Health

Thu 12 Dec 2019

Long sleepers and nappers are at higher risk of strokes

Long sleepers and nappers are at higher risk of strokes

A study has found that people who lie in, take long midday naps or have disrupted sleep all have a higher risk of suffering strokes.

Aussies donate skin for volcano survivors

Aussies donate skin for volcano survivors

Special 'allograft' skin has been sent to New Zealand from Australia to help the survivors of the White Island volcanic eruption.

Mystery mozzie bite leaves father on life support

premium_icon Mystery mozzie bite leaves father on life support

Worried friends and family of popular hairdresser Dez Ginns are pleading for help to deal with his debilitating virus that has him on life support.

Kids left stranded by health bureaucrats

premium_icon Kids left stranded by health bureaucrats

One of the state’s busiest youth mental health units is still without a full-time psychologist, leaving parents at their wit’s end

Doctor’s ‘life saving’ $1.50 hangover cure

Doctor’s ‘life saving’ $1.50 hangover cure

Love the Christmas festivities, but dread the hangovers? You’re not alone. But one GP has revealed the easy trick he swears by.

Dodgy cosmetic clinics spark social media warning

premium_icon Dodgy cosmetic clinics spark social media warning

Booming numbers of dodgy underground cosmetic quacks across Victoria has led to a new social media campaign warning patients of the dangers

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