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When hospitals are making people sick: Health sector's role in saving the planet - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 02:25

The Sydney Morning Herald

When hospitals are making people sick: Health sector's role in saving the planet
The Sydney Morning Herald
Australia's healthcare workers have been issued a rousing call to arms to fight climate change by cowing one of the nation's major polluters: the healthcare system itself. If you knew how many people were admitted to hospital as a result of your car's ...

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When hospitals are making people sick: Health sector's role in saving the planet - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 02:25

The Sydney Morning Herald

When hospitals are making people sick: Health sector's role in saving the planet
The Sydney Morning Herald
Australia's healthcare workers have been issued a rousing call to arms to fight climate change by cowing one of the nation's major polluters: the healthcare system itself. If you knew how many people were admitted to hospital as a result of your car's ...

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Disrupted sleep-wake cycle linked to mental health problems – new study - The Conversation UK

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 00:07

The Conversation UK

Disrupted sleep-wake cycle linked to mental health problems – new study
The Conversation UK
Previous studies have investigated the relationship between disruptions to circadian rhythms and mental health, but they have been limited by using only subjective (self-report) measures of sleep and activity, and have typically used very small samples ...
Disruption of daily rhythms linked to mental health problemsThe Guardian
Disrupted body clock risks mental health issuesSky News
Maintaining a daily rhythm is important for mental health, study suggestsCNN
RTE.ie -The Lancet -National Institute of General Medical Sciences - NIH -National Sleep Foundation
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Disrupted sleep-wake cycle linked to mental health problems – new study - The Conversation UK

Health - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 00:07

The Conversation UK

Disrupted sleep-wake cycle linked to mental health problems – new study
The Conversation UK
Previous studies have investigated the relationship between disruptions to circadian rhythms and mental health, but they have been limited by using only subjective (self-report) measures of sleep and activity, and have typically used very small samples ...
Disruption of daily rhythms linked to mental health problems ...The Guardian
Maintaining a daily rhythm is important for mental health, study suggestsCNN
Disrupted body clock risks mental health issuesSky News

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Asbestos 'likely dumped for decades' sparks health fears in remote Aboriginal community - ABC Online

Health - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 21:14

ABC Online

Asbestos 'likely dumped for decades' sparks health fears in remote Aboriginal community
ABC Online
Northern Territory Government representatives have visited a remote Indigenous community amid fears residents, including children, have been exposed to asbestos, likely dumped there decades ago.

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Mental health: awareness is great, but action is essential - The Guardian

Health - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 16:00

The Guardian

Mental health: awareness is great, but action is essential
The Guardian
It's not exactly mental health that people need to be made aware of, so much as the fact that mental health can, and regularly does, go wrong. And when someone's mental health does falter or fail, they should receive the same concern and help that ...
My Mental Health: How horror movies helped me process griefDigitalSpy.com
Mental Health Awareness Monthwwlp.com
The Black Madonna's guide to protecting your mental health when touringDazed
Mental Health Foundation
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Studying poop samples, scientists find clues on health and disease - The Conversation US

Health - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 15:46

The Conversation US

Studying poop samples, scientists find clues on health and disease
The Conversation US
As it happens, the microbial ecology and molecular landscape of poop is incredibly complex, and we're just starting to discover which microbes are critical to your health and why. Microbes are responsible for breaking down the fiber in your diet, and ...
'Largest' microbiome study weighs in on our gut healthMedical News Today

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SA Health overhauling its blood test IT system after delays in tests - The Advertiser

Health - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 14:20

The Advertiser

SA Health overhauling its blood test IT system after delays in tests
The Advertiser
SA Health now has established a new taskforce to improve SA Pathology testing times, which will review all incidents relating to test delays logged in its Safety Learning System — the system that lists adverse events or events that potentially could ...

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Vic 'Big Blue' excavator for mental health - NEWS.com.au

Health - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 03:21

NEWS.com.au

Vic 'Big Blue' excavator for mental health
NEWS.com.au
Winslow Constructors unveiled the huge Hitachi ZX360 excavator, dubbed Big Blue, on Tuesday in an effort to get construction workers to talk about their mental health. "The construction industry has a major mental health issue and as a company ... we ...

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Men in physically strenuous jobs at risk of dying earlier despite link ... - ABC Online

Health - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:37

ABC Online

Men in physically strenuous jobs at risk of dying earlier despite link ...
ABC Online
Physical activity is linked to better health and a longer life — except if you're a man in a strenuous job. Then you're at higher risk of early death, according to a ...

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The truth behind Melania Trump's “major health concern” - Now To Love

Health - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:35

Now To Love

The truth behind Melania Trump's “major health concern”
Now To Love
On Monday, May 14, Melania Trump – President Donald Trump's third wife and US First Lady – was admitted to Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington for what has been described as a "major health concern". We soon discovered that Melania, 48, had ...

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A council worker cleaning up near the Elliot Health Clinic has been pricked by an incorrectly disposed of syringe - NT News

Health - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:21

NT News

A council worker cleaning up near the Elliot Health Clinic has been pricked by an incorrectly disposed of syringe
NT News
The worker was reportedly removing rubbish from the health clinic bins beside the building when he was pricked by the needle. The incident is understood to have occurred at 8.30am on May 8. In a media release from the Barkly Shire Council, the man ...

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Arthritis taking its toll on mental health - NEWS.com.au

Health - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 22:33

NEWS.com.au

Arthritis taking its toll on mental health
NEWS.com.au
The latest analysis of the Medibank Better Health Index1 - an annual survey of more than 50,000 Australians - shows 22.3 per cent of people with arthritis had diagnosed depression, compared with 16.3 per cent of the general population. The prevalence ...

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My Health Record opt-out dates announced amid security concerns ... - ABC Online

Health - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 11:32

ABC Online

My Health Record opt-out dates announced amid security concerns ...
ABC Online
Australians who do not want their medical records stored on a national electronic database will have a three-month window to opt out of the scheme later this ...
Opt-out period for My Health Records announcedThe Sydney Morning Herald
My Health Record opt-out date announcedSBS
My Health Record identified data to be made available to third partiesHealthcare IT News (blog)
iTnews
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Authorities issue health hazard warning after severe floods - The Mercury

Health - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 10:24

The Mercury

Authorities issue health hazard warning after severe floods
The Mercury
Director of Public Health Dr Mark Veitch is reminding the public that dirty water, mud and silt from floods can cause various conditions, including gastro and skin infections. “Prevent injuries during clean-up by wearing protective gear, and clean and ...

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Mental health distress more prevalent among FIFO workers than ... - ABC Online

Health - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 08:54

ABC Online

Mental health distress more prevalent among FIFO workers than ...
ABC Online
Psychological distress is significantly more prevalent in the remote mining and construction workforce than in the general community, new research has found.

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Calare MP and Minister for Regional Health meet university professors - Western Advocate

Health - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 04:41

Western Advocate

Calare MP and Minister for Regional Health meet university professors
Western Advocate
Calare MP Andrew Gee and Minister for Regional Health Bridget McKenzie meet with university professors on Monday morning, less then a week after the announcement of the federal government's budget commitment to providing the Murray-Darling region ...

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