Health

Sat 15 Sep 2018

Fake food hitting shop shelves

Fake food hitting shop shelves

IT’S happening right now in plain sight — and Aussies don’t even realise they’re being sold dodgy food products that aren’t the real deal.

Contamination spreads: Six strawberry brands now hit

Contamination spreads: Six strawberry brands now hit

THE strawberry needle sabotage threat has spread and is now impacting six brands across four states.

Cancer diagnosis: ‘She wants her daughter to remember her’

Cancer diagnosis: ‘She wants her daughter to remember her’

A YOUNG Brisbane mother given months to live is fighting to get into a trial so that she can be alive long enough for her daughter to remember her.

Couple tackling mental health, suicide with modern tech

Couple tackling mental health, suicide with modern tech

A MACKAY couple hope to drive down stigma surrounding mental health issues and urge those at risk of taking their own lives to reach out for help.

Bad news for men with two lovers

Bad news for men with two lovers

A STUDY has found men who’ve had more than two lovers are at greater risk of contracting a virus that can lead to cancer.

Fri 14 Sep 2018

Ambos save suicidal man

Ambos save suicidal man

TWO paramedics saved a man’s life as he was about to jump on to the Bruce Highway.

Property in lockdown after Hendra outbreak

Property in lockdown after Hendra outbreak

A Tweed property is in quarantine following the death of a horse on Wednesday.

Spiked strawberries found in the Tweed

Spiked strawberries found in the Tweed

Three more cases of contaminated needles were discovered today.

Third strawberry brand recalled amid new threats

Third strawberry brand recalled amid new threats

TWO new cases of strawberry punnets found with sewing needs have been reported in Queensland and a third brand has been pulled from shelves.

Insurer ‘bullied’ out-of-work nurse

Insurer ‘bullied’ out-of-work nurse

FOR months, a private investigator recorded the woman’s every move - a decision that’s been slammed as “deeply inappropriate”.

Parents learn from their child every day

Parents learn from their child every day

Parents said raising a child with special needs is both difficult and extremely rewarding for the family.

'I can breathe, I can breathe'

'I can breathe, I can breathe'

A DOUBLE lung transplant has given new life to this Northern Rivers mum.

The strawberry sabotage saga continues

The strawberry sabotage saga continues

ANOTHER case of needles in strawberries has allegedly been found yesterday in two punnets bought in New South Wales.

Heartbreaking result of strawberry sabotage

Heartbreaking result of strawberry sabotage

AFTER a chilling new strawberry warning and fears of a copycat contaminator, the devastating effect of this week’s sabotage has been revealed.

The secret Insta life of Bianca Dye

The secret Insta life of Bianca Dye

IT WAS an issue Bianca Dye felt she needed to broach, but she was told people would “think you’re crazy”. So she started a secret Instagram account.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

MP denies using funds for husband's election campaign

MP denies using funds for husband's election campaign

Tweed MP Geoff Provest wants a full investigation into campaign to "delay" hospital.

‘I got in my car and cried’: Flyer’s Qantas ordeal

‘I got in my car and cried’: Flyer’s Qantas ordeal

AN AUSTRALIAN traveller’s holiday in Bali is in tatters after he was removed from his Qantas flight and referred to the police.

How to spot the signs of workplace anxiety

How to spot the signs of workplace anxiety

IT’S a massive problem affecting more than one in three Aussie workers. Here’s how to spot the early warning signs of anxiety.

How to ask someone ‘R U OK?’

How to ask someone ‘R U OK?’

IT’S time to get talking. Because asking these four letters could help save a life.

Needles found in Gladstone family's strawberries

Needles found in Gladstone family's strawberries

A West Gladstone mum found one of the needles as she cut up the fruit for her 12-month-old daughter.

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