Health

Thu 23 Jan 2020

Psychiatrist had sex with patient and used drugs

Psychiatrist had sex with patient and used drugs

A finding of professional misconduct has been handed down against psychiatrist Peter David McCarthy who had a sexual relationship with his patient.

Live and dead cockroaches found in popular bar

premium_icon Live and dead cockroaches found in popular bar

A magistrate has slammed the owner of a former well known bar and restaurant after live and dead cockroaches were found in its kitchen.

Talented teen fights back against his rare cancer

premium_icon Talented teen fights back against his rare cancer

Talented footballer Joseph Kearsley has had a positive development in his cancer battle, with renewed optimism around his recovery.

US rapper Juice Wrld's cause of death revealed

US rapper Juice Wrld's cause of death revealed

An autopsy performed on the body of 21-year-old Chicago rapper Juice Wrld has revealed how the star died.

Dating apps only reinforce bad relationship habits

premium_icon Dating apps only reinforce bad relationship habits

But a relationship expert says successful, long-term relationships can easily be forged on the likes of Tinder. These are the behaviours to watch out for.

Hidden problem with 5:2 diet

Hidden problem with 5:2 diet

Intermittent fasting is extremely popular with people wanting to lose weight, but this kind of diet can has major side effects.

Young Bundy entrepreneur expanding lemon myrtle business

premium_icon Young Bundy entrepreneur expanding lemon myrtle business

LEMON myrtle is the ingredient taking Bundaberg by storm and with a new range of products on the horizon, the capabilities of the natural plant are endless.

Coronavirus fears grow as flight is due for Sydney

premium_icon Coronavirus fears grow as flight is due for Sydney

The World Health Organisation will decide whether to declare a global emergency over coronavirus, as doctors prepare to examine passengers arriving in Sydney.

Charity raises funds for better masks for volunteer firefighters

Charity raises funds for better masks for volunteer...

Volunteer firefighters are battling blazes with face masks that don’t protect them from dangerous fumes — and a charity is trying to fix the problem.

Aussie Grandma ‘looks like 20yo daughter’

Aussie Grandma ‘looks like 20yo daughter’

An Aussie grandmother has shared her tips for staying young, revealing she’s even been mistaken for her 20-year-old daughter.

Secret behind star’s ageless body

Secret behind star’s ageless body

If there’s one Hollywood actor who has barely aged a day since his mid-20s it’s Rob Lowe, and he owes it all to two very simple “adjustments”.

China cuts off city as coronavirus cases soar

China cuts off city as coronavirus cases soar

The Chinese government has quarantined the city where the deadly coronavirus originated and plans to shut down the airport and public transport.

Anti-vaxxers furious at doctor’s viral video

Anti-vaxxers furious at doctor’s viral video

A doctor in the centre of social media storm has revealed she’s getting “death threats” after her educational vaccination video went viral.

MP resigns, reveals battle with depression

premium_icon MP resigns, reveals battle with depression

Jann Stucky is resigning from parliament, saying she has been ‘swamped’ by the ‘black cloud’ of depression after being ‘ridiculed and abused’.

‘I’m very confident that we’re well prepared’

premium_icon ‘I’m very confident that we’re well prepared’

The risk of a SARS-like virus reaching Australia is “quite likely” – but Australian authorities are prepared for it, says the country’s chief medical officer.

Wed 22 Jan 2020

The secret killer lurking in your child's fave snack

premium_icon The secret killer lurking in your child's fave snack

Three-quarters of rice-based products in Australia have concentrations of arsenic exceeding European guidelines, putting children at risk.

Telling detail in woman’s sudden death

Telling detail in woman’s sudden death

A woman has died after she waited nearly three hours in an emergency room despite an X-ray revealing she had an enlarged heart.

Mum's warning: Xbox game comes with scary content

premium_icon Mum's warning: Xbox game comes with scary content

A second hand game purchase came with a nasty surprise for a little boy and his mum.

Aussie cleared after deadly virus scare

premium_icon Aussie cleared after deadly virus scare

A man has tested negative to a deadly SARS-like illness after returning from China, where a new virus has killed nine and infected more than 400 people.

How a split-second decision saved six lives

premium_icon How a split-second decision saved six lives

A teenager and his French cousin have been hailed as heroes, saving six people from ‘certain death’ from a Coast beach.

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