Category: Health

New mum allegedly stalked before murder

A Wollongong woman found murdered in her home overnight, was being stalked before her death. Kristie Powell had told friends she repeatedly contacted police about her fears, but no action was taken. James Hawes reports.

Girls night in for cancer fundraiser

It’s a way to raise money for cancer, from the comfort of your own home. The Cancer Council is hosting its annual ‘Girls Night In’ this month. Grab your friends, stay in and donate any money that you would have

Opposition pledges to reform pre-school subsidies

Bill Shorten has positioned education at the forefront of Labor’s election pitch.┬áThe Opposition Leader has promised an extra $1.7 billion to pre-school education. Claudine Blondeau reports.

Conjoined twins to be separated as early as next week

Conjoined twins Nima and Dawa Pelden could undergo surgery to separate them, as early as next week. Doctors at Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital are confident they can perform the operation successfully. Liam Morton reports.

‘Body Armour’ touted as hangover cure

With the festive season just around the corner, timing couldn’t be better for the launch of a new drink being touted as a ‘hangover cure’. A group of friends developed the beverage here in Brisbane, called ‘Body Armour’. James Hawes

Australian doctors hopeful to separate conjoined twins in single operation

Conjoined twins from Bhutan have arrived in Melbourne for separation surgery. Nima and Dawa Peldan are joined at the stomach. Doctors at the Royal Children’s Hospital will assess if the twins are viable candidates for the complex operation. Alice Leggett

Australia’s Biggest Duck Race hoping for record research donations

Brisbane’s CBD turned yellow today for Australia’s Biggest Duck Race. Money from the event goes to cancer research. Alex Brewster reports.

Foodies dine out at Brisbane’s Food and Wine Expo

Research shows tourists spend $21 billion on food and wine alone in Australia every year and exhibitors at the annual Brisbane food and wine expo want a share of it. Daiyna Odgaard reports.

Experts urge workers to stand up on the job

Fifty per cent of Aussie workers sit down for their job and experts say back problems caused by poor postures, are now a serious health concern. Cynthia Taylu reports.

Queensland’s largest bike ride launches for 2018

Queensland’s largest bike ride, the Brisbane to Gold Coast Challenge, is just weeks away. And there’ll be one competitor pedalling three, rather than two wheels. Rebecca Durrant reports.