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Why Australia needs heart health features on the local Apple Watch - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:58

The Sydney Morning Herald

Why Australia needs heart health features on the local Apple Watch
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Watch, in particular, is a game-changer for the consumer wearables space, particularly with its innovative new health features. Take the ECG (Electrocardiogram) feature; this is a functionality that is usually reserved for specialist medical ...
The New Apple Watch Series 4 Is A Health And Fitness Game ChangerWomen's Health

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Terror-linked charity on Qld Health payroll - Courier Mail

Health - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:56

Courier Mail

Terror-linked charity on Qld Health payroll
Courier Mail
In State Parliament this morning, Ms Palaszczuk said she had been advised that only one Health Department employee had made a voluntary donation to the charity. “The Department of Health is going to contact that one person just to inform them,” she said.

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HEALTH WARNING: Localised outbreak of deadly disease - Coffs Coast Advocate

Health - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 00:38

Coffs Coast Advocate

HEALTH WARNING: Localised outbreak of deadly disease
Coffs Coast Advocate
AN OUTBREAK of the potentially fatal disease leptospirosis has been linked to a small number of farms in Woolgoolga and Coffs Harbour. Paul Corben, Director of North Coast Public Health, has confirmed that approximately 40 cases have been detected ...

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Schapelle Corby reveals health scare - NEWS.com.au

Health - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 10:25

NEWS.com.au

Schapelle Corby reveals health scare
NEWS.com.au
Corby's latest health scare comes after she was hospitalised for surgery on her knee twice in June and October last year. Since returning to Australia, the convicted drug smuggler has built a cult following on social media with more than 180,000 followers.

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Why cutting down on your meat intake could help your health - Now To Love

Health - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 08:06

Now To Love

Why cutting down on your meat intake could help your health
Now To Love
It's a fact that a plant-based diet has many health benefits, whether it's preventing weight gain or reducing the risk of heart conditions and type 2 diabetes. "This is largely due to the fact that plant proteins have no cholesterol, less calories and ...

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Plan to improve mental health support for Australian university students - RACGP

Health - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 04:48

RACGP

Plan to improve mental health support for Australian university students
RACGP
A large-scale study was also conducted by headspace last year into student mental health, and it revealed some startling statistics: nearly 70% of the students surveyed rated their mental health as poor or fair, two thirds reported high or very high ...

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Distinguished gentlemen on motorbikes do more for men's health - Illawarra Mercury

Health - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 04:43

Illawarra Mercury

Distinguished gentlemen on motorbikes do more for men's health
Illawarra Mercury
Riding for men's health: Denis Tobler shows Wollongong Distinguished Gentleman's ride co-organiser Jane Sim a 100 year old Triumph which is one of 40 old motorcycles in his collection. Picture: Greg Ellis. With still two weeks to go before the ...

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Psychiatrists at public mental health service declare "no confidence" in management - InDaily

Health - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 03:42

InDaily

Psychiatrists at public mental health service declare "no confidence" in management
InDaily
In the latest evidence of turmoil in mental health services in the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, InDaily can reveal that psychiatrists based at Noarlunga have repeatedly raised concerns with SA Health about management, staffing and clinical ...

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Middle-aged moderate drinkers worried about respectability – not health - RACGP

Health - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 01:26

RACGP

Middle-aged moderate drinkers worried about respectability – not health
RACGP
Published in the BMC Public Health journal, the study also found that gender played a role in what was considered acceptable drinking, with certain drinks being deemed more appropriate for women and others for men. Drinking at home was associated with ...
Drinking habits all about image, not health: new studyPerthNow

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Why you should take a health check of your 'default' superannuation life insurance - NEWS.com.au

Health - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 00:13

NEWS.com.au

Why you should take a health check of your 'default' superannuation life insurance
NEWS.com.au
“Many funds are now excluding mental health issues as a claimable item, but are not specifically setting that out in their Product Disclosure Statements. For example, the new SmartMonday policy with AIA has a definition for many common occupation ...

