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Emil Gayed: health authorities launch large-scale inquiry after revelations about surgeon - The Guardian

Health - 9 hours 57 min ago

The Guardian

Emil Gayed: health authorities launch large-scale inquiry after revelations about surgeon
The Guardian
The New South Wales Department of Health has announced an inquiry into the disgraced gynaecologist Emil Shawky Gayed and his work for at least four public hospitals after an investigation by Guardian Australia. Health authorities say the section 122 ...

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Private health premium findings explained - NEWS.com.au

Health - 10 hours 42 min ago

Canstar

Private health premium findings explained
NEWS.com.au
As at June 2017, 54.9 per cent of Australians held hospital or general health insurance cover - down 0.6 per cent from the year before. * Health insurers paid 5.2 per cent more in hospital benefits, and 3.4 per cent more in benefits per person. * Out ...
ACCC: Australians frustrated by 'complex' health insurance policiesCanstar
Grudge against health premiums grows-ACCCBallarat Courier

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Quiz: How healthy are you REALLY? - Now To Love

Health - 13 hours 31 min ago

Now To Love

Quiz: How healthy are you REALLY?
Now To Love
We all know though that our health can take a dip in winter — not just in terms of finding motivation to eat healthy and exercise regularly, but also when it comes to avoiding dreaded coughs and colds — which is why we rely on immune-boosting ...

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Health Check: should you weigh yourself regularly? - The Conversation AU

Health - 14 hours 37 min ago

The Conversation AU

Health Check: should you weigh yourself regularly?
The Conversation AU
Having regular weigh-ins with a health professional can also help. A review of more than 11,000 overweight people attending a weight management program in GP clinics in Israel found those who had regular weigh-ins with the nurse or dietitian were more ...

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Health Minister backs extended hospital visiting hours despite staff pushback - 2GB

Health - 15 hours 1 sec ago

2GB

Health Minister backs extended hospital visiting hours despite staff pushback
2GB
NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard is defending a move to extend hospital visiting hours despite pushback from nurses and staff. Restrictions on when family and friends can see patients are being scrapped at three major Sydney hospitals, and if all goes ...

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Mental health services for the young is NHS's 'silent catastrophe' - The Guardian

Health - Sun, 06/24/2018 - 23:01

The Guardian

Mental health services for the young is NHS's 'silent catastrophe'
The Guardian
Failings in treatment of children and young people with mental health problems is a “silent catastrophe” within the NHS and is due to chronic underfunding and serious structural issues, a report by the Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP) claims.

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Medical appointment booking app HealthEngine sharing clients' personal information with lawyers - ABC News

Health - Sun, 06/24/2018 - 20:12

ABC News

Medical appointment booking app HealthEngine sharing clients' personal information with lawyers
ABC News
"If you consent, we may also provide your personal information to providers of other products and services which may be of interest to you, such as private health insurance comparison services, providers of finance credit for cosmetic and dental ...

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We Need To Study The Effects Of Revenge Porn On Mental Health - Gizmodo Australia

Health - Sun, 06/24/2018 - 16:40

Gizmodo Australia

We Need To Study The Effects Of Revenge Porn On Mental Health
Gizmodo Australia
Now, medical researchers and people who provide resources for revenge porn survivors are calling for further study of the trauma experienced by survivors of revenge porn, noting that the mental health effects are similar to that of physical sexual assault.

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$160m mental health boost fills system gap - SBS

Health - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 17:34

NEWS.com.au

$160m mental health boost fills system gap
SBS
A multimillion-dollar national mental health plan, rolled out next month, will hopefully help people who fall outside the scope of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Health Minister Greg Hunt on Saturday announced $160 million for a new national ...
Health Minister Greg Hunt announces $160 million funding boost for mental healthNEWS.com.au

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Cate Campbell's health battle - Daily Telegraph

Health - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 12:30

Daily Telegraph

Cate Campbell's health battle
Daily Telegraph
As women, I think we often try to fix everyone else's problems before attending to our own, but it is really important to prioritise your health. Make sure you get some time to yourself, join a yoga class or a walking group. Simple things like eating ...

