Health

Fri 20 Jul 2018

Take STI test for VIP entry to Splendour in the Grass

Take STI test for VIP entry to Splendour in the Grass

SPLENDOUR in the Grass revellers will be asked to take a sexually transmitted infection (STI) test, in exchange for entry into a VIP area.

The $2b system doomed to fail

The $2b system doomed to fail

CRITICS have warned the government’s new health database could have a “chilling effect” after it ignored warning signs from the UK’s failed rollout.

Mum sues after drinking 'oven cleaner cure'

Mum sues after drinking 'oven cleaner cure'

A WOMAN who was accidentally given oven cleaner to drink to cure hiccups is fighting for compensation.

Young sufferer advocates for diabetes research funding

Young sufferer advocates for diabetes research funding

Type 1 diabetes has a big impact on Ethan Galpin's life.

Thu 19 Jul 2018

Rule that helped me lose 22kg

Rule that helped me lose 22kg

IT WASN’T until Courtney stumbled across the 80/20 rule that she found a weight loss approach which actually worked for her.

Growing demand for organic food prompts family project

Growing demand for organic food prompts family project

HE SWORE he'd never be a farmer, but now this man is leading a foodie movment from small beginnings to bring something Warwick's never had.

Wed 18 Jul 2018

Fitzy’s ‘heartbreak’ 10 years after stillbirth

Fitzy’s ‘heartbreak’ 10 years after stillbirth

HE’S the radio funnyman whose social media is filled with snaps of his two sons. Now, Fitzy has revealed the moment he had to say goodbye to his daughter.

Simple test could save thousands of lives

Simple test could save thousands of lives

A WORLD-FIRST blood test has been invented by Australian doctors that could detect cancer, saving thousands who spend too much time in the sun.

The unknown, hormonal reason you might be gaining weight

The unknown, hormonal reason you might be gaining weight

MELISSA Mangraviti had piled on 40kg in five years and was trying every diet imaginable without success, until her GP finally uncovered something.

Coke Zero to be killed off for good

Coke Zero to be killed off for good

COCA-Cola has confirmed Coke Zero will be phased out for good this year, but the company expects us to switch to something else.

Have you been awake under the knife?

Have you been awake under the knife?

WAKING up while under the knife is a horrible thought, but a new study has revealed we might be more conscious than we think when in surgery.

$50m cancer trial to offer personalised drugs

$50m cancer trial to offer personalised drugs

ALMOST 600 Queenslanders will have their cancer’s DNA tested to identify the drugs that will keep them alive for longer under a world-leading trial.

Fears for former East 17 popstar after shock video

Fears for former East 17 popstar after shock video

There are concerns for former East 17 singer Brian Harvey after he posted a video claiming he’s been “held prisoner” in his home for five years.

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Site selection report for Tweed Valley Hospital revealed

Site selection report for Tweed Valley Hospital revealed

Health Infrastructure has released details on why it rejected three alternative sites in favour of Cudgen for the new $534 million Tweed Valley Hospital.

Trinity's 1-in-10,000 fight

Trinity's 1-in-10,000 fight

Tweed Heads is home to the first bodybuilder with Williams Syndrome.

You need to think about doing this today

You need to think about doing this today

SECURITY professionals are concerned Australia's major health overhaul will give your health data to scammers and private companies. Here's how to opt out.

Girl, 9, one step closer to walking

Girl, 9, one step closer to walking

A YOUNG Queensland girl, who is unable to speak or walk, now has a chance to take her take her first steps.

Sun 15 Jul 2018

Gross reason you should never flush with seat up

Gross reason you should never flush with seat up

WE’VE all done it, but it turns out this common bathroom habit is actually super gross. Here’s why you need to put the seat down.

Welcome to the bizarre world of a sleep disorder

Welcome to the bizarre world of a sleep disorder

WHILE deep in sleep, research show that having sex, driving and biking are among the many antics that people with sleep disorders get up to.

Sat 14 Jul 2018

The easiest hacks to live a plastic-free life

The easiest hacks to live a plastic-free life

BEA Johnson started the zero waste movement and has given her tips on how to reduce your rubbish.

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