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Grandma’s falls lead CQ researcher to new project

Premium Content Grandma’s falls lead CQ researcher to new project

How an elderly woman's fall inspired researcher

Proserpine Hospital staff roll up sleeves for COVID jab

Premium Content Proserpine Hospital staff roll up sleeves for COVID jab

70 health care workers at Proserpine Hospital were vaccinated during the first day...

$40M walking push to lift state’s poor exercise scorecard

Premium Content $40M walking push to lift state’s poor exercise scorecard

Push for more walk friendly state as Mackay Isaac Whitsunday named one of...

Hospital EDs smashed as record numbers of people seek help

Premium Content Hospital EDs smashed as record numbers of people seek help

‘Demand has increased across the board with more traumas, more seriously unwell...

Concern over more people at airports without masks

Premium Content Concern over more people at airports without masks

‘Not only can you be fined $200 on the spot, it is a safety precaution for you and...

CONTAGIOUS: Parents warned over infectious disease outbreak

Premium Content CONTAGIOUS: Parents warned over infectious disease outbreak

Learning centres across the Mackay district have been issued a poster with...

Cause of 550+ gastro cases across Mackay, Whitsunday region

Premium Content Cause of 550+ gastro cases across Mackay, Whitsunday region

Did you make it through 2020 without catching a stomach bug? Hospital service...

Hot under the collar: We are a blood pressure hotspot

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Mackay-Isaac-Whitsundays is among the nation’s top 10 hotspots for three key health...

New app shows the 16 signs of suicide this Christmas

Premium Content New app shows the 16 signs of suicide this Christmas

Experts warn this season’s festive cheer could be hiding your loved one’s darkest...

Region’s ‘disturbing’ health habits are getting worse

Premium Content Region’s ‘disturbing’ health habits are getting worse

Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday residents are fatter, more sunburnt and heavier...

Parents’ wake up call as obesity and sunburn risks rise

Premium Content Parents’ wake up call as obesity and sunburn risks rise

REPORT CARD: Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday’s youth recording worrying obesity and...

Parents not falling for anti-vax conspiracy theories

Premium Content Parents not falling for anti-vax conspiracy theories

MALINDA Leary has seen the damage dangerous conspiracy theories can have on...

How a young man’s cancer death saved lives

Premium Content How a young man’s cancer death saved lives

Cory Geisler was a happy 27 year old when he found a suspicious mark on his body

REVEALED: Obesity and smoking rates for pregnant mums

Premium Content REVEALED: Obesity and smoking rates for pregnant mums

CQ mothers more likely to be overweight and smokers leading to riskier pregnancies...

What sent people to hospital 84,000 times in past 12 months

Premium Content What sent people to hospital 84,000 times in past 12 months

Broken bones, bruises and other misadventures were the most common reason for a...

Tragic toll as region records 5th highest suicide rate

Premium Content Tragic toll as region records 5th highest suicide rate

32 people in the region die from self-inflicted injuries each year as new report...

CQ KILLERS: Which diseases have the greatest toll

Premium Content CQ KILLERS: Which diseases have the greatest toll

Mackay Isaac Whitsunday residents are dying two years younger than the rest of...

Hot weather and outdoors bring uptick in tick bites

Premium Content Hot weather and outdoors bring uptick in tick bites

Queensland Health has warned residents to watch out for tick bites

Golfer’s swing leads to brush with deadly snake

Premium Content Golfer’s swing leads to brush with deadly snake

Man bitten twice by a snake while golfing said his close call with death won’t keep...

WANTED: Nurses, tradies and chefs needed in region

Premium Content WANTED: Nurses, tradies and chefs needed in region

FULL LIST: See where the jobs are on offer across Mackay, Isaac and the...

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