Health

Wed 23 May 2018

Against all odds: Brave Bella's incredible story of survival

Against all odds: Brave Bella's incredible story of survival

Meet the Gladstone girl who beat the disease that kills more Aussie kids than any other.

The meal that's key to losing weight

The meal that's key to losing weight

ON A mission to shift a few kilos? Your middle meal of the day is the secret to achieving your goal.

Negotiations under way for sale of council buildings

premium_icon Negotiations under way for sale of council buildings

THE current council administration headquarters will likely become part of Ipswich's expanded health precinct with negotiations starting over four sites.

Rush to contain killer virus

Rush to contain killer virus

AN outbreak of a new killer virus in India has already killed 10. Some 40 people have been quarantined in a bid to halt its spread. But the world is watching,...

Dad fighting for life after freak ladder fall

premium_icon Dad fighting for life after freak ladder fall

Daughter: "It's not something that you ever picture".

How this woman lost almost 10 kilos in three weeks

premium_icon How this woman lost almost 10 kilos in three weeks

Flight attendant's winning formula.

Teens twice as likely to get pregnant in North Queensland

premium_icon Teens twice as likely to get pregnant in North Queensland

NORTH Queensland teens are almost twice as likely to become pregnant than those living in Brisbane.

Tue 22 May 2018

Schoolgirl conquers 10kg tumour

premium_icon Schoolgirl conquers 10kg tumour

After five months in hospital being treated for an aggressive 10kg tumour, Cherish-Rose Lavelle is cancer free

How to survive man flu

How to survive man flu

THIS misunderstood malaise of is often heartlessly dismissed by women and partners, but fear not, fellows, here’s your survival guide, writes Kerry Parnell.

Qld records more than 4000 flu cases

Qld records more than 4000 flu cases

QUEENSLAND has recorded 300 more flu cases than at the same point last year, but authorities say it's likely due to greater testing rates.

Nurses open up about death and dying

Nurses open up about death and dying

Nurses Melanie McBain and Rosslyn Holloway are part of a growing chorus of people working to increase Queenslanders' understanding of end of life care.

Shock as tourist racks up $223,000 bill

Shock as tourist racks up $223,000 bill

JEFFREY Yates had just embarked on a once-in-a-lifetime holiday with his wife. It was meant to be a happy time. Instead, he racked up a whopping bill.

Man with golf ball-sized tumour saved by quick doctors

premium_icon Man with golf ball-sized tumour saved by quick doctors

JOHN O’Neill knows he’s lucky to be alive – and he has medical staff in Toowoomba to thank for it.

Bullying researcher takes out prestigious health award

Bullying researcher takes out prestigious health award

THE days that Ipswich Associate Professor James Scott savours most are the ones where he can see his research making a real difference to people's lives.

RED TAPE RUNAROUND: Sick people caught in bureaucratic madness

premium_icon RED TAPE RUNAROUND: Sick people caught in bureaucratic...

SICK people, some with cancer who need a daily treatment to help fight their disease, feel they are being left out in the cold by a ludicrous red tape issue.

Sinister find in McDonald’s drink

Sinister find in McDonald’s drink

A MAN claims he was hospitalised after a McDonald’s employee tried to “murder” him by putting a laundry bleach pod in his soda.

NIGHTMARE: Tot airlifted after coin lodged in throat

premium_icon NIGHTMARE: Tot airlifted after coin lodged in throat

Scary ordeal for Mackay family after daughter swallows a coin

Viagra, pill to be available over the counter

premium_icon Viagra, pill to be available over the counter

STATE Parliament is investigating a huge shake-up of Queensland pharmacies that is likely to spark a turf war between pharmacists and doctors.

NT could consider decriminalising marijuana

premium_icon NT could consider decriminalising marijuana

DECRIMINALISING recreational marijuana use is no longer an off-limits topic, according to Chief Minister Michael Gunner

Reflux pill gives new hope for pre-eclampsia

premium_icon Reflux pill gives new hope for pre-eclampsia

A CHEAP reflux tablet will be tested as the first preventive for pre-eclampsia as part of a $1.5 million national trial.

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