Health

Thu 13 Jun 2019

Two-year-old's horrific phone addiction

Two-year-old's horrific phone addiction

The parents of a young girl were left stunned after discovering that allowing their child to use a phone to watch shows “ruined” her life.

How we all eat 5g of plastic each week

How we all eat 5g of plastic each week

Every week each Australian inadvertently eats 5g of plastic — that’s the amount of plastic it takes to make a credit card.

Wed 12 Jun 2019

Turns out the man flu is actually a thing

Turns out the man flu is actually a thing

Wives and girlfriends often mock their male partners when they complain of a “man flu”. Turns out struggling blokes actually deserve sympathy.

Surprising find inside teen’s stomach

Surprising find inside teen’s stomach

A teenager became so obsessed with a wildly popular drink it landed her in hospital, and doctors were stunned by what they found.

Tue 11 Jun 2019

Woman’s ‘real’ body transformation photos stun

Woman’s ‘real’ body transformation photos stun

An Aussie blogger who gained a huge following when she lost 50kg in 2016 has revealed she’s now “happier” than ever after gaining weight.

Disgusting find in boy’s stomach

Disgusting find in boy’s stomach

Doctors were shocked when they cut open a young boy with severe tummy pains and found something “writhing” inside him. Warning: Graphic.

‘My doctor began to cry when he told me’

‘My doctor began to cry when he told me’

Jake was only 18 when he first visited his doctor in 2014 to investigate symptoms - and the diagnosis that eventually followed was a shock to everyone.

Mon 10 Jun 2019

Sick Aussie boy a 'burden on health system' to be deported

Sick Aussie boy a 'burden on health system' to be deported

A boy born in Victoria could be deported in just over a week because he’s deemed a burden to the Australian health system.

Mum of twins unthinkable heartbreak

Mum of twins unthinkable heartbreak

It is every mother’s worst nightmare and being a parent of twins, the situation Julie Gravina found herself in was even more heartbreaking.

Sun 9 Jun 2019

'Agonising': Terrifying cause of mum's mystery seizures

'Agonising': Terrifying cause of mum's mystery seizures

A year ago, Megan Bugle was a healthy mum of two boys. Then one Sunday, when she was at home with her family, she collapsed, screaming in agony.

Top neurosurgeon Charlie Teo under fire, threatens to quit

Top neurosurgeon Charlie Teo under fire, threatens to quit

Celebrity brain surgeon Charlie Teo has said he will quit medicine after accusing the “governing medical bodies” for “gunning for him”.

Coles’ new move to save lives

Coles’ new move to save lives

Coles has teamed up with The Heart Foundation to roll out defibrillators in all their supermarkets and distribution centres in an effort to help save lives.

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Shocking pic some don’t want you to see

Shocking pic some don’t want you to see

It was one of the deadliest diseases known to mankind and while debate still thrives today, this photo proves one point. WARNING: Graphic

Thu 6 Jun 2019

BEFORE AND AFTER: Shocking mugshot transformations

BEFORE AND AFTER: Shocking mugshot transformations

An extraordinary new set of morphing mug shots show the ravages ice, heroin, cocaine and other drugs can wreak in less than a year.

Wed 5 Jun 2019

'I wanted her to die in my arms': Mum's fight for one cuddle

'I wanted her to die in my arms': Mum's fight for one cuddle

At nine weeks pregnant, Stephanie woke up feeling like the entire universe was collapsing around her. It was.

Tue 4 Jun 2019

Vegan mum dies after rejecting medical help

Vegan mum dies after rejecting medical help

A mother who discovered she had cancer while breastfeeding has died after she rejected medical treatment in favour of going on a vegan diet.

Sat 1 Jun 2019

Woman falls pregnant six years after having her womb removed

Woman falls pregnant six years after having her womb removed

Doctors were baffled when the 32-year-old arrived at the hospital complaining of severe abdominal pain and vomiting.

Cancer breakthrough happened by chance

Cancer breakthrough happened by chance

Little Isla battled leukaemia aged just four and suffered horror side effects of chemo. New research could stop that happening to others.

Fri 31 May 2019

Head injury gives barista freakish talent

Head injury gives barista freakish talent

After hitting her head during a serious accident six years ago, this Qantas barista discovered she had an incredible new ability.

Australia’s worst smoking hot spots revealed

Australia’s worst smoking hot spots revealed

A shocking new study reveals which Australian localities house the majority of smokers. How does your suburb rank?

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