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Singer Michelle Williams checks into mental health facility - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 02:03

The Sydney Morning Herald

Singer Michelle Williams checks into mental health facility
The Sydney Morning Herald
Williams has talked publicly about her mental health in the past. Last year, she revealed on CBS's daytime panel show The Talk that she had been battling depression for more than two decades. "I didn't know until I was in my 30s what was going on," she ...
Destiny's Child star Michelle Williams checks into mental health facilityNEWS.com.au
Destiny's Child singer Michelle Williams checks herself into mental health facility9TheFIX
Destiny's Child Singer Michelle Williams Says She Is Seeking Mental Health HelpTIME
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Gut health testing now just a post box away - ABC News

Health - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 23:49

ABC News

Gut health testing now just a post box away
ABC News
"Five years ago it probably would've seemed insane to send off a stool sample to learn which gut microbes are living in it, but now that we've learned so much more about how those microbes are interacting and influencing your health, this is what you ...

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Gut health testing now just a post box away - ABC News

Health - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 23:49

ABC News

Gut health testing now just a post box away
ABC News
"Five years ago it probably would've seemed insane to send off a stool sample to learn which gut microbes are living in it, but now that we've learned so much more about how those microbes are interacting and influencing your health, this is what you ...

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My Health Record: confusion as some Australians shocked they already have one - ABC News

Health - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 22:38

ABC News

My Health Record: confusion as some Australians shocked they already have one
ABC News
Australians have until October 15, 2018 to tell the Government they do not want a My Health Record — an online summary of their healthcare information. The project aims to give users greater access to documents about their health and increase ...
Greg Hunt moves to allay My Health record fears amid opt outsThe Australian
My Health Record: security concerns raisedSouth Coast Register
'No one who uses a public service should be allowed to opt out': My Health Record headCrikey
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Oranges improve eye health, research finds - ABC News

Health - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 20:19

ABC News

Oranges improve eye health, research finds
ABC News
Apples have long been touted as the fruit 'to keep the doctor away' but now oranges may be muscling up on their status, as new research has shown regularly eating oranges may significantly help in reducing a person's risk of macular degeneration.

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Why I have opted out of My Health Record - The Canberra Times

Health - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 14:01

The Canberra Times

Why I have opted out of My Health Record
The Canberra Times
I'm an IT professional, experienced in databases, security, and government systems. I value privacy greatly. I opted out of My Health Record. (1) No IT system guarantees 100 per cent security. My Health Record integrates multiple systems and provides ...
The key arguments for opting out of My Health RecordBusiness Insider Australia
Hands off my health records, in the name of privacyThe Australian
Turnbull backs digital health record while thousands opt outThe Sydney Morning Herald
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Government left red-faced by health privacy commissioner's website bungle - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 13:30

The Sydney Morning Herald

Government left red-faced by health privacy commissioner's website bungle
The Sydney Morning Herald
The National Health Practitioner Ombudsman and Privacy Commissioner's website was unavailable for several hours on Tuesday evening, leading to concerns of a serious data breach and embarrassment for the government as it attempts to quell privacy ...

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Having friends and family come to stay is good for your health, according to one Victorian researcher - Domain News

Health - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:42

Domain News

Having friends and family come to stay is good for your health, according to one Victorian researcher
Domain News
Having family or friends come to stay might sound stressful, but research has found it's actually good for your health and wellbeing … most of the time. Federation University's Associate Professor of tourism and management Dr Elisa Backer has found ...

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'I want out': Aussies rush to opt out of new My Health Record - NEWS.com.au

Health - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 02:51

NEWS.com.au

'I want out': Aussies rush to opt out of new My Health Record
NEWS.com.au
Australians were invited to choose whether or not to have their health and medical records added to the new system on Monday, and have three months to make their decision before records are automatically added to the database. But just 24 hours after ...
My Health Record: the case for opting outThe Conversation AU
How to opt-out of the Government's My Health Record - everything you need to knowNow To Love
Doctors are urging people not to opt out of Australia's new online health records systemBusiness Insider Australia
SBS -The Guardian -Healthcare IT News -My Health Record
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My Health Record: the benefits and risks explained - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 01:32

The Australian Financial Review

My Health Record: the benefits and risks explained
The Australian Financial Review
Digital health records are here to stay and as sure as carriages gave way to cars, so paper medical records will give way to electronic ones. This week has seen intense debate about the push to get Australians to establish online health records which ...
Thousands opt out of e-health record9news.com.au
Malcolm Turnbull defends My Health Record after 'glitch' stopped Aussies from opting outCourier Mail

