Health

Sun 24 Feb 2019

Latest sign our rural birthing is Third World

premium_icon Latest sign our rural birthing is Third World

A kit handed out to bush mums-to-be is the latest indication of the parlous state of Queensland’s rural maternity “services”.

Woman’s confronting post-cancer body

Woman’s confronting post-cancer body

A woman has shared confronting images of her post-breast cancer body following four reconstructive surgeries. Warning: Graphic content

New Medicare-funded health check could save your life

New Medicare-funded health check could save your life

Australians will be able to find out if they are at risk of heart disease after both sides of politics agreed to fund a Heart Health Check under Medicare.

Sat 23 Feb 2019

Gympie region snakebite victim put in hospital

premium_icon Gympie region snakebite victim put in hospital

'As the temperatures remain warm snakes remain active.'

Greedy doctors compared to disgraced bankers

premium_icon Greedy doctors compared to disgraced bankers

Desperately ill patients are being forced to remortgage their homes, raid their superannuation and seek crowd funding to cover exorbitant medical bills not covered...

Nurse fights for life after mysterious head trauma

premium_icon Nurse fights for life after mysterious head trauma

A Gold Coast nurse is surrounded by her colleagues and family as she fights for life in hospital — and in the very room she worked to save others.

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