Health

Thu 20 Sep 2018

Doctor’s cruel words to anorexic woman

Doctor’s cruel words to anorexic woman

THIS woman’s doctor used a brutal tactic to try to convince his anorexic patient to get better. WARNING: Graphic images

8 steps to boosting your brain power, beating dementia

8 steps to boosting your brain power, beating dementia

Queensland doctor and author Helena Popovic believes our minds could be the greatest weapon in combating health problems, including obesity and dementia.

HEALTH WARNING: Localised outbreak of deadly disease

HEALTH WARNING: Localised outbreak of deadly disease

AN OUTBREAK of the potentially fatal disease leptospirosis has been linked to a small number of farms in Woolgoolga and Coffs Harbour.

Boy dead after cheese thrown down his shirt

Boy dead after cheese thrown down his shirt

A SCHOOLBOY died from an allergic reaction after he allegedly had cheese thrown down his T-shirt, an inquest has heard.

DEADLY DISCOVERY: Asbestos on Valley beach

premium_icon DEADLY DISCOVERY: Asbestos on Valley beach

Asbestos unearthed on beach in Clarence Valley village

Medical marijuana now under a cloud

premium_icon Medical marijuana now under a cloud

APPROVALS for the prescription of medicinal cannabis have topped 100 in Queensland, but a new study casts doubt over its effectiveness at managing pain.

What makes new laws not berry effective

premium_icon What makes new laws not berry effective

FOOD tampering will attract the same penalty as child pornography under tough new laws, but a cop turned Liberal National MP reckons there’s just one problem.

Schapelle Corby reveals health scare

Schapelle Corby reveals health scare

THE BALI drug smuggler has taken to Instagram to detail her latest health scare, revealing she had let the problem go unchecked while in jail.

Jess's amazing 24kg weight loss and how she did it

premium_icon Jess's amazing 24kg weight loss and how she did it

'GET in and get it done.'; That's the mantra for Jess Ross, who recently took out the top spot in an F45 Training Bundaberg eight-week challenge.

Brave story behind kid’s question to PM

Brave story behind kid’s question to PM

SHE made headlines as the girl brave enough to challenge Scott Morrison on national television, and now Evie has revealed her heartbreaking backstory.

Lifestyles of the well-paid aged care bosses

premium_icon Lifestyles of the well-paid aged care bosses

THE bosses of the biggest six aged care companies pocket seven-figure salaries and churn through $2.17 billion in taxpayer funds a year.

Terror-linked charity on health payroll

premium_icon Terror-linked charity on health payroll

QUEENSLAND’S 87,000 health employees can have money from their salaries automatically deducted and donated to a Labor-aligned charity with terror links.

Lovato’s alleged dealer arrested

Lovato’s alleged dealer arrested

THE man who admitted to giving Demi Lovato ‘dirty’ drugs is now wanted for another drug offence, but was a no-show in court.

Wed 19 Sep 2018

'Tears of joy': Mum recounts son's first steps after crash

premium_icon 'Tears of joy': Mum recounts son's first steps after crash

With the aid of the halo brace, specialists and painkillers Harrison is learning to adjust to life in recovery after breaking his neck

Deadly home brew warning after man dies

Deadly home brew warning after man dies

A MAN has died from suspected home brew poisoning, sparking concerns others might be buying the illicit alcohol.

Woman dies after being sent home from hospital 18 times

Woman dies after being sent home from hospital 18 times

The NSW woman repeatedly went to her local rural hospital over eight months - but doctors didn't identify the deadly infection in time.

Inside the mind of a strawberry saboteur

Inside the mind of a strawberry saboteur

WHO are the monsters inserting needles into strawberries and apples? A criminologist explains what motivates them and why.

Girl, 3, sent home with gruesome head injury

Girl, 3, sent home with gruesome head injury

AN Aussie mum is furious after hospital staff sent her injured daughter home with a gruesome, gaping head wound. Warning: Graphic

View from above: Dead strawberries forever

premium_icon View from above: Dead strawberries forever

THIS is the image of an industry in crisis – a mountain of discarded strawberries so enormous it took two days to create it. SEE DRONE FOOTAGE

Dying man caught with marijuana oil 'forced to break law'

premium_icon Dying man caught with marijuana oil 'forced to break law'

A terminally ill Coast man has faced court over marijuana oil he was forced to buy on the black market to alleviate his "debilitating" pain.

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