Health

Sun 22 Apr 2018

GAMBLE BACKFIRES: Tobacco company’s $4.5 billion fail

GAMBLE BACKFIRES: Tobacco company’s $4.5 billion fail

ONE of the world’s biggest tobacco companies took a gamble on four new alternatives to cigarettes. But it appears to have backfired.

Sat 21 Apr 2018

Can flu vaccine make you sick?

Can flu vaccine make you sick?

HERE is everything you need to know about the flu vaccine, including whether it’s possible to be infected after getting the shot.

Universal Medicine under the spotlight

Universal Medicine under the spotlight

A NORTHERN Rivers group has responded to news of an investigation into a University of Queensland researcher.

Fri 20 Apr 2018

Cost of lifesaving breast cancer drugs slashed

premium_icon Cost of lifesaving breast cancer drugs slashed

THEY can delay the progression of metastatic breast cancer by two years, but the $5000 per month treatments have been beyond the reach of many women — until now.

Young child, older man struck down by meningococcal

Young child, older man struck down by meningococcal

HEALTH authorities are on high alert after multiple cases of meningococcal have been recorded on the Sunshine Coast in recent weeks.

Man dies after being bitten by snake

Man dies after being bitten by snake

A MAN has died after he was bitten by a snake at a property in north Queensland.

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