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April 15, 2018: Your say on a health, housing and cricket - Tasmania Examiner

Health - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 20:32

Tasmania Examiner

April 15, 2018: Your say on a health, housing and cricket
Tasmania Examiner
The last Australian Health Survey found only one-third of children got their recommended daily 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity. One way of ensuring children, and adults, get the activity they need is to build it in to everyday ...

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How to eat your way to better mental health - The New Daily

Health - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 11:48

The New Daily

How to eat your way to better mental health
The New Daily
Rather than reaching for comfort junk foods when we're feeling down, we should fuel our bodies with mood-protective foods. In a world first, an Australian research team has discovered a wholesome, healthy diet can lessen depression. In the SMILES trial ...
Mental illness and poverty: How class gets 'under our skin and into our brain'ABC Online
What's the Best Way to Treat Mental Health Problems in Kids?Psychology Today (blog)

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WA health minister launches plan to ease access to medicinal cannabis - The West Australian

Health - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 06:37

The West Australian

WA health minister launches plan to ease access to medicinal cannabis
The West Australian
Sick West Australians who have been prescribed medicinal cannabis by a doctor will be able to get access within 48 hours under a plan agreed to by Health Minister Roger Cook. At the Council of Australian Governments health council meeting in Sydney ...
Health ministers agree to cannabis plan9news.com.au

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Mental health test for Qld arson accused - 9news.com.au

Health - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 00:49

9news.com.au

Mental health test for Qld arson accused
9news.com.au
A man will undergo a mental health assessment after allegedly setting fire to a Brisbane home while his neighbour was inside. Rodin Archie Belbin, 44, faced the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Saturday on charges of arson and burglary over the alleged ...

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Mental health test for Qld arson accused - 9news.com.au

Health - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 00:49

9news.com.au

Mental health test for Qld arson accused
9news.com.au
A man will undergo a mental health assessment after allegedly setting fire to a Brisbane home while his neighbour was inside. Rodin Archie Belbin, 44, faced the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Saturday on charges of arson and burglary over the alleged ...

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Health and fitness: Bodybuilder dad advises parents to step up for kids - Daily Telegraph

Health - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 20:33

Daily Telegraph

Health and fitness: Bodybuilder dad advises parents to step up for kids
Daily Telegraph
With recent data showing one in four Aussie kids between two and 17 were overweight, experts say parents are the right fit to show their kids how to live a healthy lifestyle. Former NRL star turned chiropractor, university lecturer and natural body ...

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Hunter health services directly oppose Newcastle Council over extending licensed venue trading hours - Newcastle Herald

Health - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 19:59

Newcastle Herald

Hunter health services directly oppose Newcastle Council over extending licensed venue trading hours
Newcastle Herald
HUNTER New England Local Health District has strongly opposed Newcastle City Council's proposal to extend trading hours for some inner-city venues to 2am, in a submission in February arguing existing liquor licensing conditions should be toughened. The ...

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Hunter health services directly oppose Newcastle Council over extending licensed venue trading hours - Newcastle Herald

Health - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 19:59

Newcastle Herald

Hunter health services directly oppose Newcastle Council over extending licensed venue trading hours
Newcastle Herald
HUNTER New England Local Health District has strongly opposed Newcastle City Council's proposal to extend trading hours for some inner-city venues to 2am, in a submission in February arguing existing liquor licensing conditions should be toughened. The ...

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Turnbull closer to deal with states on health funding - The Australian

Health - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 14:06

The Australian

Turnbull closer to deal with states on health funding
The Australian
South Australian Health Minister Stephen Wade signed the heads of agreement yesterday, while Premier Steven Marshall met the Prime Minister in Sydney. South Australian opposition health spokesman Chris Picton said public hospital patients would miss ...

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Could over-breathing be damaging your health? - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Could over-breathing be damaging your health?
The Sydney Morning Herald
According to McKeown, the unconscious habit of over-breathing has hit epidemic proportions across the industrialised world, leading to loss of health, poor fitness and compromised performance. He believes that it's contributing to problems such as ...

