Health

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Woman dies after being sent home from hospital 18 times

Woman dies after being sent home from hospital 18 times

The NSW woman repeatedly went to her local rural hospital over eight months - but doctors didn't identify the deadly infection in time.

Parents told not to worry about whooping cough despite scare

Parents told not to worry about whooping cough despite scare

In the Tweed Shire, 91.7 per cent of five year olds were fully vaccinated

Inside the mind of a strawberry saboteur

Inside the mind of a strawberry saboteur

WHO are the monsters inserting needles into strawberries and apples? A criminologist explains what motivates them and why.

Girl, 3, sent home with gruesome head injury

Girl, 3, sent home with gruesome head injury

AN Aussie mum is furious after hospital staff sent her injured daughter home with a gruesome, gaping head wound. Warning: Graphic

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.

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.

Construction of Pottsville ambulance station to start soon

Construction of Pottsville ambulance station to start soon

The new purpose built station will be built to accommodate a growing population

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.

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.

Federal MP slammed over Kings Forest 'shovel ready' claims

Federal MP slammed over Kings Forest 'shovel ready' claims

Tweed MP Geoff Provest has called for an apology.

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.

From Maccas to Red Bull: Worst school lunches revealed

From Maccas to Red Bull: Worst school lunches revealed

A GROUP of teachers have listed some of the worst packed lunches students have come to school with, including a Happy Meal and even a bottle of Red Bull.

Wealthy parents’ ridiculous nanny demands

Wealthy parents’ ridiculous nanny demands

TWICE a week, about 11pm, Jeff Goldstein stretches out, turns on his spa playlist, lights a candle and gets a 90-minute massage — courtesy of his kids' nanny.

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Common medical myth busted

Common medical myth busted

MILLIONS of older Australians opp an aspirin to help reduce the risk of a heart attack — but research has found it’s actually doing more harm than good.

Metal allegedly found in banana an 'isolated' incident

Metal allegedly found in banana an 'isolated' incident

A 62-YEAR-OLD woman has been cautioned after a banana was allegedly contaminated with a metal object at a Queensland supermarket.

Sex drug facing ban in Australia

Sex drug facing ban in Australia

A DRUG commonly used for sex and available over-the-counter may soon be put in the same category as heroin and cocaine in Australia.

Be asleep in 2 mins with this hack used by the military

Be asleep in 2 mins with this hack used by the military

WHEN was the last time you got into bed and went straight to sleep? Can’t remember? Neither can we.

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