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Two grandsons lost to suicide as inquiry hears regional mental health services lacking - ABC Local

Health - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:57

ABC Local

Two grandsons lost to suicide as inquiry hears regional mental health services lacking
ABC Local
The Shire of Gnowangerup president, Keith House, told the ABC that there were few permanent mental health services in town, with the responsibility for identifying people in need of mental health support often falling to police and ambulance officers.

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Two grandsons lost to suicide as inquiry hears regional mental health services lacking - ABC Local

Health - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:57

ABC Local

Two grandsons lost to suicide as inquiry hears regional mental health services lacking
ABC Local
The Shire of Gnowangerup president, Keith House, told the ABC that there were few permanent mental health services in town, with the responsibility for identifying people in need of mental health support often falling to police and ambulance officers.

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Two grandsons lost to suicide as inquiry hears regional mental health services lacking - ABC Local

Health - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:57

ABC Local

Two grandsons lost to suicide as inquiry hears regional mental health services lacking
ABC Local
The Shire of Gnowangerup president, Keith House, told the ABC that there were few permanent mental health services in town, with the responsibility for identifying people in need of mental health support often falling to police and ambulance officers.

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Couples' lifestyles before they conceive determines offspring's future health - Herald Sun

Health - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:08

Herald Sun

Couples' lifestyles before they conceive determines offspring's future health
Herald Sun
New findings in animal studies show a father's diet and weight at the point of conception is crucial, with health changes detected in the children and grandchildren of obese dads. There is also new evidence in rats that a mother's weight and gut health ...

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US health care companies begin exploring blockchain technologies - The Conversation US

Health - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:04

The Conversation US

US health care companies begin exploring blockchain technologies
The Conversation US
The sprawling U.S. health care industry has trouble managing patient information: Every doctor, medical office, hospital, pharmacy, therapist and insurance company needs different pieces of data to properly care for patients. These records are ...

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US health care companies begin exploring blockchain technologies - The Conversation US

Health - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:04

The Conversation US

US health care companies begin exploring blockchain technologies
The Conversation US
The sprawling U.S. health care industry has trouble managing patient information: Every doctor, medical office, hospital, pharmacy, therapist and insurance company needs different pieces of data to properly care for patients. These records are ...

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US health care companies begin exploring blockchain technologies - The Conversation US

Health - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:04

The Conversation US

US health care companies begin exploring blockchain technologies
The Conversation US
The sprawling U.S. health care industry has trouble managing patient information: Every doctor, medical office, hospital, pharmacy, therapist and insurance company needs different pieces of data to properly care for patients. These records are ...

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Mental health beds must increase in SA, says state coroner - ABC News

Health - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 05:59

ABC News

Mental health beds must increase in SA, says state coroner
ABC News
A fourfold increase in the number of mental health beds is needed in South Australia, the state's coroner has recommended after examining the suicide of a young woman at Mount Barker Hospital.
State Coroner Mark Johns recommends a fourfold increase in mental health beds across South AustraliaThe Advertiser

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State Coroner Mark Johns recommends a fourfold increase in mental health beds across South Australia - The Advertiser

Health - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 03:07

The Advertiser

State Coroner Mark Johns recommends a fourfold increase in mental health beds across South Australia
The Advertiser
In forceful findings over the death of 24-year old Chrystal Ross, Mr Johns said it was vital the number of mental health beds be “radically increased”. Mr Johns on Thursday found Ms Ross had not received the standard of care expected for sufferers of ...

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Concerns My Health Record could expose sex workers, people living with HIV to prosecution - ABC News

Health - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 01:39

ABC News

Concerns My Health Record could expose sex workers, people living with HIV to prosecution
ABC News
Cameron Cox, the chief executive officer of the Sex Workers Outreach project, said there were many reasons sex workers were wary of the online health database, but chief among them was the potential for law enforcement to access My Health data without ...

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Concerns My Health Record could expose sex workers, people living with HIV to prosecution - ABC News

Health - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 01:39

ABC News

Concerns My Health Record could expose sex workers, people living with HIV to prosecution
ABC News
Cameron Cox, the chief executive officer of the Sex Workers Outreach project, said there were many reasons sex workers were wary of the online health database, but chief among them was the potential for law enforcement to access My Health data without ...

