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Secret report raises questions about Queensland's medical records system - 9news.com.au

Health - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 08:30

9news.com.au

Secret report raises questions about Queensland's medical records system
9news.com.au
When the infamous WannaCry ransomware cyber attack hit on May 13 last year, bringing down health systems around the world, Queensland hospitals scrambled to protect themselves. Software security patches were installed which fended off the attack and ...

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Nursing hours show community's health care needs - South Burnett Times

Health - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 05:02

South Burnett Times

Nursing hours show community's health care needs
South Burnett Times
KILKIVAN has been appointed a community health nurse that visits twice a week to provide better access to health care. Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington said this was a huge boost for the community, and it was through the determination of the ...

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Waiting for better care: why Australia's hospitals and health care is failing - The Conversation AU

Health - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 03:04

The Conversation AU

Waiting for better care: why Australia's hospitals and health care is failing
The Conversation AU
Australia has a good health system by international standards, but it has to get better. Half of all patients across Australia wait more than a month for an elective hospital procedure, such as a hip replacement. This is in addition to waiting for an ...

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Health Minister Michael Ferguson must champion preventative health: Miriam Vandenberg - ABC Local

Health - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 02:31

ABC Local

Health Minister Michael Ferguson must champion preventative health: Miriam Vandenberg
ABC Local
Preventative health is the poor cousin when it comes to health funding, yet is the mechanism for addressing chronic disease and our high morbidity rates in Tasmania, says public health consultant, Miriam Vandenberg. The Grattan Institute Orange Report ...

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Why the ResApp Health Ltd (ASX:RAP) share price has been smashed today - Motley Fool Australia

Health - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 00:06

Motley Fool Australia

Why the ResApp Health Ltd (ASX:RAP) share price has been smashed today
Motley Fool Australia
The ResApp Health Ltd (ASX: RAP) share price has been one of the worst performers on the market on Tuesday following the release of its SMARTCOUGH-C-2 study results. At one stage the digital healthcare company's shares were down as much as 59% to ...

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Parramatta River sewage spill prompts health warning, EPA investigation - ABC Local

Health - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 22:54

ABC Local

Parramatta River sewage spill prompts health warning, EPA investigation
ABC Local
The Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is working with Sydney Water and has directed residents to avoid swimming, fishing and other recreational activities between Northmead and the Silverwater Bridge at Ermington. Pets should also avoid ...

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Air pollution kills 600000 children every year, World Health Organisation says - ABC News

Health - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 22:09

ABC News

Air pollution kills 600000 children every year, World Health Organisation says
ABC News
Air pollution kills an estimated 600,000 children every year and causes symptoms ranging from loss of intelligence to obesity and ear infections, but there is a limited amount parents can do, a World Health Organisation report says.
More than 90% of children breathe toxic air every day, putting health and development at serious riskTelegraph.co.uk
90% of world's children are breathing toxic air, WHO study findsThe Guardian
World Health Organization: 93% of children are breathing toxic airAxios

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Canberra Now: Canberrans honoured and another ACT Health resignation - The Canberra Times

Health - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 19:14

The Canberra Times

Canberra Now: Canberrans honoured and another ACT Health resignation
The Canberra Times
Chief medical officer Jeffrey Fletcher has now quit - the latest in a string of high-profile departures at ACT Health, including the resignation of director general Nicole Feely in March and the CEO designate of Canberra Health Services Janet Anderson ...

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If we're to have another inquiry into mental health, it should look at why the others have been ignored - The Conversation AU

Health - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 19:11

The Conversation AU

If we're to have another inquiry into mental health, it should look at why the others have been ignored
The Conversation AU
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has promised to hold a royal commission into mental health if Labor wins the November state election. Last week's announcement comes a couple of weeks after the federal government asked the Productivity Commission to ...
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If we're to have another inquiry into mental health, it should look at why the others have been ignored - The Conversation AU

Health - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 19:11

The Conversation AU

If we're to have another inquiry into mental health, it should look at why the others have been ignored
The Conversation AU
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has promised to hold a royal commission into mental health if Labor wins the November state election. Last week's announcement comes a couple of weeks after the federal government asked the Productivity Commission to ...

