Health

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Paris checks into treatment facility

Paris checks into treatment facility

The daughter of Michael Jackson is reportedly seeking help for her “emotional health” in a treatment facility.

UPDATE: Health NSW addresses hospital site safety concerns

UPDATE: Health NSW addresses hospital site safety concerns

The CFMEU put a stop to the works earlier this morning.

5 indigenous girls take own lives in 9 days

5 indigenous girls take own lives in 9 days

Five girls under the age of 15 have taken their own lives in a nine-day spate, with reports confirming an Adelaide died on Friday.

Parents’ plea after daughter’s drug death

Parents’ plea after daughter’s drug death

It’s been days since Alex Ross-King’s parents lost their beautiful girl — but the grieving mum and dad already know what needs to be done.

Shock airline measles warning

Shock airline measles warning

Health officials have issued a new health warning for measles, after passengers on board a flight were diagnosed with the illness.

E-cigarettes may contain poo, pesticides

E-cigarettes may contain poo, pesticides

POO, pesticides and nicotine are being inhaled by smokers of nicotine-free electronic cigarettes, a study has revealed.

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Grieving dad pleads for hard core festival ban

premium_icon Grieving dad pleads for hard core festival ban

THE father of a reveller who died from a suspected overdose at the Defqon. 1 dance party has made an emotional plea.

Experts declare manliness ‘harmful’

Experts declare manliness ‘harmful’

A MAJOR health body has dubbed traditional masculinity “harmful”, saying manliness contributes to violence, depression and high suicide rates.

Key disability care centre closure confirmed

premium_icon Key disability care centre closure confirmed

A QUEENSLAND Health facility for people with severe disabilities in Brisbane’s inner-west will close

'It's too late': Man's heartbreaking plea after wife's death

'It's too late': Man's heartbreaking plea after wife's death

A Kingaroy man hopes his message will continue his wife's passion by helping other families.

Majak: I’ve been blessed with a second chance at life

premium_icon Majak: I’ve been blessed with a second chance at life

North Melbourne star Majak Daw has penned a heartfelt letter to fans, speaking for the first time since his bridge fall last year.

The huge amount Australians spend on cigarettes

The huge amount Australians spend on cigarettes

The huge amount of money Australians are wasting on smoking has been revealed, and there could be other unexpected financial consequences.

Simple way to diet without dieting

Simple way to diet without dieting

Regretting that “healthy new you” resolution already? Here’s how to drop the weight this year without having to work too hard.

Community rocked by sudden death of 'beautiful young man'

premium_icon Community rocked by sudden death of 'beautiful young man'

The sudden death of a young man with his "whole life ahead of him” has rocked a Sunshine Coast community.

Creative sex toy hack surprises internet

Creative sex toy hack surprises internet

A MUM'S hack for helping her baby through a cold has mums around the world convinced their local sex shop could be just as handy as the pharmacy.

Pills: To test or not to test?

premium_icon Pills: To test or not to test?

The pill-testing debate has been a trending topic nationally after a tragic week where a 19-year-old woman became the fifth person to die this summer ...

Breastfeeding challenges and what to do about them

Breastfeeding challenges and what to do about them

BREASTFEEDING is greatly beneficial to your baby as it not only helps them get a complete meal, but provides a bonding opportunity between mother and baby.

Contraceptive patch could replace the Pill

Contraceptive patch could replace the Pill

A new contraceptive patch that needs to be applied for only seconds, could one day prevent women getting pregnant for up to six months.

Snake bite victim taken to hospital

Snake bite victim taken to hospital

Patient transported to hospital after possible snake bite

Vets four times more likely to take their own life

premium_icon Vets four times more likely to take their own life

Public perception puts veterinarians under immense pressure

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