Health

Thu 20 Sep 2018

Terror-linked charity on health payroll

premium_icon Terror-linked charity on health payroll

QUEENSLAND’S 87,000 health employees can have money from their salaries automatically deducted and donated to a Labor-aligned charity with terror links.

Lovato’s alleged dealer arrested

Lovato’s alleged dealer arrested

THE man who admitted to giving Demi Lovato ‘dirty’ drugs is now wanted for another drug offence, but was a no-show in court.

Wed 19 Sep 2018

'Tears of joy': Mum recounts son's first steps after crash

premium_icon 'Tears of joy': Mum recounts son's first steps after crash

With the aid of the halo brace, specialists and painkillers Harrison is learning to adjust to life in recovery after breaking his neck

Deadly home brew warning after man dies

Deadly home brew warning after man dies

A MAN has died from suspected home brew poisoning, sparking concerns others might be buying the illicit alcohol.

Woman dies after being sent home from hospital 18 times

Woman dies after being sent home from hospital 18 times

The NSW woman repeatedly went to her local rural hospital over eight months - but doctors didn't identify the deadly infection in time.

Inside the mind of a strawberry saboteur

Inside the mind of a strawberry saboteur

WHO are the monsters inserting needles into strawberries and apples? A criminologist explains what motivates them and why.

Girl, 3, sent home with gruesome head injury

Girl, 3, sent home with gruesome head injury

AN Aussie mum is furious after hospital staff sent her injured daughter home with a gruesome, gaping head wound. Warning: Graphic

View from above: Dead strawberries forever

premium_icon View from above: Dead strawberries forever

THIS is the image of an industry in crisis – a mountain of discarded strawberries so enormous it took two days to create it. SEE DRONE FOOTAGE

Dying man caught with marijuana oil 'forced to break law'

premium_icon Dying man caught with marijuana oil 'forced to break law'

A terminally ill Coast man has faced court over marijuana oil he was forced to buy on the black market to alleviate his "debilitating" pain.

Painful 'five-year wait' for a diagnosis

premium_icon Painful 'five-year wait' for a diagnosis

'Struggle to justify" giving women the invasive surgery needed to test for endometriosis

Man saved from second heart attack by new hospital gear

premium_icon Man saved from second heart attack by new hospital gear

TWELVE years ago, Alan Morgan suffered his first heart attack. On Friday he had a second one - but this time there was a major difference.

Overgrown footpath garden kicked to kerb

premium_icon Overgrown footpath garden kicked to kerb

A QUEENSLAND green thumb has been left distraught after council workers, flanked by police, ripped up the footpath garden he had cultivated for years.

Vegan BBQ brisket sparks fury

Vegan BBQ brisket sparks fury

AN INNOCENT looking “BBQ brisket” made of jackfruit and seitan has sparked a wave of anger from meat-eaters and BBQ purists.

Queensland's body building granny is flexing to the top

premium_icon Queensland's body building granny is flexing to the top

Deb Brown started training three years ago and she's not stopping.

Premier backs off promise to shut festival despite deaths

premium_icon Premier backs off promise to shut festival despite deaths

Premier Gladys Berejiklian labelled the dance music festival where two young people died as a “massive failure of safety” but has backtracked on her vow.

Sabotage: NSW farmers fear ‘catastrophic’ impact

premium_icon Sabotage: NSW farmers fear ‘catastrophic’ impact

Authorities are warning the “catastrophic” impact of the fruit sabotage scandal could see some NSW farms shut down.

DIY genetic testing is here now — with a catch

premium_icon DIY genetic testing is here now — with a catch

A QUEENSLAND-developed at-home test to reveal your risk of cancer, Alzheimer’s or diabetes is ready for market now. There’s just one minor hitch.

How we can stem bullying’s ripple effect

premium_icon How we can stem bullying’s ripple effect

SCHOOLYARD bullying has a much wider psychological effect than just on the victims, a study has found.

Mass deaths at music festival

Mass deaths at music festival

SEVEN young people have died from suspected drug overdoses in what could be one of the largest mass deaths at a music festival anywhere in the world.

‘Killer dad’ is on suicide watch

‘Killer dad’ is on suicide watch

THE dad accused of killing his wife and their two daughters is reportedly in a severe depression after being kept in isolation in jail.

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