JSHealth Vitamins Pty Ltd Detox + Debloat urgently recalled by TGA

Almost a dozen batches of a popular vitamin have been recalled over a labeling error. Product Safety Australia issued the nationwide recall of the batches of JSHealth Vitamins Pty Ltd Detox + Debloat this week after the error was identified. WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE: Australia’s most shocking recalls. For more Recalls related news and videos … Read more

Fresh push to ban dangerous material from worksites after 37-year-old tradie given death sentence

For the better part of a decade, Kyle Goodwin worked alongside his mates as a stonemason. But also in the workplace was a silent killer – silica dust. Silica dust spreads through the air when traditions cut into the material known as engineered stone, which is commonly used on kitchen benchtops. Watch the latest news … Read more

SA Covid update: Thousands of new Covid cases reported

This article is unlocked and free to read in the interest of community health and safety. Get full digital access to trusted news from The Advertiser and Messenger with our great introductory offer. Drive-through testing sites will be scrapped and free RATs offered to all South Australians as the state reaches the peak of its … Read more

Covid cases Australia: fourth wave to peak, soon, drop quickly

Australia is battling yet another wave of Covid-19, but as Christmas fast approaches, will we be able to keep our holiday plans in tact? Covid cases in NSW and Victoria have recently doubled in just a fortnight, while hospitalizations have jumped by more than 20 per cent in Queensland. Health authorities in NSW, Queensland, Western … Read more

COVID-19: WA records more than 9000 new cases and 15 deaths as another omicron wave hits Australia

More than 9000 new COVID cases and 15 deaths have been recorded in WA following a steady increase over the past month as an Omicron soup of strains hit the state. New cases have nearly doubled in just over a month and include 179 infected people in hospital, of which three are in the intensive … Read more

Carnival Cruises reintroduces mandatory masks as COVID-19 cases soar across Australia

Carnival Cruises has made mask-wearing compulsory again on its liners after a spate of cases onboard. Management said the health measure would return out of an abundance of caution due to the evolving public health situation. WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE: Australia is in the middle of a new COVID wave. Watch the latest News on … Read more

Covid-19: South Australia CHO Nicola Spurrier calls for masks at Black Friday events, WA predicts peak

After weeks of silence, South Australia’s top doctor has made a bold call on masks ahead of the festive season. SA’s Chief Medical Officer Nicola Spurrier said masks were now encouraged in indoor areas with high volumes of people, amid a spike in Covid-19 cases across the country. “We are probably about a week or … Read more

Doctors Are Failing Patients With Disabilities

This piece was originally published by Undark Magazine. Ben Salentine, the associate director of health-sciences managed care at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, hasn’t been weighed in more than a decade. His doctors “just kind of guess” his weight, he says, because they don’t have a wheelchair-accessible scale. He’s far from … Read more

Will Queensland go into COVID lockdown? Chief health officer boss urges vaccinations early in fourth wave

The average Queenslander catching COVID-19 is older than they were at the start of the year, and there is a good chance their jabs aren’t up to date, the state’s Chief Health Officer says. Residents are being urged to wear face masks and take added precautions as the state enters its fourth wave and the … Read more

Qld chief health officer John Gerrard provides major Covid update

Queensland’s active number of Covid-19 cases has jumped by 61 percent, with the chief health officer warning waves of the virus could continue “for years”. The state raised its alert level to amber on Thursday as Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk declared it was entering a new wave of coronavirus. Chief health officer John Gerrard on Friday … Read more