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Patrick McGorry will talk about the need to fight for access to quality mental health care at the Let's Talk Mental ... - Newcastle Herald

Health - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 19:10

Newcastle Herald

Patrick McGorry will talk about the need to fight for access to quality mental health care at the Let's Talk Mental ...
Newcastle Herald
The Newcastle-trained psychiatrist, researcher, and former Australian of the Year hopes to mobilise the Hunter Region community into fighting for access to quality mental health care at a forum alongside beyondblue ambassador Craig Hamilton at Wests ...

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Man dies in Townsville Hospital mental health ward - Townsville Bulletin

Health - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 14:41

Townsville Bulletin

Man dies in Townsville Hospital mental health ward
Townsville Bulletin
Townsville Hospital and Health Service chief executive Kieran Keyes confirmed the death of a patient at the hospital was referred to the State Coroner last week. “One staff member has been suspended and another has been referred to the Office of the ...

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Shorten caught out on health sector junket claims - The Australian

Health - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 14:17

The Australian

Shorten caught out on health sector junket claims
The Australian
The Opposition Leader yesterday attacked “big” health funds for participating in the four-day conference in Lisbon, where chief executives and board members were invited on a river cruise and dined at expensive restaurants. The Australian can reveal ...

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There is good health and fitness advice on the web—here's how to find it - Popular Science

Health - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 13:52

Popular Science

There is good health and fitness advice on the web—here's how to find it
Popular Science
At times, we all rely on the internet to diagnose our symptoms. But finding trustworthy health advice isn't easy. For every website that blames your sore throat on allergies, there's an app that thinks it might be cancer. Among the vast multitude of ...

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Top myths revealed as deadline looms: My Health Record - The New Daily

Health - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:30

Top myths revealed as deadline looms: My Health Record
The New Daily
The three-month countdown to opt out of the government's My Health Record began on Monday, yet many Australians know very little about the e-health system and how it will affect them. From myths about e-records for newborns and migrants, to questions ...

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Ramsay Health Care may cause a bidding war for Capio - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 03:16

The Australian Financial Review

Ramsay Health Care may cause a bidding war for Capio
The Australian Financial Review
Ramsay Health Care may face stiff competition for European rival Capio and be forced to lift its bid to capture the company's highly regarded Nordic health operations. Credit Suisse analysts said Ramsay needs to sweeten its bid by at least 22 per cent ...

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New ranking system to help public compare private health insurance cover - Illawarra Mercury

Health - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 02:06

Illawarra Mercury

New ranking system to help public compare private health insurance cover
Illawarra Mercury
The federal government is introducing a new system to allow private health insurance consumers see exactly what their policies cover "on a single page". Health Minister Greg Hunt on Sunday unveiled the minimum hospital treatments covered by the new ...
Government unveils new system to simplify health insuranceCanstar

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Shorten's plan for backflip on health cap - The Australian

Health - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 01:52

The Australian

Shorten's plan for backflip on health cap
The Australian
The Members Health Fund Alliance represents 23 smaller health funds covering more than 1.7 million Australians in regional areas and unionised sectors of the economy, including nurses, midwives, teachers and police, as well as railway, transport ...
Bill Shorten denies he's backing down over health premiums cap9news.com.au

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Shorten's plan for backflip on health cap - The Australian

Health - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 01:52

The Australian

Shorten's plan for backflip on health cap
The Australian
The Members Health Fund Alliance represents 23 smaller health funds covering more than 1.7 million Australians in regional areas and unionised sectors of the economy, including nurses, midwives, teachers and police, as well as railway, transport ...
Small health funds to be spared Labor cap: reportHerald Sun
Small health funds to be spared Labor capSBS

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How to opt-out of the Government's My Health Record - everything you need to know - Now To Love

Health - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 00:57

Now To Love

How to opt-out of the Government's My Health Record - everything you need to know
Now To Love
My Health Record will be an online summary of all your health information, with the intention of giving both you and your healthcare providers access to necessary medical information such as allergies, medicines you are taking and pathology test results.
My Health Record: the case for opting outThe Conversation AU
Doctors are urging people not to opt out of Australia's new online health records systemBusiness Insider Australia
My Health Record: privacy, cybersecurity and the hacking riskThe Guardian
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