Health

Tue 17 Sep 2019

Passenger blasts airline over ‘filthy’ find

Passenger blasts airline over ‘filthy’ find

A frequent flyer has slammed a “five-star” airline over the “horrifying condition” of one of its planes, saying it hadn’t been cleaned in weeks.

Spit could unlock skin cancer questions

Spit could unlock skin cancer questions

Queensland researchers have set out to determine what role genes play in skin cancer as part of the world's largest study into the disease.

‘Fat PT’s’ incredible transformation

‘Fat PT’s’ incredible transformation

April Franks felt so unhealthy and overweight she viewed herself as “the fat PT”. But that all changed when she discovered a particular love.

Bride and groom’s incredible wedding shred

Bride and groom’s incredible wedding shred

Melbourne couple Sarah and Justin had just one wish for their wedding day — to once again be able to kiss each other on the lips.

Rod Stewart’s secret cancer battle

Rod Stewart’s secret cancer battle

At a charity event in the UK, rocker Rod Stewart told the crowd it was “time to come out of the closet” in relation to his illness.

Mon 16 Sep 2019

Frawley’s wife reveals what led to star's death

Frawley’s wife reveals what led to star's death

Danny Frawley’s wife has detailed the lead-up to his death, writing the AFL great would want her to “be open” about the events.

Man accused of 700k deaths due to typo

Man accused of 700k deaths due to typo

The handsome Canadian was charming. But he would become known as a “monster” all because of the confusion between a number and a letter.

Mum’s tragedy a warning for new parents

Mum’s tragedy a warning for new parents

The devastated parents of a baby boy who died from a disease he contracted before he was born are now on a mission to spread awareness.

Sun 15 Sep 2019

‘The truth about my sex addiction’

‘The truth about my sex addiction’

A year ago, Nadia Bokody sat on live TV and made a confession — she was a sex addict. But the truth is something even more shocking.

Girl gets brain-eating bug from swimming

Girl gets brain-eating bug from swimming

A GIRL is fighting for her life after contracting a brain-eating amoeba after going for a swim in the river.

‘I was wrong’: Conversion leader comes out

‘I was wrong’: Conversion leader comes out

A MAN who helped run one of the biggest conversion therapy ministries in the US has come out as gay and is calling for a ban on the practice.

Sat 14 Sep 2019

Girl’s cancer written off as constipation

Girl’s cancer written off as constipation

Doctors wrote this 3-year-old’s stomach pains off as constipation, but when they finally discovered the real cause it was too late.

Mental side of Qld disasters unsustainable

Mental side of Qld disasters unsustainable

The mental health impacts of drought and bushfire on affected communities in Queensland is unsustainable, an expert says.

When everyday food is fatal

premium_icon When everyday food is fatal

Life-threatening allergic reactions are a chilling reality for a rising number of children. This is what it’s like living with the risk of dying from your food.

‘My naked selfies are ruining my life’

‘My naked selfies are ruining my life’

Kayleigh sent the playful snaps when her boyfriend was working interstate — but when they broke up, he got in touch with a brutal threat.

Scourge killing 2000 Queenslanders a year

premium_icon Scourge killing 2000 Queenslanders a year

A life-threatening illness triggered by the body’s immune response to infection has struck more than 20,000 Queenslanders, with 10 per cent of them dying.

Fri 13 Sep 2019

'I had no symptoms': Terrifying brush with cancer

premium_icon 'I had no symptoms': Terrifying brush with cancer

'It may be a tad embarrassing at the time, but it's better to be a bit embarrassed than dead'

X-ray reveals hospital’s shocking error

X-ray reveals hospital’s shocking error

It's a common procedure that many people have had done but one seemingly small error by hospital staff left one woman with permanent damage.

Trainer’s ‘brutally honest’ post slammed

Trainer’s ‘brutally honest’ post slammed

A personal trainer who said a 159kg woman was “way too heavy” to join his bootcamp class has been slammed online. But he’s not backing down.

CLOSE TO HOME: High quality heart care to save Coast lives

premium_icon CLOSE TO HOME: High quality heart care to save Coast lives

A new health unit at Hervey Bay Hospital will give Fraser Coast patients with heart conditions better access to early intervention services and save lives

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