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Why we should forget losing weight and focus on healthy habits - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 19:10

ABC Online

Why we should forget losing weight and focus on healthy habits
ABC Online
Part of the reason we associate weight loss with better health is because restricting food brings short-term wins to measurable things like cholesterol and blood sugar, Ms Willer said. Once you add that to the positive effects of boosting exercise and ...

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Rafael Nadal brands Australian Open conditions as 'dangerous' - ESPN

Health - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 16:09

ESPN

Rafael Nadal brands Australian Open conditions as 'dangerous'
ESPN
Nadal, who came through a straight-sets victory over Damir Dzumhur on day five, has expressed his concern that the heat is not safe for the players' health. "[There] have been very, very tough conditions yesterday and today," Nadal said. "Yeah ...

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Rafael Nadal brands Australian Open conditions as 'dangerous' - ESPN

Health - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 16:09

ESPN

Rafael Nadal brands Australian Open conditions as 'dangerous'
ESPN
Nadal, who came through a straight-sets victory over Damir Dzumhur on day five, has expressed his concern that the heat is not safe for the players' health. "[There] have been very, very tough conditions yesterday and today," Nadal said. "Yeah ...

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QLD Health: Meningococcal increased by 106 per cent in past five years - Courier Mail

Health - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:02

Courier Mail

QLD Health: Meningococcal increased by 106 per cent in past five years
Courier Mail
Of cases reported during 2017, 25 were strain B, 23 were strain Y, and 16 cases were W, a Queensland Health spokesman said. In June, the State Government announced free four-strain vaccines for teenagers aged 15-19 to protect against the disease. Prof ...

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QLD Health: Meningococcal increased by 106 per cent in past five years - Courier Mail

Health - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:02

Courier Mail

QLD Health: Meningococcal increased by 106 per cent in past five years
Courier Mail
Of cases reported during 2017, 25 were strain B, 23 were strain Y, and 16 cases were W, a Queensland Health spokesman said. In June, the State Government announced free four-strain vaccines for teenagers aged 15-19 to protect against the disease. Prof ...

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Melbourne hospitals switch off lights as mercury rises - Herald Sun

Health - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 06:16

Herald Sun

Melbourne hospitals switch off lights as mercury rises
Herald Sun
“Hospitals within Alfred Health have strong back up and emergency power supply capacity and in the event of a power outage expect clinical services to continue without interruption.” The power supply safeguards have been triggered as temperatures soar ...

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One-flipper penguin has clean health bill - SBS

Health - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 04:44

One-flipper penguin has clean health bill
SBS
A little penguin with one flipper has been given a clean bill of health by Melbourne Zoo vets after being rescued from a beach in St Kilda. Updated Updated 12 hours ago. He's a penguin with just one wing, no name and he swims a bit to the left, but ...

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How pets can boost mental health - SBS

Health - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 03:52

SBS

How pets can boost mental health
SBS
Older people report pets reducing loneliness and social isolation. Pets may improve vulnerable people's interaction with others either directly (improving social skills), or their social catalyst role can override social prejudice. In acknowledging ...

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Genetic modification laws set for shake-up, with health and agriculture research industries to benefit - ABC Online

Health - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 20:46

ABC Online

Genetic modification laws set for shake-up, with health and agriculture research industries to benefit
ABC Online
"If there is no risk case to be made when using these new technologies, in terms of impact on human health and safety for the environment, then there is a case for deregulation." If approved, the reforms will have wide ranging benefits for agriculture ...

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Genetic modification laws set for shake-up, with health and agriculture research industries to benefit - ABC Online

Health - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 20:46

ABC Online

Genetic modification laws set for shake-up, with health and agriculture research industries to benefit
ABC Online
"If there is no risk case to be made when using these new technologies, in terms of impact on human health and safety for the environment, then there is a case for deregulation." If approved, the reforms will have wide ranging benefits for agriculture ...

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Private health care is the failed Australian dream - Courier Mail

Health - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 19:44

Courier Mail

Private health care is the failed Australian dream
Courier Mail
That won't happen and the industry is probably incapable of sorting itself out because it is a failed concept, demonstrated by its continued bleating despite premium rises of an astounding 54 per cent since 2009. People instinctively understand that ...

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Taxpayers spent $1.7 billion on a health record doctors don't use - Daily Telegraph

Health - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 19:00

Daily Telegraph

Taxpayers spent $1.7 billion on a health record doctors don't use
Daily Telegraph
Taxpayers have spent nearly $1.7 billion on an internet based My Health Record that doctors are refusing to use and which can't be emailed or shared with digital health apps. Every Australian will get a My Health Record in 2018 unless they opt out of ...

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Taxpayers spent $1.7 billion on a health record doctors don't use - Daily Telegraph

Health - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 19:00

Daily Telegraph

Taxpayers spent $1.7 billion on a health record doctors don't use
Daily Telegraph
Taxpayers have spent nearly $1.7 billion on an internet based My Health Record that doctors are refusing to use and which can't be emailed or shared with digital health apps. Every Australian will get a My Health Record in 2018 unless they opt out of ...

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Entertainment - Courier Mail

Health - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:00

Courier Mail

Entertainment
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A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. This is also known as Online ...

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Senior PNG health official calls for public autopsies to stamp out sorcery attacks - ABC Online

Health - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:05

ABC Online

Senior PNG health official calls for public autopsies to stamp out sorcery attacks
ABC Online
A senior public health official in Papua New Guinea is proposing public autopsies be carried out in cases where people claim sorcery is the cause of death. Dr Betty Koka is the head of Enga's provincial Health Department, she has become increasingly ...

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'Modify facilities or move Australian Open': health and safety expert - The Age

Health - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 07:37

The Age

'Modify facilities or move Australian Open': health and safety expert
The Age
Spectators cool down with water spraying fans at the Australian Open on Thursday. Photo: AP. Most players looked uncomfortable, but Frenchman Gael Monfils battled the most. He lost to Novak Djokovic on Rod Laver Arena where the on court temperature was ...
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Health warning as heat goes on in SA - SBS

Health - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:04

SBS

Health warning as heat goes on in SA
SBS
The needs of the elderly, frail, young and those with cardiac and kidney complications could stretch medical services during South Australia's three-day heatwave, SA Health says. Temperatures hit 41C in Adelaide early Thursday afternoon and are ...

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Health warning as heat goes on in SA - SBS

Health - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:04

SBS

Health warning as heat goes on in SA
SBS
Tour Down Under organisers have shortened the cycling event due to SA's extreme heat. (AAP). Health officials have urged South Australians to take care of themselves and others as extreme heat hits the state. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. The needs of ...

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Alternative health practitioner Elvira Brunt now 'treating autism' with belly button massage - The Advertiser

Health - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 03:06

The Advertiser

Alternative health practitioner Elvira Brunt now 'treating autism' with belly button massage
The Advertiser
The SA report into “bogus, unregistered and deregistered health practitioners” named and shamed practitioners — including Ms Brunt — for claiming she could cure cancer through abdominal massage, encouraging patients to stop normal treatment, and ...

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'Bogus' health practitioner Elvira Brunt now 'treating autism' with belly button massage - The Advertiser

Health - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 03:06

The Advertiser

'Bogus' health practitioner Elvira Brunt now 'treating autism' with belly button massage
The Advertiser
The SA report into “bogus, unregistered and deregistered health practitioners” named and shamed practitioners — including Ms Brunt — for claiming she could cure cancer through abdominal massage, encouraging patients to stop normal treatment, and ...

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