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best health insurance for single parents - CHOICE

Health - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 07:41

CHOICE

best health insurance for single parents
CHOICE
Single parents are unfairly treated by health insurance providers in ways that don't make a lot of sense. While two-parent families pay the same premiums as couples (and their kids are insured for free), single parents are charged extra for their ...

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5G phone network: Expert concerned by lack of understanding of potential health effects - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 05:15

ABC Online

5G phone network: Expert concerned by lack of understanding of potential health effects
ABC Online
More research is needed into the potential health effects of new 5G mobile phone technology before it is rolled out in Australia, an international expert says. The high-speed mobile phone network could be operational in Australia from 2020, offering up ...

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5G phone network: Expert concerned by lack of understanding of potential health effects - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 05:15

ABC Online

5G phone network: Expert concerned by lack of understanding of potential health effects
ABC Online
More research is needed into the potential health effects of new 5G mobile phone technology before it is rolled out in Australia, an international expert says. The high-speed mobile phone network could be operational in Australia from 2020, offering up ...

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5G phone network: Expert concerned by lack of understanding of potential health effects - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 05:15

ABC Online

5G phone network: Expert concerned by lack of understanding of potential health effects
ABC Online
More research is needed into the potential health effects of new 5G mobile phone technology before it is rolled out in Australia, an international expert says. The high-speed mobile phone network could be operational in Australia from 2020, offering up ...

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Primary Health post loss after write down - Sky News Australia

Health - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:15

Sky News Australia

Primary Health post loss after write down
Sky News Australia
Medical centres and pathology operator Primary Health Care has made a full-year loss of $517 million, after writing-down the value of its medical centres business. The company says it was hit with a non-cash impairment charge of $587 million in ...
Primary Health Care slumps to loss after writedownsThe Australian

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Alcoa and Rio in good health - Australia's Mining Monthly (subscription)

Health - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 01:09

Australia's Mining Monthly (subscription)

Alcoa and Rio in good health
Australia's Mining Monthly (subscription)
The Healthier Workplace WA program wants WA workers to be the healthiest in the world by supporting development of health and wellbeing programs focused on smoking, healthy eating, alcohol, physical activity and sedentary behaviour. According to ...

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Controlled experiments won't tell us which Indigenous health programs are working - The Conversation AU

Health - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 00:24

The Conversation AU

Controlled experiments won't tell us which Indigenous health programs are working
The Conversation AU
This evidence is useful and important, but we also need to know things like what people want from health services, which treatments are preferred, and why some people stick to treatment regimes and some people don't. These issues are particularly ...

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Controlled experiments won't tell us which Indigenous health programs are working - The Conversation AU

Health - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 00:24

The Conversation AU

Controlled experiments won't tell us which Indigenous health programs are working
The Conversation AU
This evidence is useful and important, but we also need to know things like what people want from health services, which treatments are preferred, and why some people stick to treatment regimes and some people don't. These issues are particularly ...

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Primary Health Care posts $517 million full-year loss - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 23:46

The Sydney Morning Herald

Primary Health Care posts $517 million full-year loss
The Sydney Morning Herald
Primary Health Care's underlying profit was down 4.9 per cent. Photo: Michel O'Sullivan. The company on Friday said its underlying profit, which excludes the impacts of impairments and non-recurring items, was down 4.9 per cent to $92.1 million, in ...
Primary Health loss as medical centre transformation continuesThe Australian
Primary Health post loss after write downSky News Australia

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Primary Health Care posts $517 million full-year loss - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 23:46

The Sydney Morning Herald

Primary Health Care posts $517 million full-year loss
The Sydney Morning Herald
Primary Health Care's underlying profit was down 4.9 per cent. Photo: Michel O'Sullivan. The company on Friday said its underlying profit, which excludes the impacts of impairments and non-recurring items, was down 4.9 per cent to $92.1 million, in ...
Primary Health post loss after write downSky News Australia
Primary Health Care slumps to loss after writedownsThe Australian

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Calories in popular foods must be cut, say health officials - BBC News

Health - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 23:06

BBC News

Calories in popular foods must be cut, say health officials
BBC News
Targets are to be set to reduce calories in pizzas, burgers and ready meals as part of the government's drive to tackle child obesity in England. Health officials believe the move is needed as people are consuming 200 to 300 calories too many each day.

