Health

Tue 17 Sep 2019

Brain-eating parasite kills 10yo girl

Brain-eating parasite kills 10yo girl

A 10-year-old US girl has died after contracting a brain-eating amoeba after going for a swim in a river, according to her family.

Passenger blasts airline over ‘filthy’ find

Passenger blasts airline over ‘filthy’ find

A frequent flyer has slammed a “five-star” airline over the “horrifying condition” of one of its planes, saying it hadn’t been cleaned in weeks.

Spit could unlock skin cancer questions

Spit could unlock skin cancer questions

Queensland researchers have set out to determine what role genes play in skin cancer as part of the world's largest study into the disease.

‘Fat PT’s’ incredible transformation

‘Fat PT’s’ incredible transformation

April Franks felt so unhealthy and overweight she viewed herself as “the fat PT”. But that all changed when she discovered a particular love.

Bride and groom’s incredible wedding shred

Bride and groom’s incredible wedding shred

Melbourne couple Sarah and Justin had just one wish for their wedding day — to once again be able to kiss each other on the lips.

Rod Stewart’s secret cancer battle

Rod Stewart’s secret cancer battle

At a charity event in the UK, rocker Rod Stewart told the crowd it was “time to come out of the closet” in relation to his illness.

Mon 16 Sep 2019

Man accused of 700k deaths due to typo

Man accused of 700k deaths due to typo

The handsome Canadian was charming. But he would become known as a “monster” all because of the confusion between a number and a letter.

Mum’s tragedy a warning for new parents

Mum’s tragedy a warning for new parents

The devastated parents of a baby boy who died from a disease he contracted before he was born are now on a mission to spread awareness.

Sun 15 Sep 2019

‘The truth about my sex addiction’

‘The truth about my sex addiction’

A year ago, Nadia Bokody sat on live TV and made a confession — she was a sex addict. But the truth is something even more shocking.

Girl gets brain-eating bug from swimming

Girl gets brain-eating bug from swimming

A GIRL is fighting for her life after contracting a brain-eating amoeba after going for a swim in the river.

Sat 14 Sep 2019

Girl’s cancer written off as constipation

Girl’s cancer written off as constipation

Doctors wrote this 3-year-old’s stomach pains off as constipation, but when they finally discovered the real cause it was too late.

Mental side of Qld disasters unsustainable

Mental side of Qld disasters unsustainable

The mental health impacts of drought and bushfire on affected communities in Queensland is unsustainable, an expert says.

‘My naked selfies are ruining my life’

‘My naked selfies are ruining my life’

Kayleigh sent the playful snaps when her boyfriend was working interstate — but when they broke up, he got in touch with a brutal threat.

Fri 13 Sep 2019

X-ray reveals hospital’s shocking error

X-ray reveals hospital’s shocking error

It's a common procedure that many people have had done but one seemingly small error by hospital staff left one woman with permanent damage.

Trainer’s ‘brutally honest’ post slammed

Trainer’s ‘brutally honest’ post slammed

A personal trainer who said a 159kg woman was “way too heavy” to join his bootcamp class has been slammed online. But he’s not backing down.

Thu 12 Sep 2019

US weighs banning flavoured e-cigarettes

US weighs banning flavoured e-cigarettes

THE US is preparing to ban flavoured e-cigarettes as the CDC investigates 450 cases of lung disease, and five deaths, that may have been caused by vaping.

Tue 10 Sep 2019

Morbid daydream that saved woman’s life

Morbid daydream that saved woman’s life

Zoe Simmons had made up her mind — this was the day it would all end. But an unexpected vision stopped her in her tracks, saving her life.

Mum defends 10yo in baby stomp killing

Mum defends 10yo in baby stomp killing

The mother of a girl accused of stomping on a six-month-old baby’s head and killing him has described the bub’s death as “an accident”.

The letter that devastated Scott Morrison

The letter that devastated Scott Morrison

Before he became PM, Scott and Jenny Morrison posed for beaming photos with a young family. Recently, that family sent him a tragic letter.

Mon 9 Sep 2019

Cricket star’s skin cancer warning

Cricket star’s skin cancer warning

The former Australian cricket captain has encouraged others to protect their skin in the sun, revealing his own scary brush with cancer.

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