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Young returning veterans at high risk of mental health issues - RACGP

Health - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 02:45

RACGP

Young returning veterans at high risk of mental health issues
RACGP
For example, while young men and women make up only a quarter of full-time serving personnel in the ADF, theyhave the highest rate of mental ill-health among their colleagues, including conditions such as panic attacks, alcohol-use disorders and ...
Nightclub shooting illustrates reluctance among veterans to seek mental health helpThe San Diego Union-Tribune

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Young returning veterans at high risk of mental health issues - RACGP

Health - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 02:45

RACGP

Young returning veterans at high risk of mental health issues
RACGP
For example, while young men and women make up only a quarter of full-time serving personnel in the ADF, theyhave the highest rate of mental ill-health among their colleagues, including conditions such as panic attacks, alcohol-use disorders and ...

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'Organic' material found in Flinders Medical Centre desserts not poo, SA Health Minister says - ABC News

Health - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 23:57

ABC News

'Organic' material found in Flinders Medical Centre desserts not poo, SA Health Minister says
ABC News
The "organic" material discovered in desserts at Adelaide's Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) is not faeces, South Australia's Health Minister Stephen Wade says. Key points: Health Minister describes contamination as a "disgusting, deliberate act ...

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A growing problem: Trent Zimmerman on sleep health issues - ABC News

Health - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 20:57

ABC News

A growing problem: Trent Zimmerman on sleep health issues
ABC News
The use of earplugs, an eye-mask, a room in total black-out, different pillows, heavy blankets, light blankets, hard mattresses or soft ones... The burning of lavender oil, cutting back on coffee, a bath before bed: even with all those things ...

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Nick Kyrgios has opened up about mental health issues that have continued to plague him - NEWS.com.au

Health - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 19:05

NEWS.com.au

Nick Kyrgios has opened up about mental health issues that have continued to plague him
NEWS.com.au
“I was obviously struggling with a couple of things on and off the court this year, so it hasn't been easy,” he told hometown newspaper the Canberra Times. “But I'm starting to see some psychologists and trying to get on top of my mental health. “I ...
Nick Kyrgios using psychologists to 'get on top of mental health'ESPN
Nick Kyrgios opens up about mental health, foundation and injuriesThe Sydney Morning Herald
US Open 2018 - Watch or Stream Live Tennis on FoxtelFoxtel

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Pressure to extend health record opt-out - Western Advocate

Health - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 16:47

Pressure to extend health record opt-out
Western Advocate
Pressure to extend health record opt-out. Marnie Banger. National · facebookSHARE · twitterTWEET · email · whatsapp. Australians have a week left to opt-out of the nation's controversial online medical records system, with the federal government ...

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Mental health review must achieve 'radical reform': Patrick McGorry - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 13:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Mental health review must achieve 'radical reform': Patrick McGorry
The Sydney Morning Herald
Psychiatrist and youth mental health advocate Patrick McGorry has called for "a radical reform of the structure and culture" of mental health services, as the Productivity Commission prepares to look at the economic cost of mental illness. The former ...

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Billy, a health tech start-up keeping the elderly out of aged care, raises $5m - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 12:01

The Australian Financial Review

Billy, a health tech start-up keeping the elderly out of aged care, raises $5m
The Australian Financial Review
An Australian start-up that seeks to keep elderly people out of hospital and in their homes living independently for longer by monitoring them remotely has raised $5 million from one of South Australia's largest aged care service providers. Billy uses ...

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The arts are a shadow health service – here's why - The Conversation UK

Health - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 10:00

The Conversation UK

The arts are a shadow health service – here's why
The Conversation UK
The UK's Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, has said that doctors should prescribe dance classes and trips to concert halls as well as pills and physio – and set out plans to make this “social prescribing” a reality. He clearly gets how the arts can ...
Health Secretary Matt Hancock ensuring 'more refrigerated capacity for medicines' ahead of BrexitITV News

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Privacy protections bolstered for My Health system - ABC Local

Health - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 02:15

ABC Local

Privacy protections bolstered for My Health system
ABC Local
The Government has announced changes to the My Health system, as the opt out deadline edges closer. Labor has welcomed the announcement but says Australians should be given longer to decide on whether they want a digital health record. Duration: ...

