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Only seven per cent of Australians are healthy. Why? - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Only seven per cent of Australians are healthy. Why?
The Sydney Morning Herald
According to a 2017 study of almost 5000 Australians aged 19-85 by academics at Deakin University's Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN), very few Australians could be classified as 'healthy'. Using a Health Behaviour Score (HBS ...

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Only seven per cent of Australians are healthy. Why? - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Only seven per cent of Australians are healthy. Why?
The Sydney Morning Herald
According to a 2017 study of almost 5000 Australians aged 19-85 by academics at Deakin University's Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN), very few Australians could be classified as 'healthy'. Using a Health Behaviour Score (HBS ...

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Wattle Health to pump $63m into Organic Dairy Farmers dried milk ... - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 06:22

The Australian Financial Review

Wattle Health to pump $63m into Organic Dairy Farmers dried milk ...
The Australian Financial Review
Wattle Health will pump $63 million into a joint venture with Victorian dairy farmers to produce organic dried milk powder.

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Doyle replacement named for health body - NEWS.com.au

Health - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 06:13

NEWS.com.au

Doyle replacement named for health body
NEWS.com.au
Doyle replacement named for health body. The Victoria government has named a new chairperson for Melbourne Health after the resignation of the city's former mayor Robert Doyle. Australian Associated PressApril 10, 20183:59pm. A woman will replace ...
Linda Bardo Nicholls to replace Robert Doyle on Melbourne Health chairHerald Sun

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NSW Health in talks with paramedics and nurses over Westpac rescue chopper dispute - Newcastle Herald

Health - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 21:03

Newcastle Herald

NSW Health in talks with paramedics and nurses over Westpac rescue chopper dispute
Newcastle Herald
WORKING IT OUT: Health officials have entered talks with paramedics and intensive care nurses after a disagreement over staffing on the Westpac rescue chopper. AN end is in sight to a feud on the Westpac rescue helicopter with the paramedics' union ...

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Gut health: How your weekly shop could be messing with your microbiome - Good Food

Health - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 14:06

Good Food

Gut health: How your weekly shop could be messing with your microbiome
Good Food
Is it a coincidence that as the number of overprocessed foods in our supermarkets has grown, the diversity of microbes living in our gut has shrunk? Many researchers say our modern diet has a lot to answer for when it comes to the rise in obesity ...

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Gut health: How your weekly shop could be messing with your microbiome - Good Food

Health - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 14:06

Good Food

Gut health: How your weekly shop could be messing with your microbiome
Good Food
Is it a coincidence that as the number of overprocessed foods in our supermarkets has grown, the diversity of microbes living in our gut has shrunk? Many researchers say our modern diet has a lot to answer for when it comes to the rise in obesity ...

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Gut health: How your weekly shop could be messing with your microbiome - Good Food

Health - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 14:06

Good Food

Gut health: How your weekly shop could be messing with your microbiome
Good Food
Is it a coincidence that as the number of overprocessed foods in our supermarkets has grown, the diversity of microbes living in our gut has shrunk? Many researchers say our modern diet has a lot to answer for when it comes to the rise in obesity ...

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The doctor who won't reveal fees - and other health cover hell tales - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 14:05

The Sydney Morning Herald

The doctor who won't reveal fees - and other health cover hell tales
The Sydney Morning Herald
Health honcho of the Grattan Institute Stephen Duckett reminds me paying for insurance saves me the Medicare levy surcharge. And also reminds me that we'd all be much better off if we saved the money we spent on insurance. But no-one does that. Of ...

