Health

Fri 18 Jan 2019

'She will live on in our hearts': Hundreds farewell Shari

premium_icon 'She will live on in our hearts': Hundreds farewell Shari

THE sassy, determined and loving spirit of Shari Ann Rose was celebrated by hundreds of people who crowded St Andrew's Anglican Church on Thursday.

46 people bitten by snakes in Mackay in six months

premium_icon 46 people bitten by snakes in Mackay in six months

Snake activity sees doctors urge patients to adhere to snake bite protocol

Thu 17 Jan 2019

Brain injury: The unspoken toll of domestic violence

premium_icon Brain injury: The unspoken toll of domestic violence

WE know the damage it can cause footballers — now brain injury is emerging as an unseen consequence of domestic violence, as Lauren Novak reports.

How much meat you should be eating

How much meat you should be eating

SCIENTISTS have revealed a new diet that suggests people need to dramatically cut their consumption of meat in a groundbreaking report.

Man injects himself with semen to cure back pain

Man injects himself with semen to cure back pain

Warning: Do not try this at home.

Five year old Aussie hero loses cancer battle

Five year old Aussie hero loses cancer battle

The family of five-year-old Annabelle Potts - diagnosed with a rare brain cancer - has posted on Facebook that she has died.

Miracle baby: Life started as a fight for Ashton

premium_icon Miracle baby: Life started as a fight for Ashton

SITTING on his mum and dad's lap, Ashton Holloway is a figure far removed from the premature baby that was near death.

Meet the lucky apprentices working on $232 million project

premium_icon Meet the lucky apprentices working on $232 million project

THEY are honing their skills on one of Lismore's biggest developments.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Unprovoked assault puts ambulance officer out of work

Unprovoked assault puts ambulance officer out of work

Paramedics are pressing charges after they were allegedly attacked unprovoked on Saturday night.

Police dealing with ‘large number’ of mental health call-out

Police dealing with ‘large number’ of mental health call-out

A Mental Health Co-Responders program pairs mental health nurses with Queensland Police officers to respond to police call-outs.

Paris checks into treatment facility

Paris checks into treatment facility

The daughter of Michael Jackson is reportedly seeking help for her “emotional health” in a treatment facility.

UPDATE: Health NSW addresses hospital site safety concerns

UPDATE: Health NSW addresses hospital site safety concerns

The CFMEU put a stop to the works earlier this morning.

5 indigenous girls take own lives in 9 days

5 indigenous girls take own lives in 9 days

Five girls under the age of 15 have taken their own lives in a nine-day spate, with reports confirming an Adelaide died on Friday.

Parents’ plea after daughter’s drug death

Parents’ plea after daughter’s drug death

It’s been days since Alex Ross-King’s parents lost their beautiful girl — but the grieving mum and dad already know what needs to be done.

Shock airline measles warning

Shock airline measles warning

Health officials have issued a new health warning for measles, after passengers on board a flight were diagnosed with the illness.

E-cigarettes may contain poo, pesticides

E-cigarettes may contain poo, pesticides

POO, pesticides and nicotine are being inhaled by smokers of nicotine-free electronic cigarettes, a study has revealed.

Why regional vets are feeling the pressure

premium_icon Why regional vets are feeling the pressure

'We have to change the culture, the way we work, the way we treat each other'

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Grieving dad pleads for hard core festival ban

premium_icon Grieving dad pleads for hard core festival ban

THE father of a reveller who died from a suspected overdose at the Defqon. 1 dance party has made an emotional plea.

Experts declare manliness ‘harmful’

Experts declare manliness ‘harmful’

A MAJOR health body has dubbed traditional masculinity “harmful”, saying manliness contributes to violence, depression and high suicide rates.

Key disability care centre closure confirmed

premium_icon Key disability care centre closure confirmed

A QUEENSLAND Health facility for people with severe disabilities in Brisbane’s inner-west will close

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