Health

Tue 25 Feb 2020

Mum writes a heartbreaking letter to her gay son

Mum writes a heartbreaking letter to her gay son

'My mum was wailing hysterically just like when my brother died. It felt like I was dying inside.'

Aged worker suspended over family’s hidden camera footage

premium_icon Aged worker suspended over family’s hidden camera footage

An aged care worker has been suspended pending the outcome of an investigation into the treatment of an elderly woman in a White Rock nursing home.

Woman admitted to Coast hospital with coronavirus

premium_icon Woman admitted to Coast hospital with coronavirus

Queensland Health says there's "absolutely no risk" to other patients at Sunshine Coast University Hospital after a local woman was admitted with coronavirus.

Pilot’s $9 million damages claim against ex-boss hits court

premium_icon Pilot’s $9 million damages claim against ex-boss hits court

Helicopter pilot Bruce Towers was left a quadriplegic after a crash and is fighting for more than $9 million in damages.

Excruciating reason woman can’t have sex

Excruciating reason woman can’t have sex

When Jillian Currie meets a man she likes, she faces the awkward task of telling them sex for her is a no-go. Here’s her agonising story.

Nate’s still smiling after operation number five

premium_icon Nate’s still smiling after operation number five

Not even a fifth brain surgery can stop Nate’s smile – and that is the message his mum Katie Moule wants to focus on.

China bans eating wild animals

China bans eating wild animals

China has announced a “comprehensive” ban on the trade and consumption of wild animals, thought to be responsible for the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

‘Crazy’ Aussies prepare for coronavirus pandemic

‘Crazy’ Aussies prepare for coronavirus pandemic

An Aussie mum has revealed the extreme lengths she has gone to to prepare her family for a deadly outbreak of coronavirus in Australia.

Parents to blame for Aussie kids’ anxiety epidemic

premium_icon Parents to blame for Aussie kids’ anxiety epidemic

Packed schedules, custody issues and the use of social media are just some of the factors contributing to record anxiety levels in Australian children.

Coronavirus spreads in Europe, Middle East

Coronavirus spreads in Europe, Middle East

The coronavirus outbreak is showing signs of stabilising at its epicentre in China, but new virus cases are continuing to increase elsewhere.

How authorities will ward off pandemic

premium_icon How authorities will ward off pandemic

With several million Australians at risk in a worst-case coronavirus scenario, authorities have revealed the measures that will help contain the virus.

Calls for crackdown on 'disgusting' potentially deadly high

premium_icon Calls for crackdown on 'disgusting' potentially deadly high

Health professionals are calling for an immediate crackdown on the sale of "nangs", which young people are using for a "cheap" and potentially fatal high.

New lung disease hotline launched for mine workers

premium_icon New lung disease hotline launched for mine workers

The hotline will be one-stop-shop support service for the state’s past and present mine and quarry workers.

Mon 24 Feb 2020

REVEALED: How Rocky doctor was caught producing child porn

premium_icon REVEALED: How Rocky doctor was caught producing child porn

A Qld doctor and a registered nurse have walked from court after sentencing over producing child exploitation material (CEM) while the doctor was in Canada.

‘Grim’: Chinese leader’s virus concession

‘Grim’: Chinese leader’s virus concession

China President Xi Jinping says his nation faces a “grim” prospect to contain the coronavirus that has killed more than 2400 people.

Toowoomba workers rally to help colleague save her sight

premium_icon Toowoomba workers rally to help colleague save her sight

THE workmates of a dedicated wildlife and animal volunteer have launched a campaign so she can afford the injections required to save her from blindness.

Virus spreading rapidly in Europe

Virus spreading rapidly in Europe

Coronavirus, which has infected tens of thousands in China, is now infecting people in Europe — with authorities taking drastic action.

Sun 23 Feb 2020

The most inspirational story in rugby league

premium_icon The most inspirational story in rugby league

Mose Masoe has been in a northern England hospital for six weeks since collapsing with a severe spinal injury.

Virus ship passengers’ flight from hell

Virus ship passengers’ flight from hell

As the first group of Australians evacuated from China to Darwin are expected to be released, pics show the hellish journey for others.

Serie A games postponed after Coronavirus deaths

premium_icon Serie A games postponed after Coronavirus deaths

Three football matches in Italy’s top flight have been abandoned after two Coronavirus deaths forced 12 towns into lockdown.

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