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Big sell begins on health changes as doubts raised about youth discounts - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 01:54

Big sell begins on health changes as doubts raised about youth discounts
ABC Online
The Prime Minster has taken to commercial television to spruik the benefits of the Government's health insurance reforms, which it says will limit the rise in policy premiums. But doubt is being cast on whether discounts that would be offered to young ...

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Medibank welcomes health insurance reforms - NEWS.com.au

Health - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 00:48

Medibank welcomes health insurance reforms
NEWS.com.au
The private health insurer has welcomed lower prostheses prices, incentives for young people to take up insurance, and measures to make mental health services more accessible and affordable. Shares in Medibank Private were 6.5 cents, or 2.1 per cent, ...

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Outcome Health, a hot $5 billion startup, reportedly misled its advertisers - Business Insider

Health - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 21:54

Business Insider

Outcome Health, a hot $5 billion startup, reportedly misled its advertisers
Business Insider
A startup that raised $500 million in May at a $5 billion valuation misled its advertisers, The Wall Street Journal reports. Chicago-based Outcome Health delivers educational health footage alongside advertisements from pharmaceutical companies to ...
In-office medical advertising startup Outcome Health reportedly misled advertisersTechCrunch
Outcome Health puts 3 employees on leave amid claims it misled advertisers: reportChicago Tribune

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Ipswich Hospital virus: Health authorities ask people to stay away ... - NEWS.com.au

Health - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 21:36

NEWS.com.au

Ipswich Hospital virus: Health authorities ask people to stay away ...
NEWS.com.au
HEALTH authorities are asking Queensland residents from Ipswich not to go to the hospital emergency department unless absolutely necessary.

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Ipswich Hospital virus: Health authorities ask people to stay away ... - NEWS.com.au

Health - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 21:36

NEWS.com.au

Ipswich Hospital virus: Health authorities ask people to stay away ...
NEWS.com.au
HEALTH authorities are asking Queensland residents from Ipswich not to go to the hospital emergency department unless absolutely necessary.

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The Conversation About Trump's Mental Health Is Finally Changing. But Is It Too Late? - Esquire.com

Health - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 18:37

Esquire.com

The Conversation About Trump's Mental Health Is Finally Changing. But Is It Too Late?
Esquire.com
But with the release of a new book, The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump, these thin notions around the president's instability are fortified for the first time, invigorating the probes surrounding the mental health of the president. Edited by Professor ...

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Andrew Denton Opens Up About Mental Health And Masculinity - Huffington Post Australia

Health - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 05:34

Huffington Post Australia

Andrew Denton Opens Up About Mental Health And Masculinity
Huffington Post Australia
Just two months ago Australian media personality Andrew Denton was diagnosed with advanced heart disease. For the first time since undergoing bypass heart surgery, he's spoken about the importance of living in the moment and how the idea of being a ...

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Under 30s to get health cover cut: report - NEWS.com.au

Health - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 03:15

Under 30s to get health cover cut: report
NEWS.com.au
As well existing policies will be classified as gold, silver and bronze and premiums increased closer to inflation because of a decision to slash the price of prostheses, News Corp Australia reported on Thursday. Health Minister Greg Hunt has been ...

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Health fund premiums to be slashed by up to 10 per cent for young Australians - Herald Sun

Health - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 01:22

Herald Sun

Health fund premiums to be slashed by up to 10 per cent for young Australians
Herald Sun
*The price health funds pay for prostheses like hip and knee replacements will be slashed by hundreds of millions of dollars to help bring down health fund premium rises. Prices paid for cardiac devices could be slashed by 35 per and ophthalmic devices ...
Private health insurance is about to get the biggest shake-up the industry has ever seenABC Online
Health fund premiums to be reined in under sweeping Turnbull government changesThe Sydney Morning Herald
Health insurance reforms to lower premiumsThe Australian

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What you need to know about the health star rating on foods - ABC Online

Health - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 19:40

ABC Online

What you need to know about the health star rating on foods
ABC Online
The Federal Government's Health Star Rating claims to "take some of the guess work out of shopping" and help consumers "make smarter choices" when it comes to buying food. But when Milo, a chocolate powder that's almost 50 per cent sugar, clinches 4.5 ...

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Health Check: does drinking alcohol kill the germs it comes into contact with? - The Conversation AU

Health - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 19:26

The Conversation AU

Health Check: does drinking alcohol kill the germs it comes into contact with?
The Conversation AU
In a study involving 47 healthy human volunteers, different alcohol concentrations (4%, 10%, 40%) or saline, as a control, were directly sprayed on the lower part of the stomach during a gastroscopy (where a camera is inserted down into the stomach ...

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Judge warns mental health services | The Mercury - The Mercury

Health - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 11:48

The Mercury

Judge warns mental health services | The Mercury
The Mercury
MENTAL health services management has asked unions to temporarily lift a ban on admissions to the Wilfred Lopes Centre, as a judge warns inaction has the ...

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Concerns severity of migrant mental health issues overlooked in Australia - SBS

Health - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 09:54

SBS

Concerns severity of migrant mental health issues overlooked in Australia
SBS
Dr O'Connor felt these are the types of programs that can help authorities better assess issues surrounding mental health issues in migrant communities. "What are the social factors that impact mental illness? What are the societal and cultural factors ...
How Australia's Mental Health System Is BrokenPedestrian TV
Need to invest more and increase public awareness in mental healthDaily Nation
Workplaces have bearing on mental healthChronicle

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Mental health message headed for isolated communities in Antarctic ... - ABC Online

Health - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 07:47

ABC Online

Mental health message headed for isolated communities in Antarctic ...
ABC Online
Even Antarctica has been touched by suicide, the chief medical officer of the Australian Antarctic Division says, as expeditioners prepare to take positive mental ...

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Keep your knees strong with this simple workout - ABC Online

Health - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 04:34

ABC Online

Keep your knees strong with this simple workout
ABC Online
This exercise routine can help make the surrounding muscles stronger, keeping pressure off your knees. Note that if you have existing knee pain or have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis, you should get assessed and seek advice from a health ...

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Antarctic vehicle's mental health message - NEWS.com.au

Health - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 03:15

Antarctic vehicle's mental health message
NEWS.com.au
Stay ChatTY, was unveiled in Hobart on Wednesday during Mental Health Week. "These mental health messages are aimed at reminding people that while they may feel alone, there is always help available," Australian Antarctic Division social club manager ...

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