Health

Wed 21 Apr 2021

GPs failing to diagnose eating disorders

Premium Content GPs failing to diagnose eating disorders

Worrying new statistics show that less than one per cent of Australians going to their GP for an eating disorder are getting a diagnosis or given any treatment.

Doctor forced to ‘shop’ around dying teen

Doctor forced to ‘shop’ around dying teen

A traumatised doctor has sobbed in court, describing the moment he was forced to “shop around” dying teen Alex Braes, while also trying to save his life.

Brisbane man develops clots after Pfizer jab

Brisbane man develops clots after Pfizer jab

Queensland Health officials are on high-alert after a man was rushed to hospital with clots just days after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.

Royal commission ‘must look at military culture’

Premium Content Royal commission ‘must look at military culture’

Advocates for military veterans say the coming royal commission into veteran suicides must have a broad focus and look into several areas.

Mum’s snack hack sees her drop 54 kgs

Mum’s snack hack sees her drop 54 kgs

The woman who was told she would never lose weight ended up dropping a staggering amount after implementing one rule in her fridge.

Grim clue nation lying about COVID deaths

Grim clue nation lying about COVID deaths

In crematoriums around the country, workers say bodies are being burned “day and night” - but something isn’t adding up.

Even with a good job, you may not get a rental

Premium Content Even with a good job, you may not get a rental

Grim new data shows the Northern Rivers’ housing crisis is affecting more people than ever.

New IVF clinic will save couples big dollars

Premium Content New IVF clinic will save couples big dollars

“Fertility issues are difficult as is, but to add the stress of travel and the financial burden to that can be overwhelming”.

Tue 20 Apr 2021

Vaccine question health boss can’t answer

Vaccine question health boss can’t answer

Australia’s health boss has admitted he does not know the answer to a key question about the coronavirus vaccine rollout.

‘Open up old wounds’: Local veteran on Royal Commission

Premium Content ‘Open up old wounds’: Local veteran on Royal Commission

An inspiring Fraser Coast veteran has weighed in on a recent announcement from Morrison ahead of Anzac Day this Sunday.

‘Scary’: Girl, 10, finds needle in strawberry from CQ store

Premium Content ‘Scary’: Girl, 10, finds needle in strawberry from CQ store

“I immediately panicked”: Mum was gobsmacked to find the sharp item inside the fruit her daughter just ate.

Boy’s controversial world-first treatment

Boy’s controversial world-first treatment

Parents are copping backlash for taking part in a drug trial that aims to help children with dwarfism grow to be an average height.

EU to rule on J&J shot safety as virus wave grips India

EU to rule on J&J shot safety as virus wave grips India

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has slammed the inequality in global vaccine distribution.

Four-year-old child among six new COVID-19 cases in the NT

Premium Content Four-year-old child among six new COVID-19 cases in the NT

Six more people, including a four-year-old child, have tested positive for COVID-19 in the Northern Territory in the past 24 hours.

Fresh DV charges laid on Andrew O’Keefe

Premium Content Fresh DV charges laid on Andrew O’Keefe

Former Channel 7 host Andrew O’Keefe, who remains in a mental health facility, has been hit with two more assault charges.

Axed Aussie vaccine was hugely effective

Premium Content Axed Aussie vaccine was hugely effective

The abandoned University of Queensland COVID-19 vaccine showed promise for providing protection across coronavirus variants, new research has found.

Panic as infected body washes up

Panic as infected body washes up

Leaders have been forced to react after the body of a fisherman with coronavirus washed up on the shores of a popular tourist hub.

Over 50s to get jab sooner under major vaccine rethink

Premium Content Over 50s to get jab sooner under major vaccine rethink

Aussies aged between 50 to 69 will receive their COVID-19 jab earlier than expected amid a major rethink of the vaccine rollout program.

‘Incredibly emotional’: Hope that dad can save baby’s life

Premium Content ‘Incredibly emotional’: Hope that dad can save baby’s life

Little Georgia Hilliar is only three months old but has already almost died twice. Now, her doting dad Beau has the chance to save her life.

Mon 19 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: PM suggests plan to fast-track vaccine rollout

Premium Content Coronavirus: PM suggests plan to fast-track vaccine rollout

Australians aged 50 and older could be fast-tracked through the coronavirus vaccination program due to surplus AstraZeneca doses.

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