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My Health Record: what is it, and the case for opting in – or out - Illawarra Mercury

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Illawarra Mercury

My Health Record: what is it, and the case for opting in – or out
Illawarra Mercury
My Health Record (MHR) is an online summary of your key health information compiled by you, your healthcare providers and Medicare. This can include details of your medical conditions and treatments, medicine details, allergies, and test or scan results.

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How health and safety fears are shaking up your weekend Bunnings snag - Herald Sun

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Herald Sun

How health and safety fears are shaking up your weekend Bunnings snag
Herald Sun
If you noticed it looked a little different, here's why. Health and safety concerns have prompted Bunnings to ask that sausages served outside its stores have the onion placed on the bottom, instead of on top. WHERE BUNNINGS SAUSAGE SIZZLES EARN BIG ...

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Australians only have two more days to opt out of My Health - SBS

15 hours 27 min ago

SBS

Australians only have two more days to opt out of My Health
SBS
The federal government appears unlikely to extend the My Health Record opt-out period, despite Labor calls for a longer period to allow new protections to be made law. About four per cent of Australians (1.147 million) have so far opted out of the ...
My Health Record 'overlooked' Australians without internet access, says a rural health workerABC News
My Health Record: Should you opt out?NEWS.com.au
Senate passes motion calling for extension of My Health Record opt-out period – as it happenedThe Guardian
Australian Privacy Foundation
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Hacking health: Medtech startup Coviu takes top gong for digitising rural healthcare - SmartCompany.com.au

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 22:20

SmartCompany.com.au

Hacking health: Medtech startup Coviu takes top gong for digitising rural healthcare
SmartCompany.com.au
After uncovering a gap in the healthcare industry, she built a rudimentary MVP in a couple of weeks. Once the project was given the green light, she and a handful of developers worked with speech pathologists to better understand the challenges and ...

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Michael Schumacher's wife Corinna shares rare comments on stricken F1 star's health - NEWS.com.au

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 20:46

NEWS.com.au

Michael Schumacher's wife Corinna shares rare comments on stricken F1 star's health
NEWS.com.au
DETAILS of a heartbreaking letter from F1 star Michael Schumacher's wife giving a rare update on his condition have emerged. Corinna Schumacher, 49, described her husband as a “fighter” in a note revealed nearly five years since his ski tragedy.
Michael Schumacher latest: Wife releases RARE statement 'it's been a difficult time'Express.co.uk

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'Lambulance' drones used to check animal health in lambing season - ABC News

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 20:05

ABC News

'Lambulance' drones used to check animal health in lambing season
ABC News
Drones fitted with infra-red cameras could soon be flying over paddocks helping sheep farmers save newborn lambs. The drones take thermal images of flocks that can then be used to assess the health of lambs. The so-called 'lambulance' is a concept ...

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Sophie Monk hospitalised after suffering painful medical condition - NEWS.com.au

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 12:42

NEWS.com.au

Sophie Monk hospitalised after suffering painful medical condition
NEWS.com.au
Sophie Monk has revealed a personal medical diagnosis in a startling video which she posted in an Instagram story on Monday. Monk shared the video which shows her unconscious and also talking to a doctor about her diagnosis. The 38-year-old media ...
The Bachelorette finale: Stu Laundy wins Sophie Monk's heartNEWS.com.au

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Health Check: should you take probiotics when you're on antibiotics? - The Conversation AU

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:24

The Conversation AU

Health Check: should you take probiotics when you're on antibiotics?
The Conversation AU
If you take antibiotics, there's a good chance you'll also get diarrhoea. Antibiotics kill harmful bacteria that cause disease. But they also cause collateral damage to the microbiome, the complex community of bacteria that live in our gut. This ...

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How Australia's health system could help fight terrorism - The Sydney Morning Herald

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 04:12

The Sydney Morning Herald

How Australia's health system could help fight terrorism
The Sydney Morning Herald
Following the latest Melbourne terror attack, one senior AFP officer was quoted as saying: "The event yesterday for us is a reality check, even with the fall of the [Islamic State] caliphate ... the threat continues to be real." This comment was ...

