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Pigeon droppings health risk - should you worry? - BBC News

Health - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:00
Pigeon droppings health risk - should you worry?  BBC News

An infection linked to pigeon droppings was a "contributing factor" in the death of a child at a Glasgow hospital, it has been confirmed. The child was being ...

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Soft drinks targeted with graphic images of tooth decay in new health campaign - ABC News

Health - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:00
Soft drinks targeted with graphic images of tooth decay in new health campaign  ABC News

The glamorous marketing of soft drink manufacturers is contrasted with graphic images of decaying teeth, as health groups launch a confronting campaign to ...

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Mental health at work: Hating your job raises stress, lowers sex drive - NEWS.com.au

Health - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:00
Mental health at work: Hating your job raises stress, lowers sex drive  NEWS.com.au

Ignoring stress caused by your toxic workplace can lead to serious mental and physical health problems, experts have warned.

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Healthy diet: Nutritionist reveals burger is better than these health foods - NEWS.com.au

Health - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:00
Healthy diet: Nutritionist reveals burger is better than these health foods  NEWS.com.au

Do you go for the dirty burger, or try and be healthy with a superfood-charged meal instead? Well, you might be surprised to learn than not all “healthy” foods are ...

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Review into discharge of mental health patients in Adelaide after incidents following release - ABC Local

Health - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:00
Review into discharge of mental health patients in Adelaide after incidents following release  ABC Local

An interstate psychiatrist will examine whether mistakes were made during the discharge of four mental health patients in Adelaide who had a significant ...

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AFP trials new mental health program for Canberra officers - The Canberra Times

Health - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:00
AFP trials new mental health program for Canberra officers  The Canberra Times

Police in Canberra are at the forefront of a new mental health program which could soon be expanded across the full Australian Federal Police operational ...

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Water bird numbers reveal long-term decline of Menindee Lakes' health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:00
Water bird numbers reveal long-term decline of Menindee Lakes' health  The Sydney Morning Herald

Water bird numbers at Menindee Lakes, near the site of this year's massive fish kill, are in long-term decline as regulation of lake levels deviates from natural ...

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Millennials turn to Afterpay to cover dental costs - Courier Mail

Health - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:00
Millennials turn to Afterpay to cover dental costs  Courier Mail

MILLENNIALS are turning to buy-now-pay-later juggernaut Afterpay to cover dental costs as they shun private health insurance, creating headaches for the ...

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Western lifestyles pose risk to migrants' health, says WHO report - The Guardian

Health - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:00
Western lifestyles pose risk to migrants' health, says WHO report  The Guardian

Western culture and society pose more health risks to migrants and refugees than they do to host nations, according to a World Health Organization study.

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Private health insurance: A bipartisan con job - Independent Australia

Health - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:00
Private health insurance: A bipartisan con job  Independent Australia

Successive Coalition governments continue to undermine Medicare and the modern Labor Party seems not to understand it.

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Stair-climbing exercise 'snacks' boost health - Medical News Today

Health - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:00
Stair-climbing exercise 'snacks' boost health  Medical News Today

New research finds that quick sessions of vigorous stair climbing, separated by a few hours of recovery, can improve cardiovascular health.

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Air pollution affects happiness not just health, scientists find - Telegraph.co.uk

Health - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:00
Air pollution affects happiness not just health, scientists find  Telegraph.co.uk

Air pollution is not just bad for health also makes people unhappy, a new study has shown.

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Researchers examine how being in nature improves health through DIGnity program - ABC News

Health - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:00
Researchers examine how being in nature improves health through DIGnity program  ABC News

Scientists know that nature keeps people healthy, now a team of researchers from a diverse range faculties at the University of Tasmania are trying to figure out ...

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Mental health patients in rural Australia feel 'forgotten', despite billions in funding - ABC News

Health - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:00
Mental health patients in rural Australia feel 'forgotten', despite billions in funding  ABC News

Grief, suicide, loss of income — a rural psychologist sees it all, and fears that people in the bush are going under the radar, despite billions of dollars in mental ...

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Concerns for Goulburn River health as unseasonal flows sent downstream to help Murray River - ABC News

Health - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:00
Concerns for Goulburn River health as unseasonal flows sent downstream to help Murray River  ABC News

Experts fear for the health of Goulburn River in north-east Victoria as unseasonal flows are sent downstream to help meet water demands from towns, irrigators ...

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Cigarette advertising before smoking was officially bad for your health - NEWS.com.au

Health - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:00
Cigarette advertising before smoking was officially bad for your health  NEWS.com.au

It's difficult to believe that there was a time, not so long ago, when people were led to believe smoking was safe — it could even be 'refreshing' for your lungs.

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WA families could reduce health insurance premiums but face higher excess - The West Australian

Health - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:00
WA families could reduce health insurance premiums but face higher excess  The West Australian

Insurers answer Government call to cut premiums but you'll pay bigger excess up-front.

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Confusion abounds around health insurance reforms - The West Australian

Health - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:00
Confusion abounds around health insurance reforms  The West Australian

For reforms that are meant to simplify private health cover, some are still a confusing maze. On the plus side, the option for people to hedge their bets by ...

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Fiji to receive health boost thanks to Canberra company - The Canberra Times

Health - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:00
Fiji to receive health boost thanks to Canberra company  The Canberra Times

A Canberra company is bringing high quality healthcare to many more Fijians thanks to a new partnership with our Pacific neighbours. Aspen Medical has ...

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The shutdown will harm the health and safety of Americans, even after it's long over - The Conversation - US

Health - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:00
The shutdown will harm the health and safety of Americans, even after it's long over  The Conversation - US

With the U.S. federal government shutdown now the longest in history, it's important to understand what a shutdown means for the health and safety of ...

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