Health

Tue 22 May 2018

Shock as tourist racks up $223,000 bill

Shock as tourist racks up $223,000 bill

JEFFREY Yates had just embarked on a once-in-a-lifetime holiday with his wife. It was meant to be a happy time. Instead, he racked up a whopping bill.

Bullying researcher takes out prestigious health award

Bullying researcher takes out prestigious health award

THE days that Ipswich Associate Professor James Scott savours most are the ones where he can see his research making a real difference to people's lives.

Sinister find in McDonald’s drink

Sinister find in McDonald’s drink

A MAN claims he was hospitalised after a McDonald’s employee tried to “murder” him by putting a laundry bleach pod in his soda.

Mon 21 May 2018

$20k nightmare after horror shark attack

$20k nightmare after horror shark attack

MATHEW Vickers was horribly injured, but a loophole means he’ll barely get cent in compensation - and face thousands in debt. WARNING: Graphic images.

Sun 20 May 2018

Teen girl dies trying to hide cocaine in mouth

Teen girl dies trying to hide cocaine in mouth

A TEENAGE girl has died trying to hide a bag of cocaine in her mouth, after she was pulled over by police for a random check.

Sat 19 May 2018

How to drop a dress size quickly

How to drop a dress size quickly

THE numbers on the scale are not the only thing you need to be paying attention to.

Coles recalls more ice creams amid metal concerns

Coles recalls more ice creams amid metal concerns

COLES supermarkets have extended their recent ice cream recall amid continuing concerns the products may contain metal fragments.

Coast business duo's niche product taking off

Coast business duo's niche product taking off

BOTH only opened doors months ago, but they're gaining momentum thanks to their unusual product.

Fri 18 May 2018

Why you’re finding ants in your kettle

Why you’re finding ants in your kettle

THERE’S a hidden trail mapped out in your kitchen only ants can see — and this simple trick can get rid of them.

Model’s ‘reality’ side-by-side body comparison

Model’s ‘reality’ side-by-side body comparison

FITNESS model Steph Claire Smith has shared a side-by-side image of herself showing how influencers trick social media users about the shape of their body.

This could be the answer to your toddler's sleep issues

This could be the answer to your toddler's sleep issues

THIS is simple technique has been shown to shorten the time it takes for a child to fall asleep, reduce the number of night-time wake-ups and bedtime tantrums.

How I survived eating on $2 a day

How I survived eating on $2 a day

ACTOR Kate Jenkinson challenged herself to feed herself with a tiny amount of money. This is how it went.

Thu 17 May 2018

‘I held his body for two days’

‘I held his body for two days’

A WOMAN says she was turned away from two hospitals in Sydney three times in six days while in “active labour” before her son died.

Wed 16 May 2018

Mum slams Maccas for not cutting up grapes

Mum slams Maccas for not cutting up grapes

A FURIOUS mother has lashed out at McDonald’s for not cutting up the grapes in her child’s Happy Meal. But other parents are not loving the criticism.

'It won’t kill you but it will make you wish it did'

'It won’t kill you but it will make you wish it did'

MELISSA has undergone 33 surgeries for her endometriosis and can't leave the house for more than 2 hours.

Tue 15 May 2018

The big lie about baby formula

The big lie about baby formula

THERE’S a battle being waged in stores over “premium” Australian baby formula, but a health expert says this massive fight is all for nothing.

Kids with allergies waiting two years for tests

Kids with allergies waiting two years for tests

A SHORTAGE of allergy specialists means parents are waiting six months or longer even for just an initial appointment about their child’s allergies.

Sad reality for tap electric shock victim

Sad reality for tap electric shock victim

DENISHAR Woods was left with a catastrophic brain injury after she touched a garden tap. Now, her mum can’t even afford to take her home.

Doctor reveals only vegetable you need to boost your health

Doctor reveals only vegetable you need to boost your health

A DOCTOR has revealed the single food we need to be eating more of to improve our health. If you’re not a fan of vegetables, it’s actually good news.

Hidden danger behind common test

Hidden danger behind common test

TWO years ago, Melissa Taylor had a test which saved her life. But like countless other Aussies, she is now paying the price.

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