Health

Fri 16 Nov 2018

Workers to get two weeks DV leave

Workers to get two weeks DV leave

The New South Wales government has announced the change that will start next year.

Doctors shock find after boy’s stomach ache

Doctors shock find after boy’s stomach ache

Doctors see a lot of things in their jobs, but very few would be faced with what they found stuck inside a small boy’s stomach.

My Health Record is the beginning of the end

premium_icon My Health Record is the beginning of the end

While we’re all for convenience in our busy lives, rarely do we stop to think about the real cost of handing over so much of our privacy, writes Louise Roberts.

Alarm over TripAdvisor style website for healthcare

premium_icon Alarm over TripAdvisor style website for healthcare

GPs and patients will get information on specialists charges, performance and waiting times before a referral but one body is opposing the service.

Punishment ramped up for attacking hospital staff

premium_icon Punishment ramped up for attacking hospital staff

People who attack hospital staff could face tougher charges under measures being considered to protect the state’s health workers.

Mysterious flesh-eating bug’s scary spread

Mysterious flesh-eating bug’s scary spread

Doctors have warned about an “epidemic” following the spread of a mysterious flesh eating ulcer that started in Victoria.

Is this NSW's laziest woman?

Is this NSW's laziest woman?

New figures from Deliveroo show one Sydney woman ordered food on average every 1.3 days.

The key to keeping off the kilos

premium_icon The key to keeping off the kilos

Scientists have discovered how you can maintain weight loss over years — and they say it may work better than focusing on conventional exercise and eating less.

‘Fatter than I thought’: Karl’s fitness bid

‘Fatter than I thought’: Karl’s fitness bid

As he prepares to marry Jasmine Yarbrough, the Today host has revealed how a doctor’s warning prompted him to overhaul his fitness regimen.

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Skateboarder hit by car in Casino

Skateboarder hit by car in Casino

A 16-YEAR-OLD boy has been taken to hospital after the crash.

Disability pensioner attacked by drug-crazed man

premium_icon Disability pensioner attacked by drug-crazed man

High on a "cocktail of drugs" a man has beaten up a disability pensioner twice his age in an unprovoked attack.

Asbestos discovered near rail corridor

Asbestos discovered near rail corridor

COUNCIL say the contamination poses no immediate health risk.

'It's marvellous': How Clive changed his life

premium_icon 'It's marvellous': How Clive changed his life

Age hasn't wearied the 75-year-old, who says he's feeling better now than he did six years ago.

‘Very happy’: Twins separate, but yearn for one another

premium_icon ‘Very happy’: Twins separate, but yearn for one another

THE twins are recovering well from their complex separation, according to their surgeons, and still prefer to be by each other’s side.

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

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