Health

Mon 5 Aug 2019

Mum first to use Aussie euthanasia laws

Mum first to use Aussie euthanasia laws

A mother-of-three has emerged as the first person in Victoria to use the state’s new law for assisted dying, after it was passed in 2017.

Newton-John on those death rumours

Newton-John on those death rumours

Olivia Newton-John has opened up about her illness, her fight for life, and what she thought when she read she was supposedly close to death.

Fri 2 Aug 2019

Heartless email to grieving mum

Heartless email to grieving mum

A MUM has shared her horror at discovering her maternity leave had been cancelled when her baby was stillborn, in a cruel but completely legal way.

Michael and Kyly Clarke’s health scare nightmare

Michael and Kyly Clarke’s health scare nightmare

In an emotional tell-all, cricket icon Michael Clarke and wife Kyly revealed a “scary” moment involving three-year-old daughter Kelsey-Lee.

Thu 1 Aug 2019

Awful diagnosis after ‘normal’ check-up

Awful diagnosis after ‘normal’ check-up

It’s something young Aussies don’t really think about, but after going through four surgeries, Kayleigh Cuthbert hopes they will reconsider.

Shock discovery behind teacher’s ‘pimple’

Shock discovery behind teacher’s ‘pimple’

A 24-year-old teacher knew something was wrong when a tiny “pimple” under her left eye would not go away. The reason why shocked her.

Wed 31 Jul 2019

Mum's incredible battle with epilepsy

Mum's incredible battle with epilepsy

KATE Donald could have been dead had it not been for these text messages that helped save her life.

Scary photo shows drug ‘eating away’ brain

Scary photo shows drug ‘eating away’ brain

A scan of a regular cocaine user has been shared by doctors, showing the class A drug as it “eats away” at a patient’s brain.

Disgusting find inside mum’s mattress

Disgusting find inside mum’s mattress

It’s rare that people take a good hard look at what’s lurking under their beds, but this mum braved the job and was shocked.

Tue 30 Jul 2019

Mystery condition haunting woman

Mystery condition haunting woman

ELEANOR Naughton’s brain has trained her to be in pain all the time and it’s so bad she can’t remember an hour without being in agony.

Mon 29 Jul 2019

Strict diet behind Manu’s 12kg weight loss

Strict diet behind Manu’s 12kg weight loss

THE My Kitchen Rules judge has dropped a staggering amount of weight in just four months — here’s how he did it.

What life is like for a type one diabetic

What life is like for a type one diabetic

BRODIE Wieland lived with diabetes for more than 30 years and is sharing his story to create more awareness for the disease.

Are you falling asleep at the wheel?

Are you falling asleep at the wheel?

Be honest, have you ever found yourself almost falling asleep while behind the wheel?

Sun 28 Jul 2019

How modern medicine created zombies

How modern medicine created zombies

WHEN lobotomies spread, thousands were subjected to a brutal procedure that turned them into virtual zombies. WARNING: Graphic

NOT A COLD: Reality of woman’s terrifying ‘tiny’ rash

NOT A COLD: Reality of woman’s terrifying ‘tiny’ rash

WHEN Olivia Nikolic felt run down, she assumed it was just a cold. But her ordinary symptoms hid something scary.

Woman’s gruesome hot tub mistake

Woman’s gruesome hot tub mistake

Taylor Bryant had plans of hot-tubbing all day on her well-earned, relaxing vacation. That was, before her skin began turning black and falling off.

Fri 26 Jul 2019

Bach star undergoes breast reduction

Bach star undergoes breast reduction

The reality star is going under the knife after previously revealing she hated her large implants and regretted ever getting them.

Testosterone link to post-menopause desire

Testosterone link to post-menopause desire

A study suggests the male hormone testosterone can significantly improve sexual wellbeing for post-menopausal women.

Managing diabetes is a team effort for family

Managing diabetes is a team effort for family

Aden, 10, and his family have been lucky to have nurse-educator Kathy Snars on their side.

Brain-eating amoeba kills  swimmer

Brain-eating amoeba kills swimmer

A rare brain-eating amoeba has killed a US man after he swam in a man-made lake at a North Carolina water park.

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