Lifestyle - Health

1,163 Pins
 1d
Collection by
Welcome to Ask Doctor Zac, a weekly column from news.com.au. This week, Dr Zac Turner delves into the topic of parasites and just how worrying it is to have them in the body.
Doctor reveals the truth about parasites
Welcome to Ask Doctor Zac, a weekly column from news.com.au. This week, Dr Zac Turner delves into the topic of parasites and just how worrying it is to have them in the body.
A young woman who was addicted to vapes has opened up about her addiction battle and revealed the moment she knew she had to kick the habit.
‘Debilitating’: Aussie’s secret addiction
A young woman who was addicted to vapes has opened up about her addiction battle and revealed the moment she knew she had to kick the habit.
After taking care of terminal patients who are facing death for 35 years, Sydney nurse Cindy Grundy has learnt a lesson or two about living.
Nurse’s ‘precious’ lesson from the dying
After taking care of terminal patients who are facing death for 35 years, Sydney nurse Cindy Grundy has learnt a lesson or two about living.
The body of a 65-year-old man has been retrieved from the sea after a father and son were rescued from a capsized yacht.
Tragic update after father and son rescued from yacht
The body of a 65-year-old man has been retrieved from the sea after a father and son were rescued from a capsized yacht.
Two young aged care workers on working visas have been banned from providing “any health services” after an 85-year-old dementia sufferer was subjected to a hellish night of suffering drenched in urine.
Two aged care workers on international visas barred after hellish night at NSW nursing home
Two young aged care workers on working visas have been banned from providing “any health services” after an 85-year-old dementia sufferer was subjected to a hellish night of suffering drenched in urine.
We are owed an apology for Covid vaccine mandates.
Major apology millions of Aussies deserve
We are owed an apology for Covid vaccine mandates.
A new generation of drug dealers has emerged in Australia as middle-aged women turn to crime to support their habit.
New generation of drug deals hits Aussie streets
A new generation of drug dealers has emerged in Australia as middle-aged women turn to crime to support their habit.
A woman dubbed the “world’s hottest” scientist has shared her diagnosis with a potentially “deadly” mosquito-borne disease.
‘World’s hottest’ scientist diagnosed with ‘deadly’ disease
A woman dubbed the “world’s hottest” scientist has shared her diagnosis with a potentially “deadly” mosquito-borne disease.
Health ministers across Australia have written a furious demand to Anthony Albanese, calling on him to fix the health system in Australia as it buckles under pressure.
‘Problem’: Ministers furious demand of PM
Health ministers across Australia have written a furious demand to Anthony Albanese, calling on him to fix the health system in Australia as it buckles under pressure.
Former Archibald winner and Australia’s oldest working artist Guy Warren has died, aged 103.
Aussie’s oldest art legend dies
Former Archibald winner and Australia’s oldest working artist Guy Warren has died, aged 103.
The NSW government will put $20m towards boosting public allied health services for children as part of its larger $40m “family start” package in next week’s budget.
$20m funding boost to children’s health
The NSW government will put $20m towards boosting public allied health services for children as part of its larger $40m “family start” package in next week’s budget.
TikTok’s head of Global Music Partnerships has urged people to get regular health check ups and go to the doctors if they’re feeling sick, revealing his shock preliminary diagnosis of Stage 4 Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
TikTok boss reveals shocking diagnosis
TikTok’s head of Global Music Partnerships has urged people to get regular health check ups and go to the doctors if they’re feeling sick, revealing his shock preliminary diagnosis of Stage 4 Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
NSW is headed for a “more severe flu season than usual” with the state recording a 25 per cent week-on-week surge in cases.
Concerning detail in ‘severe’ flu season
NSW is headed for a “more severe flu season than usual” with the state recording a 25 per cent week-on-week surge in cases.
an older woman singing into a microphone
‘Multibillion-dollar failure’: Aussie doctors rip into Covid response
A top doctor has ripped into Australia’s handling of the Covid pandemic, accusing the government of spreading “misinformation” and putting people at risk.
an abstract black and white painting with lines
Cocaine ‘should be available like alcohol’
There are fresh calls to decriminalise and regulate cocaine, like alcohol or tobacco, across Australia, with recent revelations showing the war against the infamous drug is all but lost.