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Members needed for Mackay hospital and health service group

Premium Content Members needed for Mackay hospital and health service group

The health service is seeking expressions of interest from people who are...

Grandma’s falls lead CQ researcher to new project

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

‘Grandma’s falls are so bad that she has to wear protective headgear – similar to a...

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...

New cardiac procedure performed in Mackay for first time

Premium Content New cardiac procedure performed in Mackay for first time

A new lifesaving procedure to open blocked calcified arteries has been performed in...

Airlie Beach to host nation-leading athletes retreat

Premium Content Airlie Beach to host nation-leading athletes retreat

Athletes wanting to take the next step in their respective fields can learn from...

$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...

COVID fragments found in Mackay wastewater

Premium Content COVID fragments found in Mackay wastewater

‘A positive sewage result means that someone who has been infected was shedding the...

Record number of intern doctors to boost region’s services

Premium Content Record number of intern doctors to boost region’s services

The 46 new interns will be hosted at Mackay Base Hospital, Proserpine, Bowen and...

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...

‘War zone’ fatalities: Deadly cost of mental health taboo

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Mental Health 360: Whitsundays and Mackay identified as suicide hotspots in...

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

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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

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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...

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