Health

Sun 25 Aug 2019

Man dies from vaping in ‘world first’

Man dies from vaping in ‘world first’

A patient who developed lung disease after vaping has died in a “world first”, as fears grow about the safety of e-cigarettes.

Sat 24 Aug 2019

How this woman went from broken to thriving

premium_icon How this woman went from broken to thriving

This Cairns yoga teacher pushed herself to the limit but it came at a cost. This is how she quit a successful triathlon business due to deteriorating health and...

Doctors puzzled by teen’s lung failure

Doctors puzzled by teen’s lung failure

Doctors “lost sleep” over the poor health of a teenager who had been vomiting everywhere and didn’t return any positive test results.

Public hospitals charging patients for waiting

premium_icon Public hospitals charging patients for waiting

A whistleblower has revealed how hospitals are billing private health funds for the time a patient spends waiting for a lift home or prescriptions.

Fri 23 Aug 2019

New treatment for Australia’s deadliest cancer

premium_icon New treatment for Australia’s deadliest cancer

A powerful new combination treatment for Australia’s deadliest cancer has been approved for subsidy in a move that could dramatically extend the lifespan of lung...

Why conservative voters are healthier

premium_icon Why conservative voters are healthier

People who vote for the Coalition are more likely to take the stairs than Labor voters. This is why conservative voters could be generally more healthy.

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