Health

Fri 20 Apr 2018

Aged care provider urged to increase facilities

Aged care provider urged to increase facilities

"Chat" with Minister helps planning for top aged care provider's 20-bed extension to Dougherty Villa.

Thu 19 Apr 2018

Infant deaths are rising on the North Coast

Infant deaths are rising on the North Coast

Worrying statistics published today reveal more infants are losing their lives on the North Coast, and more low birthweight babies are being born.

Do you know where your food is coming from?

premium_icon Do you know where your food is coming from?

ONLINE grocery shoppers may not know the country from where their fresh fruit, meat and vegetables have been sourced until it arrives on their doorstep under new...

You’re eating wrong: Basic weight loss mistakes

You’re eating wrong: Basic weight loss mistakes

YOU might think it’s simple. Put food on a plate, then eat it. But that actually leads to an easy mistake that piles on the kilos.

Wed 18 Apr 2018

Man’s incredible 12-week body transformation

Man’s incredible 12-week body transformation

IN just three months this office worker dropped 19kg and became super ripped.

Tue 17 Apr 2018

Toddler’s life support to be turned off

Toddler’s life support to be turned off

THE parents of seriously ill 23-month-old Alfie Evans vowed “it’s not over!” after a top court ruled against their plea to take him to Italy for treatment.

Cancer drug breakthrough proves bittersweet for Coast widow

Cancer drug breakthrough proves bittersweet for Coast widow

NEWS of a cancer drug funding breakthrough initially came as a kick in the teeth for a Coast grandmother widowed by asbestos.

Oncologist backs push to make key drug affordable

Oncologist backs push to make key drug affordable

COAST oncologist Dr Hong Shue says the handful of mesothelioma patients taking Keytruda under his direction are responding to the drug.

Mon 16 Apr 2018

Cruise tragedy: ‘She never wanted to hurt them’

Cruise tragedy: ‘She never wanted to hurt them’

A CLOSE friend of the mother who threw herself off a cruise ship says hurting her children and husband was the “last thing she wanted”.

Flesh-eating bacteria epidemic ‘exploding’

Flesh-eating bacteria epidemic ‘exploding’

A FLESH-eating bacteria common in Africa is rapidly increasing in number in parts of Australia. WARNING: Graphic images.

Jellyfish victim: ‘Just let me die mum, it’s too much’

Jellyfish victim: ‘Just let me die mum, it’s too much’

A TEENAGER who was stung by the world’s deadliest jellyfish has finally left hospital after two weeks of agonising pain.

'Heartbroken' daughter's final gift for her dying dad

'Heartbroken' daughter's final gift for her dying dad

"I JUST want to do everything I can to help him go and do anything, I just don't want to sit here and wait"

‘My ex is trying to stop me using my eggs’

‘My ex is trying to stop me using my eggs’

AT 42 Ilissa Watnik is ready to become a mother before it’s too late, but her ex-boyfriend is preventing her from using frozen eggs they fertilised together.

How music saved the soul of Caloundra man

How music saved the soul of Caloundra man

A COAST man was bedridden with chronic fatigue but discovering music turned his life around.

Sun 15 Apr 2018

Cutting-edge surgery to leave wheelchair behind

Cutting-edge surgery to leave wheelchair behind

Aisling Crehan is moving heaven and earth to see her daughter Ciara take those first steps at the age of four.

Cruise Tragedy: ‘Husband tried to save her’

Cruise Tragedy: ‘Husband tried to save her’

POLICE have detailed the tragic circumstances surrounding the death of Brisbane mother of three Natasha Schofield onboard a P&O cruise ship.

Death Rattle: Chilling signs you’re about to die

Death Rattle: Chilling signs you’re about to die

ACCORDING to experts, the ‘death rattle’ is one of the signs that your time is coming to an end and death is near.

Fri 13 Apr 2018

AFL star’s devastating picture of newborn twins

AFL star’s devastating picture of newborn twins

GARY Rohan’s wife Amie just gave birth to two beautiful baby girls, but knew that one of them would die soon after birth.

Hold my beer — and live longer

premium_icon Hold my beer — and live longer

CUTTING alcohol intake to around one beer a day would add an extra five years to your life, a Canadian report suggests, as the federal authorities look at the...

Why I’m proud to be a Pink Lady

Why I’m proud to be a Pink Lady

BEING diagnosed with breast cancer 14 years ago could have been a lonely experience. Instead I found comfort in being part of an incredible support network of...

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