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Dogs sniffing out human disease could lead to new biosensor technology - ABC News

Health - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 19:02

ABC News

Dogs sniffing out human disease could lead to new biosensor technology
ABC News
A critical battle in the global war against malaria is stopping its spread into areas that are completely or nearly malaria-free, public health entomologist Steven Lindsay from Durham University said. And how do you detect a malaria-infected person in ...
Prof SW Lindsay - Durham UniversityDurham University
April 25, 2018 - TwitterTwitter

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Dogs sniffing out human disease could lead to new biosensor technology - ABC News

Health - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 19:02

ABC News

Dogs sniffing out human disease could lead to new biosensor technology
ABC News
A critical battle in the global war against malaria is stopping its spread into areas that are completely or nearly malaria-free, public health entomologist Steven Lindsay from Durham University said. And how do you detect a malaria-infected person in ...
Prof SW Lindsay - Durham UniversityDurham University

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Dogs sniffing out human disease could lead to new biosensor technology - ABC News

Health - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 19:02

ABC News

Dogs sniffing out human disease could lead to new biosensor technology
ABC News
A critical battle in the global war against malaria is stopping its spread into areas that are completely or nearly malaria-free, public health entomologist Steven Lindsay from Durham University said. And how do you detect a malaria-infected person in ...
Prof SW Lindsay - Durham UniversityDurham University

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Dogs sniffing out human disease could lead to new biosensor technology - ABC News

Health - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 19:02

ABC News

Dogs sniffing out human disease could lead to new biosensor technology
ABC News
A critical battle in the global war against malaria is stopping its spread into areas that are completely or nearly malaria-free, public health entomologist Steven Lindsay from Durham University said. And how do you detect a malaria-infected person in ...
Prof SW Lindsay - Durham UniversityDurham University
April 25, 2018 - TwitterTwitter

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Dogs sniffing out human disease could lead to new biosensor technology - ABC News

Health - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 19:02

ABC News

Dogs sniffing out human disease could lead to new biosensor technology
ABC News
A critical battle in the global war against malaria is stopping its spread into areas that are completely or nearly malaria-free, public health entomologist Steven Lindsay from Durham University said. And how do you detect a malaria-infected person in ...

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ACT Health chief medical officer latest in long line of resignations - The Canberra Times

Health - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 13:00

The Canberra Times

ACT Health chief medical officer latest in long line of resignations
The Canberra Times
ACT Health's chief medical officer Jeffrey Fletcher has quit, and is due to step down and leave Canberra later in the month. Dr Fletcher, who is also a senior staff specialist at Canberra Hospital, has been in the role for the past 20 months. The ...

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ACT Health chief medical officer latest in long line of resignations - The Canberra Times

Health - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 13:00

The Canberra Times

ACT Health chief medical officer latest in long line of resignations
The Canberra Times
ACT Health's chief medical officer Jeffrey Fletcher has quit, and is due to step down and leave Canberra later in the month. Dr Fletcher, who is also a senior staff specialist at Canberra Hospital, has been in the role for the past 20 months. The ...

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Aussie police facing mental health crisis - Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

Health - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 05:37

Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

Aussie police facing mental health crisis
Rockhampton Morning Bulletin
In March this year, the high rate of suicide deaths and mental health conditions experienced by first responders - including emergency service workers and volunteers - prompted a federal Parliament committee to launch an inquiry into the role of the ...

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Eat whole foods — it's the most important lesson for good health, says nutritionist - 9Honey

Health - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 01:53

9Honey

Eat whole foods — it's the most important lesson for good health, says nutritionist
9Honey
Lee Sutherland is a nutritionist and personal trainer who says she can boil everything she's learned about health into one sentence — keep reading to learn what that is. The editor of Fitness in the City, Sutherland also believes nutrition shouldn't ...

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Senior-focused health centre keeps clients moving - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 01:04

Senior-focused health centre keeps clients moving
The Sydney Morning Herald
Harrison is the founder of Active Seniors Health Centre, a health centre dedicated to the senior population. The centre's clinical staff, all qualified exercise physiologists, design exercise and lifestyle-based programs tailored to the members' needs ...

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