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How your height affects your health - 9Coach (blog)

Health - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:11

9Coach (blog)

How your height affects your health
9Coach (blog)
Whether you're tall or short in stature, your height can have more impact on your life than your ability to find jeans that fit. While no perfect height has been linked to perfect health, science has unearthed a whole host of ways your stature could ...

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Duress alarms at new Royal Adelaide Hospital mental health unit ... - The Advertiser

Health - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 13:10

The Advertiser

Duress alarms at new Royal Adelaide Hospital mental health unit ...
The Advertiser
SECOND-RATE duress alarms in the new Royal Adelaide Hospital mental health unit have been labelled as dangerous by doctors who fear safety will be at risk ...

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Melbourne man left without health cover after Medibank abruptly cancelled his insurance policy - NEWS.com.au

Health - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 09:19

NEWS.com.au

Melbourne man left without health cover after Medibank abruptly cancelled his insurance policy
NEWS.com.au
He believes he was a victim of the IT glitch that sparked a deluge of complaints by Medibank customers to the Health Insurance Ombudsman, including those who experienced problems with their direct debits. Many of the complaints related to the wrong ...

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Melbourne man left without health cover after Medibank abruptly cancelled his insurance policy - NEWS.com.au

Health - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 09:19

NEWS.com.au

Melbourne man left without health cover after Medibank abruptly cancelled his insurance policy
NEWS.com.au
He believes he was a victim of the IT glitch that sparked a deluge of complaints by Medibank customers to the Health Insurance Ombudsman, including those who experienced problems with their direct debits. Many of the complaints related to the wrong ...

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Are you one of 9 million Aussies making this health mistake? - Toowoomba Chronicle

Health - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 05:53

Toowoomba Chronicle

Are you one of 9 million Aussies making this health mistake?
Toowoomba Chronicle
In response, the health fund has committed to making free social activity accessible to 1.5 million Australians by 2022. Health guru Michelle Bridges, who has signed on as ambassador for the Free and Active project, said she was saddened by the ...

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Are you one of 9 million Aussies making this health mistake? - Mackay Daily Mercury

Health - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 05:44

Mackay Daily Mercury

Are you one of 9 million Aussies making this health mistake?
Mackay Daily Mercury
In response, the health fund has committed to making free social activity accessible to 1.5 million Australians by 2022. Health guru Michelle Bridges, who has signed on as ambassador for the Free and Active project, said she was saddened by the ...

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Sydney bridge haka to highlight men's mental health - Perth Now

Health - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 03:07

Perth Now

Sydney bridge haka to highlight men's mental health
Perth Now
The thirteen men and women were led by Perth man Leon Ruri, who set up the Haka for Life to raise awareness around men's mental health. “It was such an incredible experience,” Mr Ruri said. "None of us had climbed the Sydney Harbour Bridge before and ...

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Why state-level single-payer health care efforts are doomed - The Conversation US

Health - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 02:05

The Conversation US

Why state-level single-payer health care efforts are doomed
The Conversation US
Most prominent are the threats to withhold cost-sharing reductions, which reduce out-of-pocket payments for low-income consumers on the insurance marketplaces. According to the Congressional Budget Office, cutting these payments would drive up health ...
About That Cadillac TaxHealth Affairs
H.R. 1628, Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 | Congressional Budget OfficeCongressional Budget Office
Poverty Guidelines | ASPEOffice of The Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation - HHS.gov
Center on Health Insurance Reforms - Georgetown University
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Why state-level single-payer health care efforts are doomed - The Conversation US

Health - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 02:05

The Conversation US

Why state-level single-payer health care efforts are doomed
The Conversation US
Most prominent are the threats to withhold cost-sharing reductions, which reduce out-of-pocket payments for low-income consumers on the insurance marketplaces. According to the Congressional Budget Office, cutting these payments would drive up health ...
About That Cadillac TaxHealth Affairs
H.R. 1628, Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 | Congressional Budget OfficeCongressional Budget Office
Poverty Guidelines | ASPEOffice of The Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation - HHS.gov
Center on Health Insurance Reforms - Georgetown University
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