Health

Fri 22 Mar 2019

Man pinned under equipment after workplace accident

premium_icon Man pinned under equipment after workplace accident

A MAN was trapped under a forklift and suffered serious injuries after it’s believed the machinery rolled on him during a workplace incident south of Brisbane.

Instagram WAGS hit for antivax ‘hoax’

Instagram WAGS hit for antivax ‘hoax’

THE wives of rugby leagues stars who promote their anti-vaxxer ideas on Instagram have had been targeted by the social media giant.

Urgent dog food recall expanded

Urgent dog food recall expanded

Owners have been warned again today to check their pet food.

Woman’s disgusting act in plane toilet

Woman’s disgusting act in plane toilet

It’s not often people on Twitter agree on anything. But this video of a passenger in the aircraft bathroom left everyone united in disgust.

Emotions ride high for 'best school day of the year'

premium_icon Emotions ride high for 'best school day of the year'

Catherine Frewer was certain her late husband Cameron was with her and their children as their morning school ride took on a special significance.

Sydney mum’s ‘badass’ fitness craze

Sydney mum’s ‘badass’ fitness craze

Adala Bolto says female-only gyms can be too “fluffy” — so she created a movement for women who aren’t “precious”.

‘Gobsmacking’: Shock report into childhood health

premium_icon ‘Gobsmacking’: Shock report into childhood health

A Queensland play expert says a report shows primary school-aged children’s health is the worst it has ever been.

New risk for skin cancer survivors

premium_icon New risk for skin cancer survivors

USC research reveals shocking new risk for people who survive melanoma

Thu 21 Mar 2019

Deadly stonefish claims another Coast victim

premium_icon Deadly stonefish claims another Coast victim

A man has been rushed to hospital after being stung by a stonefish in Happy Valley, Caloundra today.

Objects in grocery items found again

Objects in grocery items found again

In a scary reminder of the needles hidden in strawberries last year, a mother says her son found a nasty surprise buried inside a chocolate bar bought at Coles.

'IN LIMBO': Families fear struggle from reported NDIS change

premium_icon 'IN LIMBO': Families fear struggle from reported NDIS change

CLIENTS say level of care will be drastically cut back after a reported shake up to NDIS transportation funding.

$45 for 60 contact lenses: Simple as Dimple

premium_icon $45 for 60 contact lenses: Simple as Dimple

AN Australian-made and owned contact lens firm has launched offering 60 contact lens for $45 direct to consumers.

Warning over Coles and Woolies eggs

Warning over Coles and Woolies eggs

Eggs found in Coles and Woolworths stores have been pulled from the shelves over fears they’re contaminated with salmonella.

Friends, family ‘shattered’ over A-lister’s death

premium_icon Friends, family ‘shattered’ over A-lister’s death

Friends and family have been left grief-stricken at news of the death of Brisbane personality Anna Vergotis, who finally lost her battle with cancer.

Stroke survivors who live in the bush 'cut off' from help

premium_icon Stroke survivors who live in the bush 'cut off' from help

TWO years after he was 'brought back to life' by doctors, a Southern Downs truck driver is still living 'in limbo'.

'Some people only have one and they're terminal'

premium_icon 'Some people only have one and they're terminal'

With huge numbers of people in Mackay diagnosed with melanomas, it's time to get your skin checked

Judge slams government over lack of support for prisoners

premium_icon Judge slams government over lack of support for prisoners

Drug dealer Jason Brian Tenardi would be free today but he will spend more time in jail as a result of a major flaw in Queensland's prison system

Wed 20 Mar 2019

$19 item saving Aussie women thousands

$19 item saving Aussie women thousands

Who doesn’t love saving money? A simple switch is helping Aussies pocket at least $3600 and it costs less than $20 to do.

'Cam would be proud': Kids pedal on to remember dad's fight

premium_icon 'Cam would be proud': Kids pedal on to remember dad's fight

Cameron Frewer's three children won't let tragedy stand in their way as they gear up to take part in this year's National Ride2School Day.

Tech to save 'zombie' pedestrians from walking into traffic

Tech to save 'zombie' pedestrians from walking into traffic

Smartphones have become a huge part of life for the majority of people but the addiction can have life threatening consequences.

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