Health

Tue 2 Mar 2021

Trigger point: ‘When borders should open for good’

Premium Content Trigger point: ‘When borders should open for good’

As border restrictions cost the national economy over $2 billion a month, the Business Council has released a blueprint plotting the way out of lockdowns.

How Queenslanders left their Govt for dead in COVID recovery

Premium Content How Queenslanders left their Govt for dead in COVID recovery

As the Premier trades barbs with the federal Treasurer, shocking figures show how Queenslanders took economic security into their own hands during the pandemic.

Mon 1 Mar 2021

Students tackling mental health stigma in new tradition

Premium Content Students tackling mental health stigma in new tradition

A Queensland school has a new annual tradition of helping it’s students celebrate their community and promote health and wellbeing in a fun and exciting way.

Celebs rack up $1.6m quarantine security bill

Premium Content Celebs rack up $1.6m quarantine security bill

While many celebrities and VIPs skipped hotel quarantine for a venue of their choosing, they have amassed a $1.6m bill for personalised security.

‘Ridiculous’ rule separating partners

‘Ridiculous’ rule separating partners

A “ridiculous” visa law is seeing applicants forced overseas in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, and with no guarantee they can return.

COVID killer an office ‘game changer’

Premium Content COVID killer an office ‘game changer’

A “game-changing” air disinfection unit that would kill COVID-19 and prevent the spread of airborne disease in offices is being developed in Geelong.

Veteran Qld GP gave bodybuilders breast cancer drug

Premium Content Veteran Qld GP gave bodybuilders breast cancer drug

A veteran Brisbane doctor who inappropriately prescribed hormone drugs to nine bodybuilder patients has been allowed to continue practising medicine.

Qld vaccines ‘on track’ despite lagging behind NSW

Premium Content Qld vaccines ‘on track’ despite lagging behind NSW

Despite the state lagging behind NSW in its delivery of COVID-19 vaccinations, Health Minister Yvette D’Ath says we are on target.

Sun 28 Feb 2021

Woman hits head after fall from horse

Premium Content Woman hits head after fall from horse

The woman in her 50s was transported to hospital for spinal injury precautions.

Patient flown to hospital following Fraser Island incident

Premium Content Patient flown to hospital following Fraser Island incident

They were flown to Sunshine Coast University Hospital

Dad leaves work to support son in shock cancer battle

Premium Content Dad leaves work to support son in shock cancer battle

A Coast dad is determined to stay strong for his 13-year-old son who said he didn’t think he could endure chemotherapy after a shock cancer diagnosis.

TAKING OUT TABOO: Researcher urges therapists to talk sex

Premium Content TAKING OUT TABOO: Researcher urges therapists to talk sex

Health professionals are being encouraged to discuss sex with clients living with disabilities after a Bundaberg academic has published a research paper on the topic...

Sat 27 Feb 2021

Shock revelation after Qld vaccine bungle

Shock revelation after Qld vaccine bungle

The doctor at the centre of the Queensland vaccine bungle where two patients were given four times the correct dosage had previously been sanctioned.

‘My endometriosis spread through my body like cancer’

Premium Content ‘My endometriosis spread through my body like cancer’

Mum-of-two media personality Tamara Wrigley’s hope for more children was cut short in her mid-30s when she was diagnosed with endometriosis. This is her story.

Get your gear off - It’s better to sleep naked

Premium Content Get your gear off - It’s better to sleep naked

The research is put to the test a variety of sleeping garments, from completely nude to a T-shirt and trousers.

Cannabis meds approved for over counter sale

Premium Content Cannabis meds approved for over counter sale

But there is a catch, says the Therapeutic Goods Administration.

Vaccine overdose doctor was sanctioned before

Premium Content Vaccine overdose doctor was sanctioned before

The doctor at the centre of the COVID vaccine bungle has been identified, and it has been revealed he has been sanctioned before following complaints.

Fears we’ll forget flu vaccine this season

Premium Content Fears we’ll forget flu vaccine this season

As people roll up their sleeves for the COVID-19 jab, they have been warned not to forget the flu vaccine.

Patient sustains pelvic injury in roadside incident

Premium Content Patient sustains pelvic injury in roadside incident

Bundaberg paramedics have responded to an incident in Thabeban overnight.

Quarter of Aussies worried about jab

Quarter of Aussies worried about jab

Australians are overwhelmingly supportive of the coronavirus vaccine — but a worrying number still have doubts.

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