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Health Minister Greg Hunt boosts My Health Record 'misuse' penalty - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 00:37

The Sydney Morning Herald

Health Minister Greg Hunt boosts My Health Record 'misuse' penalty
The Sydney Morning Herald
Health Minister Greg Hunt has unveiled long-awaited changes to the government's My Health Record legislation to address privacy concerns, protect young people and domestic violence victims. The changes will include increased penalties - with fines more ...
My Health Record: Greg Hunt to strengthen penalties for misusing patient data, addressing Senate's concernsABC News
Greg Hunt moves to toughen penalties for My Health Record misuseSBS
My Health Record phone lines crashWarwick Daily News
PerthNow
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Health Minister Greg Hunt boosts My Health Record 'misuse' penalty - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 00:37

The Sydney Morning Herald

Health Minister Greg Hunt boosts My Health Record 'misuse' penalty
The Sydney Morning Herald
Health Minister Greg Hunt has unveiled long-awaited changes to the government's My Health Record legislation to address privacy concerns, protect young people and domestic violence victims. The changes will include increased penalties - with fines more ...
My Health Record: Greg Hunt to strengthen penalties for misusing patient data, addressing Senate's concernsABC News
Greg Hunt moves to toughen penalties for My Health Record misuseSBS

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Incident of self-harm leads to calls for mental health reform in California prisons - 9news.com.au

Health - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 00:28

9news.com.au

Incident of self-harm leads to calls for mental health reform in California prisons
9news.com.au
The state of mental health care in California prisons has been questioned after it was revealed an inmate ripped her eye out and ate it during a manic episode. A report that was leaked last week said the inmate, known only as Patient X, was not ...

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Meet Tabula Rasa HealthCare, The Top Publicly-Traded Digital Health Company - Forbes

Health - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 14:38

Forbes

Meet Tabula Rasa HealthCare, The Top Publicly-Traded Digital Health Company
Forbes
At a recent digital health conference in San Francisco, participants bemoaned the lack of initial public offerings in the sector. “There have been zero IPOs in 2017 and 2018,” said Bill Evans, managing director at venture capital firm Rock Health, and ...

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It's not a health plan if it doesn't include dental care - The Age

Health - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 12:58

The Age

It's not a health plan if it doesn't include dental care
The Age
There are big spending promises on new or upgraded hospitals, and funding for more paramedics, specialist medical services, nurses and mental health. Conspicuously absent is any meaningful policy announcement concerning dental care. Inexplicably, it ...

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There's more to health care access than pre-existing conditions - The Conversation US

Health - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 12:02

The Conversation US

There's more to health care access than pre-existing conditions
The Conversation US
Health care has been a universal topic of discussion this political season. Candidates from both parties say they are in favor of it, although definitions of “it” vary widely. But what all agree is that it has to do with access. Can I get the care I ...
The big lie Republicans are telling this electionVox
A health plan that's cheaper but much riskier than standard health insuranceCNBC
Trump's hilarious Obamacare gaffe reveals the GOP bind on health careWashington Post
Kaiser Family Foundation
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Incoming Sydney storms could be deadly to asthma sufferers, warns NSW Health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 06:46

The Sydney Morning Herald

Incoming Sydney storms could be deadly to asthma sufferers, warns NSW Health
The Sydney Morning Herald
NSW Health has warned asthmatics to take extra care as strong wind gusts and possible thunderstorms this evening threaten to stir large amounts of pollen in the air, causing potentially life-threatening breathing difficulties. Wind gusts across most of ...

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APRA defends use of private investigators in mental health claims - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 06:24

The Australian Financial Review

APRA defends use of private investigators in mental health claims
The Australian Financial Review
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has defended the right of life insurers to engage private investigators in cases of suspected insurance fraud, saying a ban on such surveillance would damage their ability to provide cover. Clandestine ...

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Expert warns heatwave health risks are real - Sunshine Coast Daily

Health - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 06:10

Sunshine Coast Daily

Expert warns heatwave health risks are real
Sunshine Coast Daily
HEATWAVE conditions a month before the traditionally hottest time of the year in Australia, pose a significant risk, a leading health researcher has warned. Professor Hilary Bambrick, head of the Health Faculty at Queensland University of Technology ...

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Incoming Sydney storms could be deadly to asthma sufferers, warns NSW Health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 04:54

The Sydney Morning Herald

Incoming Sydney storms could be deadly to asthma sufferers, warns NSW Health
The Sydney Morning Herald
NSW Health has warned asthmatics to take extra care as thunderstorms this afternoon and evening threaten to stir large amounts of pollen in the air, causing potentially life-threatening breathing difficulties. Wind gusts across most of the state are ...

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