Health

Sat 18 Aug 2018

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.

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.

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.

Boxers or briefs: which is better?

Boxers or briefs: which is better?

SCIENCE has found a link between the type of underwear a bloke wears and the quality of his swimmers, finally settling the boxers or briefs debate.

Thu 16 Aug 2018

13yo mum hid bump under school uniform

13yo mum hid bump under school uniform

EMMA managed to keep her pregnancy a secret for nine months and went into labour while doing her homework.

The true cost of staying healthy in Australia

The true cost of staying healthy in Australia

MEDICARE is fast failing to cover the costs of most doctors’ services with some patients having to pay more than $600 extra a year to stay healthy.

Nasty note to mum and sick son

Nasty note to mum and sick son

A MUM was left devastated after receiving an abusive note calling her a “lazy b*tch” for parking in a disabled spot to take her terminally ill son to hospital.

Wed 15 Aug 2018

Shocking admission made about student’s death

Shocking admission made about student’s death

COLLEGE football player Jordan McNair died after a training session went horribly wrong — and his university’s revelation was horrifying

Kids battling body image at eight

Kids battling body image at eight

STARTLING new research has found that Aussie kids as young as eight are suffering from poor body image, and the consequences could be catastrophic.

The 80-year-old vegan activist

The 80-year-old vegan activist

THINK all vegans are young, inner city hipsters? Pat Blower from Nanango wants you to think again.

Big problem with six hours sleep

Big problem with six hours sleep

IF YOU think getting six hours sleep a night is enough, then you’re wrong. New research shows you may as well not sleep at all.

Taking weight off mental illness

Taking weight off mental illness

A LOGAN gym is hoping to take a load off people with mental illness by putting a load onto the bars of weightlifters.

Why you should never hit snooze

Why you should never hit snooze

WHEN that dreaded alarm goes off in the morning, it’s only natural to hit snooze for a few minutes or so. But this is why you shouldn’t.

TRAGIC: Gladstone toddler drowning rocks community

TRAGIC: Gladstone toddler drowning rocks community

THE tragic drowning of Calliope toddler Noah Elhabashi three weeks ago has rocked the Gladstone community

Famous clinic ‘kidnapped’ teen

Famous clinic ‘kidnapped’ teen

WHEN Alyssa had a brain aneurysm, a team of doctors saved her life. But afterwards, the teen says they held her against her will.

Tue 14 Aug 2018

The big myth about abortion

The big myth about abortion

THERE’S a big myth about abortion many of us have bought for ages, but new data and experts say we’ve been wrong the entire time.

Couple slammed over home birth video

Couple slammed over home birth video

THIS woman gave birth to her baby at home in her bath, with her husband and their family dog nearby. But doctors say it was a reckless, dangerous decision.

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