Health

Wed 17 Oct 2018

Youths swap drinks for drugs to save cash

Youths swap drinks for drugs to save cash

WITH alcohol prices at global highs in Australia’s major cities, partygoers say party drugs have become an economic no-brainer.

Harry’s royal sacrifice for Meghan

Harry’s royal sacrifice for Meghan

PRINCE Harry has been quietly going about something that not even the most sharp-eyed royal watchers have spotted.

Stop eating tomato sauce right now

Stop eating tomato sauce right now

IT’S one of the most popular condiments in the pantry. But unfortunately, the bad far outweighs the good with a humble squirt of tomato sauce.

Tue 16 Oct 2018

‘Nailed it’: Controversial ad set to rile Christians

‘Nailed it’: Controversial ad set to rile Christians

A CONTROVERSIAL ad has poked fun at Jesus while tied to the cross. But it’s all for a worthy cause.

Target recalls popular kids’ toy

Target recalls popular kids’ toy

THE Aussie discount department store chain has issued a warning over fears a popular item could pose a “choking risk” to children.

Mon 15 Oct 2018

VIDEO: Man dies after frantic attempts to save his life

VIDEO: Man dies after frantic attempts to save his life

WATCH THE VIDEO: One eye witness who saw the incident unfold and said the man had "no pulse" and three people gave him CPR.

Gastro outbreak hits Bowen

Gastro outbreak hits Bowen

BOWEN residents have been urged to take action following a gastroenteritis outbreak.

Pro-life groups caught misleading women, MP says

Pro-life groups caught misleading women, MP says

'Pro-life' groups have been put on notice after MP announces some organisations have given misleading information.

Sun 14 Oct 2018

$1.8m payout over boss’s Christmas party punch

$1.8m payout over boss’s Christmas party punch

CLIVE Bellman “went straight back like a falling tree” when he was attacked by his boss at a party. Now he’s about to claim a fortune.

Young shark victim loses her leg

Young shark victim loses her leg

A YOUNG schoolgirl mauled by a shark in the Whitsundays has lost her leg, it has been revealed.

4 ways to avoid injury at work: National Safe Work Month

4 ways to avoid injury at work: National Safe Work Month

A SAFETY incident can happen at any moment in any workplace.

Sat 13 Oct 2018

Big Botox mistake Aussies are making

Big Botox mistake Aussies are making

AUSTRALIANS spend $350 million each year on injections paralysing our faces. But too many of us are making some huge mistakes.

Young girl’s brave recovery with rare brain disease

Young girl’s brave recovery with rare brain disease

TIARÉ Johnston was diagnosed with a rare brain disease after she got a fever following a tonsil surgery.

How my dad’s suicide changed me

How my dad’s suicide changed me

LOSING his dad as a teen was “truly horrible” for JC Clapham but the father-of-three was soon faced with his own moment of despair.

Shocking results: We tracked our exercise for a week

Shocking results: We tracked our exercise for a week

A QUEENSLAND family have tracked their exercise and sleep habits for a week. Who do you think was getting more of the good stuff? This is what they found.

Vaping more harmful than smoking

Vaping more harmful than smoking

A STUDY has found that exposing our lungs to e-cigarettes could be just as dangerous as conventional cigarette smoke.

Groom’s shock discovery before wedding

Groom’s shock discovery before wedding

THREE weeks before his wedding, Leighton Spence noticed something unusual. Within a week he found himself on an operating table.

Terrible news for Aussie vegans

Terrible news for Aussie vegans

IT TURNS out one of Australia’s favourite foods — which vegans have been eating for years — may not actually be vegan at all.

Fri 12 Oct 2018

Provest works to secure meeting for hospital site opponents

Provest works to secure meeting for hospital site opponents

Tweed MP Geoff Provest has asked the Health Minister to visit the Tweed.

Family of mum, daughter killed in crash find hope in tragedy

Family of mum, daughter killed in crash find hope in tragedy

'We will miss them more than words could ever describe'. Family reflect on the four lives saved thanks to Beverley Harwood.

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