Health

Sat 27 Feb 2021

Quarter of Aussies worried about jab

Quarter of Aussies worried about jab

Australians are overwhelmingly supportive of the coronavirus vaccine — but a worrying number still have doubts.

Western Downs residents set to travel for COVID vaccine

Premium Content Western Downs residents set to travel for COVID vaccine

Federal Regional Health Minister Mark Coulton said rural and remote Queenslanders will get the COVID-19 vaccine ‘near where they live’. DETAILS:

Fri 26 Feb 2021

Honour for Titmuss as family searches for closure

Premium Content Honour for Titmuss as family searches for closure

The family of Keith Titmuss have turned to the Australian Brain Bank in their search for a cause of the young Manly player’s sudden death last year.

Four new cases as new vaccination hub opens

Premium Content Four new cases as new vaccination hub opens

Queensland now has 11 active cases of COVID-19 after four new cases were detected in hotel quarantine overnight, with all acquired overseas.

‘$5 per person’: MP crowdfunds to pay $30m hotel bill

Premium Content ‘$5 per person’: MP crowdfunds to pay $30m hotel bill

A cheeky campaign by Deputy Premier Steven Miles has inflamed a debate with NSW after the state billed Queensland for hosting residents in hotel quarantine.

Baby tests positive to COVID-19

Premium Content Baby tests positive to COVID-19

A baby has tested positive to COVID-19 while in quarantine in the Northern Territory.

Government faces another vaccine bungle

Government faces another vaccine bungle

More than 100 doses of the Pfizer vaccine have been thrown out due to a storage error at an aged care centre.

CLASS ACTION PAIN: Flood victim slams latest appeal

Premium Content CLASS ACTION PAIN: Flood victim slams latest appeal

Frustrations continue for victims following landmark $440 million settlement.

Top tips: How to avoid dementia

Premium Content Top tips: How to avoid dementia

These few simple lifestyle changes in your 30s and 40s could save you from dementia as you age, new research shows.

Queen blasts COVID anti-vaxxers

Premium Content Queen blasts COVID anti-vaxxers

The Queen has made her first appearance since Prince Philip’s hospitalisation, criticising anti-vaxxers and speaking about her experience with the COVID-19 vaccine.

Students suspended for sneaky pen-like vaping devices

Premium Content Students suspended for sneaky pen-like vaping devices

A southside school has suspended a group of students for using sneaky vaping devices that look like highlighter pens or biros.

‘Don’t believe the bullsh-t’: Message to Covid anti-vaxxers

Premium Content ‘Don’t believe the bullsh-t’: Message to Covid anti-vaxxers

Robert McClean watched his brother suffer in an iron lung as he was ravaged by one of the most feared diseases of last century.

Queensland girl allergic to most foods

Premium Content Queensland girl allergic to most foods

At four months, Bella Gray stopped growing. Nobody knew why. This is her story and that of other brave young Aussies with rare disease.

Prison ‘debacle’: 300 cells fitted with dangerous vents

Premium Content Prison ‘debacle’: 300 cells fitted with dangerous vents

A Qld jail is battling a prison officer shortage amid a highly publicised expansion that has been slammed over dangerous vents fitted to 300 cells.

Major new health risk over artificial sweeteners

Premium Content Major new health risk over artificial sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners used in diet drinks, chewing gum, and low-calorie yoghurts could pose a risk to treatments that rely on antibiotics, UQ scientists say.

Grosvenor Mine blast first responders seeking claim for PTSD

Premium Content Grosvenor Mine blast first responders seeking claim for PTSD

The CFMEU said coal miners had to fight “tooth and nail” to have these claims accepted in the past.

Thu 25 Feb 2021

New fee Aussies are going to hate

New fee Aussies are going to hate

Australians are about to be hit with a price increase that will cost the average family an extra $127 a year, but there are ways around it.

Horsing around ‘good medicine’ for daily stress

Premium Content Horsing around ‘good medicine’ for daily stress

The healing power of horses will help a circle of women overcome a year of excessive stress.

Queensland lifts border restrictions on Melbourne

Premium Content Queensland lifts border restrictions on Melbourne

Queensland’s travel restrictions on Greater Melbourne will end on Saturday with the city no longer declared a COVID hotspot.

Best and worst NSW suburbs for life expectancy

Premium Content Best and worst NSW suburbs for life expectancy

New research shows where you reside can determine how long you live. Here are the NSW suburbs with the best and worst life expectancies.

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