Health

Fri 20 Apr 2018

Young child, older man struck down by meningococcal

Young child, older man struck down by meningococcal

HEALTH authorities are on high alert after multiple cases of meningococcal have been recorded on the Sunshine Coast in recent weeks.

Man dies after being bitten by snake

Man dies after being bitten by snake

A MAN has died after he was bitten by a snake at a property in north Queensland.

Deadly disease a cruel reminder of CQ man's life in mining

Deadly disease a cruel reminder of CQ man's life in mining

His world has shrunk to a few meters inside their family home, with occasional car rides possible only with meticulous planning and enough oxygen for the trip.

Number of smoking mums on rise

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ALARMING figures showing almost a fifth of northern Queensland mums smoked while pregnant.

Hundreds of mums reject hospitals in local homebirth craze

Hundreds of mums reject hospitals in local homebirth craze

SOUTHERN Downs mothers want more power over childbirth, and one midwife is there to deliver. But doctors say the system can't support the radical trend.

'This could ruin us': Family butchery's huge loss after PFAS

'This could ruin us': Family butchery's huge loss after PFAS

Shock waves are continuing to roll through Bundaberg after the week's water contamination, with one family business losing thousands.

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