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How millennials' choices are reshaping private health insurance for everyone - ABC News

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 22:48

ABC News

How millennials' choices are reshaping private health insurance for everyone
ABC News
Young people are deserting private hospital insurance by the thousands — and their decisions will have ramifications for all of us. The decision to take out private hospital cover is a complex one but as costs rise Australians, and in particular young ...

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Patients spent up to six days waiting in Royal Hobart Hospital ED for psych bed, stats show - ABC News

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 20:32

ABC News

Patients spent up to six days waiting in Royal Hobart Hospital ED for psych bed, stats show
ABC News
New figures released by the Tasmanian Government show in the financial year to March, mental health patients at the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) waited as long as six days in the emergency department (ED) before being admitted to the mental health ward ...

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Health Check: what causes chilblains and how can I prevent them? - The Conversation AU

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 03:02

The Conversation AU

Health Check: what causes chilblains and how can I prevent them?
The Conversation AU
While some of us love the winter chill, this winter others will notice itchy or tender red lumps on their fingers and toes. These small bumps are called chilblains (also known as pernio) and they occur with exposure to cold. While children and the ...

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Health Check: what causes chilblains and how can I prevent them? - The Conversation AU

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 03:02

The Conversation AU

Health Check: what causes chilblains and how can I prevent them?
The Conversation AU
While some of us love the winter chill, this winter others will notice itchy or tender red lumps on their fingers and toes. These small bumps are called chilblains (also known as pernio) and they occur with exposure to cold. While children and the ...

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Health, Knowledge and City Living Precinct draft master plan released by City of Ballarat - Ballarat Courier

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 00:09

Ballarat Courier

Health, Knowledge and City Living Precinct draft master plan released by City of Ballarat
Ballarat Courier
New multi-storey car parks and short-term housing are measures being considered for Ballarat's health, knowledge and residential area. City of Ballarat have just released a draft master plan for Health, Knowledge and City Living Precinct, which takes ...

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Study reveals people aren't aware of ALL the health risks of smoking - Body and Soul

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 23:00

Body and Soul

Study reveals people aren't aware of ALL the health risks of smoking
Body and Soul
Majority of us know smoking can cause lung cancer and heart disease, but a new study has shown less than a third of Australians are unaware it can also cause other health conditions such as acute leukaemia and rheumatoid arthritis. The study, published ...
Smokers unaware of all the health risksKatherine Times
Smoking warning labels could need a refresh to inform public of new health risk discoveriesABC News
Smokers unaware of health dangers of their habitHerald Sun

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US stuns world health community by opposing breastfeeding - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 20:53

The Sydney Morning Herald

US stuns world health community by opposing breastfeeding
The Sydney Morning Herald
New York: A resolution to encourage breastfeeding was expected to be approved quickly and easily by the hundreds of government delegates who gathered this (northern) spring in Geneva for the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly. Based on ...
US puts fierce squeeze on breastfeeding policy, shocking health officialsArs Technica
US opposition to breastfeeding reportedly stuns world health officialsCNBC
Trump says US opposed formula limits, not breastfeeding, in World Health Assembly resolutionPBS NewsHour
Gizmodo -New York Times -New York Times -The Guardian
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US stuns world health community by opposing breastfeeding - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 20:53

The Sydney Morning Herald

US stuns world health community by opposing breastfeeding
The Sydney Morning Herald
New York: A resolution to encourage breastfeeding was expected to be approved quickly and easily by the hundreds of government delegates who gathered this (northern) spring in Geneva for the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly. Based on ...
The US Threatened Ecuador, World Health Officials With Retribution Over Breastfeeding VoteGizmodo
US threatens nation over world breastfeeding resolution, shocking health officialsUSA TODAY
Report: Health officials shocked by US opposition of breastfeeding resolutionMotherly Inc.
Slate Magazine -The Guardian -The Lancet
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Health workers go to extreme lengths to locate Indigenous patients who need help in outback Queensland - ABC News

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 20:44

ABC News

Health workers go to extreme lengths to locate Indigenous patients who need help in outback Queensland
ABC News
From door knocking to searching the local riverbed, health workers in outback north west Queensland are going to extreme lengths to locate Indigenous patients to ensure they receive adequate healthcare. Aboriginal Health Worker Darren Walden, whose ...

