Health

Wed 14 Nov 2018

Why Bunnings Oniongate is a bad omen for humanity

premium_icon Why Bunnings Oniongate is a bad omen for humanity

'Onion tears' are like 'crocodile tears' except they're the tears you cry when you realise homo sapien is probably going to 'stupid' itself into extinction

Your unanswered questions on My Health

Your unanswered questions on My Health

Australians will have more time to opt out of the controversial My Health Record system. Here some of the issues readers found confusing.

The road rule drivers are ignoring

The road rule drivers are ignoring

There’s a potentially lifesaving traffic law that experts say the majority of motorists ignore — and they could wind up killing someone.

How a kiss can kill at Schoolies Week

premium_icon How a kiss can kill at Schoolies Week

Health experts have issued a grim warning ahead of schoolies, with teens at risk of ending up in the morgue unless they get a jab to protect them.

Baby survives ‘horrific’ crossbow attack

Baby survives ‘horrific’ crossbow attack

A BABY boy has been delivered early and fighting for life, after his mother was shot and killed with a crossbow as she washed dishes in front of her children.

My Health Record’s opt-out system in meltdown

premium_icon My Health Record’s opt-out system in meltdown

The troubled My Health Record system is in meltdown this morning, with overwhelmed call-takers scrambling to deal with the requests to opt out.

I found my cure for loneliness

premium_icon I found my cure for loneliness

I overcame my loneliness with therapy and a new-found comfort in my own company, but not everyone is able to find the same peace, writes Margaret Wenham.

Little girl’s beautiful Christmas gift

premium_icon Little girl’s beautiful Christmas gift

SHE’S the cheeky little girl who wasn’t expected to make it to last Christmas. Now Paige Skarratts is expecting a beautiful gift this year.

Young mum overwhelmed after son's GoFundMe raises $5k

premium_icon Young mum overwhelmed after son's GoFundMe raises $5k

MORGAN Prior makes her infant son Harvey cry and scream at least twice a day, knowing that it will help save his life.

Last-ditch bid to extend My Health opt-out period

premium_icon Last-ditch bid to extend My Health opt-out period

MILLIONS of Australians will have My Health Records created for them starting from tomorrow without extra privacy protections unless the Senate signs off today.

Kate Beckinsale’s incredible transformation

Kate Beckinsale’s incredible transformation

At 45, Kate Beckinsale is one of Hollywood’s most beautiful women — but she’s nearly unrecognisable from her early years as an actress.

Why Alan Jones has been forced off air

premium_icon Why Alan Jones has been forced off air

Top rating radio broadcaster Alan Jones is in ­hospital and off air indefinitely as he seeks treatment for an ongoing issue that has caused problems for years.

Cancer survivor says he 'dodged a bullet'

premium_icon Cancer survivor says he 'dodged a bullet'

Domino's franchisee raises money for Movember

Gympie man, 23, 'supplied' his own ecstasy, High Court rules

premium_icon Gympie man, 23, 'supplied' his own ecstasy, High Court rules

The 2003 ruling means the man, Dylan Clements Newham, 23, now faces sentence in the District Court for supply of the drug, even though he was the customer

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Family, friends remember 'beautiful and brave' Alleena

premium_icon Family, friends remember 'beautiful and brave' Alleena

"She was a beautiful, beautiful girl. She was super positive and a bit of a joker, she had a wicked sense of humour.

Separated twins ‘reach for each other’

Separated twins ‘reach for each other’

Heartwarming moment as separated twins stayed lying together, three days after surgery, reaching across as they did when they were joined.

Labor vow 'ironclad'

Labor vow 'ironclad'

State opposition recommits to alternate hospital site.

Ugly truth about your favourite sauce

Ugly truth about your favourite sauce

When it comes to dunking sushi into some soy sauce, few of us think twice about its health benefits. But new research has revealed just how bad it is.

Another state set to legalise euthanasia

Another state set to legalise euthanasia

Victoria was the first Australian state to legalise assisted dying and now it looks like another is set to follow in its footsteps.

'I'm ready to go': Dying abuse victim's touching last words

premium_icon 'I'm ready to go': Dying abuse victim's touching last words

TOOWOOMBA'S Tony Duffy wanted to know that justice against child abuse had prevailed before he died, telling his widow he was ready and to "keep up the fight".

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