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Could over-breathing be damaging your health? - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Could over-breathing be damaging your health?
The Sydney Morning Herald
According to McKeown, the unconscious habit of over-breathing has hit epidemic proportions across the industrialised world, leading to loss of health, poor fitness and compromised performance. He believes that it's contributing to problems such as ...

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Could over-breathing be damaging your health? - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Could over-breathing be damaging your health?
The Sydney Morning Herald
Jo Hartley explains how taking slow, quiet breaths may improve your wellbeing.
Could over-breathing be damaging your health?The Canberra Times

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HEALTH ALERT: School, aged care home in contamination area - Bundaberg News Mail

Health - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 06:26

Bundaberg News Mail

HEALTH ALERT: School, aged care home in contamination area
Bundaberg News Mail
Queensland Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young said she wanted to reassure residents that there was "no immediate" health risk." "The risk of any consequences for the health of people in the community is low," Dr Young said. "There is no consistent ...

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Health check: why do we get muscle cramps? - The Conversation - The Conversation AU

Health - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 06:23

The Conversation AU

Health check: why do we get muscle cramps? - The Conversation
The Conversation AU
Many of us know the feeling of a cramp – whether you've been struck down on the sports field or woken with a start in excruciating pain in the middle of the night. A cramp is the involuntary contraction of our skeletal muscle, and it hurts. Some people ...

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Police tied up supervising mental health patients at Royal Hobart Hospital, Andrew Wilkie says - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 05:08

ABC Online

Police tied up supervising mental health patients at Royal Hobart Hospital, Andrew Wilkie says
ABC Online
Tasmanian police officers are increasingly tied up dealing with mental health patients at the over-stretched Royal Hobart Hospital, according to Andrew Wilkie. The independent Member for the Hobart seat of Denison said police were routinely stuck at ...

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Police tied up supervising mental health patients at Royal Hobart Hospital, Andrew Wilkie says - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 05:08

ABC Online

Police tied up supervising mental health patients at Royal Hobart Hospital, Andrew Wilkie says
ABC Online
Tasmanian police officers are increasingly tied up dealing with mental health patients at the over-stretched Royal Hobart Hospital, according to Andrew Wilkie. The independent Member for the Hobart seat of Denison said police were routinely stuck at ...

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Police tied up supervising mental health patients at Royal Hobart Hospital, Andrew Wilkie says - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 05:08

ABC Online

Police tied up supervising mental health patients at Royal Hobart Hospital, Andrew Wilkie says
ABC Online
Tasmanian police officers are increasingly tied up dealing with mental health patients at the over-stretched Royal Hobart Hospital, according to Andrew Wilkie. The independent Member for the Hobart seat of Denison said police were routinely stuck at ...

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Police tied up supervising mental health patients at Royal Hobart Hospital, Andrew Wilkie says - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 05:08

ABC Online

Police tied up supervising mental health patients at Royal Hobart Hospital, Andrew Wilkie says
ABC Online
Tasmanian police officers are increasingly tied up dealing with mental health patients at the over-stretched Royal Hobart Hospital, according to Andrew Wilkie. The independent Member for the Hobart seat of Denison said police were routinely stuck at ...

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New pressure to cut booze guidelines by half for better health - The Advertiser

Health - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 22:48

The Advertiser

New pressure to cut booze guidelines by half for better health
The Advertiser
New research indicates cutting booze significantly more than the current guidelines can give a 40-year-old five extra years of life. The Canadian research, published today in journal The Lancet, comes as federal authorities look at overhauling existing ...

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School kids' mental health suffering due to late-night tablet and phone use, teachers say - ABC Online

Health - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 20:36

ABC Online

School kids' mental health suffering due to late-night tablet and phone use, teachers say
ABC Online
Night-time technology use is disrupting the sleeping habits of children and damaging their mental health, the effects of which are becoming increasingly apparent in classrooms, educators say. The trend is causing some children to behave like device ...

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