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Health workers go to extreme lengths to locate Indigenous patients who need help in outback Queensland - ABC News

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 20:44

ABC News

Health workers go to extreme lengths to locate Indigenous patients who need help in outback Queensland
ABC News
From door knocking to searching the local riverbed, health workers in outback north west Queensland are going to extreme lengths to locate Indigenous patients to ensure they receive adequate healthcare. Aboriginal Health Worker Darren Walden, whose ...

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Should you have private health insurance? - ABC Local

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 19:50

ABC Local

Should you have private health insurance?
ABC Local
Private health insurance premiums for budget, medium and top hospital cover, for singles, single-parent families, couples and families, were provided by financial comparison website Canstar and represent an average across all states. Medicare Levy ...

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Should you have private health insurance? - ABC Local

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 19:50

ABC Local

Should you have private health insurance?
ABC Local
Private health insurance premiums for budget, medium and top hospital cover, for singles, single-parent families, couples and families, were provided by financial comparison website Canstar and represent an average across all states. Medicare Levy ...

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Stillbirths: Australia's health policies 'failing these babies and their families' - The Guardian

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 18:00

The Guardian

Stillbirths: Australia's health policies 'failing these babies and their families'
The Guardian
It is considered one of Australia's neglected health epidemics, and now the Stillbirth Foundation is calling on the federal parliament to establish a national health plan to ensure “hope replaces heartbreak”. Following Kristina Keneally's entry to the ...

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Stillbirths: Australia's health policies 'failing these babies and their families' - The Guardian

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 18:00

The Guardian

Stillbirths: Australia's health policies 'failing these babies and their families'
The Guardian
It is considered one of Australia's neglected health epidemics, and now the Stillbirth Foundation is calling on the federal parliament to establish a national health plan to ensure “hope replaces heartbreak”. Following Kristina Keneally's entry to the ...

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Stillbirths: Australia's health policies 'failing these babies and their families' - The Guardian

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 18:00

The Guardian

Stillbirths: Australia's health policies 'failing these babies and their families'
The Guardian
It is considered one of Australia's neglected health epidemics, and now the Stillbirth Foundation is calling on the federal parliament to establish a national health plan to ensure “hope replaces heartbreak”. Following Kristina Keneally's entry to the ...

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Fracking risks 'can be minimised': Health Department - PerthNow

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 16:01

PerthNow

Fracking risks 'can be minimised': Health Department
PerthNow
THE public health risk of fracking can be “minimised” if the controversial gas extraction process is “well managed and under the right conditions”, the WA Health Department says. Fracking for unconventional gas was banned in Perth, Peel and the South ...

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Government 'scrambling' to organise ACT Health split: opposition - The Canberra Times

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 14:04

The Canberra Times

Government 'scrambling' to organise ACT Health split: opposition
The Canberra Times
The ACT government has spent almost $60,000 on a report to determine the best practice model for ACT Health, which it awarded after the government already decided to split the directorate in two. It comes as the government continues its recruitment ...

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Government 'scrambling' to organise ACT Health split: opposition - The Canberra Times

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 14:04

The Canberra Times

Government 'scrambling' to organise ACT Health split: opposition
The Canberra Times
The ACT government has spent almost $60,000 on a report to determine the best practice model for ACT Health, which it awarded after the government already decided to split the directorate in two. It comes as the government continues its recruitment ...

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China's deleveraging a long march back to financial health - The Australian Financial Review

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 05:01

The Australian Financial Review

China's deleveraging a long march back to financial health
The Australian Financial Review
Financially, China's deleveraging is a fight against reckless lending and borrowing. Politically, it is a facet of Beijing's push to centralise power, with such erstwhile mavericks as regional banks herded back into line. Tough new rules on the ...

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Why getting motivated is hard (and how to do it anyway) - ABC News

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 23:42

ABC News

Why getting motivated is hard (and how to do it anyway)
ABC News
When I started working on this article, my goal was to announce a faulty brain-wiring mechanism that scientists have just discovered, then hand over a solution that'd jump-start your motivation engine and send you running into the land of health ...

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