Champion's tips for dealing with life after breast cancer

BCNA's Raelene Boyle shares some succinct and poignant messages for people in the breast cancer community.

Blokes, listen up! Melanoma can strike anyone - it got me

CANCER: Peter Robinson is enjoying his melanoma recovery time, living to the full.

A CHILDHOOD freckle has turned Peter Robinson's life on its head.

12 early warning signs of dementia you need to know

An early diagnosis and starting treatment quickly can help slow the progress of the debilitating disease.

AN early diagnosis can help slow the progress of the disease.

Life-changing device for people with low vision

BETTER VISION: Quantum customer Jan Read using OrCam.

NEW wearable reading device that sits discreetly on your glasses.

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Breastmilk brownies at school

IF A Facebook post by an anonymous mother is to be believed, it’s time to start asking more aggressive questions about the ingredients of cakes.

Diving into cancer recovery with hyperbaric

SO SUCCESSFUL: Fran Levy has found the benefit of "dives'.

Patient left painfully scarred by "rare and aggressive cancer".

Sugary drinks boost diabetes risk, obese or not

Around 1.7m Aussies have diabetes, with 85-90 per cent Type 2 cases.

JulEYE attracts star-power in fight to end blindness

Kirk Pengilly and Andrew Russek.

'There is still a lot of research that needs to be done.'

'Butchered' women fight back in ‘medical scandal’

A doctor checks a womans blood pressure at Nambour General Hospital.Photo: Iain Curry / Sunshine Coast Daily

Hundreds of women say they've been butchered by pelvic mesh

Why you should be taking nude selfies

Lili Eastwood is among Gold Coasters who are ready to selfies to keep track of skin cancer.

A gold coast surgeon is urging people to take nude selfies

Tips to help you sleep a little better each night

SEEKING SLEEP: Learn how to sleep just a little better each night.

TRY these tips for getting a better night's sleep.

TRAVEL: New business offers travelling carers

IT'S a smart business offering mobility restricted people of any age carer assistance while on holiday on the Sunshine Coast or when travelling from the Coast.

Council Cab trial offers freedom to the over-60s

FREEDOM:  The Council Cabs service does more than allow people to do their shopping once a week, it gives a feeling of independence and for many becomes a social outing.

SERVICE offers eligible seniors a $2 each-way shared taxi service.

'Wheely' dedicated volunteer keeps residents moving

Coffs Harbour resident Marie Gordon has spent the past 25 years helping the elderly and disabled get out and about.

MARIE Gordon has spent the past 25 years helping the elderly.

Residents offered freedom through community transport

HELPING HAND: Community Transport volunteer driver Paul Orman helping Nambucca residents Lee and Pat Kealy home from an appointment.

SERVICE provides local residents with renewed independence.

Ross puts stamp on fundraising for mobility

STAMPS AHEAD: Ross Paine happily collecting stamps for charity.

STAMPS are sent to auction to raise funds for mobility assistance.

Sleep a little easier ... no matter where you are

THE latest technology to help the nearly two million Australians who struggle every night with chronic obstructive sleep apnoea is now available.

Nanna sets up gym for growing niche market

FAB AND FIT: Carolyn Broomfield welcomes older, larger ladies to her Gold Coast gym.

A gym that is equipped for members aged in their 40s, 50s and 60s.

Top tips for keeping your identity safe

POLICE TIPS: Be aware and stay identity safe.

Avoid identity theft and fraud by using these safeguards.

Students help men find recipe to better health

MEN'S HEALTH: University of the Sunshine Coast fourth-year nutrition students, Ricki-Lee Driver and Courtney Lynch, are helping local men improve their mental health through their diets.

Men should aim for balanced and varied diet using five food groups.

New book starts end-of-life conversation

BOOK REVIEW: This book is for everyone; patients, family, friends and doctors.

Learn about making choices where you want to spend your last days.

Croquet club a hidden gem on the Coast.

GAME ON: Ann Rickard enjoys a game of croquet..

The genteel game is full of surprises.

New exercise a gravitational pull for a better back

ACTIVE AGING: Bob O'Brien demonstrates his AntiGravity zero-compression inversion exercise with Suncoast City Performing Arts Centre's Alicia Bryant.

Anti-gravity exercises are for every age and gender.