Health

Thu 15 Nov 2018

How Movember puts their money where the mo is

How Movember puts their money where the mo is

Around 17,000 Australian men receive a diagnosis which could be deadly. Here’s what’s being done about it.

What this hospital is doing for mums

premium_icon What this hospital is doing for mums

There is a room in a hospital south of Brisbane that is filled with herbal tea, chocolate, recliner chairs and plants.

How man lost weight only eating Maccas

How man lost weight only eating Maccas

Ryan Williams has shown off his staggering weight loss in just a month. But his diet is a little different than your typical protein shakes and leafy greens.

Medibank finally on the mend after a decade

premium_icon Medibank finally on the mend after a decade

Medibank Private says it is well positioned to eke out ­market share growth this year after a decade of declines.

‘People are not getting the message’

‘People are not getting the message’

Australians were left furious and confused yesterday. Karl Stefanovic has taken a shot at the man behind their frustration.

RECALL: Popular baby bibs choking hazard

RECALL: Popular baby bibs choking hazard

Clothing retailer issues nationwide recall on popular item for babies

The day I realised my marriage was a lie

The day I realised my marriage was a lie

When Kayla and her husband went on a beach trip last year, she thought they were happily married. Then he revealed a dark secret that would change everything.

How I cured my fear of flying

premium_icon How I cured my fear of flying

On my first flight I was unbearably anxious, and my dread of planes has ruined holidays. I had to fix it. Here’s how I did it, writes Carly Portch.

Always do this at Singapore airport

Always do this at Singapore airport

He’s a frequent flyer and he loves a cruise — and there’s one suitcase essential Dr Karl recommends Aussies heading to Singapore stock up on.

WATCH: $12k for sick kids in Hervey Bay

premium_icon WATCH: $12k for sick kids in Hervey Bay

Four-year-old Mason James Window has been in and out of Hervey Bay hospital with health complications since he was born three-months premature

Wed 14 Nov 2018

Huge risks with having a My Health Record

premium_icon Huge risks with having a My Health Record

It’s not just your doctor who will have access to your health details under the controversial My Health Record system.

Action after cyclist’s ‘preventable’ death

Action after cyclist’s ‘preventable’ death

A powerful government agency will probe allegations that lax policing has put the lives of countless cyclists at risk.

'Mum, I think I'm dying': Popular tutor's shock diagnosis

premium_icon 'Mum, I think I'm dying': Popular tutor's shock diagnosis

Mother and daughter have lives turned upside down after shock diagnosis left popular tutor Kiri Shepherd fearing death.

The Schoolies safety warning all parents must read

premium_icon The Schoolies safety warning all parents must read

Nicole Fitzsimons was a carefree young woman when she lost her life overseas, her 'heartbroken' sister has been campaigning ever since.

Aussie warning over preventable disease

Aussie warning over preventable disease

There are very few bacteria that can kill someone in hours, but this is one of them — and the horrible ordeal can be avoided.

Why Bunnings Oniongate is a bad omen for humanity

premium_icon Why Bunnings Oniongate is a bad omen for humanity

'Onion tears' are like 'crocodile tears' except they're the tears you cry when you realise homo sapien is probably going to 'stupid' itself into extinction

Your unanswered questions on My Health

Your unanswered questions on My Health

Australians will have more time to opt out of the controversial My Health Record system. Here some of the issues readers found confusing.

The road rule drivers are ignoring

The road rule drivers are ignoring

There’s a potentially lifesaving traffic law that experts say the majority of motorists ignore — and they could wind up killing someone.

How a kiss can kill at Schoolies Week

premium_icon How a kiss can kill at Schoolies Week

Health experts have issued a grim warning ahead of schoolies, with teens at risk of ending up in the morgue unless they get a jab to protect them.

Baby survives ‘horrific’ crossbow attack

Baby survives ‘horrific’ crossbow attack

A BABY boy has been delivered early and fighting for life, after his mother was shot and killed with a crossbow as she washed dishes in front of her children.

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