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LEDs could be harmful to health – the EU halogen ban will make it worse - The Conversation UK

Health - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 13:32

The Conversation UK

LEDs could be harmful to health – the EU halogen ban will make it worse
The Conversation UK
Flicker can be bad for your health. Even if it is so fast that you can't see it and are unaware of it, it can cause headaches and eyestrain and interfere with the control of eye movements. Most lamps flicker between bright and dim but the flicker from ...

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'It was uncontrollable': Block contestant's mental health struggle - 9news.com.au

Health - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 10:12

9news.com.au

'It was uncontrollable': Block contestant's mental health struggle
9news.com.au
Sleepless nights, demanding deadlines and a camera with you 24/7 – there's no doubt The Block can be a pressure-cooker environment. And for contestants Spence and Kerrie, it sent them to a very difficult place, where they walked off the show. Spending ...

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Manmeet Alisher death: mental health treatment 'deficiencies' left ... - ABC News

Health - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 07:15

ABC News

Manmeet Alisher death: mental health treatment 'deficiencies' left ...
ABC News
Queensland Health says it has "no doubt" there were deficiencies in the mental health treatment of the man who killed Brisbane bus driver Manmeet Alisher with ...

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Manmeet Alisher death: mental health treatment 'deficiencies' left killer free to act - ABC News

Health - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 07:15

ABC News

Manmeet Alisher death: mental health treatment 'deficiencies' left killer free to act
ABC News
Queensland Health says it has "no doubt" there were deficiencies in the mental health treatment of the man who killed Brisbane bus driver Manmeet Alisher with a homemade bomb in 2016. The report revealed Anthony Mark Edward O'Donohue made ...

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Using data to shape the future of health services - RACGP

Health - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 04:55

RACGP

Using data to shape the future of health services
RACGP
Their respective systems are known as Population Level Analysis and Reporting Tool (POLAR) Data, which works with Primary Health Networks (PHNs) in Victoria and New South Wales; and MedicineInsight, which collects information from more than 700 ...

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Probiotics might not do anything for your gut microbiome — and could even be bad for it, studies find - ABC News

Health - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 01:41

The Guardian

Probiotics might not do anything for your gut microbiome — and could even be bad for it, studies find
ABC News
But while over-the-counter probiotics are popularly viewed as enhancing health or helping protect against certain ailments, scientific evidence really only points to probiotics being effective for a few specific conditions. Two studies published today ...
Probiotics 'not as beneficial for gut health as previously thought'The Guardian

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Drought, distance drive health woes: CWA - NEWS.com.au

Health - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 23:24

Drought, distance drive health woes: CWA
NEWS.com.au
President Annette Turner says the service gap in the bush is now on the brink of crisis. Health services for those around the far western community of Whitecliffs, where Ms Turner lives, are often remote. When people there need specialist treatment ...

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Drought, distance drive health woes: CWA - NEWS.com.au

Health - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 23:24

Drought, distance drive health woes: CWA
NEWS.com.au
President Annette Turner says the service gap in the bush is now on the brink of crisis. Health services for those around the far western community of Whitecliffs, where Ms Turner lives, are often remote. When people there need specialist treatment ...

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Why private health premiums are set to soar - Gladstone Observer

Health - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 23:19

Gladstone Observer

Why private health premiums are set to soar
Gladstone Observer
HALF of all health fund members will have to pay higher premiums and switch to top cover policies to be insured for hip and knee replacements under major reforms. And they could then face a 12-month wait before their health fund will cover them for the ...

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Why private health premiums are set to soar - News Mail

Health - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 23:19

News Mail

Why private health premiums are set to soar
News Mail
HALF of all health fund members will have to pay higher premiums and switch to top cover policies to be insured for hip and knee replacements under major reforms. And they could then face a 12-month wait before their health fund will cover them for the ...

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Thousands of mental health professionals agree with Woodward and the New York Times op-ed author: Trump is ... - The Conversation US

Health - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 23:13

The Conversation US

Thousands of mental health professionals agree with Woodward and the New York Times op-ed author: Trump is ...
The Conversation US
My focus as the volume's editor was on Trump's dangerousness because of my area of expertise in violence prevention. Approaching violence as a public health issue, I have consulted with governments and international organizations, in addition to 20 ...
Trump's actions 'detrimental' to country's health, says anonymous officialEconomic Times
I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump AdministrationNew York Times
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Mental health ward 'filled with addicts, used for detox' endangering patients, family and former staffer says - ABC News

Health - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 22:10

ABC News

Mental health ward 'filled with addicts, used for detox' endangering patients, family and former staffer says
ABC News
Family members are calling for better protections from patients with criminal histories and drug problems in a Gippsland mental health wing. It comes after more violent assaults by patients in Latrobe Regional Hospital's (LRH) acute mental health wing ...

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Half of all health fund members to lose cover for hip and knee replacements - Daily Telegraph

Health - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 13:05

Daily Telegraph

Half of all health fund members to lose cover for hip and knee replacements
Daily Telegraph
And they could then face a 12-month wait before their health fund will cover them for the procedures even if they do switch to top cover. Australian Medical Association president Dr Tony Bartone has defended the changes and says the 12-month wait for ...

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RACGP to host a primary care experience day for international health conference - RACGP

Health - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 05:25

RACGP

RACGP to host a primary care experience day for international health conference
RACGP
Organised by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), the Forum has been held in Europe for over 20 years, and the Asia-Pacific for three. This year's event is the first to ever be held in Australia and ...

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RACGP to host a primary care experience day for international health conference - RACGP

Health - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 05:25

RACGP

RACGP to host a primary care experience day for international health conference
RACGP
Organised by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), the Forum has been held in Europe for over 20 years, and the Asia-Pacific for three. This year's event is the first to ever be held in Australia and ...

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RACGP to host a primary care experience day for international health conference - RACGP

Health - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 05:25

RACGP

RACGP to host a primary care experience day for international health conference
RACGP
Organised by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), the Forum has been held in Europe for over 20 years, and the Asia-Pacific for three. This year's event is the first to ever be held in Australia and ...

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ACT Health CEO Janet Anderson quits, Minister 'not fully' sure why - ABC News

Health - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 02:30

ABC News

ACT Health CEO Janet Anderson quits, Minister 'not fully' sure why
ABC News
ACT Health is facing more chaos after its newly appointed chief executive, Janet Anderson, quit her position just three days after it was publicly announced and weeks out from a major restructure.
Janet Anderson pulls out of Canberra Health Services top jobThe Canberra Times

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ACT Health CEO Janet Anderson quits, Minister 'not fully' sure why - ABC News

Health - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 02:30

ABC News

ACT Health CEO Janet Anderson quits, Minister 'not fully' sure why
ABC News
ACT Health is facing more chaos after its newly appointed chief executive, Janet Anderson, quit her position just three days after it was publicly announced and weeks out from a major restructure.
Janet Anderson pulls out of Canberra Health Services top jobThe Canberra Times

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BUPA turns to tech to simplify health insurance - iTnews

Health - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 02:15

iTnews

BUPA turns to tech to simplify health insurance
iTnews
Health insurer BUPA is hoping to use technology to “curate” paths for customers through Australia's complex healthcare system, augmenting mandated simplifications due next year. Growth and performance marketing director David Hirsch told the Adobe ...

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BUPA turns to tech to simplify health insurance - iTnews

Health - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 02:15

iTnews

BUPA turns to tech to simplify health insurance
iTnews
Health insurer BUPA is hoping to use technology to “curate” paths for customers through Australia's complex healthcare system, augmenting mandated simplifications due next year. Growth and performance managing director David Hirsch told the Adobe ...

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