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Health professionals travelled from as far as Brisbane to rally at Newcastle in solidarity with climate change activists - Newcastle Herald

Health - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 03:08

Newcastle Herald

Health professionals travelled from as far as Brisbane to rally at Newcastle in solidarity with climate change activists
Newcastle Herald
Health on the Frontline is “deeply alarmed by the lack of political leadership in Australia on climate change mitigation and the transition to renewable energy”, spokesperson Dr Sujata Allan said after health professionals travelled from as far as ...

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'I just want answers': Mr Yeeda's death in custody and the health warnings that failed to save him - The Guardian

Health - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 03:04

The Guardian

'I just want answers': Mr Yeeda's death in custody and the health warnings that failed to save him
The Guardian
The last time Marlene Carlton heard her son's voice, he was singing to his little brother on their shared birthday. Two days later he was dead. “We was just all expecting him home,” Carlton says. “He came home but not the way we wanted him to.” Mr ...

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Camping under the stars might just be the way to helping to rebuild happiness - ABC News

Health - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 22:20

ABC News

Camping under the stars might just be the way to helping to rebuild happiness
ABC News
He managed to turn that around as a suicide survivor and is now a mental-health advocate, health and wellness coach specialising in servicing AFL regional football clubs. In his younger life working hard on the family farm harvests, camping trips to ...

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Innovative ideas to help Tasmania achieve a better state of preventative health - Tasmania Examiner

Health - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 22:13

Tasmania Examiner

Innovative ideas to help Tasmania achieve a better state of preventative health
Tasmania Examiner
“Community grants programs like this one are part of our whole-of-government preventative health plan, which will help us reduce Tasmania's smoking and obesity rates to below the national average by 2025, and become the healthiest population in ...

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International health IT week in review: September 16 - Pulse+IT

Health - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 22:01

Pulse+IT

International health IT week in review: September 16
Pulse+IT
Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT news for the week ending September 16: Consumer tech as medical device, Big Vendors' app plans, NHS GPs trialling VC, FDA to scrutinise device security, information blocking blocked, Babylon heads ...

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Cancer and ripe bananas: How bogus claims can harm your health and the people you love - ABC News

Health - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 19:18

ABC News

Cancer and ripe bananas: How bogus claims can harm your health and the people you love
ABC News
Bananas with brown spots kill cancer! Eat them! I read this exciting declaration on Facebook. According to the post: "Fully ripe bananas with brown patches on their skin produce a substance called tumour necrosis factor, which can eliminate abnormal cells.

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Cancer and ripe bananas: How bogus claims can harm your health and the people you love - ABC News

Health - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 19:18

ABC News

Cancer and ripe bananas: How bogus claims can harm your health and the people you love
ABC News
Bananas with brown spots kill cancer! Eat them! I read this exciting declaration on Facebook. According to the post: "Fully ripe bananas with brown patches on their skin produce a substance called tumour necrosis factor, which can eliminate abnormal cells.

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Calvary Hospital to be included in ACT Health review - The Canberra Times

Health - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 14:01

The Canberra Times

Calvary Hospital to be included in ACT Health review
The Canberra Times
Staff conduct at Calvary Hospital will be examined as part of the government's independent review of ACT Health, the health minister confirmed. The workplace culture of Calvary Public Hospital will form a key focus of the review alongside Canberra ...

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Healthy eating program to fight country town's 'tsunami' of chronic disease - ABC News

Health - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 05:16

ABC News

Healthy eating program to fight country town's 'tsunami' of chronic disease
ABC News
Jo Martin from the region's health service, Rural Northwest Health found, looking through hospital statistics, a level of preventable disease that could cripple the region's health service and force residents to move away to bigger towns to access high ...

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Cancer risk from diesel fumes in underground mines prompts fears of industrial health disaster - ABC News

Health - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 03:28

ABC News

Cancer risk from diesel fumes in underground mines prompts fears of industrial health disaster
ABC News
Chris Davis arrives at his presentation to the mining industry armed with a box of sugar cubes, but there's nothing sweet about his message. The former mining engineer is speaking out about what he believes is one of the biggest occupational health ...

