Health

Wed 21 Nov 2018

Principal failed to report whooping cough outbreak

premium_icon Principal failed to report whooping cough outbreak

A whooping cough cluster has broken out at a NSW state school, where there are worryingly low vaccination rates.

How a high-carb diet could prevent dementia

premium_icon How a high-carb diet could prevent dementia

Pasta lovers, rejoice. Research has found a high carbohydrate, low protein diet could be the key to beating dementia and give you a longer life.

Why dads need to care for themselves, too

Why dads need to care for themselves, too

How important is a father's mental health to the way their child grows and develops? Massively, according to this research.

‘My baby saved my life’

‘My baby saved my life’

When Lisa was in the early stages of pregnancy with her first child, her GP sent her for a pap smear. Shortly after, she faced a terrifying decision.

Tue 20 Nov 2018

‘The pain was so bad I had three seizures’

‘The pain was so bad I had three seizures’

AINSLEY Zammit suffered years of ‘horrific’ symptoms and collapsing in ‘fits of pain’, but doctors refused to take her seriously.

Three students treated for burns from hot sand

premium_icon Three students treated for burns from hot sand

Hot sand is emerging as a sizzling safety hazard on many Mackay beaches and experts are warning beach-goers to use their common sense.

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