Health

Wed 14 Aug 2019

Our birthing revolution that’s leading the nation

premium_icon Our birthing revolution that’s leading the nation

Queensland hospitals are trialling an approach to childbirth that is empowering women and leading the rest of the country.

Tue 13 Aug 2019

Death threat for pro-life MPs

premium_icon Death threat for pro-life MPs

At least two MPs who voted against a bill to decriminalise abortion in NSW have had their lives threatened.

Baby’s leg falls off in mum’s hand

Baby’s leg falls off in mum’s hand

A MUM has recalled the moment the unimaginable happened after her 11-month-old baby was rushed to hospital for being “under the weather”.

Horror behind model’s stabbing pain

Horror behind model’s stabbing pain

A young woman who thought she had hit her leg against a box discovered the pain she was feeling was in fact a life and death situation.

Diet drinks ‘increase heart attacks, strokes’

Diet drinks ‘increase heart attacks, strokes’

Drinking soft drinks like Diet Coke might seem healthier, but experts have revealed damage just two cans does to your body.

Program gives PTSD sufferers a new leash of life

premium_icon Program gives PTSD sufferers a new leash of life

A new national charity based on the Sunshine Coast is gifting specially-trained 'PTSD dogs' to people living with post-traumatic stress disorder.

The supermarket pain relief that could kill you

premium_icon The supermarket pain relief that could kill you

Millions of Australians using painkillers available in supermarkets could be at risk of kidney failure if they combine them with two commonly used medications.

How this mum knew she was going to beat cancer

premium_icon How this mum knew she was going to beat cancer

SIX years ago was the hardest point of Christine Gee's life, but there was one way she knew she was going to beat her devastating cancer diagnosis.

Mon 12 Aug 2019

New breathalyser to test for cancer, diabetes

premium_icon New breathalyser to test for cancer, diabetes

WE know that breathalysers can detect alcohol, but now a scientist has developed a device to diagnose diabetes, asthma and even certain types of cancer.

'A cotton bud nearly killed me': Aussie mum's warning

'A cotton bud nearly killed me': Aussie mum's warning

It's something most of us have done at least once, despite repeatedly being told not to. For Jasmine, this common bathroom habit very nearly killed her.

Mum fears for baby's life as maternity crisis worsens

premium_icon Mum fears for baby's life as maternity crisis worsens

EXPECTANT mums are being forced to travel over 100km for weekly check ups as the maternity crisis spreads further.

’Reborn’: Dad’s incredible fight with rare disease

premium_icon ’Reborn’: Dad’s incredible fight with rare disease

June this year will be a month Sam will never forget. With tingles in his feet, a bad taste in his mouth and a numb cheek, his life was in danger.

NSW ABORTION: ‘10 times’ more inquiries than greyhounds

premium_icon NSW ABORTION: ‘10 times’ more inquiries than greyhounds

"I know I will be criticised by some for expressing an opinion on what is essentially a matter for women......"

Roma's young scientist set for the world stage

Roma's young scientist set for the world stage

Annabel Flower is wise beyond her 14 years, and has scientific data from her work with the CSIRO to show it.

'Death cafe' at hospital aims to remove stigma

premium_icon 'Death cafe' at hospital aims to remove stigma

Hospital wants to start hosting regular 'death cafes' to destigmatise conversations about what happens at the end of our lives.

HAVE YOUR SAY: Waiting times targeted by NDIS review

HAVE YOUR SAY: Waiting times targeted by NDIS review

THE laws and rules guiding the National Disability Insurance Scheme will go under the microscope, in an effort to reduce wait times for participants.

Online death threats lead McGuire to seek support

premium_icon Online death threats lead McGuire to seek support

Cowboys enforcer Josh McGuire has approached the club to seek professional mental health support after being “backed into the corner” by online trolls.

'We can make a real difference'

premium_icon 'We can make a real difference'

Charity ball brings funds raised up to more than $300,000

Sun 11 Aug 2019

The winner in CQ's best personal trainer competition named

premium_icon The winner in CQ's best personal trainer competition named

After hundreds of nominations and votes, the best PT has been named.

‘Tragic reason I can’t have sex’

‘Tragic reason I can’t have sex’

FOR years, they had a healthy sex life — but three years ago, something so terrible happened, this woman has found sex impossible.

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