Health

Sat 18 Aug 2018

Mum fights through depression to shed 51kg

premium_icon Mum fights through depression to shed 51kg

Combat sport drives physical and mental transformation after mum's post-natal depression.

10 habits that lead to weight loss

10 habits that lead to weight loss

ACCORDING to a new study, these are the 10 habits of people who lose weight (and actually manage to keep it off).

Toddler kicked in face on property airlifted

premium_icon Toddler kicked in face on property airlifted

The chopper airlifted her to Lady Cilento Childrens hospital.

'Absolutely monumental': Life-changing drug accepted

premium_icon 'Absolutely monumental': Life-changing drug accepted

SONIA Marshall's dream came true yesterday when a drug that could save her daughter's life was accepted onto the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.

Incredible response to woman’s photo experiment

Incredible response to woman’s photo experiment

THIS woman wasn’t sure whether she should share a very honest photo from her travels. But she did it anyway.

Asbestos scare spreads to primary school

Asbestos scare spreads to primary school

THE number of children with possible exposure to asbestos grows with contaminants detected in the grounds of a primary school.

Cockroaches found in top restaurant kitchen

premium_icon Cockroaches found in top restaurant kitchen

ONE of Queensland’s top restaurants has been fined more than $15,000 for having grease and grime on the floor and cockroaches in its kitchen.

Insane price mums are charged for having babies

premium_icon Insane price mums are charged for having babies

HALF the babies delivered privately in Australia are billed at a rate that has left consumer health groups astounded and questioning price gouging.

Call to remove ‘dangerous’ billboards

Call to remove ‘dangerous’ billboards

A NUMBER of billboards are popping up around WA, promoting unfounded health claims that could have deadly consequences.

REVEALED: When new emergency dept will open

premium_icon REVEALED: When new emergency dept will open

BUNDABERG, the wait is nearly over for the opening of the region's second emergency department.

Father and son's inspiring fight for life

premium_icon Father and son's inspiring fight for life

HE MAY have weeks to live but from his Toowoomba Hospital oncology ward bed Corrie Mischlewski only has thoughts for the health of his son.

New threat to drivers who steal disabled parking spots

premium_icon New threat to drivers who steal disabled parking spots

HEARTLESS drivers who steal disability car parks could lose their licence as the government considers a plan to slug them with new penalties.

How you can help father and son fight for life

How you can help father and son fight for life

FATHER and son duo need the help of the Toowoomba community, here is how you can get involved.

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Hundreds of kids potentially exposed to footy-field asbestos

Hundreds of kids potentially exposed to footy-field asbestos...

HUNDREDS of children have potentially been exposed to poisonous materials as they ran, crashed and tackled during games and training.

From chemo to ‘ripped’ six pack

From chemo to ‘ripped’ six pack

IN JUST six months this man completely changed his body after battling through gruelling cancer treatment. This is how he did it.

We need to discuss mental illness and crime

premium_icon We need to discuss mental illness and crime

AFTER the horrific killing of Manmeet Alisher we are entitled to ask how people with serious mental issues can manage their own medication: Terry Sweetman

Medicalising our lives has become an addiction

premium_icon Medicalising our lives has become an addiction

TOO many normal, human conditions are being relabelled disorders, writes Jane Fynes-Clinton. It’s a cop out that lets individuals off the hook.

Mums feel like just ‘another number’

Mums feel like just ‘another number’

Lack of access to a familiar midwife has left some mums feeling like “just another number”.

Doctor’s kombivan clinic wins award

Doctor’s kombivan clinic wins award

Inala GP Jonathan O’Loan has won $10,000 from Westfield to help his kombivan-based practice take healthcare to the streets

How a dance exercise saved cancer survivor Cathy Hayter

How a dance exercise saved cancer survivor Cathy Hayter

SHE owes it all to a quirky fitness trend - Bokwa.

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