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Bali drugs suspect Joshua James Baker was treated for mental health problems - ABC Online

Health - 8 hours 21 min ago

ABC Online

Bali drugs suspect Joshua James Baker was treated for mental health problems
ABC Online
Mr Baker's lawyer Maya Arsanti said her client's mental health meant the case could not proceed and he should be deported to Australia rather than face trial in Indonesia. "In Indonesian law, people who are mentally ill cannot proceed in justice ...

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Mental Health Week conclusion celebration a hit - The West Australian

Health - 10 hours 48 min ago

The West Australian

Mental Health Week conclusion celebration a hit
The West Australian
In a bid to encourage positive and wholesome mental health, Headspace Bunbury held a walk for mental health on Friday to conclude Mental Health Week. Held on a day usually synonymous with unfortunate circumstances, the Friday 13 event reminded ...
Lake County offers mental health first aid trainingChicago Daily Herald

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Big Anxiety Festival 2018 tackles mental health through art - Daily Telegraph

Health - 10 hours 53 min ago

Daily Telegraph

Big Anxiety Festival 2018 tackles mental health through art
Daily Telegraph
The Big Anxiety Festival is the world's biggest mental health and arts festival. The festival's series of events will aim to reduce stigma, increase empathy, support neurodiversity and promote wellbeing. Executive and artistic director Jill Bennett ...

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Public invited to have their say on western Sydney's public health - Daily Telegraph

Health - 10 hours 56 min ago

Daily Telegraph

Public invited to have their say on western Sydney's public health
Daily Telegraph
“Billions is spent on health care each year,” Mr McGourty said. “This is one way to ensure it is money well spent.” Western Sydney Local Health District chief executive Danny O'Connor. It's the first time a moderated forum has featured at the annual ...

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How childhood trauma changes our hormones, and thus our mental health, into adulthood - The Conversation AU (blog)

Health - 12 hours 30 min ago

The Conversation AU (blog)

How childhood trauma changes our hormones, and thus our mental health, into adulthood
The Conversation AU (blog)
Affection from our parents in early life sets up a healthy oxytocin system. from www.shutterstock.com. Environmental factors can also influence the development of the oxytocin system, which starts to develop in the womb and continues to develop after ...

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Wildfire smoke and health: 5 question answered - The Conversation US

Health - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 20:00

The Conversation US

Wildfire smoke and health: 5 question answered
The Conversation US
Editor's note: The federal government has declared a public health emergency in Northern California due to wildfires burning across 10 counties. One major threat is smoke, which is causing unhealthy air levels across a wide area, including San Francisco.
Wildfires Don't Just Burn Things Down. Their Smoke Is Creating a Public Health Crisis.Slate Magazine

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Asthma study finds 40pc of patients using quick-fix treatment, putting ... - ABC Online

Health - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:34

ABC Online

Asthma study finds 40pc of patients using quick-fix treatment, putting ...
ABC Online
Health experts are cautioning asthma patients not to rely solely on reliever medications, saying people are putting their health at risk.

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We all have to die of something, so why bother being healthy? - The Conversation AU (blog)

Health - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:00

The Conversation AU (blog)

We all have to die of something, so why bother being healthy?
The Conversation AU (blog)
But rather than being related just to age, variations in health-related quality of life are also linked to factors such as exercise, nutrition and social engagement. So being active and eating well could mean a healthier, more independent life for longer.

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Facebook and Google data reveals key health trends | AJP - Australian Journal of Pharmacy (blog)

Health - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 08:30

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Facebook and Google data reveals key health trends | AJP
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (blog)
A report, released on Monday by Federal Assistant Minister for Health Dr David Gillespie, has for the first time looked at how Australians search for health and ...
Poor health literacy failing many: report | SBS NewsSBS

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'Not on my watch': Health Minister rules out legalising e-cigarettes - ABC Online

Health - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 07:53

'Not on my watch': Health Minister rules out legalising e-cigarettes
ABC Online
Health Minister Greg Hunt says he will never lift the ban on e-cigarettes despite an ongoing Senate inquiry into their use. Minister Hunt told Hack: "It's not going to be happening on my watch as far as I'm concerned." E-cigarettes are battery operated ...

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State Asthma Foundations Merge to Form National Health Charity - Pro Bono Australia

Health - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:38

Pro Bono Australia

State Asthma Foundations Merge to Form National Health Charity
Pro Bono Australia
The aim of the merger is to create a “stronger, united, more efficient and effective” national health body, to support people with asthma, which currently affects one in nine Australians. Asthma Australia Ltd CEO Michele Goldman told Pro Bono News they ...

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Health Check: why are some people afraid of heights? - The Conversation AU (blog)

Health - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 00:32

The Conversation AU (blog)

Health Check: why are some people afraid of heights?
The Conversation AU (blog)
Get newsletter. Get our newsletter · The Conversation. Search. Academic rigor, journalistic flair. Arts + Culture · Economy + Business · Education · Environment + Energy · Ethics + Religion · Health + Medicine · Politics + Society · Science + ...

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Suicidology graduate improving mental health in young people - Griffith News (press release)

Health - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 23:54

Griffith News (press release)

Suicidology graduate improving mental health in young people
Griffith News (press release)
Improving mental health support for young people who've suffered bereavement is the focus for Griffith University Masters of Suicidology graduate Karl Andriessen. Named this week, as the winner of the Health Group Outstanding International Alumni Award ...

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Poor health literacy failing many: report - SBS

Health - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 20:49

Poor health literacy failing many: report
SBS
The research, commissioned by Bayer, suggests many Australians don't have the knowledge to manage their health concerns, with only six-out- of-10 people scoring highly on a health-literacy test. A lack of physical activity and poor nutrition have both ...

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Mental Health Week: Doctor calls for Tasmanians to pay more attention to early warning signs - The Mercury

Health - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 14:01

The Mercury

Mental Health Week: Doctor calls for Tasmanians to pay more attention to early warning signs
The Mercury
Primary Health Tasmania is co-ordinating implementation of the state trial, working closely with the Department of Health and Human Services, the Tasmanian Health Service, the Black Dog Institute, other suicide prevention organisations and local ...

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Privacy concerns about My Health Record system - ABC Online

Health - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 21:17

Privacy concerns about My Health Record system
ABC Online
You might not be aware, but from next year the Federal Government will have created an electronic file, holding the medical records of every Australian. Proponents say it will give emergency department doctors anywhere in Australia access to ...

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Take charge of your health - Northern Star

Health - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 20:05

Northern Star

Take charge of your health
Northern Star
UP TO 80% of health information is forgotten as soon as we leave the doctor's rooms. As part of Health Literacy Month, Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) and North Coast Primary Health Network (NCPHN) will be holding a number free ...

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Physical and mental health and financial advice - News.com.au - NEWS.com.au

Health - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 19:00

NEWS.com.au

Physical and mental health and financial advice - News.com.au
NEWS.com.au
AUSTRALIANS trust their doctors with intimate details of their physical and mental health and now wealth experts are urging a similar stance towards financial ...

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Physical and mental health and financial advice - News.com.au - NEWS.com.au

Health - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 19:00

NEWS.com.au

Physical and mental health and financial advice - News.com.au
NEWS.com.au
AUSTRALIANS trust their doctors with intimate details of their physical and mental health and now wealth experts are urging a similar stance towards financial ...

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Queensland Police fails to implement mandatory mental health ... - Courier Mail

Health - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 13:35

Courier Mail

Queensland Police fails to implement mandatory mental health ...
Courier Mail
QUEENSLAND police has failed to implement mandatory mental health assessments designed to prevent serious illness more than seven years after they were ...

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