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The doctor who won't reveal fees - and other health cover hell tales - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 14:05

The Sydney Morning Herald

The doctor who won't reveal fees - and other health cover hell tales
The Sydney Morning Herald
Of course, it is not just health insurance that is the problem. Trying to get a realistic cost estimate from the health professional you are actually dealing with is tough enough but try getting quotes on a colonoscopy from a doctor you've heard is ...
To Curb Rising Health Insurance Costs, Some States Try 'Reinsurance Pools'The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog)

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Australian women urged to take part in annual health survey for medical research - NEWS.com.au

Health - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 14:04

NEWS.com.au

Australian women urged to take part in annual health survey for medical research
NEWS.com.au
Australian women urged to take part in annual health survey for medical research. AUSTRALIAN women are being urged to divulge their health concerns, fears and needs in one of the country's biggest health surveys. Lucie van den Berg. Herald SunApril 10 ...

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Australian women urged to take part in annual health survey for medical research - NEWS.com.au

Health - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 14:04

NEWS.com.au

Australian women urged to take part in annual health survey for medical research
NEWS.com.au
Australian women urged to take part in annual health survey for medical research. AUSTRALIAN women are being urged to divulge their health concerns, fears and needs in one of the country's biggest health surveys. Lucie van den Berg. Herald SunApril 10 ...

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NSW Health confirms pomegranate hepatitis - SBS

Health - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 11:42

SBS

NSW Health confirms pomegranate hepatitis
SBS
NSW's health authority has confirmed six cases of hepatitis A linked to frozen pomegranate and three further cases are being investigated. Updated Updated 12 hours ago. Frozen pomegranate has officially been linked to six cases of hepatitis A ...
NSW health confirms pomegranate hepatitis - 7NewsYahoo7 News

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NSW Health confirms pomegranate hepatitis - SBS

Health - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 11:42

SBS

NSW Health confirms pomegranate hepatitis
SBS
NSW's health authority has confirmed six cases of hepatitis A linked to frozen pomegranate and three further cases are being investigated. Updated Updated 6 hours ago. Frozen pomegranate has officially been linked to six cases of hepatitis A ...

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Sydney health authorities on high alert after sixth measles case confirmed - 9news.com.au

Health - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 08:22

9news.com.au

Sydney health authorities on high alert after sixth measles case confirmed
9news.com.au
However, adults between the ages of 20 and 40 may have missed out on the full vaccination program, which was changed in 1998, according to Acting Public Health Director South Eastern Sydney Local Health District's Dr Catherine Bateman-Steele. Anyone ...

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Climate change impacting health: experts - SBS

Health - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 06:52

Climate change impacting health: experts
SBS
Australians are particularly vulnerable to the growing health impacts of climate change, experts warn. Extreme heat caused by global warming is to have the most dangerous impact on health and urgent action is needed to mitigate the levels of carbon ...

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Climate change impacting health: experts - SBS

Health - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 06:52

Climate change impacting health: experts
SBS
Australians are particularly vulnerable to the growing health impacts of climate change, experts warn. Extreme heat caused by global warming is to have the most dangerous impact on health and urgent action is needed to mitigate the levels of carbon ...

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William Tam: Bupa's gap payment changes ring alarm bells over private health insurance - The Advertiser

Health - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 03:22

The Advertiser

William Tam: Bupa's gap payment changes ring alarm bells over private health insurance
The Advertiser
A strong private health sector is one of the virtues of our health system. It means that the load does not just all fall on our public hospitals, which are already under significant stress. Unfortunately, that is not always how it works, and the AMA ...

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Australian bakers are using hemp to make 'healthy' breads - SBS

Health - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 00:09

SBS

Australian bakers are using hemp to make 'healthy' breads
SBS
Although there is a limited body of evidence proving all of the health claims made by hemp seed lovers, Australian dietitians are generally in favour of the new food product. Media spokesperson for the Dietitians Association of Australia, Themis ...

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Bachelor in Paradise star Blake Colman: 'I thought about suicide' - NEWS.com.au

Health - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 22:50

NEWS.com.au

Bachelor in Paradise star Blake Colman: 'I thought about suicide'
NEWS.com.au
Since then, Blake has signed on as an ambassador for Happiness Co's Man Enough campaign, an initiative aiming to address mental health issues, in a bid to help other people. “The rate of suicide amongst Australian men is at an all-time high ... They ...

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