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Money not all an ailing health system needs - The Saturday Paper

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Money not all an ailing health system needs  The Saturday Paper

With a single announcement, a $2.3 billion pledge to cut out-of-pocket costs for cancer patients, Bill Shorten cast healthcare as a key battleground in the 2019 ...

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Closing health gaps for people with mental illness - RACGP

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Closing health gaps for people with mental illness  RACGP

Amanda Lyons. 18/04/2019 2:10:02 PM. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Email Share to Print. People ...

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Mental health beds increased ahead of expected spike over Easter and Anzac Day - ABC Local

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Mental health beds increased ahead of expected spike over Easter and Anzac Day  ABC Local

South Australian health authorities are bracing for a rise in mental health presentations over the Easter and Anzac Day holiday period by opening a temporary ...

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Wall Street's $210b healthcare wipeout - The Age

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Wall Street's $210b healthcare wipeout  The Age

The drubbing in the healthcare sector spread to pharmaceutical companies on Wall Street this week, with investors bloodied by a rout that left stocks trading ...

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ASX edges higher despite healthcare sell-off - The Age

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ASX edges higher despite healthcare sell-off  The Age

Australian shares closed slightly higher on Thursday as broad market optimism outweighed heavy losses in the healthcare sector. The S&P/ASX 200 Index rose ...

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'Critical to reconciliation': Labor's plan to close the gap on Indigenous health - Sydney Morning Herald

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'Critical to reconciliation': Labor's plan to close the gap on Indigenous health  Sydney Morning Herald

Bill Shorten is set to unveil a $115 million plan to tackle the Indigenous health crisis, as he seeks to position Labor as the only party capable of closing the ...

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Addressing preventive health measures in older patients - RACGP

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Addressing preventive health measures in older patients  RACGP

Professor Mark Nelson, GP and Research Fellow at the University of Tasmania, understands that older people make up a significant component of a GP's ...

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New trans and gender diverse health clinic for Ballarat - Ballarat Courier

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New trans and gender diverse health clinic for Ballarat  Ballarat Courier

Ballarat Community Health will be part of an Australian-first Trans and Gender Diverse Health Care Initiative.

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'Bubble boy' SCID disease effectively cured with experimental gene therapy - ABC News

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'Bubble boy' SCID disease effectively cured with experimental gene therapy  ABC News

Infants born with an extremely rare, life-threatening genetic disorder sometimes known as 'bubble boy' disease have been effectively cured thanks to a gene ...

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NSW Health looks at hospital complaints process after patients claim 'insensitive' treatment - ABC News

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NSW Health looks at hospital complaints process after patients claim 'insensitive' treatment  ABC News

Patients at NSW hospitals claim investigators at the state's health watchdog are ignoring complaints about substandard hospital care, following an ABC ...

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Indigenous Australians 'have the right to grow old', Shorten says in $115 million health pledge - ABC News

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Indigenous Australians 'have the right to grow old', Shorten says in $115 million health pledge  ABC News

Labor unveils a $115 million plan for Indigenous health, pledging nearly a quarter of that spending to help address the alarming rate of youth suicide.

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WHO releases first guideline on digital health interventions - World Health Organization

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WHO releases first guideline on digital health interventions  World Health Organization

WHO today released new recommendations on 10 ways that countries can use digital health technology, accessible via mobile phones, tablets and computers, ...

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Kidney disease set to become major health crisis - SBS News

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Kidney disease set to become major health crisis  SBS News

A new report has revealed the world faces a looming health crisis with the number of advanced kidney disease patients topping 14 million over the next decade.

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Fungus is the next 'superbug' to threaten human health - ABC News

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Fungus is the next 'superbug' to threaten human health  ABC News

Fungi spend their lives quietly decomposing the planet's organic waste but some have developed resistance to pesticides and a threat to human health is ...

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Honey and its health benefits attracting extra attention of sweet science - ABC News

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Honey and its health benefits attracting extra attention of sweet science  ABC News

When you apply lashings of honey to your toast or drop a teaspoon of the sweet nectar into your tea, do you ever stop and think of its medicinal qualities?

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'My greatest achievement is still being here,' Adland execs on mental health - AdNews

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'My greatest achievement is still being here,' Adland execs on mental health  AdNews

AdNews asked people from Facebook, Interbrand and more to provide insight into some of their experiences with mental illness, including how they managed ...

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'Missing out on basic healthcare': Australians spend $34 billion a year on out-of-pocket health costs - Sydney Morning Herald

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'Missing out on basic healthcare': Australians spend $34 billion a year on out-of-pocket health costs  Sydney Morning Herald

Australians are paying more for healthcare than most other developed nations, an analysis of official data has revealed.

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Strengthen health systems to cope with climate change challenges - News - The University of Sydney

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Strengthen health systems to cope with climate change challenges  News - The University of Sydney

University of Sydney expert Professor Anthony Capon says climate change is already harming the health of Australians and there is an urgent need for stronger ...

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$400 few know you can claim on private health - The Age

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$400 few know you can claim on private health  The Age

Hi Nicole,. We are just about ready to walk away from our health fund. We've switched off obstetrics, as you recommend, but it's costing us more than $400 a ...

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Republicans Offer Health Care Bills to Protect Patients (and Themselves) - The New York Times

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Republicans Offer Health Care Bills to Protect Patients (and Themselves)  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump and Republicans in Congress say they are committed to protecting people with pre-existing medical conditions. But patients ...

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