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What do conservatives want American health care to look like? - Vox

Health - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 13:00

Vox

What do conservatives want American health care to look like?
Vox
Republicans are inching forward with an unpopular health bill that cuts Medicaid, raises deductibles, and costs people coverage — even while key party leaders sell it by trying to insist it does none of these things. As they push ahead, it's worth ...
The Fight for Health Care Has Always Been About Civil RightsThe Atlantic
The GOP health-care plan threatens to kill jobs nationwideWashington Post
When Cutting Access to Health Care, There's a Price to PayNew York Times
NPR
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Supreme Court judge criticises Victoria's mental health system as ... - Herald Sun

Health - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 08:11

Herald Sun

Supreme Court judge criticises Victoria's mental health system as ...
Herald Sun
A SUPREME Court judge has criticised Victorias underresourced mental health system as he learned there was a six-month waiting list for a bed for prisoners at ...

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ACT Health to hire new data deputy director-general and 'professional whip crackers' - The Canberra Times

Health - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 07:10

The Canberra Times

ACT Health to hire new data deputy director-general and 'professional whip crackers'
The Canberra Times
ACT Health will recruit a new deputy director-general of data and performance after years of issues, Health Directorate director-general Nicole Feely has revealed. The directorate will also hire four new junior executives to help senior executives roll ...

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Geelong Cats CEO Brian Cook made chair of Barwon Health ... - Geelong Advertiser

Health - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 02:58

Geelong Advertiser

Geelong Cats CEO Brian Cook made chair of Barwon Health ...
Geelong Advertiser
GEELONG Cats chief executive Brian Cook has been appointed chair of Barwon Health, the Andrews Government announced today.

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Gold Coast Mayoress Ruth Tate recovering in hospital after having heart attack overseas - Gold Coast Bulletin

Health - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 02:46

Gold Coast Bulletin

Gold Coast Mayoress Ruth Tate recovering in hospital after having heart attack overseas
Gold Coast Bulletin
GOLD Coast Mayoress Ruth Tate is recovering in hospital after experiencing a major health scare while travelling overseas with her husband, Mayor Tom Tate. Mrs Tate had a serious cardiac arrest at Singapore's Changi Airport last Thursday while en route ...

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Burning Question: What happens if you don't remove a splinter? - ABC Online

Health - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 02:38

ABC Online

Burning Question: What happens if you don't remove a splinter?
ABC Online
If you garden without gloves, or are partial to going barefoot in the backyard, chances are you've managed to collect a splinter. For most of us, it's a non-event. With tweezers or even your fingernails, you can pull the splinter from the skin's ...

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Health fears amid Greek rubbish strike - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 02:20

The Sydney Morning Herald

Health fears amid Greek rubbish strike
The Sydney Morning Herald
Athens: Bags of rubbish and rotting vegetables are piled high on the pavements of Greek capital's port of Piraeus - signs of a mounting labour dispute fast turning into a public health crisis. On Monday Pensioner Fotini Papadaki held her nose as she ...

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Burnt-out, stigmatised, alone: How young doctors fear taking mental health sick days - ABC Online

Health - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 05:00

ABC Online

Burnt-out, stigmatised, alone: How young doctors fear taking mental health sick days
ABC Online
So if you expect your doctor to be in great shape - so they can take care of you - should doctors be allowed to take “mental health” sick days, and talk openly about their mental health? According to doctor-in-training Roly Stokes, a “don't ask, don't ...

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Burnt-out, stigmatised, alone: How young doctors fear taking mental health sick days - ABC Online

Health - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 05:00

ABC Online

Burnt-out, stigmatised, alone: How young doctors fear taking mental health sick days
ABC Online
So if you expect your doctor to be in great shape - so they can take care of you - should doctors be allowed to take “mental health” sick days, and talk openly about their mental health? According to doctor-in-training Roly Stokes, a “don't ask, don't ...

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The 7 best health tips and tricks of all time - Body and Soul

Health - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 03:19

Body and Soul

The 7 best health tips and tricks of all time
Body and Soul
The Okinawans – who call this calorie-control rule “hara hachi bu” – are famous for having the world's longest life (and health) expectancy and low rates of heart disease and cancer. The secret to calorie control is to practise conscious eating, by ...

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The 7 best health tips and tricks of all time - Body and Soul

Health - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 03:19

Body and Soul

The 7 best health tips and tricks of all time
Body and Soul
The Okinawans – who call this calorie-control rule “hara hachi bu” – are famous for having the world's longest life (and health) expectancy and low rates of heart disease and cancer. The secret to calorie control is to practise conscious eating, by ...

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City to support mental health facility site search - The West Australian

Health - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 03:18

The West Australian

City to support mental health facility site search
The West Australian
The City of Karratha has voted to support the Mental Health Commission to settle on an alternative site for the State Government's proposed step-up, step-down mental health facility. At a council meeting last night, councillors passed a motion ...

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Sport, health and education converge at carnival - UQ News

Health - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 02:10

UQ News

Sport, health and education converge at carnival
UQ News
From 26-29 June, the carnival is showcasing the strong links between health, wellbeing, sport and education. More than 600 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders aged 6 to 12 have nominated to participate in rugby league and netball games, in addition ...

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Brisbane tyre fire sparks health warning - NEWS.com.au

Health - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 01:23

Courier Mail

Brisbane tyre fire sparks health warning
NEWS.com.au
Queensland's chief health officer Jeannette Young has warned people in the area to keep doors and windows closed. "Tyre fires can produce very noxious fumes. These fumes can cause headaches and other symptoms and aggravate conditions like asthma, ...
Brisbane tyre fire sparks health warning | The Courier-MailCourier Mail

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Laws 'detrimental to doctors' mental health' to be changed - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 14:01

The Sydney Morning Herald

Laws 'detrimental to doctors' mental health' to be changed
The Sydney Morning Herald
The federal government will make changes to the controversial mandatory reporting laws which have been blamed for being "detrimental and even dangerous ...

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Laws 'detrimental to doctors' mental health' to be changed - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 14:01

The Sydney Morning Herald

Laws 'detrimental to doctors' mental health' to be changed
The Sydney Morning Herald
The federal government will make changes to the controversial mandatory reporting laws which have been blamed for being "detrimental and even dangerous ...

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As Senate dithers on health-care bill, here's how states are edging closer to single-payer - CNBC

Health - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 13:30

CNBC

As Senate dithers on health-care bill, here's how states are edging closer to single-payer
CNBC
Uncertainty over Obamacare is pushing states to seek a larger role in health-care reform. From New York to California, states are putting the pieces in place for single-payer systems. It may be tough to enact legislation enabling single-payer, but ...
'Woefully incomplete' universal health bill dead for the year in CaliforniaSacramento Bee

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Mental health services are failing young autistic people - The Conversation UK

Health - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 10:37

The Conversation UK

Mental health services are failing young autistic people
The Conversation UK
A new survey of young autistic people highlights the difficulties they face in accessing mental health services.

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The medicines and health products that failed Therapeutic Goods Association testing - 9news.com.au

Health - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 09:50

9news.com.au

The medicines and health products that failed Therapeutic Goods Association testing
9news.com.au
Dodgy vitamins, contaminated medicines, a flu vaccine that didn't work, ineffective hospital disinfectant and unreliable pregnancy tests are among products that have failed the national medicine regulator's first published laboratory testing. For the ...

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