Health

Thu 18 Oct 2018

New weapon catching out drivers

New weapon catching out drivers

POLICE are testing new technology to target Aussie drivers by scanning the eyes of people behind the wheel to identify risky motorists.

Bride’s ‘disgusting’ tattoo mistake

Bride’s ‘disgusting’ tattoo mistake

A BRIDE-to-be fears she will have to postpone her wedding after a horrific tattoo experience has left her too self-conscious to walk down the aisle. Warning:...

Region has 'highest rate of anxiety in the country'

Region has 'highest rate of anxiety in the country'

'The further west you go the more sparse the mental health services: Health service CEO

Wed 17 Oct 2018

Campaign to bring home injured Queensland man

Campaign to bring home injured Queensland man

THE family of a Cairns man badly injured in a motorcycle crash in Vietnam are desperate to bring him home to Australia for his medical treatment.

Man jailed over teen’s party drug death

Man jailed over teen’s party drug death

LUKE Delphin continually offered a 13-year-old a deadly party drug back at this apartment. He could be out of jail in a year over the teen’s death.

Youths swap drinks for drugs to save cash

Youths swap drinks for drugs to save cash

WITH alcohol prices at global highs in Australia’s major cities, partygoers say party drugs have become an economic no-brainer.

Harry’s royal sacrifice for Meghan

Harry’s royal sacrifice for Meghan

PRINCE Harry has been quietly going about something that not even the most sharp-eyed royal watchers have spotted.

Stop eating tomato sauce right now

Stop eating tomato sauce right now

IT’S one of the most popular condiments in the pantry. But unfortunately, the bad far outweighs the good with a humble squirt of tomato sauce.

Tue 16 Oct 2018

‘Nailed it’: Controversial ad set to rile Christians

‘Nailed it’: Controversial ad set to rile Christians

A CONTROVERSIAL ad has poked fun at Jesus while tied to the cross. But it’s all for a worthy cause.

Diabetes support network invaluable for mum

Diabetes support network invaluable for mum

Most mothers are able to take comfort in the knowledge their children will be safe when they go to bed each night, but that is not the case for Fiona Lane.

Target recalls popular kids’ toy

Target recalls popular kids’ toy

THE Aussie discount department store chain has issued a warning over fears a popular item could pose a “choking risk” to children.

Record number of drug users reach out for help

Record number of drug users reach out for help

ALMOST 1000 people reached out to Lives Lived Well for drug or alcohol support in the Darling Downs and South Burnett regions over the past year.

Man flown to hospital after bitten by spider

Man flown to hospital after bitten by spider

A MAN has been flown to hospital after he was bitten by a spider on a property near Bundaberg overnight.

Free program providing mental health assistance

Free program providing mental health assistance

MENTAL health services in the South Burnett recieved a huge boost last week with the opening of the new larger premises for Lives Lived Well in Kingaroy.

Mon 15 Oct 2018

VIDEO: Man dies after frantic attempts to save his life

VIDEO: Man dies after frantic attempts to save his life

WATCH THE VIDEO: One eye witness who saw the incident unfold and said the man had "no pulse" and three people gave him CPR.

Gastro outbreak hits Bowen

Gastro outbreak hits Bowen

BOWEN residents have been urged to take action following a gastroenteritis outbreak.

Pro-life groups caught misleading women, MP says

Pro-life groups caught misleading women, MP says

'Pro-life' groups have been put on notice after MP announces some organisations have given misleading information.

Sun 14 Oct 2018

$1.8m payout over boss’s Christmas party punch

$1.8m payout over boss’s Christmas party punch

CLIVE Bellman “went straight back like a falling tree” when he was attacked by his boss at a party. Now he’s about to claim a fortune.

Young shark victim loses her leg

Young shark victim loses her leg

A YOUNG schoolgirl mauled by a shark in the Whitsundays has lost her leg, it has been revealed.

4 ways to avoid injury at work: National Safe Work Month

4 ways to avoid injury at work: National Safe Work Month

A SAFETY incident can happen at any moment in any workplace.

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