Health

Fri 14 Jun 2019

How this tattoo sparked global movement

How this tattoo sparked global movement

On the outside, Mitch Wallis had the perfect life — great job, fast car, lots of mates. Until it fell apart. Then a tattoo changed everything.

New hospital given green light

premium_icon New hospital given green light

The project has received a major approval.

Milk recalled over contamination fears

Milk recalled over contamination fears

EIGHT varieties of milk sold in Coles, Woolworths and IGA have been recalled over fears they may contain “cleaning solution”.

Thu 13 Jun 2019

The diet that’s shrinking your brain

The diet that’s shrinking your brain

What people eat is not just impacting their waistlines but also their brains, with a new study also suggesting people need to get healthier earlier.

Dr Teo may face disciplinary action

Dr Teo may face disciplinary action

Star brain surgeon Charlie Teo has revealed he has been threatened with disciplinary action following a series of complaints made against him.

Two-year-old's horrific phone addiction

Two-year-old's horrific phone addiction

The parents of a young girl were left stunned after discovering that allowing their child to use a phone to watch shows “ruined” her life.

How we all eat 5g of plastic each week

How we all eat 5g of plastic each week

Every week each Australian inadvertently eats 5g of plastic — that’s the amount of plastic it takes to make a credit card.

Hospital workers being 'spat on, harassed'

Hospital workers being 'spat on, harassed'

Union says hospital security is worse than ever.

Casuarina cycleway lights up

Casuarina cycleway lights up

NEW lights along the cycleway at Casuarina have been switched on in a project been hailed as a win for the community

Wed 12 Jun 2019

Turns out the man flu is actually a thing

Turns out the man flu is actually a thing

Wives and girlfriends often mock their male partners when they complain of a “man flu”. Turns out struggling blokes actually deserve sympathy.

Surprising find inside teen’s stomach

Surprising find inside teen’s stomach

A teenager became so obsessed with a wildly popular drink it landed her in hospital, and doctors were stunned by what they found.

How Tweed hospitals are performing

How Tweed hospitals are performing

The latest results were released today.

Tue 11 Jun 2019

Woman’s ‘real’ body transformation photos stun

Woman’s ‘real’ body transformation photos stun

An Aussie blogger who gained a huge following when she lost 50kg in 2016 has revealed she’s now “happier” than ever after gaining weight.

Disgusting find in boy’s stomach

Disgusting find in boy’s stomach

Doctors were shocked when they cut open a young boy with severe tummy pains and found something “writhing” inside him. Warning: Graphic.

‘My doctor began to cry when he told me’

‘My doctor began to cry when he told me’

Jake was only 18 when he first visited his doctor in 2014 to investigate symptoms - and the diagnosis that eventually followed was a shock to everyone.

Mon 10 Jun 2019

Sick Aussie boy a 'burden on health system' to be deported

Sick Aussie boy a 'burden on health system' to be deported

A boy born in Victoria could be deported in just over a week because he’s deemed a burden to the Australian health system.

Mum of twins unthinkable heartbreak

Mum of twins unthinkable heartbreak

It is every mother’s worst nightmare and being a parent of twins, the situation Julie Gravina found herself in was even more heartbreaking.

Sun 9 Jun 2019

'Agonising': Terrifying cause of mum's mystery seizures

'Agonising': Terrifying cause of mum's mystery seizures

A year ago, Megan Bugle was a healthy mum of two boys. Then one Sunday, when she was at home with her family, she collapsed, screaming in agony.

Top neurosurgeon Charlie Teo under fire, threatens to quit

Top neurosurgeon Charlie Teo under fire, threatens to quit

Celebrity brain surgeon Charlie Teo has said he will quit medicine after accusing the “governing medical bodies” for “gunning for him”.

Coles’ new move to save lives

Coles’ new move to save lives

Coles has teamed up with The Heart Foundation to roll out defibrillators in all their supermarkets and distribution centres in an effort to help save lives.

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