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Mental health support in north Wales 'unfair' - BBC News

Health - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 23:48

BBC News

Mental health support in north Wales 'unfair'
BBC News
People suffering from mental health conditions in north Wales face "unnecessary barriers" to receiving support, a charity has said. Mind Cymru added the variation in levels of available across the country was "very concerning". Laura Burton, 22, a ...

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Low income-mental health link for girls - 9News - 9news.com.au

Health - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 03:19

Low income-mental health link for girls - 9News
9news.com.au
Girls from low-income families are more likely to report poorer mental health than their better-off peers i...

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Low income-mental health link for girls - 9news.com.au

Health - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 03:19

Low income-mental health link for girls
9news.com.au
Coming from a poor family is more likely to affect the mental health and wellbeing of teenage girls than boys, UK research suggests. Initial findings from a major study indicate girls from homes with lower family income are more likely to report poorer ...

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Why holding back tears could be harming your health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Why holding back tears could be harming your health
The Sydney Morning Herald
I was a highly sensitive child. I cried if I had to talk to adults. I cried when I was embarrassed, when my feelings were hurt or when my siblings teased me. I come from an Anglo-Celtic background in which crying was often, I found, not understood or ...

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Why the EPA's 'secret science' proposal alarms public health experts - The Conversation US

Health - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 11:05

The Conversation US

Why the EPA's 'secret science' proposal alarms public health experts
The Conversation US
Done by Harvard researchers, the 1993 Six Cities study identified fine particulate pollution that goes deeply into the lungs, largely produced from fossil fuel combustion, as being harmful to health. This core finding, along with other studies, led to ...
White House, EPA headed off chemical pollution studyPolitico

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Obesity crisis: Cafe cake, muffin sizes too big say health experts - PerthNow

Health - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 03:15

PerthNow

Obesity crisis: Cafe cake, muffin sizes too big say health experts
PerthNow
COFFEE and cafe chains have been put on notice for selling sugary muffins the size of soft balls. Research released on Friday found cakes and muffins from popular coffee chains are around two-and-a-half times larger than supermarket versions and ...

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Australia's cut to healthcare on Manus Island 'inexplicable', Amnesty says - The Guardian

Health - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 18:00

The Guardian

Australia's cut to healthcare on Manus Island 'inexplicable', Amnesty says
The Guardian
The Australian government is trying to walk away from the human rights crisis it created on Manus Island, winding back health services while refugees and asylum seekers are still in its care, Amnesty International has said. A report by the organisation ...

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Health fund membership on verge of death spiral, doctors warn - Daily Telegraph

Health - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 13:10

Daily Telegraph

Health fund membership on verge of death spiral, doctors warn
Daily Telegraph
Health fund membership has dropped from a peak of 47.6 per cent of the population in 2017 and there were 7365 fewer hospital policies in March 2018 than March 2017. The latest fall in membership came before the latest twice-the-inflation rate premium ...

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Health fund membership on verge of death spiral, doctors warn - Daily Telegraph

Health - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 13:10

Daily Telegraph

Health fund membership on verge of death spiral, doctors warn
Daily Telegraph
Health fund membership has dropped from a peak of 47.6 per cent of the population in 2017 and there were 7365 fewer hospital policies in March 2018 than March 2017. The latest fall in membership came before the latest twice-the-inflation rate premium ...

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Profit-rich private health insurers burning billions on non-health costs - The New Daily

Health - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:11

The New Daily

Profit-rich private health insurers burning billions on non-health costs
The New Daily
Australian capitalism's sheltered workshop, the private health insurance industry, is burning billions of dollars a year unrelated to Australians' health. Thursday's latest statistics for the year to the end of March show the industry increased its ...

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Health fund membership plunges in March 2018 | Daily Telegraph - Daily Telegraph

Health - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:08

Daily Telegraph

Health fund membership plunges in March 2018 | Daily Telegraph
Daily Telegraph
DOCTORS are warning health fund membership has entered a death spiral as the percentage of the population covered plunged to just 45.5 per cent of the ...

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NZ budget 2018: gains for health, housing and education in fiscally conservative budget - The Conversation AU

Health - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:00

The Conversation AU

NZ budget 2018: gains for health, housing and education in fiscally conservative budget
The Conversation AU
Finance minister Grant Robertson had to achieve two contradictory aims when he announced the budget today: correct “nine years of neglect”, especially in health and education, and also produce a surplus and pay off public debt. He has more or less ...
Ardern's 'budget for the kids' pours billions into health, educationSBS
New Zealand 'people's' budget sees Ardern put billions more into health and educationThe Guardian
Budget 2018: Health the big winner in Labour-NZ First BudgetStuff.co.nz

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Ardern's 'budget for the kids' pours billions into health, education - SBS

Health - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 08:55

SBS

Ardern's 'budget for the kids' pours billions into health, education
SBS
An extra $NZ4 billion, or about 6.3 per cent, was allocated to health spending through to 2021-22, including $NZ850 million to fix run-down hospitals. Elsewhere an extra NZ$1.6 billion will be spent on schools to hire 1,500 new teachers, along with a ...
New Zealand 'people's' budget sees Ardern put billions more into health and educationThe Guardian
Budget 2018: Health the big winner in Labour-NZ First BudgetStuff.co.nz
The Finance Minister is committing more funding to health over coming budgets, saying it will take six years for the ...Interest.co.nz
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"Gay conversion therapy" to lead religious leaders and health ... - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 04:55

The Sydney Morning Herald

"Gay conversion therapy" to lead religious leaders and health ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
Rogue religious leaders and health practitioners who claim that homosexuality can be “fixed” will face scrutiny as part of a broad-ranging inquiry.
Gay conversion therapy to be investigated by Victoria's health ... - ABCABC Local

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The latest health data breach is one reason why I'll be opting out of MyHealthRecord - The Conversation AU

Health - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 04:36

The Conversation AU

The latest health data breach is one reason why I'll be opting out of MyHealthRecord
The Conversation AU
Family Planning NSW offers reproductive and sexual health services, and the breach has sparked fears that sensitive personal information about clients could have been compromised. In this case, the risk to patients is not as severe as it could have been.

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The latest health data breach is one reason why I'll be opting out of MyHealthRecord - The Conversation AU

Health - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 04:36

The Conversation AU

The latest health data breach is one reason why I'll be opting out of MyHealthRecord
The Conversation AU
Family Planning NSW offers reproductive and sexual health services, and the breach has sparked fears that sensitive personal information about clients could have been compromised. In this case, the risk to patients is not as severe as it could have been.

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The latest health data breach is one reason why I'll be opting out of MyHealthRecord - The Conversation AU

Health - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 04:36

The Conversation AU

The latest health data breach is one reason why I'll be opting out of MyHealthRecord
The Conversation AU
Family Planning NSW offers reproductive and sexual health services, and the breach has sparked fears that sensitive personal information about clients could have been compromised. In this case, the risk to patients is not as severe as it could have been.

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Queensland Health department goes offline due to major internet outage - Courier Mail

Health - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 04:05

Courier Mail

Queensland Health department goes offline due to major internet outage
Courier Mail
Queensland Health officials rushed to patch up the IT system after the incident left clinical records unaccessible from about 9.30am on Thursday morning. Almost four hours after the problem hit, a Queensland Health spokeswoman said at close to 2pm that ...

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