Microcephaly may just be tip of Zika virus iceberg

A leading professor has warned microcephaly - the condition which has seen babies born with small heads and damaged brains - may be the "tip of the iceberg"

Coles dumps most annoying part of self-serve checkout

Self service checkouts, annoying yet convenient.

Unexpected item at self-serve checkouts? Those days could be over

Simple 15-minute test a ticket to instant happiness

TAKE THE TEST: Researcher Paula Loveday is looking into happiness. Journalist Kathy Sundstrom (left) is put through happiness testing by Paula.

Could a 15-minute exercise be the key to instant happiness?

Tiny, rare albino turtle found on Sunshine Coast beach

A rare albino turtle found on the Sunshine Coast. Photo: Adrienne Savage via Facebook

Alby was one of 122 hatchlings making journey from nest

Landry to support changes to allow medicinal cannabis crops

Amendments to act expected to go before parliament in coming weeks

The mental health risks facing our long term unemployed

Mental illness is a growing concern for the long term unemployed.

Suicide rates among the unemployed rose 22% during the GFC

Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander road test and review

The 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Series II in top-spec Highlander guise is a value tempter in the seven-seater large SUV segment.

Plushest Santa Fe variant gets the family test

Hugh Jackman being treated for skin cancer

Jackman took to Instagram to announce more skin cancer treatment

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Michael Moore's recipe for a healthy meal on a pizza

CHEF and restaurateur Michael Moore was forced to re-evaluate his food philosophy when he was diagnosed with diabetes.

Smoked salmon, pea and radish salad inspired by MKR

Dan and Steph’s salmon salad.

EASY yet delicious smoked salmon, pea and radish salad recipe.

Chinese char siu lamb cutlets recipe

THIS easy char siu lamb cutlets dish works well with lamb or pork.

Eat to beat diabetes: Spelt spaghetti with ratatouille

Serve pasta and ratatouille with basil scattered over the top.

THIS colourful dish is high in low-GI carbohydrate and fibre.

Light and refreshing rocket, watermelon and ginger salad

THIS rocket, watermelon and ginger salad is very refreshing.

You’re on a sausage roll

TREAT the family this weekend with some homemade sausage rolls.

A summer meat treat: Thai beef salad

Thai beef salad make for a yummy combination.

Cruise ship hit by 160km/h winds, massive waves

A MASSIVE cruise ship has been hit by 160km/h winds and huge seas which toppled tables, broke vases and left numerous passengers injured.

Our editor responds to Sue's blues on Byron Bay

Bluesfest is one of the world class festivals held in Byron Bay, that is a real drawcard.

Let's not forget Byron Bay is drawcard for many world class events.

What's the best month to book a flight?

The best travel tips from Sunshine Coast Daily readers.

When you buy tickets can save you a tidy sum

Painting a picture of the Guggenheim's marvels

American art collector Peggy Guggenheim poses between early paintings by Jackson Pollock.

THE Guggenheim Museum in Venice is an oasis of traditions.

The air-conditioning trick that could save you a fortune

IF you haven't read this on Facebook already, this little story could save you a small fortune.

Get the right gear

LACE-UP: Brad Hethorn with Nakita Rogers trying on some new soccer boots from Sports Power Gympie.

Get the right gear

Too soon: Readers stunned at early Easter treats

Allira Tooth is happy with early Easter eggs but her mum Larissa Auld isn't as pleased.

Shoppers can already buy Easter eggs, months out from Easter

Your guide to the best Boxing Day bargains

Your guide to Gympie's best Boxing Day bargains.

Too hot to shop? Shopping centre aircon taking shoppers

Hervey Bay Esplanade - roundabout work in progress at Main St. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Warm weather is becoming a deterrent for shoppers

Get ahead by preparing early for the coming school year

Kathy Pearce sorts out James Nash uniforms before school started earlier this year.

They're not be going back to school yet, but it's time to prepare

Christmas shopping with kids can be fun - really?

Positive Parenting Program's top tips for shopping with kids