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Gay conversion therapy to be investigated by Victoria's health watchdog - ABC Local

Health - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 01:14

ABC Local

Gay conversion therapy to be investigated by Victoria's health watchdog
ABC Local
Religious organisations and "local crackpots" forcing kids into gay conversion therapy have been put on notice by the Victorian Government, which has armed the state's health watchdog with sweeping new powers to investigate and prosecute rogue ...

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Health care is an essential human right – and so is a proper diagnosis - The Conversation CA

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 22:51

The Conversation CA

Health care is an essential human right – and so is a proper diagnosis
The Conversation CA
To address the global health-care crisis, all countries must commit to the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, which include Universal Health Coverage. This involves financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and ...

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Health care is an essential human right – and so is a proper diagnosis - The Conversation CA

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 22:51

The Conversation CA

Health care is an essential human right – and so is a proper diagnosis
The Conversation CA
To address the global health-care crisis, all countries must commit to the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, which include Universal Health Coverage. This involves financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and ...

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Health care is an essential human right – and so is a proper diagnosis - The Conversation CA

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 22:51

The Conversation CA

Health care is an essential human right – and so is a proper diagnosis
The Conversation CA
To address the global health-care crisis, all countries must commit to the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, which include Universal Health Coverage. This involves financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and ...

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There are 250000 fitness and health apps — but little evidence they work - ABC Online

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 18:49

ABC Online

There are 250000 fitness and health apps — but little evidence they work
ABC Online
So you've decided to lose some weight. Or maybe you want to get your mental health in check. There's an app for that, right? You bet there is. In fact, there's now more than 250,000 fitness and health apps — dubbed "mHealth apps" — available for ...

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There are 250000 fitness and health apps — but little evidence they work - ABC Online

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 18:49

ABC Online

There are 250000 fitness and health apps — but little evidence they work
ABC Online
So you've decided to lose some weight. Or maybe you want to get your mental health in check. There's an app for that, right? You bet there is. In fact, there's now more than 250,000 fitness and health apps — dubbed "mHealth apps" — available for ...

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There are 250000 fitness and health apps — but little evidence they work - ABC Online

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 18:49

ABC Online

There are 250000 fitness and health apps — but little evidence they work
ABC Online
So you've decided to lose some weight. Or maybe you want to get your mental health in check. There's an app for that, right? You bet there is. In fact, there's now more than 250,000 fitness and health apps — dubbed "mHealth apps" — available for ...

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There are 250000 fitness and health apps — but little evidence they work - ABC Online

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 18:49

ABC Online

There are 250000 fitness and health apps — but little evidence they work
ABC Online
So you've decided to lose some weight. Or maybe you want to get your mental health in check. There's an app for that, right? You bet there is. In fact, there's now more than 250,000 fitness and health apps — dubbed "mHealth apps" — available for ...

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The crucial link between food and mental illness - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

The crucial link between food and mental illness
The Sydney Morning Herald
John Strachan's career began as a chef. Several years ago, as outer sector manager for residential centres that house people with severe mental illness in Adelaide, he saw a gaping hole in their health care team: there were no nutrition professionals.

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The crucial link between food and mental illness - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

The crucial link between food and mental illness
The Sydney Morning Herald
Several years ago, as outer sector manager for residential centres that house people with severe mental illness in Adelaide, he saw a gaping hole in their health care team: there were no nutrition professionals. Residents tended to subsist on takeaway ...

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Blood test scandal engulfing SA Health widens, with delays to urine, tumour and genetic testing - The Advertiser

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:31

The Advertiser

Blood test scandal engulfing SA Health widens, with delays to urine, tumour and genetic testing
The Advertiser
SA Health officials have played down the delays to “a couple of hours” but Ms Rowney said members were reporting delays of days. But a spokesman confirmed SA Pathology tested a range of specimens including blood, urine and tissue. “The taskforce will ...

