Health

Mon 18 Jun 2018

Calls for mental health to be added to school curriculum

premium_icon Calls for mental health to be added to school curriculum

AN "achieve at all costs” mentality is putting ever-increasing pressure on students, making them anxious and depressed, mental health experts say.

Sun 17 Jun 2018

PHOTOS: Biology teacher puts on class act to win title

premium_icon PHOTOS: Biology teacher puts on class act to win title

BUNDABERG school teacher and an owner of The Foundry gym, Jareb Cowan can now add body-building champion to his list of accomplishments.

Preparing your body from A to Zinc

Preparing your body from A to Zinc

ONE in 10 women are zinc deficient get checked at Nutritional Health and Wealth before the cold season hits you

Sat 16 Jun 2018

Overweight teens ‘could be infertile’

premium_icon Overweight teens ‘could be infertile’

AUSTRALIA will face a fertility crisis among the next generation of girls unless we halt the expanding growth of our kids’ waistlines, experts have warned.

Father slams 'alarming' find of syringe in park

premium_icon Father slams 'alarming' find of syringe in park

"Kids are so curious”: safety warning after nasty discovery

Platypus venom key to diabetes breakthrough

premium_icon Platypus venom key to diabetes breakthrough

Scientists one step closer to new drug

‘One more day and I wouldn’t be here’

‘One more day and I wouldn’t be here’

KIM Fitroy says looks like any normal 38-year-old Aussie mum - on the outside. But she is quietly battling a disease no one wants to talk about.

Best time of day to drink coffee

Best time of day to drink coffee

THE US Army has built a computational tool which it says can improve the cognitive benefits of coffee consumption by as much as 64 per cent.

American kid contracts the ’black death’

American kid contracts the ’black death’

A CHILD in the US has become the first human case in 26 years to have been infected with the bubonic plague, leaving doctors baffled as to how he got it.

How doctors saved teen’s arm using her leg

premium_icon How doctors saved teen’s arm using her leg

SABELLA Ryan is back playing touch football again despite radical surgery to transplant a bone from her right leg into her arm to save it from amputation.

Twist in mysterious cliff deaths

Twist in mysterious cliff deaths

MORE details have emerged about the three bodies found at a world famous tourist attraction, highlighting the dark history of the famed beauty spot.

QLD newlywed struck with life-threatening ‘mystery illness’

QLD newlywed struck with life-threatening ‘mystery illness’

THE family of a Qld newlywed was told to prepare for the worst when she was suddenly left fighting for her life.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Massive Aussie flu spike divides doctors

premium_icon Massive Aussie flu spike divides doctors

AS we head into peak flu season there has already been a 256 per cent jump in the number of confirmed cases of influenza in Australia, which has doctors divided.

Hidden nasties you didn’t know were in your ‘milk’

Hidden nasties you didn’t know were in your ‘milk’

OPTING for almond or oat milk isn’t always a ‘healthy’ option. If you don’t have a strong reason for avoiding dairy, you could be adding things to your diet you...

Australians forced to fly to the dentist

Australians forced to fly to the dentist

AUSSIES suffering on public health waiting lists as long three years are going to extreme lengths to get basic appointments.

'Fibres are just going everywhere': asbestos dumpers slammed

premium_icon 'Fibres are just going everywhere': asbestos dumpers slammed

COUNTLESS people put at risk by reckless handling of hazardous materials, council says.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

Woman traumatised outside QLD abortion clinic

Woman traumatised outside QLD abortion clinic

DISTRESSING video shows the moment an upset woman pleads with an anti-abortion protester to leave her alone outside a clinic after being called a murderer.

230 people have died on quad bikes since 2001

premium_icon 230 people have died on quad bikes since 2001

MILLION dollar move to reduce the number of quad bike deaths on Australian properties.

The worrying effect of sex drug

The worrying effect of sex drug

AUSSIE blokes say they are taking more risks because of the immense popularity of a drug which protects against HIV.

Council to investigate spate of asbestos dumping incidents

premium_icon Council to investigate spate of asbestos dumping incidents

The latest involved more than 1.5 tonnes of the hazardous material

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