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Health of the nation: The RACGP takes Australia's pulse - RACGP

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 22:36

RACGP

Health of the nation: The RACGP takes Australia's pulse
RACGP
'As the only comprehensive sector-led annual study of Australian general practice, Health of the Nation tracks the pulse of general practice, providing a diagnosis for the future of the profession, Australian GPs and their patients,' RACGP President ...
Mental health is Australians' most common ailment, GPs reportThe Guardian
'Not a day goes by': Mental health is the number one reason people are going to the GPABC News
The number one reason people see their GPThe Sydney Morning Herald

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RACGP - Health of the nation: The RACGP takes Australia's pulse - RACGP

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 22:36

RACGP

RACGP - Health of the nation: The RACGP takes Australia's pulse
RACGP
Health of the Nation presents unique data and interpretations, painting a clear picture of the contemporary Australian general practice. 'As the only ...
Mental health is Australians' most common ailment, GPs reportThe Guardian
'Not a day goes by': Mental health is the number one reason people are going to the GPABC News
The number one reason people see their GPThe Sydney Morning Herald

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Health of the nation: The RACGP takes Australia's pulse - RACGP

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 22:36

RACGP

Health of the nation: The RACGP takes Australia's pulse
RACGP
'As the only comprehensive sector-led annual study of Australian general practice, Health of the Nation tracks the pulse of general practice, providing a diagnosis for the future of the profession, Australian GPs and their patients,' RACGP President ...
Mental health is Australians' most common ailment, GPs reportThe Guardian
'Not a day goes by': Mental health is the number one reason people are going to the GPABC News
The number one reason people see their GPThe Sydney Morning Herald

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Health of the nation: The RACGP takes Australia's pulse - RACGP

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 22:36

RACGP

Health of the nation: The RACGP takes Australia's pulse
RACGP
'As the only comprehensive sector-led annual study of Australian general practice, Health of the Nation tracks the pulse of general practice, providing a diagnosis for the future of the profession, Australian GPs and their patients,' RACGP President ...
Mental health is Australians' most common ailment, GPs reportThe Guardian

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Shortage of acute beds in Tasmania a 'crisis', mental health expert says - ABC News

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 20:45

ABC News

Shortage of acute beds in Tasmania a 'crisis', mental health expert says
ABC News
As the political fallout continues from revelations two psychiatric patients were forced to sleep on the floor of the Royal Hobart Hospital's emergency department, figures show Tasmania has the most mental health beds in the country per capita. But in ...

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Questions remain about witness protection ahead of ACT health inquiry - The Canberra Times

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 14:04

The Canberra Times

Questions remain about witness protection ahead of ACT health inquiry
The Canberra Times
The Barr government has refused to say how witnesses in the upcoming inquiry into health bullying will be protected from reprisals without the powers of a board of inquiry. ACT Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris has repeatedly rejected the need for a ...

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Climate: The looming threat to Queensland's health - Brisbane Times

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 07:02

Brisbane Times

Climate: The looming threat to Queensland's health
Brisbane Times
Queensland's biggest industry and the nation's largest employer - the health and social services sector - is under threat like never before. As the state braces for continuing hot, dry weather and an early start to bushfire season, more and more ...

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Good news on the health of Australian children - RACGP

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 05:58

RACGP

Good news on the health of Australian children
RACGP
The data comes from the latest Children's Headline Indicator report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report's 19 health, welfare and development indicators were agreed by state and federal health and human services ...

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Good news on the health of Australian children - RACGP

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 05:58

RACGP

Good news on the health of Australian children
RACGP
The data comes from the latest Children's Headline Indicator report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report's 19 health, welfare and development indicators were agreed by state and federal health and human services ...

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Discount Drug Store offers free heart health screenings - Moree Champion

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 03:27

Moree Champion

Discount Drug Store offers free heart health screenings
Moree Champion
Heart disease is the nation's single leading cause of death in Australia causing more than 19,000 deaths each year. Discount Drug Stores are helping to turn the beat around on these statistics with their free heart health screenings. To coincide with ...

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