Health

Wed 19 Jun 2019

Euthanasia: Australians can now ask to die

Euthanasia: Australians can now ask to die

The country’s first assisted dying laws, expected to be used by 150 people a year, start today. Here’s how they work and what you should know.

Tue 18 Jun 2019

A broken jaw totally changed everyday life

A broken jaw totally changed everyday life

A walking accident two years ago changed Rachel Hawken's life forever as she now has to grapple with an inability to chew food.

‘Stay home’: Killer flu warning

‘Stay home’: Killer flu warning

Health experts across the country are urging people to stay home if they are unwell, as the death toll from this year’s virus rises.

Mon 17 Jun 2019

New app means faster access to after-hours treatment

New app means faster access to after-hours treatment

WHEN you are feeling sick and it can't wait until morning, but your local clinic is closed, there is now an easier way to bring medical care to your door.

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Milk recalled over contamination fears

Milk recalled over contamination fears

EIGHT varieties of milk sold in Coles, Woolworths and IGA have been recalled over fears they may contain “cleaning solution”.

Thu 13 Jun 2019

How we all eat 5g of plastic each week

How we all eat 5g of plastic each week

Every week each Australian inadvertently eats 5g of plastic — that’s the amount of plastic it takes to make a credit card.

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