, water in Isaac budget

Major project in Nebo to be completed with help of 2019-20 budget

Aged carers testify their boss was sober at work

premium_icon Aged carers testify their boss was sober at work

DARLING Downs aged care workers have defended the reputation of a local senior health practitioner accused in "defamatory" online posts of going to work drunk.

Truth about flu jab myth exposed

Truth about flu jab myth exposed

Aussies have been having influenza vaccinations in record numbers as a “killer flu” sweeps the country — but still getting sick. Here’s why.

Disabled woman forced to have abortion

Disabled woman forced to have abortion

A JUDGE has ordered a 22-weeks pregnant woman to have an abortion “against her will” — a decision some are calling “truly horrendous”.

Revealed: Why more kids get sick in winter

premium_icon Revealed: Why more kids get sick in winter

DURING winter it can seem like your child is continually sick and just as they get over cold, another one hits them.

Ground-breaking road safety trial

Ground-breaking road safety trial

Lexus is teaming up with VicRoads and Telstra to make sure your future daily commute is faster and safer than ever.

Organisation fights for eradication of agricultural disease

premium_icon Organisation fights for eradication of agricultural disease

QCWA working in partnership with local government to attack illness

Two NSW workers exposed to radiation

Two NSW workers exposed to radiation

Two employees at a nuclear facility in Sydney have been exposed to radiation in a contamination scare that halted production at a nuclear medicine lab.

'Rape kit' availability a major help in recovery from trauma

premium_icon 'Rape kit' availability a major help in recovery from trauma

As a nurse specialising in emergency care Anna Ballantyne often saw people "on the worst day of their life”.

'The sooner we have access to assisted suicide, the better'

premium_icon 'The sooner we have access to assisted suicide, the better'

THE euthanasia debate has divided our community, but Maggie Cooper explains that it is a very personal choice.

Mon 24 Jun 2019

$63.6M boost for children with a disability

premium_icon $63.6M boost for children with a disability

Early childhood development programs and services for children under five years with a disability have been given a helping hand.

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH: mothers demand an end to roadside births

premium_icon ENOUGH IS ENOUGH: mothers demand an end to roadside births

Local MP demands Labor put their maternity ward promises into play.

Wrong body part removed during surgery

Wrong body part removed during surgery

The embattled Northern Beaches Hospital is under investigation after surgeons removed the wrong body part from a cancer patient last week.

Why health fund members are using public hospitals

premium_icon Why health fund members are using public hospitals

Families are being hit with charges of up to $1500 to use their health insurance in a development that is likely to add to pressure on public hospital waiting...

‘I’m so grateful’: Mum gives Phoebe ultimate gift

premium_icon ‘I’m so grateful’: Mum gives Phoebe ultimate gift

When Brisbane student Phoebe O’Connell was struck down with meningococcal disease last year, her family feared the worst.

The brain hack that increases fitness

premium_icon The brain hack that increases fitness

It costs more than a sports car, and looks like a prop out of the Matrix — but according to its developers the Vasper machine is the next thing in fitness.

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