Health

Fri 21 Feb 2020

Cancer survivor battles to get help for women

premium_icon Cancer survivor battles to get help for women

A cancer survivor who has waited eight years for plastic surgery has vowed to keep battling for other women.

Baby in coma as community rallies for grieving family

premium_icon Baby in coma as community rallies for grieving family

Father’s bedside vigil for son after mother of six killed in crash.

‘Every pore opens up’: Virus victim speaks

‘Every pore opens up’: Virus victim speaks

A coronavirus patient has described the deadly illness as feeling like “every pore opening up” after leaving a quarantined cruise ship.

Woman sheds 63kg with simple swap

Woman sheds 63kg with simple swap

An Aussie woman has revealed how ditching one unhealthy habit sparked a lifestyle change that resulted in transforming her 127kg physique.

Thu 20 Feb 2020

China travel ban extended again

China travel ban extended again

Australia has extended the ban on travellers from China for another week, saying the number of deaths in Hubei continues to grow.

‘My heart stopped 12 or 13 times every night’

premium_icon ‘My heart stopped 12 or 13 times every night’

When Kate McCarthy was a kid, her heart would stop more than a dozen times per night and her days were riddled with what were thought to be seizures.

Two passengers from cruise die as Aussies land on home soil

premium_icon Two passengers from cruise die as Aussies land on home soil

Two passengers from the coronavirus-infected cruise ship in Japan have died as about 170 evacuees from the Diamond Princess land in Australia.

Jetstar to cut back international flights

premium_icon Jetstar to cut back international flights

Jetstar is the latest airline to announce it will cut back on international flights in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Qantas slashes huge number of flights

Qantas slashes huge number of flights

Qantas and Jetstar will cut services to Asia due to coronavirus as the group braces for a financial hit of up to $150 million.

Oyster farmers take action against marine litter on the Northern Rivers

premium_icon Oyster farmers take action against marine litter on the...

THE usual suspects in the cleanup included bottles and glass, but the team also pulled some more bizarre items from the waterway

Family shares star’s unseen Insta post before death

Family shares star’s unseen Insta post before death

Days before her death, Caroline Flack drafted an Instagram post before her advisers told her not to publish it. Now her family has released it.

Wed 19 Feb 2020

Aussies refuse virus evacuation flight

Aussies refuse virus evacuation flight

After weeks of waiting, 180 Australian passengers on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship will be flown out but several have refused to evacuate.

MYTH BUSTERS: How to protect yourself this mosquito season

premium_icon MYTH BUSTERS: How to protect yourself this mosquito season

Do you know what the best mosquito repellents contain?

Woman loses her limbs in sudden illness

Woman loses her limbs in sudden illness

Four months ago Kannika McClelland was working as a dental nurse when she suddenly fell ill. Days later she was in a coma fighting for her life.

Teen’s ‘upsetting’ ordeal on virus ship

Teen’s ‘upsetting’ ordeal on virus ship

After an idyllic holiday, chaos unfolded on the Diamond Princess cruise ship. And for this Brisbane student and others on board, the ordeal is only half over.

‘Teddy bear’ dad mourned after sudden death

premium_icon ‘Teddy bear’ dad mourned after sudden death

A beloved Sunshine Coast father’s sudden and unexpected death has left his family perplexed and his heartbroken widow in financial turmoil. How you can help.

Chilling new virus development

Chilling new virus development

China has repeatedly insisted its deadly coronavirus outbreak is under control – but this latest move suggests the truth is dramatically different.

Reality TV’s negative effect ‘alarming’

premium_icon Reality TV’s negative effect ‘alarming’

Concerns have been raised about the duty of care in reality TV at a time when more Married At First Sight stars are publicly criticising the show.

Tue 18 Feb 2020

‘Evil’: Chinese government's ‘vile’ virus move exposed

‘Evil’: Chinese government's ‘vile’ virus move exposed

China has been labelled “extremely evil” as evidence mounts it has been “weaponising” the coronavirus against its enemies, with deadly consequences.

China warns world of the next coronavirus capital

China warns world of the next coronavirus capital

It has the second highest number of coronavirus cases outside China and has been labelled “the next Wuhan” by Chinese state media.

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