Health

Thu 17 Jan 2019

Brain injury: The unspoken toll of domestic violence

premium_icon Brain injury: The unspoken toll of domestic violence

WE know the damage it can cause footballers — now brain injury is emerging as an unseen consequence of domestic violence, as Lauren Novak reports.

How much meat you should be eating

How much meat you should be eating

SCIENTISTS have revealed a new diet that suggests people need to dramatically cut their consumption of meat in a groundbreaking report.

Man injects himself with semen to cure back pain

Man injects himself with semen to cure back pain

Warning: Do not try this at home.

Blue bottle may be responsible for allergic reaction in teen

Blue bottle may be responsible for allergic reaction in teen

PARAMEDICS are responding to the incident.

Five year old Aussie hero loses cancer battle

Five year old Aussie hero loses cancer battle

The family of five-year-old Annabelle Potts - diagnosed with a rare brain cancer - has posted on Facebook that she has died.

Miracle baby: Life started as a fight for Ashton

premium_icon Miracle baby: Life started as a fight for Ashton

SITTING on his mum and dad's lap, Ashton Holloway is a figure far removed from the premature baby that was near death.

Remarkable achievement: Hospital tower hits milestone

premium_icon Remarkable achievement: Hospital tower hits milestone

LISMORE Base Hospital's redevelopment celebrated a milestone with a topping-out ceremony held on the new north tower.

Meet the lucky apprentices working on $232 million project

premium_icon Meet the lucky apprentices working on $232 million project

THEY are honing their skills on one of Lismore's biggest developments.

Saving lives for 40 years: Last shift for Kyogle paramedic

premium_icon Saving lives for 40 years: Last shift for Kyogle paramedic

HE MADE the decision to leave his career with a "heavy heart”.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Unprovoked assault puts ambulance officer out of work

Unprovoked assault puts ambulance officer out of work

Paramedics are pressing charges after they were allegedly attacked unprovoked on Saturday night.

Police dealing with ‘large number’ of mental health call-out

Police dealing with ‘large number’ of mental health call-out

A Mental Health Co-Responders program pairs mental health nurses with Queensland Police officers to respond to police call-outs.

Paris checks into treatment facility

Paris checks into treatment facility

The daughter of Michael Jackson is reportedly seeking help for her “emotional health” in a treatment facility.

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.

Ballina nurse shares Pink Test with breast cancer patient

premium_icon Ballina nurse shares Pink Test with breast cancer patient

THE pair featured on the Channel 7 coverage of the cricket on Jane McGrath Day.

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

Grieving dad pleads for hard core festival ban

premium_icon Grieving dad pleads for hard core festival ban

THE father of a reveller who died from a suspected overdose at the Defqon. 1 dance party has made an emotional plea.

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.

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