Health

Mon 23 Apr 2018

How to support friends going through infertility

How to support friends going through infertility

A HEARTBROKEN couple tried everything in the hope of having a child. The one thing you think they want to hear is also the thing you should never say.

'Fly high beautiful': Brave Tayla loses her fight

'Fly high beautiful': Brave Tayla loses her fight

'Yesterday morning I held your hand as you took your last breath.'

Calls to prevent youth suicide

Calls to prevent youth suicide

Australia needs a strategy and more services to combat the biggest cause of youth deaths.

'Lucky fin': Mum's plea to give son a fighting chance

'Lucky fin': Mum's plea to give son a fighting chance

A PROUD mum has opened up about the daily challenge of caring for her high needs son whose limp arm is lovingly referred to as his 'lucky fin', just like Nemo.

Bundy woman recognised for changing lives one pad at a time

Bundy woman recognised for changing lives one pad at a time

THE founder of a movement to help reduce waste and empower women in developing countries has made the move to Bundaberg.

Spend money on veterans' health, not war memorials

Spend money on veterans' health, not war memorials

A former Army chief has called for the government to divert grant funds from multi-million dollar event commemorations to improving veterans' mental health.

LITTLE LACIE: Girl's mystery illness finally diagnosed

LITTLE LACIE: Girl's mystery illness finally diagnosed

IT'S been over four agonising months of waiting and hoping for answers and now, Lacie Christensen's family have been given a diagnosis.

Sun 22 Apr 2018

'Helpless': Woman watches brother's painful, horror death

'Helpless': Woman watches brother's painful, horror death

Moya Jackson is desperately clinging to the old memories of her brother - memories that precede the last mental image she has of him.

‘Why I chose to be sterilised’

‘Why I chose to be sterilised’

TO SOME women, the operation is unthinkable. But Faith Roswell, 30, has no regrets over her decision to be voluntarily sterilised.

World’s oldest woman misses out on record

World’s oldest woman misses out on record

THE world’s oldest woman has died without recognition from Guinness World Records for the accomplishment.

GAMBLE BACKFIRES: Tobacco company’s $4.5 billion fail

GAMBLE BACKFIRES: Tobacco company’s $4.5 billion fail

ONE of the world’s biggest tobacco companies took a gamble on four new alternatives to cigarettes. But it appears to have backfired.

Sat 21 Apr 2018

SHOCK DIAGNOSIS: Popular athlete in fight of her life

SHOCK DIAGNOSIS: Popular athlete in fight of her life

"I can't afford to be negative. I have five kids and a husband.”

Can flu vaccine make you sick?

Can flu vaccine make you sick?

HERE is everything you need to know about the flu vaccine, including whether it’s possible to be infected after getting the shot.

Fri 20 Apr 2018

Parents' quest for mental health awareness

Parents' quest for mental health awareness

Parents trip around Australia in quest to raise suicide prevention awareness.

Man dies after being bitten by snake

Man dies after being bitten by snake

A MAN has died after he was bitten by a snake at a property in north Queensland.

Hundreds of mums reject hospitals in local homebirth craze

Hundreds of mums reject hospitals in local homebirth craze

SOUTHERN Downs mothers want more power over childbirth, and one midwife is there to deliver. But doctors say the system can't support the radical trend.

'This could ruin us': Family butchery's huge loss after PFAS

'This could ruin us': Family butchery's huge loss after PFAS

Shock waves are continuing to roll through Bundaberg after the week's water contamination, with one family business losing thousands.

Bundy school in mourning after teen dies in asthma tragedy

Bundy school in mourning after teen dies in asthma tragedy

A MUCH-loved student of Bundaberg State High School is being mourned this week after he suffered a tragic asthma attack that ended his life.

Thu 19 Apr 2018

Free flu shots available for most at risk

Free flu shots available for most at risk

Everyone in the community are urged to consider a flu shot.

You’re eating wrong: Basic weight loss mistakes

You’re eating wrong: Basic weight loss mistakes

YOU might think it’s simple. Put food on a plate, then eat it. But that actually leads to an easy mistake that piles on the kilos.

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