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These are the Trump voters who believe in universal health care - Vox

Health - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 13:30

Vox

These are the Trump voters who believe in universal health care
Vox
“I do think that's a human right to have access to health care,” said Kate, a 55-year-old with one child still at home. “It's like having access to clean water, food, and everything. It's a basic human right.” “Having basic health care, I think, should ...
A New Way to Wreck ObamacareBloomberg
HHS Secretary: Short-term health insurance plans are an affordable optionCNN

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The rich history of the Wagga Women's Health Centre - Daily Advertiser

Health - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 06:03

Daily Advertiser

The rich history of the Wagga Women's Health Centre
Daily Advertiser
LOOKING BACK: Wagga Women's Health Centre manager Gail Meyer and finance officer Alison Carr pour over posters from the last four decades. Picture: Les Smith. If you had to use one word to describe the work of the Wagga Women's Health Centre, it would ...

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Peer-led mental health support - The West Australian

Health - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 04:02

The West Australian

Peer-led mental health support
The West Australian
A community-based mental health support program is hoping to help improve and maintain mental wellbeing in Busselton by opening a peer-led mental support group next month. Grow WA offers practical help and support for a range of mental health ...

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Tasmanian State Election 2018: AMA calls for single health hotline - The Mercury

Health - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 23:49

The Mercury

Tasmanian State Election 2018: AMA calls for single health hotline
The Mercury
The AMA says an integrated primary care telephone triage and medical advice service is needed to replace the current fractured and poorly-co-ordinated services available after hours. “The Tasmanian government already invests either directly or ...

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Our future health is decided at just 10 years old, study - Body and Soul

Health - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 23:25

Body and Soul

Our future health is decided at just 10 years old, study
Body and Soul
The participants' hand strengths were assessed via a handheld device, where such strength is considered an indicator of overall health in old age. These results were then compared against the four indicators of financial comfort in early life: the ...

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Research Says This Diet Could Help Prevent Alzheimer's - Women's Health

Health - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 22:32

Women's Health

Research Says This Diet Could Help Prevent Alzheimer's
Women's Health
The MIND diet aims to reduce dementia and the decline in brain health that often occurs as people get older. It combines aspects of two very popular diets, the Mediterranean diet and the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet. Many experts ...

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Current and former AFL players seeking more mental health help - Herald Sun

Health - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 21:58

Herald Sun

Current and former AFL players seeking more mental health help
Herald Sun
The 1322 wellbeing sessions delivered to players were up from 550 the previous year, included 472 for current players, 680 for former players, and 170 to AFLW players. The Herald Sun can reveal seven clubs have already taken part in a new daylong AFLPA ...

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Current and former AFL players seeking more mental health help - Herald Sun

Health - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 21:58

Herald Sun

Current and former AFL players seeking more mental health help
Herald Sun
AFLPA psychology services co-ordinator Dave Williams said the number of AFL players with mental health issues was similar to their age demographic in society. But he said the huge upsurge in requests for treatment showed players were no longer afraid ...

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Health Minister says law will be overhauled so doctors' treatment remains confidential - Daily Telegraph

Health - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 12:01

Daily Telegraph

Health Minister says law will be overhauled so doctors' treatment remains confidential
Daily Telegraph
Health Minister Brad Hazzard said the current mandatory reporting laws are often interpreted, particularly by young doctors, to mean “they cannot talk to their own doctor about their mental health or they will lose their job”. He said the law will be ...

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More academics and students have mental health problems than ever before - The Conversation UK

Health - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 10:03

The Conversation UK

More academics and students have mental health problems than ever before
The Conversation UK
In the past few years, a lot of attention has been devoted to mental health on university campuses. Primarily explored from the perspective of students, poor mental health has been reported widely all around the world – it seems university students are ...

