Health

Thu 21 Feb 2019

Hilltop Hoods put cancer kids on stage

premium_icon Hilltop Hoods put cancer kids on stage

AFTER Daniel Smith’s son Liam went into remission for leukaemia, the Hilltop Hoods rapper decided to give young cancer sufferers the experience of a lifetime.

Shadow Health Minister: Ipswich Hospital in 'crisis'

premium_icon Shadow Health Minister: Ipswich Hospital in 'crisis'

The Shadow Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Ros Bates visited the hospital today.

Kids off limits to controversial chiro

Kids off limits to controversial chiro

A controversial Melbourne chiropractor who treated a newborn baby in a viral video has been banned from working on young children while he’s investigated.

Teens with cancer get free gig tickets

Teens with cancer get free gig tickets

Cancer is crap. It turns lives upside down. But now an Aussie band has come up with a unique way to help young people deal with it.

Increase in life-saving machines could improve survival rate

premium_icon Increase in life-saving machines could improve survival rate

A Sunshine Coast medical distributor says increased awareness on the importance of defibrillators could improve heart attack and cardiac arrest survival rates.

How parents can spy on young drivers

How parents can spy on young drivers

New app allows parents to track their children’s every move but it can also be used in other shocking ways.

Gift of life: Husband's ultimate sacrifice for ailing wife

premium_icon Gift of life: Husband's ultimate sacrifice for ailing wife

A dedicated Peregian husband has given the gift of life to his ailing wife for 40 years, donating her a kidney.

Shark attack victim: ‘I thought I was going to die’

premium_icon Shark attack victim: ‘I thought I was going to die’

A shark attack victim has spoken from his hospital bed about his close brush with death after a shark chomped through both his surfboard and his leg on.

Wed 20 Feb 2019

Eating cheese is officially good for you

Eating cheese is officially good for you

Study finds eating two servings of dairy every day results in a reduced risk of stroke and developing cardiovascular disease. Yum.

Sitting just as bad as smoking for your heart health

premium_icon Sitting just as bad as smoking for your heart health

The cardiac rehabilitation service received 705 referrals for people who experienced a heart attack, open heart surgery or bypass surgery last year.

Spray tanner’s insane price policy

Spray tanner’s insane price policy

A tanning technician’s bizarre pricing policy has been slammed — after it was shared by a shocked customer online.

Major hospital in lockdown

Major hospital in lockdown

A major hospital in the NSW’s Blue Mountains has been put into lockdown and its emergency department is being evacuated due to a police operation.

Hospitals palliative care’s $45m boost

premium_icon Hospitals palliative care’s $45m boost

Hospitals in NSW will receive an additional 100 palliative care nurses to assist people with life limiting illnesses and their loved ones.

Shock over ‘appalling’ chiro baby treatment video

premium_icon Shock over ‘appalling’ chiro baby treatment video

A “deeply disturbing” video showing a Melbourne chiropractor holding a two-week-old baby upside down, manipulating its back, hips and collarbone has reignited calls...

'It can happen anywhere': trainer's defibrillator plea

premium_icon 'It can happen anywhere': trainer's defibrillator plea

As news of a Coast woman lucky to be alive after she went into cardiac arrest spreads, one local personal trainer can't forget the day a man couldn't be saved.

Life-saving investment necessary at all businesses

premium_icon Life-saving investment necessary at all businesses

The more people with access to defibrillators, and the more people who know how to use them, the more lives that could be saved.

New technology a life changer for diabetics

premium_icon New technology a life changer for diabetics

An Ipswich man is the first in Queensland to trial new medical technology that will drastically improve the lives for those suffering with diabetes.

It's not always good to be left in stitches

premium_icon It's not always good to be left in stitches

'Everything I've had before was only a few stitches. This was fairly worrying once I was told how big it was.'

Prevention better than treatment for skin cancer

premium_icon Prevention better than treatment for skin cancer

WHEN it comes to skin cancer, the best way to protect yourself is prevention, according to Dr Nick Cooper

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