Health

Thu 19 Apr 2018

Rent hike forces senior citizens out after 46 years

Rent hike forces senior citizens out after 46 years

A $20,000 rent hike has forced a Coast senior citizens club from its home of more than 46 years.

Wed 18 Apr 2018

Man’s incredible 12-week body transformation

Man’s incredible 12-week body transformation

IN just three months this office worker dropped 19kg and became super ripped.

'Saxy lady' beats odds and uses music to recover from stroke

'Saxy lady' beats odds and uses music to recover from stroke

SOUTHERN Downs woman was told she may never play again, but she was desperate to prove doctors wrong.

Tue 17 Apr 2018

Springfield's looming health care emergency

Springfield's looming health care emergency

It's a problem that's already affecting services at Ipswich, Brisbane and Toowoomba hospitals.

What would happen if there were no farmers or graziers?

What would happen if there were no farmers or graziers?

Because of our farming families are so expert at their jobs, most of the population to do other occupations, such as being activists and vegans

Toddler’s life support to be turned off

Toddler’s life support to be turned off

THE parents of seriously ill 23-month-old Alfie Evans vowed “it’s not over!” after a top court ruled against their plea to take him to Italy for treatment.

Cancer drug breakthrough proves bittersweet for Coast widow

Cancer drug breakthrough proves bittersweet for Coast widow

NEWS of a cancer drug funding breakthrough initially came as a kick in the teeth for a Coast grandmother widowed by asbestos.

Oncologist backs push to make key drug affordable

Oncologist backs push to make key drug affordable

COAST oncologist Dr Hong Shue says the handful of mesothelioma patients taking Keytruda under his direction are responding to the drug.

Mon 16 Apr 2018

Flesh-eating bacteria epidemic ‘exploding’

Flesh-eating bacteria epidemic ‘exploding’

A FLESH-eating bacteria common in Africa is rapidly increasing in number in parts of Australia. WARNING: Graphic images.

Jellyfish victim: ‘Just let me die mum, it’s too much’

Jellyfish victim: ‘Just let me die mum, it’s too much’

A TEENAGER who was stung by the world’s deadliest jellyfish has finally left hospital after two weeks of agonising pain.

'Heartbroken' daughter's final gift for her dying dad

'Heartbroken' daughter's final gift for her dying dad

"I JUST want to do everything I can to help him go and do anything, I just don't want to sit here and wait"

‘My ex is trying to stop me using my eggs’

‘My ex is trying to stop me using my eggs’

AT 42 Ilissa Watnik is ready to become a mother before it’s too late, but her ex-boyfriend is preventing her from using frozen eggs they fertilised together.

How music saved the soul of Caloundra man

How music saved the soul of Caloundra man

A COAST man was bedridden with chronic fatigue but discovering music turned his life around.

Sun 15 Apr 2018

Cutting-edge surgery to leave wheelchair behind

Cutting-edge surgery to leave wheelchair behind

Aisling Crehan is moving heaven and earth to see her daughter Ciara take those first steps at the age of four.

Cruise Tragedy: ‘Husband tried to save her’

Cruise Tragedy: ‘Husband tried to save her’

POLICE have detailed the tragic circumstances surrounding the death of Brisbane mother of three Natasha Schofield onboard a P&O cruise ship.

Death Rattle: Chilling signs you’re about to die

Death Rattle: Chilling signs you’re about to die

ACCORDING to experts, the ‘death rattle’ is one of the signs that your time is coming to an end and death is near.

Fri 13 Apr 2018

Why I’m proud to be a Pink Lady

Why I’m proud to be a Pink Lady

BEING diagnosed with breast cancer 14 years ago could have been a lonely experience. Instead I found comfort in being part of an incredible support network of...

Yellow Wiggle Emma stepping down to treat endometriosis

Yellow Wiggle Emma stepping down to treat endometriosis

EMMA Watkins, who is better known as the Yellow Wiggle, has revealed she will be taking time out to have surgery for a painful and chronic condition.

Study finds employers should let workers sleep-in

Study finds employers should let workers sleep-in

Employers should let workers have lie-ins to stop them dying early, research finds

Baby born four years after parents died in car crash

Baby born four years after parents died in car crash

Frozen embryos used after grandparents won long legal battle for right to the fertilised eggs

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