SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Why we have a GP shortage

BUNDABERG faces two issues when recruiting doctors to the area.

SNEAK PEEK: Inside Mackay's new GP surgery

Inside the new Health on Central GP surgery in Andergrove.

A BRAND new doctors' surgery is about to open its doors in Mackay.

Family's race against time as Coast dad slips away

Troy Lister is battling an aggressive brain cancer. From left: Madden Lister, 4, Troy Lister, Ashlynn Lister, 5, and Marie Lister.

Last hope for family as Troy battles aggressive cancer

Woman trampled by cow at feedlot airlifted to hospital

AIRLIFT: A woman in her 20s was airlifted to Toowoomba Hospital after she was trampled by a cow at a feedlot near Dalby this morning.

Woman in her 20s taken to hospital after trampled by cow

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Reduce anxiety with five incontinence management tips

MANAGING incontinence may simply be a matter of following five health management steps rather than laughing off the condition says Continence Australia.

Men's Sheds retooled after funding

MEN'S SHEDS: Members of the Gerringoing Men's Shed in NSW, which are one of 105 sheds to receive Federal Government funding in the May 2017 funding announcement.

MONEY for men's wellbeing is being shared across 105 men's sheds.

Seniors shouldn't ignore weights, treadmill

The simple test only requires a treadmill

Combining both the best way to losing weight says new study.

Getting older is not the end of the world: Buttrose

National ambassador for Alzheimer's Australia, Ita Buttrose.

Ita Buttrose says perceptions of ageing and dementia are changing.

Cancer researchers accidentally find cure for baldness

Scientists already knew stem cells contained in a bulge area of hair follicles are involved in making hair and that SCF is important for pigmented cells.

A cream or ointment may soon cure baldness

Top beauty tips for the mature woman

BEAUTY SECRETS: Australian women's faces are ageing faster than those of women in the UK, the US and Canada.

LEARN some simple tips for keeping your ageing skin healthy.

Accessing the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

MONEY: What is Commonwealth Seniors Health Card?

WHAT is Commonwealth Seniors Health Card and what benefits do I get?

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.

'Unclear' funding concerns for those with a disability

LEVEL PLAYINGFIELD: A recent decision by the Federal Court could see NDIS recipients recoup 100% of their travel costs, potentially easing concerns over holes in funding.

Developing holes in NDIS may affect transportation.

Helping hands bring smiles to surfers

FUN IN THE SUN: DSA celebrating ten years on the Mid North Coast.

Successful DSA birthday celebrations.

Too tight to turn at new Town Hall Information Centre

STUCK: Irena Foster and her mother Anne Wynbergen, neither of whom can access the Visitor Information Centre with their mobility scooters.

A WARWICK woman is stuck and sour.

Mobility scooter causes mayhem on busy road

AN ELDERLY woman held up traffic on a busy Coast road, driving her mobility scooter down the centre lane.

Mobility scooter in middle lane causes traffic chaos

Police target 'older drivers' in mobile phone crackdown

THERE really is no excuse for any of us to be manually handling a mobile phone while driving.

Taking a stand for health

Simon LaBlack lawyer for LaBlack Lawyers uses a stand up desk to work after suffering a neck injury.

Calls for standing desks and active learning at schools and at work

Coffee: part of a healthy diet

HEALTHY: A cup or four of coffee a day can help improve your health. Remember these facts for those friends who try to rain on your caffeine parade.

Remeber this anytime someone pick on you for drinking coffee

COTA free information session: Your Wellbeing, Your Plan

FREE EDUCATION: Small positive changes in our day-to-day lives can have big impacts on our overall long term wellbeing.

FREE peer education sessions at COTA NSW

Free health seminar open to public

Professor Stuart Biddle (middle) says walking meetings are a healthy option for workplaces. He is pictured with Dr Jason Bennie and George Thomas.

Why our work practices need to change for our health

'Revolutionary' Coast med product wins innovation comp

Ivan Jasenovic speaks at the Innovation Centre for the Health and Wellbeing Demo Day, May 11.

Get medical second opinions from around the world for $25

The great road to freedom

Marilyn Kleemann will move to isolated central Australia in search of personal peace.

Toowoomba lady moves to central Australia to find personal peace