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What We Know About The Accused Sydney Stabber

4 min read

More details have emerged about the man who allegedly killed one woman and later stabbed another during an alleged rampage in Sydney's CBD.

World

World

Man's Dentures Found Lodged In Throat More Than A Week After Surgery

1 min read

A 72-year-old man's partial dentures got lodged in his throat during surgery and was left there for eight days, the British Medical Journal reported.

National

National

How A Mother's Intuition Led To A Life-Changing Discovery

6 min read

Little Kane Ransom could climb before he could walk. When the active three-year-old started complaining of sore legs, it seemed in-line with a typically active toddler.

National

National

One Third Of People Admitted To Hospital Have This 'Silent' Illness

4 min read

John Pahos considers himself a fit and healthy 58-year-old.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Cameron Boyce's Family Reveal Cause Of Death Of Disney Star

2 min read

Days after the death of Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce, his family has revealed that the star suffered from epilepsy, which caused his fatal seizure.

Sport

Sport

Majak Daw Makes Triumphant Return To Footy After Fall

2 min read

North Melbourne's Majak Daw has achieved a significant milestone on his journey back to the AFL on Sunday.

National

National

Working Just Two Hours Overtime A Day Could Increase Stroke Risk

5 min read

There's a new reason to go home from work on time.

National

National

Smokers Have Triple The Risk Of Dying From A Cardiovascular Condition: Study

1 min read

More than 6400 Australians are dying each year from cardiovascular diseases caused by smoking, according to a new study touted as the most in-depth of its kind in the world.

National

National

Mother's Warning After Daughter 'Nearly Died' After Eating Popcorn

3 min read

A mother from Brisbane has issued a desperate warning after her daughter became seriously ill after eating popcorn. 

Health

Health

Fifi Box: ‘This Is How I’ve Looked For Nine Months'

3 min read

Radio host Fifi Box has shared her experience of hyperemsis gravidarum (HG), a pregnancy related condition that can require treatment with IV fluids and anti-nausea medication.

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

There Has Been No Greater Pain In My Life Than Watching My Mother Starve To Death

4 min read

Historic laws that will assist terminally ill adults to die have come into force in Victoria.

National

National

Almost Half Of Aussie Drinkers 'Drink To Get Drunk'

3 min read

Nearly half of Australia's drinking population, or about 6 million people, consume alcohol with the intention of getting drunk.

National

National

Baby Girl Nearly Dies After Contracting Cold Sore Virus

3 min read

The mother of an eight-week-old baby has warned parents about the dangers of cold sores for babies. 

National

National

The Silent Illness That Kills Three Australians Every Day

4 min read

As many as 3.24 million Australians live with chronic pain, reducing both their quality of life and their life expectancy.

Jarryd Bartle

Jarryd Bartle

Are There Health Benefits In Tripping Out Of Your Mind?

4 min read

For decades, psychedelics such as LSD, magic mushrooms, mescaline and DMT have been depicted as gateway drugs to madness, but recent research seems to indicate they may actually help keep us sane.

Health

Health

The Gross Reason You Should Wave -- Not Blow -- Out Your Birthday Candles

3 min read

Apparently we should be waving -- not blowing -- out the candles on our birthday cakes -- and there's a very good reason why.

Health

Health

Why More Young People Are Having Strokes

3 min read

Strokes kill more women than breast cancer and more men than prostate cancer.

World

World

Woman Dies After Eating At Michelin-Starred Restaurant

1 min read

A woman has died and 29 others have become seriously ill after eating at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Spain.

News

News

Would You Want To Know How You Could Die?

1 min read

Genetic testing could potentially predict how and when you’ll die, but would you want to know?

Health

Health

A Man Died After Eating Pasta Left On The Kitchen Bench For Five Days

5 min read

A 20-year-old student from Belgium has passed away from liver failure after eating leftover spaghetti.

World

World

US Bans Yemen Mother From Visiting Dying Baby Son

1 min read

A Yemeni mother has been prevented from visiting her terminally ill son who is in the US with his American father. 

World

World

Toddler Needs Rarest Blood In The World To Fight Cancer

1 min read

There is a worldwide search underway to find a matching donor for a 2-year-old Florida girl with some of the rarest blood in the world who is also battling cancer.

Health

Health

Chrissy Teigen's Adorable Son Gets Fitted With Helmet For 'Flat Head Syndrome'

2 min read

The condition -- known as Plagiocephaly -- has become more common in recent years.

World

World

Officials Baffled By Outbreak Of Rare Paralysing Illness In Kids

2 min read

Officials still do not know what causes the illness and what is behind the recent spike in cases.

National

National

How Pain In John's Testicles Drained His Will To Live

5 min read

Lying face down in the gutter of a busy Sydney road, John Rahme was the most humiliated he’d ever been.

Good News

Good News

Fleur Marks Is Happy, Successful And Dying

4 min read

This is her story.

World

World

Surgeon Operates On Eight-Year-Old Patient's Teddy Bear

1 min read

A Canadian surgeon has performed a daring operation, single handedly saving the life of a teddy bear. 

Osher Günsberg

Osher Günsberg

It's Been Nearly Five Years Since I Lost My Mind

5 min read

I had told people in the past that I'd lost my mind, but I didn't know what I was talking about.

National

National

How A Tingle In Jessica's Hand Changed Her Life Forever

4 min read

"I am not a quitter, so I don’t allow my disability to define me."

National

National

Man Slips And Shoots Himself In The Head With Own Nail Gun

1 min read

He was taken to hospital with two 30mm nails lodged in his head.

World

World

Woman's Lost Contact Found In Her Eye After 28 Years

1 min read

The contact was found embedded in a cyst in her left eye, but doctors are baffled that it didn't create a problem sooner.

National

National

Brisbane School Hit By Mass Flu Outbreak

1 min read

The outbreak left nearly 200 students and 15 staff sick.

National

National

Warning Issued For Eyeliner Containing ‘Dangerous’ Levels of Lead

1 min read

The eyeliner is thought to have made three children sick.

World

World

Woman Has 22.5 Kilogram Cyst Removed From Her Ovary

1 min read

Kayla Rahn had been suffering with weight gain, pain and unexplained stomach issues and now she knows why.

Siobhan Kenna

Siobhan Kenna

I Almost Killed My Sister With A Bread Roll

4 min read

Anaphylaxis isn’t fussy eating, it’s life or death.