Health

Tue 10 Dec 2019

‘Good looking but dumb’ Chris Hemsworth’s trainer spills

premium_icon ‘Good looking but dumb’ Chris Hemsworth’s trainer spills

The road to ripped with Chris Hemsworth isn’t always easy. Trainer Luke Zocchi has revealed the sneaky tactics he uses to keep the star in shape.

Smoke haze triggers alarm chaos across Sydney

premium_icon Smoke haze triggers alarm chaos across Sydney

Dozens of buildings have been evacuated as Sydney chokes through one of its most hazardous days so far.

Volcano terror: ‘People ran into the sea’

Volcano terror: ‘People ran into the sea’

A man who gave first aid to those critically injured in the White Island eruption has spoken of the scene he saw as one of the first to arrive.

Digger digs into his 103rd birthday cake

premium_icon Digger digs into his 103rd birthday cake

Never getting married could be the answer to living to a long age for Colin Fulford.

Townsville woman confirmed safe after NZ eruption

premium_icon Townsville woman confirmed safe after NZ eruption

A Townsville woman who was initially reported missing following the deadly New Zealand volcanic eruption has been confirmed as being safe and well.

Head of controversial My Health Record system quits

premium_icon Head of controversial My Health Record system quits

It cost taxpayers $1.5 billion but hardly any doctors are using it. Less than a year after My Health Record became an opt-out system, the man in charge has resigned.

Hospital stopped nan from dying at home

premium_icon Hospital stopped nan from dying at home

A Queensland family claims a hospital stopped their multiple attempts to take this grandmother out so she could die at home. Sadly, that battle is now at an end.

Mon 9 Dec 2019

Pennington to reveal all in new book

premium_icon Pennington to reveal all in new book

Adrian Pennington has announced plans to write a book on “the good, bad and ugly” of 40 years in the sector.

Researcher granted $1.2m to help ‘invisible’ illness

premium_icon Researcher granted $1.2m to help ‘invisible’ illness

A Coast researcher has been granted $1.2 million to help find the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome and diagnose it faster.

‘Horrible’ diagnosis sparks $10m empire

‘Horrible’ diagnosis sparks $10m empire

Caleb Marshall was in his prime when he was struck down by a terrible illness at 20. But his solution inspired a multi-million dollar idea.

Vegan lashed over ‘crazy’ meat diet

Vegan lashed over ‘crazy’ meat diet

A vegan influencer has copped some serious heat from fans after she revealed she’d been trying out a new diet that made her “more healthy”.

How a phone call could have saved my brother

premium_icon How a phone call could have saved my brother

‘I never realised the power of a phone call until one changed my life.’

Sun 8 Dec 2019

Anti-vax roots of Samoa’s measles tragedy: ‘It’s like a war zone’

Anti-vax roots of Samoa’s measles tragedy: ‘It’s like a war...

Australian health experts have described conditions as akin to a “war zone”, while also battling the influence of anti-vaxxers.

Race to save little girl’s life

premium_icon Race to save little girl’s life

A couple are in the battle of their lives to raise $3.2 million for a miracle drug to save their baby girl’s life.

Health expert slams raw food guru’s diet

premium_icon Health expert slams raw food guru’s diet

The Cairns Taipans’ dietitian has issued a stark warning to anybody considering a no-water fasting diet after the death of prominent raw food guru.

MEASLES: Another alert has been issued for Ipswich region

MEASLES: Another alert has been issued for Ipswich region

The person attended a number of locations in the Ipswich area while unknowingly infectious.

‘Use a bullet on yourself’: Farmers sent abusive mail

premium_icon ‘Use a bullet on yourself’: Farmers sent abusive mail

Bush police are investigating “disgraceful” abusive letters telling struggling farmers, battling devastating dry conditions that “if you can't handle the drought,...

Tricks to get the perfect holiday sleep while travelling

Tricks to get the perfect holiday sleep while travelling

Experts have revealed the simple ways to ensure you get good quality shut-eye while you’re travelling – and some may surprise you.

Sat 7 Dec 2019

Students ’fall ill’ on trip, eating ‘illegal substance’

premium_icon Students ’fall ill’ on trip, eating ‘illegal substance’

A number of students from a prominent Gold Coast Catholic school are alleged to have become unwell on a school trip this week after eating an illegal substance.

Boy, 8, saves dad’s life after brown snake bite

premium_icon Boy, 8, saves dad’s life after brown snake bite

A young boy has been hailed a hero for saving his father’s life after he was bitten by one of Australia’s most venomous snakes

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