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Religious leaders and health practitioners could face prosecution for gay "conversion" - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 08:17

The Sydney Morning Herald

Religious leaders and health practitioners could face prosecution for gay "conversion"
The Sydney Morning Herald
Rogue religious leaders and health practitioners who claim that homosexuality can be “fixed” could end up being prosecuted as the Andrews government orders an unprecedented inquiry into gay conversion therapy. Health Minister Jill Hennessy has asked ...

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Calls for 'streamlined' access to mental health treatment - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 05:42

The Sydney Morning Herald

Calls for 'streamlined' access to mental health treatment
The Sydney Morning Herald
Brisbane resident Matt Mahalo says if he had known what options were available for mental health treatment 15 years ago, his life could have taken a very different path. Living with bipolar and chronic depression, Mr Mahalo, 33, now leads “a much ...

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Men's Health Education Rural Van to provide free health checks - Yass Tribune

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 04:24

Yass Tribune

Men's Health Education Rural Van to provide free health checks
Yass Tribune
ON THE ROAD: The Men's Health Education Rural Van at Speers Point, near Newcastle, in March 2018. The van will be in Yass on May 25–26. Photo: MHERV. Yass Valley men will have the chance to obtain free health checks on Friday and Saturday, May ...

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High costs, big gaps driving Australians away from health insurance - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 03:46

The Sydney Morning Herald

High costs, big gaps driving Australians away from health insurance
The Sydney Morning Herald
A quarter of a million Australians did not renew their private health insurance in the past year, a new survey shows. An ongoing Roy Morgan survey involving 50,000 face-to-face interviews every year found 256,000 Australians who had health insurance at ...
Rocketing premiums prompt mass exodus from private health fundsThe New Daily
Number of Australians dumping health cover at 5-year highThe Australian

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High costs, big gaps driving Australians away from health insurance - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 03:46

The Sydney Morning Herald

High costs, big gaps driving Australians away from health insurance
The Sydney Morning Herald
A quarter of a million Australians did not renew their private health insurance in the past year, a new survey shows. An ongoing Roy Morgan survey involving 50,000 face-to-face interviews every year found 256,000 Australians who had health insurance at ...

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Gaza's health system 'near breaking point' amid backlash over deaths - SBS

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 03:12

SBS

Gaza's health system 'near breaking point' amid backlash over deaths
SBS
The group Medical Aid for Palestinians called for the international community to provide immediate support for Gaza's health system to treat the wounded. The organisation said the health system at Gaza's main hospital of Al Shifa is "near breaking ...
Quelling health fears after 'minor' ear op., Abbas calls for two-state solutionThe Times of Israel
Israelis kill more than 50 Palestinians in Gaza protests, health officials sayWashington Post

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SA Health blood test delays and lost results blamed on new computer system - ABC Online

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 03:06

ABC Online

SA Health blood test delays and lost results blamed on new computer system
ABC Online
It is the latest in a series of issues for SA Health, including the poor rollout of the slow and clunky EPAS electronic patient record system, substandard food at the new $2.3 billion Royal Adelaide Hospital and ramping plaguing emergency departments.
SA Health launches taskforce after claims of lost and delayed pathology results caused by new IT systemHealthcare IT News (blog)

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SA Health blood test delays and lost results blamed on new computer system - ABC Online

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 02:57

ABC Online

SA Health blood test delays and lost results blamed on new computer system
ABC Online
It is the latest in a series of issues for SA Health, including the poor rollout of the slow and clunky EPAS electronic patient record system, substandard food at the new $2.3 billion Royal Adelaide Hospital and ramping plaguing emergency departments.
SA Health launches taskforce after claims of lost and delayed pathology results caused by new IT systemHealthcare IT News (blog)

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SA Health blood test delays and lost results blamed on new computer system - ABC Online

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 02:57

ABC Online

SA Health blood test delays and lost results blamed on new computer system
ABC Online
It is the latest in a series of issues for SA Health, including the poor rollout of the slow and clunky EPAS electronic patient record system, substandard food at the new $2.3 billion Royal Adelaide Hospital and ramping plaguing emergency departments.

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