Health

Sun 17 Feb 2019

Beauty therapist minutes away from death

Beauty therapist minutes away from death

BEAUTY therapist and entrepreneur Helene Sheehan had no inkling she was about to die. She thought it was just bad indigestion.

Trolls’ vaccination lies sparked outbreak

Trolls’ vaccination lies sparked outbreak

A deadly measles outbreak that infected thousands of people is thought to be the work of the same Russian troll farms that meddled in the US election.

Sat 16 Feb 2019

‘40 push-up test’ could save your life

‘40 push-up test’ could save your life

How many push-ups can you do in a row? The number says a lot about your health — with doctors urging people to aim for at least 40.

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Woman’s ‘horror burns’ from cult product

Woman’s ‘horror burns’ from cult product

It’s a beauty brand that flies out of stores, but this woman claims just one drop of their famed serum left her covered in chemical burns.

‘Misunderstanding’ led to baby car death

‘Misunderstanding’ led to baby car death

A devastated mother has said a mix-up between members of her family led her baby son to be left to die alone in the back seat of a car on a scorching day.

Secret to why so many sperms fail

Secret to why so many sperms fail

When it comes to making babies there is one quality a sperm needs — and new video research shows exactly why that is.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Mum flaunts saggy tummy in bikini comp

Mum flaunts saggy tummy in bikini comp

A mother-of-two who suffered from post-natal depression has proudly showed off her dramatic transformation in a fitness competition.

Four months that forced doctor to quit

Four months that forced doctor to quit

A Sydney surgeon has exposed the hellish conditions enforced on new doctors, forced to work for days on end and sleep in hospital beds.

Boy’s heartbreaking suicide note

Boy’s heartbreaking suicide note

Sydney schoolboy Jack was only eight years’ old when he left a terrifying suicide note on his teacher’s desk. WARNING: Graphic

Wed 13 Feb 2019

Boy defies ‘anti-vax mum’, gets vaccinated

Boy defies ‘anti-vax mum’, gets vaccinated

A young teen never got the chance to line up at school for those painful vaccination jabs because of his mum’s belief. This all changed when he turned 18.

Tragic ‘fluke’ in 14yo’s shocking death

Tragic ‘fluke’ in 14yo’s shocking death

A 14-year-old boy who died during a kickboxing bout was the victim of a freak accident, an inquest has heard.

You could die waiting for aged care services

You could die waiting for aged care services

MARGARET Jolly fears her dad's days are getting longer and harder while he waits endlessly for My Aged Care help.

Tue 12 Feb 2019

One line that killed TV icon’s career

One line that killed TV icon’s career

THE Bruce McAvaney of US sportscasting has revealed the taboo comment that saw the downfall of a legendary 40-year reign at the top of his field.

Last tweet before holiday tragedy

Last tweet before holiday tragedy

Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro was a lifelong dream for New Zealand’s Brett Clark. But while climbing the mighty mountain with his son, the worst happened.

Woman’s brave fight after horror ‘betrayal’

Woman’s brave fight after horror ‘betrayal’

A Queensland woman claims her “sixth sense” may have saved her life after years of ignoring the signs her body was in trouble.

Widow recalls husband’s horror death

Widow recalls husband’s horror death

A woman whose husband was given a massive overdose at a nursing home broke down as she spoke of his appalling abuse.

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Anti-vaxxers fuel global measles spike

Anti-vaxxers fuel global measles spike

An alarming rise in global measles cases has sparked a warning from the World Health Organisation about the importance of immunisation.

How a birthday cake prank landed a family in hospital

How a birthday cake prank landed a family in hospital

A BIRTHDAY prank to sprinkle ‘chocolate’ marijuana chunks onto a cake at a Sunday lunch has landed a family, including a couple in their 80s, in hospital.

Sat 9 Feb 2019

Measles alert for passengers at Sydney airport

Measles alert for passengers at Sydney airport

Health authorities have issued an alert for measles after a man tested positive to the disease after arriving on a flight to Sydney.

Excuses for bad eating busted

Excuses for bad eating busted

AS Australians struggle to eat healthy food, two of the most common beliefs stopping people from doing it have been debunked.

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