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Health authorities investigating tuberculosis case at Gold Coast school - Gold Coast Bulletin

Health - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 09:21

Gold Coast Bulletin

Health authorities investigating tuberculosis case at Gold Coast school
Gold Coast Bulletin
HEALTH authorities are investigating as a tuberculosis case which has been recorded at one of the Gold Coast's busiest schools. At least one person at Pimpama State secondary college has been diagnosed with the deadly disease, with parents notified ...
Health authorities investigating tuberculosis case at Gold Coast schoolNEWS.com.au

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UOW health precinct to mix retirees with students - Illawarra Mercury

Health - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 06:08

Illawarra Mercury

UOW health precinct to mix retirees with students
Illawarra Mercury
It might sound a little odd, but an inter-generational mix of retirees and students is at the centre of a new, multimillion-dollar University of Wollongong (UOW) plan. In what's been dubbed an “ambitious project”, the university will build a $500 ...
Uni of Wollongong launches $500m health precinctThe Australian

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UOW health precinct to mix retirees with students - Illawarra Mercury

Health - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 06:08

Illawarra Mercury

UOW health precinct to mix retirees with students
Illawarra Mercury
It might sound a little odd, but an inter-generational mix of retirees and students is at the centre of a new, multimillion-dollar University of Wollongong (UOW) plan. In what's been dubbed an “ambitious project”, the university will build a $500 ...

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Labor vows LGBTI health funding for Batman - NEWS.com.au

Health - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 04:02

Labor vows LGBTI health funding for Batman
NEWS.com.au
Labor vows LGBTI health funding for Batman. Labor has pledged $2 million for LGBTI healthcare services in the federal seat of Batman. Australian Associated PressFebruary 22, 20182:51pm. Even if Labor doesn't win the Batman by-election, a Shorten ...

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What your face says about your health will probably knock you off your chair - Now To Love

Health - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 02:52

Now To Love

What your face says about your health will probably knock you off your chair
Now To Love
What your face says about your health will probably knock you off your chair. Your eyes, lips and teeth can give you clues to how your body is really shaping up. Prepare to have your mind/capillaries blown. Feb 22, 2018 12:06pm. By Helen Foster. You ...

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WA Health wasted millions, risked billions: Langoulant inquiry - WAtoday

Health - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 22:11

WAtoday

WA Health wasted millions, risked billions: Langoulant inquiry
WAtoday
State Special Inquirer John Langoulant has named the contract awarded to Serco for Fiona Stanley Hospital services the single "worst case of financial risk taking for the State" across the entire scope of his inquiry into the previous government's ...

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WA Health wasted millions, risked billions: Langoulant inquiry - WAtoday

Health - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 22:11

WAtoday

WA Health wasted millions, risked billions: Langoulant inquiry
WAtoday
State Special Inquirer John Langoulant has named the contract awarded to Serco for Fiona Stanley Hospital services the single "worst case of financial risk taking for the State" across the entire scope of his inquiry into the previous government's ...

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College students may not be as heart-healthy as they think - The Conversation US

Health - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 20:28

The Conversation US

College students may not be as heart-healthy as they think
The Conversation US
However, not all behaviors are healthy. Typical changes in college student behavior include a decrease in exercise and activity levels and an increase in sitting or sedentary time. Other changes include changes in eating and sleeping patterns ...

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Baby health programs 'need to start before conception' - The Australian

Health - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 18:02

The Australian

Baby health programs 'need to start before conception'
The Australian
An international research team argues that the months before conception help shape future babies' health, with damage to would-be fathers' sperm and mothers' physiology carrying through to their unborn children. The research, published this morning in ...

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Dr Marny Lishman: Gaming could be hurting your mental health - PerthNow

Health - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 16:02

PerthNow

Dr Marny Lishman: Gaming could be hurting your mental health
PerthNow
Some countries have already identified gaming as a major public health issue, with some going as far as introducing laws to prohibit their citizens' usage of games after midnight. Now let's be clear. Just because someone plays video games, doesn't mean ...

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