Health

Fri 26 Apr 2019

No screen time for children under two, parents told

premium_icon No screen time for children under two, parents told

The World Health Organisation has released extra­ordinary guidelines warning parents to ban their babies and toddlers aged under two from watching TV or staring at...

Thu 25 Apr 2019

Women cringing at image of real boobs

Women cringing at image of real boobs

Thousands of women are in shock after seeing a photo of what their breasts really look like.

Car brands under investigation as another safety scare looms

Car brands under investigation as another safety scare looms

Road safety authorities in the US are investigating a new safety issue that has been linked to eight deaths. Millions of drivers could be at risk.

Price of alcohol to blame for drug overdoses: Festival boss

premium_icon Price of alcohol to blame for drug overdoses: Festival boss

The price of alcohol is part to blame in the spike of drug overdoses and deaths in youth, according to the founder of one of the state's most popular festivals

Goomeri's legal dope campaign goes to court

premium_icon Goomeri's legal dope campaign goes to court

Invalid woman tells of constant pain and her right to choose marijuana over morphine

Wed 24 Apr 2019

Heartbreaking loss inspires couple to speak out

premium_icon Heartbreaking loss inspires couple to speak out

After everything went fine with her first pregnancy, there was no reason to expect anything different the next.

What on earth is this alien-like fungi?

premium_icon What on earth is this alien-like fungi?

It has an odd lattice-like spherical shape, but can also resemble a starfish and smells like rotting meat. So what is this bizarre plant?

Cruel reaction to horror party injury

Cruel reaction to horror party injury

A British woman who was left with “life-changing” injuries after a boozy party has claimed hospital staff responded in the most brutal way.

Friends robbed of 'indestructible' pair at music festival

premium_icon Friends robbed of 'indestructible' pair at music festival

Friends have taken to social media to express condolences over two young lives lost at a music festival, sparking further calls for pill testing.

Cowboys’ McGuire reveals personal story on PTSD

premium_icon Cowboys’ McGuire reveals personal story on PTSD

Cowboys newcomer Josh McGuire is known as a tough competitor on the field but it’s one his family has faced off it where he has found strength to help others.

Volvo reveals why women aren’t as safe behind the wheel

Volvo reveals why women aren’t as safe behind the wheel

Female drivers have been put at risk by car makers placing too much focus on male occupants, according to one manufacturer.

Pharmacist’s life ‘ruined’ by selling cancer vaccines to China

premium_icon Pharmacist’s life ‘ruined’ by selling cancer vaccines to...

A Sydney pharmacist jailed for selling cervical cancer vaccines overseas — contributing to an Australia-wide shortage of the lifesaving drug Gardasil — said she...

Fears over ‘frightening’ rise of antidepressants

premium_icon Fears over ‘frightening’ rise of antidepressants

With three million Australians reliant on antidepressants, experts have warned of a dangerous growth in the use of pills. And there are two big reasons for the...

Tue 23 Apr 2019

Call for changes to Aldi chocolate

Call for changes to Aldi chocolate

A woman ended up in intensive care after misreading the label of an Aldi chocolate. Now there are calls for changes to the product’s packaging.

Health warning as measles confirmed on Coast

Health warning as measles confirmed on Coast

A health warning has been issued after a Sunshine Coast resident was confirmed to have contracted measles.

Woman suddenly wakes after 28 years

Woman suddenly wakes after 28 years

Munira Abdulla was left completely unresponsive when a bus rammed into her car. Now, 28 years later, she’s defied the odds.

Mother’s anguish at losing 13-year-old to suicide

premium_icon Mother’s anguish at losing 13-year-old to suicide

A mother has spoken about her anguish at losing her 13-year-old daughter to suicide and delivered a hopeful message to other young people.

Boy injured in horse accident gets boost from Berry brigade

premium_icon Boy injured in horse accident gets boost from Berry brigade

A BERRY supplier has put together a team for The Great Wheelbarrow Race that has raised over $7500 for hospitalised Yungaburra boy Joey Donald.

Mindful drinking: ‘Healthy booze’ trend skyrocketing

premium_icon Mindful drinking: ‘Healthy booze’ trend skyrocketing

Australia’s health obsession is spilling into the alcohol industry, with brands pouring lighter offerings to fight for their share of the wellness pie.

Mon 22 Apr 2019

Judge chastises drug user after deal goes wrong

premium_icon Judge chastises drug user after deal goes wrong

A drug house was the scene of a car-jacking when an Ipswich dad trying to score pulled out a knife, demanding the car owner give him the keys.

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