Health

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Meet the woman in charge of more than 2500 health workers

premium_icon Meet the woman in charge of more than 2500 health workers

"BECOMING a nurse was one of the best decisions I ever made and I loved it."

View from above: Dead strawberries forever

premium_icon View from above: Dead strawberries forever

THIS is the image of an industry in crisis – a mountain of discarded strawberries so enormous it took two days to create it. SEE DRONE FOOTAGE

Dying man caught with marijuana oil 'forced to break law'

premium_icon Dying man caught with marijuana oil 'forced to break law'

A terminally ill Coast man has faced court over marijuana oil he was forced to buy on the black market to alleviate his "debilitating" pain.

Painful 'five-year wait' for a diagnosis

premium_icon Painful 'five-year wait' for a diagnosis

'Struggle to justify" giving women the invasive surgery needed to test for endometriosis

Overgrown footpath garden kicked to kerb

premium_icon Overgrown footpath garden kicked to kerb

A QUEENSLAND green thumb has been left distraught after council workers, flanked by police, ripped up the footpath garden he had cultivated for years.

Vegan BBQ brisket sparks fury

Vegan BBQ brisket sparks fury

AN INNOCENT looking “BBQ brisket” made of jackfruit and seitan has sparked a wave of anger from meat-eaters and BBQ purists.

Premier backs off promise to shut festival despite deaths

premium_icon Premier backs off promise to shut festival despite deaths

Premier Gladys Berejiklian labelled the dance music festival where two young people died as a “massive failure of safety” but has backtracked on her vow.

Sabotage: NSW farmers fear ‘catastrophic’ impact

premium_icon Sabotage: NSW farmers fear ‘catastrophic’ impact

Authorities are warning the “catastrophic” impact of the fruit sabotage scandal could see some NSW farms shut down.

DIY genetic testing is here now — with a catch

premium_icon DIY genetic testing is here now — with a catch

A QUEENSLAND-developed at-home test to reveal your risk of cancer, Alzheimer’s or diabetes is ready for market now. There’s just one minor hitch.

How we can stem bullying’s ripple effect

premium_icon How we can stem bullying’s ripple effect

SCHOOLYARD bullying has a much wider psychological effect than just on the victims, a study has found.

Mass deaths at music festival

Mass deaths at music festival

SEVEN young people have died from suspected drug overdoses in what could be one of the largest mass deaths at a music festival anywhere in the world.

‘Killer dad’ is on suicide watch

‘Killer dad’ is on suicide watch

THE dad accused of killing his wife and their two daughters is reportedly in a severe depression after being kept in isolation in jail.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

10 YEARS JAIL: Police warning to 'spiked' food offenders

10 YEARS JAIL: Police warning to 'spiked' food offenders

Police give warning to those deliberately contaminating strawberries, other foods.

How Kate lost 40kg after being called ‘fat’

How Kate lost 40kg after being called ‘fat’

KATE said she was called fat and would avoid going out with friends. Now, she’s shed 40kg — and hopes to help others do the same.

Needle crisis spreads to apples

Needle crisis spreads to apples

A NEEDLE has reportedly been found in an apple, expanding the fruit sabotage saga that has devastated an industry.

Nearly a million ditch My Health Record

premium_icon Nearly a million ditch My Health Record

A NEW blow has been dealt to the contentious My Health Record, fuelling calls for the roll out to be delayed as public confidence in the policy crashes.

Father's heart-warming book of letters for disabled son

premium_icon Father's heart-warming book of letters for disabled son

Letters to Mark, written by Uniting Church minister Noel Davis, offers a warts and all insight into raising a son with a severe intellectual disability.

The sickening truth about aged care food

The sickening truth about aged care food

STAFF have laid bare the sickening truth about the food served to some of the most disadvantaged people in the country.

Heavyweight freak’s crazy diet

Heavyweight freak’s crazy diet

HEAVYWEIGHT champion Anthony Joshua has one of the most famous rigs in sport. He eats enough to feed a family of four.

FRUIT FALLOUT: Needle-laced banana found in M'boro shop

premium_icon FRUIT FALLOUT: Needle-laced banana found in M'boro shop

A metal object, found in a banana at a Fraser Coast supermarket, sparked shopper panic yesterday as the fall-out from the strawberry spiking crisis continued

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