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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

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

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

Hot under the collar: We are a blood pressure hotspot

Premium Content Hot under the collar: We are a blood pressure hotspot

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

Girl got permanent brain damage after parents refused vaccination

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

Danger warning after dramatic spike in snake bites

Premium Content Danger warning after dramatic spike in snake bites

Vigilance urged after spike in snake bite presentations at Mackay Base and region’s...

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...

JOBS VACANT: Ninth largest worker shortage in nation

Premium Content JOBS VACANT: Ninth largest worker shortage in nation

Mackay’s entrepreneurial spirit is being stifled as hundreds of job vacancies...

New chief to lead Mackay through COVID-19 pandemic

Premium Content New chief to lead Mackay through COVID-19 pandemic

A former London nurse and leader of rural medicine help lead Mackay through the...

‘Better Off With You’ stops people feeling like a burden

Premium Content ‘Better Off With You’ stops people feeling like a burden

If the answer to the question ‘R U OK?’ is no, Mackay may be the best place in...

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