Health

Sun 23 Jun 2019

Top tip on how to beat jet lag

Top tip on how to beat jet lag

It can be enough to ruin a perfect holiday. But you don’t have to fall victim to jet lag. Here are some handy tips on how to avoid it.

New laws will cancel your life insurance: Act Now

New laws will cancel your life insurance: Act Now

A RUSH of new laws means Australians have just days to boost their tax refund and stop their life insurance being automatically cancelled by the Coalition.

Secret anti-vax millionaires revealed

Secret anti-vax millionaires revealed

Bernard and Lisa Selz are fabulously wealthy US philanthropists — and they’ve donated more than $4.3 million to a controversial cause.

Sat 22 Jun 2019

Gruelling reality of Miss Universe bodies

Gruelling reality of Miss Universe bodies

It may appear glitzy and glam, but Miss Universe hopeful Danielle Collis has shared the “brutal” training pageant contenders endure for a crown.

Terror of 19th century operating table

Terror of 19th century operating table

No drugs. No sedation. Half of those who underwent surgery in the 19th century didn’t survive the experience. WARNING: Graphic

Thu 20 Jun 2019

Urgent milk recall in NSW, Victoria

Urgent milk recall in NSW, Victoria

Lactalis Australia Pty Ltd has issued a recall on selected milk products sold recently in supermarkets across Victoria and NSW.

Older people failing to plan their care

Older people failing to plan their care

A background paper for the aged care royal commission says many people are not set up to direct how they will be cared for if they become unable to communicate.

Wed 19 Jun 2019

Poo transplant demand booming

Poo transplant demand booming

A GROWING number of Australians are seeking poo transplants, leading to a shortage of healthy stool stocks and a call for fecal matter donors.

Euthanasia: Australians can now ask to die

Euthanasia: Australians can now ask to die

The country’s first assisted dying laws, expected to be used by 150 people a year, start today. Here’s how they work and what you should know.

Contagious infection identified at South Burnett school

Contagious infection identified at South Burnett school

PARENTS of students have been advised to watch their child for symptoms after a case of whooping cough was identified at a South Burnett school.

Tue 18 Jun 2019

‘Stay home’: Killer flu warning

‘Stay home’: Killer flu warning

Health experts across the country are urging people to stay home if they are unwell, as the death toll from this year’s virus rises.

Mon 17 Jun 2019

Shock ingredient found in vegan ice cream

Shock ingredient found in vegan ice cream

Two flavours of vegan ice cream have been pulled from the shelves after a “microscopic amount” of contaminant was found in the products.

Sun 16 Jun 2019

The horrible 'disease' that consumed my husband

The horrible 'disease' that consumed my husband

"In an instant a paramedic busted the door in, as I stood close behind. There he was. The love of my life, my soulmate, the father of my children. He was gone."

Sat 15 Jun 2019

Charlie Teo patient’s heartbreak

Charlie Teo patient’s heartbreak

Just weeks after Milli underwent dangerous surgery with Dr Charlie Teo, her family has been rocked by devastating news.

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.

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.

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