Health

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Metal allegedly found in banana an 'isolated' incident

Metal allegedly found in banana an 'isolated' incident

A 62-YEAR-OLD woman has been cautioned after a banana was allegedly contaminated with a metal object at a Queensland supermarket.

Sun 16 Sep 2018

Meet Queensland's body-building granny

Meet Queensland's body-building granny

SHE'S ripped, toned and she's about to celebrate her 56th birthday.

Sat 15 Sep 2018

It’s a fertile time for allergies

It’s a fertile time for allergies

SPRING brings new life in the garden and with it runny noses, irritable eyes and even itchy ears.

Put your exercise shoes on this spring

Put your exercise shoes on this spring

THERE are few barriers to living a good life and being physically active if you follow some simple guidelines.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Positive Aged Care changes ahead leaving bad times behind

Positive Aged Care changes ahead leaving bad times behind

THERE are several important and welcome Aged Care changes afoot for venues and the workforce.

What to do if someone says no to R U OK?

What to do if someone says no to R U OK?

TODAY"S R U OK Day encourages all of us to check in with others to see if they’re OK.

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Dementia friendly pharmacies soon in Queensland

Dementia friendly pharmacies soon in Queensland

SPECIALISED training to better manage pharmacy clients with dementia will soon be introduced in Queensland for pharmacists and pharmacy staff.

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Freedom Insurance signs up 26-year-old with Down syndrome

Freedom Insurance signs up 26-year-old with Down syndrome

A SERIES of harrowing phone calls played at the banking royal commission have blown previous examples of shocking behaviour out of the water.

Mon 10 Sep 2018

Olivia reveals third cancer battle

Olivia reveals third cancer battle

AFTER revealing she is battling cancer for the third time, Olivia Newton-John says her dream is that Australia can learn this one thing from her journey.

Sat 8 Sep 2018

What is protein and how do you get it into your body?

What is protein and how do you get it into your body?

LIVING NATURALLY with Olwen Anderson

Fri 7 Sep 2018

Taking My Health Record on the Road

Taking My Health Record on the Road

CARSELDINE retirees Peter Button and Cathy Zappala join a legion of grey nomads taking their health on the road with My Health Record.

Fluoride no link to taste of water

Fluoride no link to taste of water

Public health physician hits out at water award link

How often you should be using the loo

How often you should be using the loo

EXPERTS have revealed how many trips to the bathroom you should really be taking a day and what are considered “normal” toilet habits.

Detoxify your home with these easy tips

Detoxify your home with these easy tips

WHILE we tend to keep a close eye on our physical health, just how many of us take the time to regularly check the inside health of our home.

Blokes go head-on to prostate cancer

Blokes go head-on to prostate cancer

CHRIS Warnes and Jon Sayer have survived prostate cancer and they want other men to hear their message - get checked now.

Thu 6 Sep 2018

Delta Goodrem in tears over Newton-John

Delta Goodrem in tears over Newton-John

THE singer was in tears while discussing her mentor’s cancer battle — as the Grease star makes an announcement about her health.

Wed 5 Sep 2018

World record holder beats depression with art

World record holder beats depression with art

ART lovers travel from all around to appreciate the great talents of world record holding painter, Janet Skinner's at her gallery in Blackbutt.

Tue 4 Sep 2018

Ambos’ heartwarming act for dying man

Ambos’ heartwarming act for dying man

A PHOTO tweeted by QLD Ambulance has garnered praise across the country for the officers who helped fulfil a request for a man travelling to palliative care.

'Nosey' children wanted in the fight against dementia

'Nosey' children wanted in the fight against dementia

CHILDREN are being encouraged to take more of an interest in their parents lives to allow better planning and when it comes to living with dementia.

Ozcare a 'point of difference' in aged care

Ozcare a 'point of difference' in aged care

QUEENSLAND provider Ozcare is proving to be a "point of difference" as one of several organisations offering services to those approved for home care packages.

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