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Syphilis is making a come-back, and causing some unusual health problems - The Conversation AU

Health - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
Syphilis is making a come-back, and causing some unusual health problems  The Conversation AU

As ophthalmologists, we've noticed an uptick in cases of vision problems caused by syphilis. Practising safe sex is important for our eye health too.

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Keeping others' secrets can take a toll on mental health, study finds - ABC News

Health - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
Keeping others' secrets can take a toll on mental health, study finds  ABC News

At any given time, we are keeping an average of 17 secrets. And the burden of carrying them is very real, according to new research.

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Health department sanctions Warrigal Warilla after unannounced audit - Illawarra Mercury

Health - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
Health department sanctions Warrigal Warilla after unannounced audit  Illawarra Mercury

The health department and the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission are continuing to monitor the *service*. More than 30 residents at Warrigal Warilla must ...

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Latest mental health productivity data reveals scale of reform ahead - Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
Latest mental health productivity data reveals scale of reform ahead  Sydney Morning Herald

Mental health is surely one of the most investigated areas of government. There were 32 separate statutory inquiries into mental health just between 2006 and ...

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Donald Trump‘s health: Doctors give him clean bill of health - NEWS.com.au

Health - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
Donald Trump‘s health: Doctors give him clean bill of health  NEWS.com.au

Donald Trump's physician Dr Sean Conley has announced the President is in “very good health” following his physical exam at the Walter Reed military hospital.

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'It’s got nasty': NSW election battle over health and hospitals heats up - Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
'It’s got nasty': NSW election battle over health and hospitals heats up  Sydney Morning Herald

As Nationals MP Geoff Provest was preparing to discuss with his constituents the NSW government's plans to build a spanking new hospital to replace their ...

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Eating healthy can reduce symptoms of depression, study finds - ABC Local

Health - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
Eating healthy can reduce symptoms of depression, study finds  ABC Local

An improved diet can help boost people's moods and reduce symptoms of mild depression, a study has found.

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Parkland senior: We need a better mental health system - CNN

Health - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
Parkland senior: We need a better mental health system  CNN

In the last year Marjory Stoneman Douglas senior Kai Koerber has traveled the world talking about gun control and mental health in schools.

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State's health care giant opens door to writing cannabis recommendations to qualifying Utah patients - Salt Lake Tribune

Health - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
State's health care giant opens door to writing cannabis recommendations to qualifying Utah patients  Salt Lake Tribune

Utah's largest health provider has given its physicians the all-clear to recommend medical marijuana to qualifying patients, potentially alleviating a bottleneck ...

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HHS to Review Indian Health Service After Revelations on Pedophile Doctor - FRONTLINE

Health - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
HHS to Review Indian Health Service After Revelations on Pedophile Doctor  FRONTLINE

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar called for a review of the Indian Health *Service* following an investigation that revealed the agency's ...

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To make state's schools safer, Minnesota lawmakers focus on student mental health - Star Tribune

Health - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
To make state's schools safer, Minnesota lawmakers focus on student mental health  Star Tribune

As they seek to make schools safer, Minnesota lawmakers are increasingly turning their attention to the topic of students' mental health. It's a subject the ...

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Is Kombucha Healthy? Here's What Experts Say - TIME

Health - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
Is Kombucha Healthy? Here's What Experts Say  TIME

The fizzy fermented tea has probiotics and may help digestion. Find out which kombucha health claims are true, and which need more research.

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Paige sex tape leak left WWE wrestler ‘publicly humiliated’ amid mental health battle - The Independent

Health - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
Paige sex tape leak left WWE wrestler ‘publicly humiliated’ amid mental health battle  The Independent

WWE star Paige has spoken of the “humiliation” she felt when a sex tape was released without her consent, saying that she hit “rock bottom”. English ...

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Public health urges patients of Kingston dental clinic to get medical tests - The Kingston Whig-Standard

Health - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
Public health urges patients of Kingston dental clinic to get medical tests  The Kingston Whig-Standard

KINGSTON — About 2700 patients at a local dental clinic are being advised by the local health authority to get tested for hepatitis B, hepatitis C and human ...

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Time to rip the band-aid off health culture - The Canberra Times

Health - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
Time to rip the band-aid off health culture  The Canberra Times

The outcomes detailed in the interim report of the independent review into the culture of the ACT's public health *service* is the most damning indictment of the ...

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Rare monkey stolen from Florida zoo recovered, in good health - WTVM

Health - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
Rare monkey stolen from Florida zoo recovered, in good health  WTVM

The 12-year-old primate was stolen Monday morning. Officials had been concerned they were running out of time because she needs a special diet and ...

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CONTINUING COVERAGE: Kemp unveils plan seeking health care waivers - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Health - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
CONTINUING COVERAGE: Kemp unveils plan seeking health care waivers  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Patients First Act would give the governor wide latitude to approve a range of options in pursuit of a federal “waiver” with the aim of improving ...

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State and local Democrats push for universal health care - PBS NewsHour

Health - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
State and local Democrats push for universal health care  PBS NewsHour

Health care continues to be a top political issue. While some congressional Democrats consider universal health coverage, state and local governments are ...

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Why health needs to engage the guys with guns - Pursuit

Health - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
Why health needs to engage the guys with guns  Pursuit

A University of Melbourne expert has called on the health sector to step up engagement with armed forces to stem disease outbreaks and other health ...

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Cannabis public health advisory issued by AR Dept. of Health - www.fox16.com

Health - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
Cannabis public health advisory issued by AR Dept. of Health  www.fox16.com

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (News release) - The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is issuing a public health advisory to warn Arkansans about the risks of harm ...

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