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Bourke Street: Scott Morrison says mental health an 'excuse', blames IS radicalisation for 'terrorist' attack - ABC News

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 01:54

ABC News

Bourke Street: Scott Morrison says mental health an 'excuse', blames IS radicalisation for 'terrorist' attack
ABC News
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has dismissed the mental health of the Bourke Street attacker as an "excuse" for his deadly actions. He has instead laid the blame at home-grown Islamic radicalisation of Hassan Khalif Shire Ali and called on imams and the ...
PM says mental health no excuse for Bourke St attackerThe New Daily

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Bourke Street: Scott Morrison says mental health an 'excuse', blames IS radicalisation for 'terrorist' attack - ABC News

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 01:54

ABC News

Bourke Street: Scott Morrison says mental health an 'excuse', blames IS radicalisation for 'terrorist' attack
ABC News
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has dismissed the mental health of the Bourke Street attacker as an "excuse" for his deadly actions. He has instead laid the blame at home-grown Islamic radicalisation of Hassan Khalif Shire Ali and called on imams and the ...
PM says mental health no excuse for Bourke St attackerThe New Daily

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Health checklist launched for new parents - NEWS.com.au

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 23:01

NEWS.com.au

Health checklist launched for new parents
NEWS.com.au
The online tool has been designed because health workers in contact with expecting and new parents are not always picking up signs of perinatal anxiety and depression, which affects expecting or new mums (one in five) and dads (one in 10), according to ...

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The Health Report with Norman Swan - ABC News

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 22:03

ABC News

The Health Report with Norman Swan
ABC News
New research has now analysed risk factors for heart attacks to see whether they are more deadly in men or women at different ages — particularly when women are relatively young. To hear more on this story, tune in to The Health Report on RN at 5.30pm ...

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Event to shine spotlight on men's mental health - UQ News

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 21:47

UQ News

Event to shine spotlight on men's mental health
UQ News
A personal experience decades ago triggered an interest in men's mental health issues that has led to UQ researcher Professor Geoffrey Goodhill organising an event to mark International Men's Day 2018 in Brisbane. Professor Goodhill said he hoped the ...

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Lady Gaga details 'mental health crisis' and pushes for better care in industry - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 21:34

The Sydney Morning Herald

Lady Gaga details 'mental health crisis' and pushes for better care in industry
The Sydney Morning Herald
While accepting a patron award at the SAG-AFTRA Foundation's third annual Patron of the Artists Awards on the weekend in Beverly Hills, the A Star Is Born actress called on Hollywood to provide better mental health care for people in the entertainment ...

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Lady Gaga details 'mental health crisis' and pushes for better care in industry - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 21:34

The Sydney Morning Herald

Lady Gaga details 'mental health crisis' and pushes for better care in industry
The Sydney Morning Herald
While accepting a patron award at the SAG-AFTRA Foundation's third annual Patron of the Artists Awards on the weekend in Beverly Hills, the A Star Is Born actress called on Hollywood to provide better mental health care for people in the entertainment ...

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My Health Record 'overlooked' Australians without internet access, says a rural health worker - ABC News

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 19:47

ABC News

My Health Record 'overlooked' Australians without internet access, says a rural health worker
ABC News
Rural health experts are concerned the Federal Government has overlooked how individuals and medical practitioners will manage a digital health record in areas with little internet connectivity. Aboriginal medical organisations have been working to ...
My Health Record: Should you opt out?NEWS.com.au
MEDIA RELEASE: 'Open Data': Too much sharing, too little care? Who's reading your health information now ...Australian Privacy Foundation

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Oral health training gets added bite thanks to virtual reality - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 13:24

The Sydney Morning Herald

Oral health training gets added bite thanks to virtual reality
The Sydney Morning Herald
There is more to giving a dental injection than just hitting the right spot. Oral health therapist Denise Higgins teaches her students they also need to understand the related anatomy and physiology to land the needle in the right spot. She knows what ...

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Start-up investors slam roll out of 'My Health Record' - The Australian Financial Review

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 06:13

The Australian Financial Review

Start-up investors slam roll out of 'My Health Record'
The Australian Financial Review
Leading start-up investors have criticised the federal government's "disastrous" rollout of the My Health Record system aimed at digitising medical records, saying the policy instability is crushing innovation. Australian health IT start-up Tyde is the ...

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Start-up investors slam roll out of 'My Health Record' - The Australian Financial Review

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 06:13

The Australian Financial Review

Start-up investors slam roll out of 'My Health Record'
The Australian Financial Review
Leading start-up investors have criticised the federal government's "disastrous" rollout of the My Health Record system aimed at digitising medical records, saying the policy instability is crushing innovation. Australian health IT start-up Tyde is the ...

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