Health

Wed 19 Jun 2019

Poo transplant demand booming

Poo transplant demand booming

A GROWING number of Australians are seeking poo transplants, leading to a shortage of healthy stool stocks and a call for fecal matter donors.

Should parents still keep early pregnancy a secret?

premium_icon Should parents still keep early pregnancy a secret?

It’s the unwritten rule of pregnancy — keep it secret for 12 weeks. But as the fertility conversation evolves, should we remain silent, asks Edwina Bartholomew.

Euthanasia: Australians can now ask to die

Euthanasia: Australians can now ask to die

The country’s first assisted dying laws, expected to be used by 150 people a year, start today. Here’s how they work and what you should know.

Contagious infection identified at South Burnett school

Contagious infection identified at South Burnett school

PARENTS of students have been advised to watch their child for symptoms after a case of whooping cough was identified at a South Burnett school.

Tue 18 Jun 2019

WARNING: Mumps outbreak at Queensland school

premium_icon WARNING: Mumps outbreak at Queensland school

School warned one of its students has contracted the highly contagious disease mumps.

Flu hits up to 400 at elite school

premium_icon Flu hits up to 400 at elite school

As Queensland’s horror flu season shows no sign of abating, one Brisbane school has been grappling with an average of 300 absences a day — reaching as high as 420.

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