Health

Mon 19 Feb 2018

Don't delay: this test could save your life

Don't delay: this test could save your life

MIDWAY through last year Rob Patch had a brush with death and now he's on a mission.

Cancer teen married two days before death

Cancer teen married two days before death

THIS 19-year-old’s dying wish was to marry her boyfriend, so the pair tied the knot just before Valentine’s Day.

The four different types of drinkers

The four different types of drinkers

EVERY drinker can be thrown into one of four categories. Here are the different types of drinkers, and why it’s important to recognise which category you fit into

Two boys impacted by organ donation join forces

Two boys impacted by organ donation join forces

THE son of an organ donor and a footy-fanatic recipient joined together to play a very important role at this weekend's Bulldogs v Raiders match.

Parents in favour of new vaccination laws

Parents in favour of new vaccination laws

NEW laws requiring children to be vaccinated before they can be enrolled in child-care will help save lives according to medical officials.

Sun 18 Feb 2018

Pregnant Erin Molan hospitalised

Pregnant Erin Molan hospitalised

THE pregnant Channel Nine star was rushed to hospital after collapsing at work and hitting her head on the ground.

Botched jump led to years of hell

Botched jump led to years of hell

SHE was a 25-year-old adrenaline junkie who survived a horror skydiving experience. She thought she’d been lucky and then her life unravelled.

Sat 17 Feb 2018

Cancer fighter back to smash Samson Challenge

Cancer fighter back to smash Samson Challenge

NOT only is Janelle kicking Hodgkin's lymphoma, she's also training for this years gruelling fitness event Samson Challenge.

Transgender woman breastfeeds baby

Transgender woman breastfeeds baby

A TRANSGENDER woman has become the first to officially breastfeed a baby after an “experimental” three-and-a-half month treatment regimen.

Acker's legacy to live on for one special little boy

Acker's legacy to live on for one special little boy

OLLIVER Ackerman will deliver the match ball to NRL trial on the Sunshine Coast tomorrow.

Just one bite could be deadly for food-allergy sufferers

Just one bite could be deadly for food-allergy sufferers

Author and Food Allergy Smart Program founder Jackie Nevard is promoting understanding of challenges of parenting a child with life-threatening food allergies.

Fri 16 Feb 2018

Highly contagious infection at Ipswich school

Highly contagious infection at Ipswich school

A HIGHLY contagious infection has been confirmed at an Ipswich school.

Mozzie bite causes 14kg lump

Mozzie bite causes 14kg lump

DOCTORS have removed a 14kg lump from a man’s thigh that was caused by a mosquito bite three decades ago

Thu 15 Feb 2018

The weight loss myth making you fat

The weight loss myth making you fat

WE’VE been told for years that using this technique, we can eat all day and keep weight off at the same time. The myth has just been blown away.

Hanson‘s health care power play

premium_icon Hanson‘s health care power play

ONE Nation leader Pauline Hanson looks set flex her new power in the Senate by holding the government to ransom over its plan to raise the Medicare levy to fund the...

Wed 14 Feb 2018

'We have hope': Coast backs teen who needs heart surgery

'We have hope': Coast backs teen who needs heart surgery

THE father of a Coast teen who desperately needs life-saving surgery in America has said local fund-raising efforts have not only given them money, but hope.

Bill Paxton’s family sues over death

Bill Paxton’s family sues over death

THE family of Bill Paxton has launched legal action against a Los Angeles hospital and the surgeon who operated on the actor shortly before his untimely death at...

Gigi Hadid’s secret health battle

Gigi Hadid’s secret health battle

GIGI Hadid has opened up about her private health battle, after slamming critics on Twitter for calling her “too skinny” at New York Fashion Week

Teen’s farewell text: ‘Please forgive me’

Teen’s farewell text: ‘Please forgive me’

CHARLOTTE took her own life after accidentally revealing to her boyfriend on Snapchat that she had cheated on him

Tue 13 Feb 2018

Australia’s deadly jobs pay disgrace

Australia’s deadly jobs pay disgrace

AUSSIES who work in this industry are most likely to die on the job. But they barely get paid more than an office worker

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