Health

Sat 16 Feb 2019

'I almost died on rowing machine': Gym heart attack on CCTV

premium_icon 'I almost died on rowing machine': Gym heart attack on CCTV

Shocking CCTV footage captures the moment a 21-year-old Coast woman suffers a massive heart attack at a gym and is brought back to life using a defibrillator.

Queensland invests another $2.5m on 'electric highway'

premium_icon Queensland invests another $2.5m on 'electric highway'

Influx of 400km-plus range electric vehicles forecast to spark industry excitement.

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Woman’s ‘horror burns’ from cult product

Woman’s ‘horror burns’ from cult product

It’s a beauty brand that flies out of stores, but this woman claims just one drop of their famed serum left her covered in chemical burns.

‘Misunderstanding’ led to baby car death

‘Misunderstanding’ led to baby car death

A devastated mother has said a mix-up between members of her family led her baby son to be left to die alone in the back seat of a car on a scorching day.

Secret to why so many sperms fail

Secret to why so many sperms fail

When it comes to making babies there is one quality a sperm needs — and new video research shows exactly why that is.

Childhood cancer rates on the rise

premium_icon Childhood cancer rates on the rise

Childhood cancer rates are rising in Australia, with hundreds of children diagnosed annually. But there is some good news for parents.

Christian back on the field after life-threatening illness

premium_icon Christian back on the field after life-threatening illness

A little over eight months ago, Christian Hermann was lying paralysed and in an induced coma in the intensive care unit of a Brisbane hospital.

Brave boy’s incredible story of survival

premium_icon Brave boy’s incredible story of survival

BEHIND the cheeky grin of Charlie Shirran is a story of immense strength, the likes of which most adults will never have to confront. This is his story.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Girl’s remorse: Video was ‘just a joke’

premium_icon Girl’s remorse: Video was ‘just a joke’

A SCHOOLGIRL who appeared in a shocking video urging another teen kill herself or be killed is beside herself with remorse, according to her father.

What it’s really like to be an egg donor

premium_icon What it’s really like to be an egg donor

UNLIKE donating sperm, donating eggs isn’t something that can be done in an hour. It’s a monumental task deserves monetary reward, writes Alana Schetzer.

‘It was awful, his only chance  was open heart surgery’

premium_icon ‘It was awful, his only chance was open heart surgery’

For nine months everything seemed perfect for baby Archie. But within seconds of being born he was fighting for his life.

Attempt to make euthanasia legal begins

premium_icon Attempt to make euthanasia legal begins

Queenslanders will be asked for their views on euthanasia as part of a historic and wide-ranging review into aged, palliative and terminally ill care.

Mum flaunts saggy tummy in bikini comp

Mum flaunts saggy tummy in bikini comp

A mother-of-two who suffered from post-natal depression has proudly showed off her dramatic transformation in a fitness competition.

Four months that forced doctor to quit

Four months that forced doctor to quit

A Sydney surgeon has exposed the hellish conditions enforced on new doctors, forced to work for days on end and sleep in hospital beds.

Boy’s heartbreaking suicide note

Boy’s heartbreaking suicide note

Sydney schoolboy Jack was only eight years’ old when he left a terrifying suicide note on his teacher’s desk. WARNING: Graphic

Coast builder to tackle 11km swim for little girl in need

premium_icon Coast builder to tackle 11km swim for little girl in need

Gary Latimer will go to the ends of the earth for his daughter, but he needs your help.

Radical plan to combat childhood heart conditions

premium_icon Radical plan to combat childhood heart conditions

Australian children with heart conditions are at the centre of a radical new plan which mothers say “is giving children a greater chance at life.”

Shop wise, eat well

premium_icon Shop wise, eat well

HEALTHY eating is something many aspire to achieve but find difficult to maintain financially.

Wed 13 Feb 2019

Female genital mutilation: Qld mum found guilty

premium_icon Female genital mutilation: Qld mum found guilty

A SOMALI mother has been found guilty by a jury of taking her two children from Queensland to Africa for genital mutilation surgery in 2016.

“I knew I’d been paralysed”, doctor’s inspiring story

premium_icon “I knew I’d been paralysed”, doctor’s inspiring story

After an horrific car accident, Dr Dinesh Palipana knew what no one else would tell him. He was paralysed. But that didn’t stop the dedicated doctor.

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