Health

Tue 21 May 2019

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.

New dads only group launches on Sunshine Coast

premium_icon New dads only group launches on Sunshine Coast

A bunch of Coast dads armed with nappies, dummies and prams are turning to each other for support rather than battling the unknowns of fatherhood alone.

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.

Worst region for paramedic assaults named

premium_icon Worst region for paramedic assaults named

Queensland Ambulance Service leaders are demanding action after one Queensland region recorded more than half of paramedic assaults in the past financial year.

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.

Doctor wins $560k job back after sacking ruled 'unjust'

premium_icon Doctor wins $560k job back after sacking ruled 'unjust'

SENIOR Queensland Health doctor will be reinstated after his termination was ruled “harsh, unjust and unreasonable”.

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...

Patient taken to intensive care after hospital drug sharing

premium_icon Patient taken to intensive care after hospital drug sharing

It’s been revealed one patient was taken to intensive care when four people shared an illegal drug after a major security breach at a Gold Coast hospital.

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.

'It breaks my heart': Toll of Lachlan's care revealed

premium_icon 'It breaks my heart': Toll of Lachlan's care revealed

CARING for and rescuing Lachlan, with only partial access to a registered nurse, has taken an emotional and physical toll on Rhonda Miles and her husband Greg.

Cancer mum invests in $2m cannabis campaign

premium_icon Cancer mum invests in $2m cannabis campaign

A Qld single mum and businesswoman with an aggressive terminal cancer is throwing her support behind a medicinal cannabis crowd-funding campaign.

McVeigh sympathises with Miles family, backs legal process

premium_icon McVeigh sympathises with Miles family, backs legal process

GROOM MP John McVeigh says he sympathises with the Miles family’s fight against the National Disability Insurance Scheme to get care for their son Lachlan.

State Health Minister urges NDIA to fund Lachlan's care

premium_icon State Health Minister urges NDIA to fund Lachlan's care

QUEENSLAND’S Health Minister has urged the National Disability Insurance Agency to cover the cost of a registered nurse for Toowoomba boy Lachlan Miles.

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