Health

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Hospital stay confusion as 'stressful as buying home'

Hospital stay confusion as 'stressful as buying home'

Going to hospital is like going to a foreign land for some patients, with medical jargon, strange noises and unfamiliar surroundings.

'Whatever b*tch': Mum's abusive rant over breast milk

'Whatever b*tch': Mum's abusive rant over breast milk

Mum’s texts requesting breast milk donation from stranger get really weird.

Obnoxious passenger’s gross demand sickens onlookers

Obnoxious passenger’s gross demand sickens onlookers

A shaken flight attendant has told how a man demanded she carry out a disgusting task as he moaned in pleasure in a plane toilet.

Shorten's hospital funding fix to grow emergency department

Shorten's hospital funding fix to grow emergency department

ALP Leader Bill Shorten has budgeted $15m to make urgent fixes to a Qld hospital's emergency department while ScoMo sat with journos for a Q&A.

Mon 21 Jan 2019

Honest MP’s confession: ‘Politicians do drugs too’

Honest MP’s confession: ‘Politicians do drugs too’

AN elected Australian official has publicly admitted to using illicit drugs in her past in a bid to have a more honest debate about pill-testing.

Kids with measles unvaccinated by choice

Kids with measles unvaccinated by choice

The parents of two children with measles, who flew to Sydney from Sri Lanka prompting a health warning, had chosen not to vaccinate them.

Sun 20 Jan 2019

The heartbreaking reason O’Dwyer quit

The heartbreaking reason O’Dwyer quit

Kelly O’Dwyer has revealed the heartbreaking personal crisis that helped her decide to give up her successful career in politics.

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Scary illness led to million-dollar idea

Scary illness led to million-dollar idea

Christy Laurence was on the fast-track to success in the corporate world when a frightening brain injury stopped her in her tracks.

Toddler’s cheeky sign targets stupidity

Toddler’s cheeky sign targets stupidity

AS CALLS for pill testing become increasingly dominant, Sydney parents used their toddler and his hilarious sign to get their message across.

Fri 18 Jan 2019

This Aussie mum is 41 but looks 21

This Aussie mum is 41 but looks 21

THIS Aussie mum of two has revealed how she’s reversed the ageing process, saying her body is now that of someone 20 years younger.

What we missed in Gillette controversy

What we missed in Gillette controversy

WHILE the world continues to blow up over the razor brand’s latest ad, there’s more to the story that’s gone unnoticed.

OPINION: Pill testing overdue

OPINION: Pill testing overdue

GREENS call for set up of community pill testing centres as part of national drug testing agency.

Thu 17 Jan 2019

Man injects himself with semen to cure back pain

Man injects himself with semen to cure back pain

Warning: Do not try this at home.

Five year old Aussie hero loses cancer battle

Five year old Aussie hero loses cancer battle

The family of five-year-old Annabelle Potts - diagnosed with a rare brain cancer - has posted on Facebook that she has died.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Unprovoked assault puts ambulance officer out of work

Unprovoked assault puts ambulance officer out of work

Paramedics are pressing charges after they were allegedly attacked unprovoked on Saturday night.

Paris checks into treatment facility

Paris checks into treatment facility

The daughter of Michael Jackson is reportedly seeking help for her “emotional health” in a treatment facility.

UPDATE: Health NSW addresses hospital site safety concerns

UPDATE: Health NSW addresses hospital site safety concerns

The CFMEU put a stop to the works earlier this morning.

5 indigenous girls take own lives in 9 days

5 indigenous girls take own lives in 9 days

Five girls under the age of 15 have taken their own lives in a nine-day spate, with reports confirming an Adelaide died on Friday.

Parents’ plea after daughter’s drug death

Parents’ plea after daughter’s drug death

It’s been days since Alex Ross-King’s parents lost their beautiful girl — but the grieving mum and dad already know what needs to be done.

Shock airline measles warning

Shock airline measles warning

Health officials have issued a new health warning for measles, after passengers on board a flight were diagnosed with the illness.

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