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Concerns My Health Record could expose sex workers, people living with HIV to prosecution - ABC News

Health - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 01:32

ABC News

Concerns My Health Record could expose sex workers, people living with HIV to prosecution
ABC News
Cameron Cox, the chief executive officer of the Sex Workers Outreach project, said there were many reasons sex workers were wary of the online health database, but chief among them was the potential for law enforcement to access My Health data without ...

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Katy Perry reveals mental health struggle following flop album - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 01:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Katy Perry reveals mental health struggle following flop album
The Sydney Morning Herald
The pop star has previously discussed her struggles with mental health. In a therapy session with Dr Siri Sat Nam Singh filmed for Viceland last June, Perry was in tears as she discussed the toll of living her public persona. "Sometimes I've built up ...

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Health clubs using tanning beds to attract members despite cancer risks, new study shows - The Conversation US

Health - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 15:12

The Conversation US

Health clubs using tanning beds to attract members despite cancer risks, new study shows
The Conversation US
I drove past Planet Fitness on the way to my 10-year-old's gymnastics class and had to chuckle at their sign advertising free pizza as part of a new member promotion. I decided to use this as a teaching moment, explaining to my daughter why we should ...

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Anger as parents told they can't opt kids out of My Health Record - Daily Telegraph

Health - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 12:08

Daily Telegraph

Anger as parents told they can't opt kids out of My Health Record
Daily Telegraph
It comes as the man who used to head the government's digital transformation agency slammed the security settings on the controversial My Health Record. Paul Shetler, who headed the Federal Government's digital agency for 18 months in 2016-18, said if ...
My Health Record: Former digital transformation head raises concerns about security of online systemABC News
Australian Government's controversial My Health Record system slammed as failureNEWS.com.au
Bungled My Health Record launch represents a missed opportunityThe Canberra Times
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Sharni Layton encourages mental health discussion after announcing netball retirement - ABC News

Health - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 08:24

ABC News

Sharni Layton encourages mental health discussion after announcing netball retirement
ABC News
The Collingwood defender revealed she almost quit the sport last year following a six-month break to overcome mental health challenges. She hoped her journey back to the court while dealing with mental health issues would encourage others to speak up ...
Retiring netball icon Sharni Layton discusses importance of mental health issues following personal battleWide World of Sports

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Mental health a daily battle for many emergency service workers, Senate inquiry told - ABC News

Health - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 07:55

ABC News

Mental health a daily battle for many emergency service workers, Senate inquiry told
ABC News
Emergency service workers must face trauma on a daily basis but entrenched institutional stigma stops them from accessing the mental health support they need, a Senate inquiry in Queensland has heard. Union representatives and support groups are ...

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New stool test to unlock gut health - NEWS.com.au

Health - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 02:30

NEWS.com.au

New stool test to unlock gut health
NEWS.com.au
The stool test kits can give consumers an understanding of the species of bacteria and micro-organisms living in their gut and how they could be affecting their health. The technology was designed off the back of growing research which suggests gut ...

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New stool test to unlock gut health - NEWS.com.au

Health - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 02:30

NEWS.com.au

New stool test to unlock gut health
NEWS.com.au
The stool test kits can give consumers an understanding of the species of bacteria and micro-organisms living in their gut and how they could be affecting their health. The technology was designed off the back of growing research which suggests gut ...

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Singer Michelle Williams checks into mental health facility - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 02:03

The Sydney Morning Herald

Singer Michelle Williams checks into mental health facility
The Sydney Morning Herald
"For years I have dedicated myself to increasing awareness of mental health and empowering people to recognise when it's time to seek help, support and guidance from those that love and care for your wellbeing," she said in a statement published on her ...
Michelle Williams Checks Herself Into Mental Health Facility For DepressionPedestrian TV
Michelle Williams Says She's 'Proudly' Seeking Help for Mental Health Issues and Has Received an Outpouring of ...SELF
Michelle Williams Is 'Proudly' Seeking Mental-Health TreatmentVulture
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