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60 Minutes: Loneliness a ‘major health epidemic as deadly as smoking’ - 9news.com.au

Health - 10 hours 19 min ago
60 Minutes: Loneliness a ‘major health epidemic as deadly as smoking’  9news.com.au

The stress from loneliness has been found to seriously damage the body's immune system, as well as our ment...

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Coalition launches health counter on Labor - 9news.com.au

Health - 10 hours 19 min ago
Coalition launches health counter on Labor  9news.com.au

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is set to announce $165 million in funding for health as the election campaig...

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That mental health app might share your data without telling you - The Verge

Health - 10 hours 19 min ago
That mental health app might share your data without telling you  The Verge

Free apps marketed to people with depression or who want to quit smoking are hemorrhaging user data to third parties like Facebook and Google — but often ...

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Cycling to close the health gap - ABC News

Health - 10 hours 19 min ago
Cycling to close the health gap  ABC News

In South Australia's remote APY lands, a young man is cycling 700 kilometres a to bring about change in closing the gap in Indigenous communities.

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Ageing mental health workforce will put services at risk, staff say - The Canberra Times

Health - 10 hours 19 min ago
Ageing mental health workforce will put services at risk, staff say  The Canberra Times

The ACT's psychiatrists, psychologists and mental health nurses are concerned that the industry's ageing workforce could lead to more critical staff shortages.

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NHS England to expand jobs scheme for mental health patients - The Guardian

Health - 10 hours 19 min ago
NHS England to expand jobs scheme for mental health patients  The Guardian

Thousands more people who want to return to work to have access to IPS support *service*.

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The government tripled its spending on health advertising last year - The Canberra Times

Health - 10 hours 19 min ago
The government tripled its spending on health advertising last year  The Canberra Times

The ACT government tripled its spending on health advertising last year.

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Keith District Hospital Action Group outcry at spending to fix Adelaide health services finances - The Advertiser

Health - 10 hours 19 min ago
Keith District Hospital Action Group outcry at spending to fix Adelaide health services finances  The Advertiser

The Keith and District Hospital Action Group has expressed frustration that more than 23 million is being spent on fixing finances at city health services while the ...

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Hobart GP takes aim at Tasmanian Health Minister Michael Ferguson - The Mercury

Health - 10 hours 19 min ago
Hobart GP takes aim at Tasmanian Health Minister Michael Ferguson  The Mercury

A trainee GP has taken aim at the Tasmanian health system in a Facebook post she says was prompted by the death of a man in a Royal Hobart Hospital waiting ...

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An online long distance psychological support service says Newcastle Mental Health Team didn't back them up when a client was suicidal - Newcastle Herald

Health - 10 hours 19 min ago
An online long distance psychological support service says Newcastle Mental Health Team didn't back them up when a client was suicidal  Newcastle Herald

THE founder of a long distance psychological support *service* says a "gaping hole" in mental health services in the Hunter is leaving vulnerable people at risk of ...

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As syphilis invades rural America, a fraying health safety net is failing to stop it - NBC News

Health - 10 hours 19 min ago
As syphilis invades rural America, a fraying health safety net is failing to stop it  NBC News

When Karolyn Schrage first heard about the “dominoes gang” in the health clinic she runs in Joplin, Mo., she assumed it had to do with pizza. Turns out it was a ...

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The age groups most likely to be unvaccinated for measles in Australia - 9news.com.au

Health - 10 hours 19 min ago
The age groups most likely to be unvaccinated for measles in Australia  9news.com.au

Pockets of under-vaccinated adolescents and young adults could be putting the community at risk of contracting measles as outbreaks continue, an expert has ...

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Mental Health staff to join Paramedics in new trial - Bay 93.9

Health - 10 hours 19 min ago
Mental Health staff to join Paramedics in new trial  Bay 93.9

A new trial is being launched in Geelong which will see specialist mental health staff will join paramedics in call-outs where mental health is a factor. Ambulance ...

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Wall Street weighed down by health care stocks - The Age

Health - 10 hours 19 min ago
Wall Street weighed down by health care stocks  The Age

US stocks have ended slightly lower as a drop in healthcare shares overshadowed a string of positive corporate earnings and upbeat economic data from the ...

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"This is how expensive it is to attempt suicide." The hospital bill going viral. - Mamamia

Health - 10 hours 19 min ago
"This is how expensive it is to attempt suicide." The hospital bill going viral.  Mamamia

*Content* warning: This post discusses suicide and will be disturbing for many readers. When 21-year-old transgender man Oliver Jordan attempted suicide in the ...

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Medicare for All is dragging down health-care stocks and there could be more pain ahead - CNBC

Health - 10 hours 19 min ago
Medicare for All is dragging down health-care stocks and there could be more pain ahead  CNBC

Health care suffered a health scare this week. The XLV health-care sector ETF tumbled more than 4% since Monday, its worst week of the year and sending the ...

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A letter to... new mothers, from a health visitor - The Guardian

Health - 10 hours 19 min ago
A letter to... new mothers, from a health visitor  The Guardian

I want to tell that you didn't need to put on makeup, you didn't even need to get dressed – certainly not on my account. Anonymous. Sat 20 Apr 2019 01.45 EDT.

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Do short bursts of exercise help? - Harvard Health

Health - 10 hours 19 min ago
Do short bursts of exercise help?  Harvard Health

Q. I recently read that I don't need to exercise all at once during the day to get health benefits. Is this true? A. It's true — at least according to the newest version of ...

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Zibeon Fielding rides 700km to raise funds and educate children about healthy living - ABC News

Health - 10 hours 19 min ago
Zibeon Fielding rides 700km to raise funds and educate children about healthy living  ABC News

The first male health practitioner from the APY Lands is cycling 700km to raise funds, perform health checks on children and educate them about health living.

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Why some footballers choose to keep their mental health issues private - Sydney Morning Herald

Health - 10 hours 19 min ago
Why some footballers choose to keep their mental health issues private  Sydney Morning Herald

Going public with a mental health problem is often rightly lauded, but it's not a decision that suits everyone.

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