Health

Wed 16 Jan 2019

UPDATE: Health NSW addresses hospital site safety concerns

UPDATE: Health NSW addresses hospital site safety concerns

The CFMEU put a stop to the works earlier this morning.

5 indigenous girls take own lives in 9 days

5 indigenous girls take own lives in 9 days

Five girls under the age of 15 have taken their own lives in a nine-day spate, with reports confirming an Adelaide died on Friday.

Parents’ plea after daughter’s drug death

Parents’ plea after daughter’s drug death

It’s been days since Alex Ross-King’s parents lost their beautiful girl — but the grieving mum and dad already know what needs to be done.

Shock airline measles warning

Shock airline measles warning

Health officials have issued a new health warning for measles, after passengers on board a flight were diagnosed with the illness.

E-cigarettes may contain poo, pesticides

E-cigarettes may contain poo, pesticides

POO, pesticides and nicotine are being inhaled by smokers of nicotine-free electronic cigarettes, a study has revealed.

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Experts declare manliness ‘harmful’

Experts declare manliness ‘harmful’

A MAJOR health body has dubbed traditional masculinity “harmful”, saying manliness contributes to violence, depression and high suicide rates.

'It's too late': Man's heartbreaking plea after wife's death

'It's too late': Man's heartbreaking plea after wife's death

A Kingaroy man hopes his message will continue his wife's passion by helping other families.

The huge amount Australians spend on cigarettes

The huge amount Australians spend on cigarettes

The huge amount of money Australians are wasting on smoking has been revealed, and there could be other unexpected financial consequences.

Simple way to diet without dieting

Simple way to diet without dieting

Regretting that “healthy new you” resolution already? Here’s how to drop the weight this year without having to work too hard.

Creative sex toy hack surprises internet

Creative sex toy hack surprises internet

A MUM'S hack for helping her baby through a cold has mums around the world convinced their local sex shop could be just as handy as the pharmacy.

Breastfeeding challenges and what to do about them

Breastfeeding challenges and what to do about them

BREASTFEEDING is greatly beneficial to your baby as it not only helps them get a complete meal, but provides a bonding opportunity between mother and baby.

Contraceptive patch could replace the Pill

Contraceptive patch could replace the Pill

A new contraceptive patch that needs to be applied for only seconds, could one day prevent women getting pregnant for up to six months.

Snake bite victim taken to hospital

Snake bite victim taken to hospital

Patient transported to hospital after possible snake bite

Mon 14 Jan 2019

One-word lie we keep telling about drugs

One-word lie we keep telling about drugs

When it comes to pill-testing in Australia, there’s one four-letter word we keep using to make our argument. But it’s a blatant lie.

Birthing nurse ‘pulls head off baby’

Birthing nurse ‘pulls head off baby’

Warning: Graphic. It’s alleged a nurse pulled too hard while assisting in the delivery of a baby, fatally injuring the newborn and hiding the body.

Sun 13 Jan 2019

Find out how medicinal cannabis can help you

Find out how medicinal cannabis can help you

WORKSHOPS will discuss medicine, health and the law.

Early intervention for hearing issues proves sound success

Early intervention for hearing issues proves sound success

The Hear and Say program lives up to its name as children begin relatively normal lives despite hearing impairments.

Another teen dies at music festival

Another teen dies at music festival

MORE calls for pill testing have emerged as a teenage woman has been pronounced dead after a Sydney music festival.

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Porn making teen boys ‘impotent’

Porn making teen boys ‘impotent’

Australian kids are accessing graphic pornography more and more, and its ready availability is having disastrous affects — including a worrying new sex trend.

Fri 11 Jan 2019

Hundreds struck with cruise ship gastro

Hundreds struck with cruise ship gastro

More than 250 passengers on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship have been struck with a highly contagious virus causing vomiting and diarrhoea.

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