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Health Minister Greg Hunt announces $160 million funding boost for mental health - NEWS.com.au

Health - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 00:25

NEWS.com.au

Health Minister Greg Hunt announces $160 million funding boost for mental health
NEWS.com.au
Health Minister Greg Hunt on Saturday announced $160 million for a new national psychosocial measure for people with severe mental illness following an agreement between the federal and state and territory governments. The federal government will ...

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CMV: Health experts 'not confident' about providing advice on pregnancy virus risk - ABC News

Health - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 18:46

ABC News

CMV: Health experts 'not confident' about providing advice on pregnancy virus risk
ABC News
Children and adults with healthy immune systems do not usually develop symptoms when infected, but may develop an illness similar to glandular fever with tiredness, sore throat, swollen glands and fever. People with a weakened immune system are more ...

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CMV: Health experts 'not confident' about providing advice on pregnancy virus risk - ABC News

Health - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 18:46

ABC News

CMV: Health experts 'not confident' about providing advice on pregnancy virus risk
ABC News
Children and adults with healthy immune systems do not usually develop symptoms when infected, but may develop an illness similar to glandular fever with tiredness, sore throat, swollen glands and fever. People with a weakened immune system are more ...

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CMV: Health experts 'not confident' about providing advice on pregnancy virus risk - ABC News

Health - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 18:46

ABC News

CMV: Health experts 'not confident' about providing advice on pregnancy virus risk
ABC News
Children and adults with healthy immune systems do not usually develop symptoms when infected, but may develop an illness similar to glandular fever with tiredness, sore throat, swollen glands and fever. People with a weakened immune system are more ...

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6 Health Benefits of Onions - Health.com

Health - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 15:34

Health.com

6 Health Benefits of Onions
Health.com
Get ready to cry some happy tears, because onions definitely deserve a spot on your cutting board this summer. White, yellow, red/purple, and green—all varieties of onions offer some pretty impressive health benefits. The veggie has long been held in ...

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The Bezos-Buffett-Dimon health care venture: Eliminate the middlemen - The Conversation US

Health - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:19

The Conversation US

The Bezos-Buffett-Dimon health care venture: Eliminate the middlemen
The Conversation US
The new health care venture formed by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase announced June 20 that Harvard professor and well-known author Atul Gawande would be the company's CEO. The idea for the new company is to innovate by ...

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The Bezos-Buffett-Dimon health care venture: Eliminate the middlemen - The Conversation US

Health - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:19

The Conversation US

The Bezos-Buffett-Dimon health care venture: Eliminate the middlemen
The Conversation US
The new health care venture formed by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase announced June 20 that Harvard professor and well-known author Atul Gawande would be the company's CEO. The idea for the new company is to innovate by ...

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The Bezos-Buffett-Dimon health care venture: Eliminate the ... - The Conversation US

Health - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:19

The Conversation US

The Bezos-Buffett-Dimon health care venture: Eliminate the ...
The Conversation US
Noted physician and author Atul Gawande was named CEO of a new health care venture aimed at cutting costs and improving care. But the most important man ...

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Stephen Bailey committed to 25 years in mental health hospital - The Age

Health - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 06:35

The Age

Stephen Bailey committed to 25 years in mental health hospital
The Age
The grandson of Carlton great Laurie Kerr has been committed to 25 years in a high-security psychiatric hospital after he was found not guilty of murdering his mother on grounds of mental impairment. Stephen Patrick Bailey was charged several years ago ...

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Stephen Bailey committed to 25 years in mental health hospital - The Age

Health - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 06:35

The Age

Stephen Bailey committed to 25 years in mental health hospital
The Age
The grandson of Carlton great Laurie Kerr has been committed to 25 years in a high-security psychiatric hospital after he was found not guilty of murdering his mother on grounds of mental impairment. Stephen Patrick Bailey was charged several years ago ...

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