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Cancer risk from diesel fumes in underground mines prompts fears of industrial health disaster - ABC News

Health - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 03:28

ABC News

Cancer risk from diesel fumes in underground mines prompts fears of industrial health disaster
ABC News
Chris Davis arrives at his presentation to the mining industry armed with a box of sugar cubes, but there's nothing sweet about his message. The former mining engineer is speaking out about what he believes is one of the biggest occupational health ...

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ACT Health doesn't support doctors' development: union - The Canberra Times

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 14:02

The Canberra Times

ACT Health doesn't support doctors' development: union
The Canberra Times
Some ACT Health medical staff are forced to "stagnate" in the system because they are not supported to undergo education and professional development, the union representing doctors says. Australian Salaried Medical Officers' Federation executive ...

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'Healthy smoking': Experts warn against the craze to vape vitamin supplements - The New Daily

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 11:49

The New Daily

'Healthy smoking': Experts warn against the craze to vape vitamin supplements
The New Daily
“At best, this sort of thing would be a waste of money, at worst it is a very real health threat.” At the base of the Nutriair website there is a disclaimer in fine print which states: “Nutriair devices … have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug ...

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Terrorism has a hidden health legacy – as 9/11 shows - The Conversation UK

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 11:14

The Conversation UK

Terrorism has a hidden health legacy – as 9/11 shows
The Conversation UK
It is difficult to ascertain the full scale of future health challenges that could arise. Responders have already been affected by decreased cognitive function, increased risk of strokes, and there is evidence that cancer likelihood and incidence has ...

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SA Health issues recall of Donnybrook strawberries after needles found hidden in fruit - The Advertiser

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 07:33

The Advertiser

SA Health issues recall of Donnybrook strawberries after needles found hidden in fruit
The Advertiser
SA Health has been notified that a brand of strawberries sold in South Australia is linked to the east coast contamination scare where needles have been found in the fruit. Anyone with Donnybrook strawberries — sold in SA by Coles, Woolworths, IGA and ...
Six strawberry brands linked to needle contamination across east coast, authorities sayABC News

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Three more strawberry punnets found contaminated with needles, Queensland Health reveals - ABC News

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 05:43

ABC News

Three more strawberry punnets found contaminated with needles, Queensland Health reveals
ABC News
Another brand of strawberries will be pulled from shelves after three more punnets were found contaminated with sewing needles, Queensland Health has confirmed. The strawberries are understood to have come from Donnybrook strawberry farms, north of ...

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New challenger for Haese; "Pro-GM" prof to review ban; SA Health's media hustle - InDaily

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 03:19

InDaily

New challenger for Haese; "Pro-GM" prof to review ban; SA Health's media hustle
InDaily
In today's Notes on Adelaide, a third contender emerges for the Lord Mayorship, the State Government appoints an economist with established pro-genetically modified crop views to review the state's ban, and we offer a sneak peek inside SA Health's ...

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Bendigo Community Health Service urge community to get tested for sexually transmitted infections as rates rise - Bendigo Advertiser

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 03:02

Bendigo Advertiser

Bendigo Community Health Service urge community to get tested for sexually transmitted infections as rates rise
Bendigo Advertiser
Bendigo Community Health Service wants you to get tested. BCHS is calling for locals to look after their own sexual health after a surge in sexually transmitted infections. Population rates of gonorrhoea in Greater Bendigo rose by 311 percent, and ...

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Tasmanian meningococcal vaccination program under advice of health experts: government - Tasmania Examiner

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 02:36

Tasmania Examiner

Tasmanian meningococcal vaccination program under advice of health experts: government
Tasmania Examiner
The state government will continue to act on the advice of health experts in regards to meningococcal disease, according to Health Minister Michael Ferguson. On Thursday night a Launceston teenager was diagnosed with meningococcal B disease – the first ...

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NewsLocal News - The Inverell Times

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 02:31

The Inverell Times

NewsLocal News
The Inverell Times
“To think that only a few years back many people who opened up about having mental health issues were stigmatised and shunned. It could be hard to get a job interview let alone enjoy a career. Times have certainly changed when saying you have a mental ...

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