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WA Government allocates funding for Peel Youth mental health program - Mandurah Mail

Health - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 03:43

Mandurah Mail

WA Government allocates funding for Peel Youth mental health program
Mandurah Mail
A Peel mental health program is set to receive state funding for the next three years, in a bid to provide early intervention to the region's youth. The McGowan Government has allocated $400,000 to the Three Tier Youth Mental Health Program which ...

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Celebrating health's unsung heroes - Cowra Guardian

Health - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 03:20

Cowra Guardian

Celebrating health's unsung heroes
Cowra Guardian
The hard work of Cowra Health Service's nurses were recognised last Friday for International Nurses Day. The day which falls on Florence Nightingale's birthday celebrated “Nurses a Voice to Lead – Health is a Human right”. NSW Chief Nursing and ...

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Health Check: what should I eat to improve my skin? - The Conversation AU

Health - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 02:26

The Conversation AU

Health Check: what should I eat to improve my skin?
The Conversation AU
Researchers started exploring the link between diet and skin health, particularly acne, in the mid-1900s. Dermatology textbooks from the 1930s advised restricting carbohydrates, sweets and junk foods to improve acne. But these recommendations were ...

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Health Check: what should I eat to improve my skin? - The Conversation AU

Health - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 02:26

The Conversation AU

Health Check: what should I eat to improve my skin?
The Conversation AU
Researchers started exploring the link between diet and skin health, particularly acne, in the mid-1900s. Dermatology textbooks from the 1930s advised restricting carbohydrates, sweets and junk foods to improve acne. But these recommendations were ...

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Health Report with Norman Swan - ABC Online

Health - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 23:24

ABC Online

Health Report with Norman Swan
ABC Online
Making the decision about which surgeon to go to and which hospital, is hard for both patients and their GPs and that's in large part because performance information isn't readily available -- but the UK has come up with a solution. Hear more on the ...

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Health Star Rating measures up - ABC Local

Health - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 22:48

ABC Local

Health Star Rating measures up
ABC Local
Confidence in the Health Star Rating system had been shaken after the sugary chocolate powder, Milo, was able to score 4.5 stars. Now public health researchers have put the algorithm underlying the scheme to the test on nearly 50,000 products and have ...

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Mental health shortfall - Shepparton News

Health - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 22:17

Shepparton News

Mental health shortfall
Shepparton News
Young people seeking help for mental health issues at Victorian emergency departments has risen dramatically, a study has found. The Murdoch Children's Research Institute found mental health presentations tripled for children between 10 to 14 and 15 to ...

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Private sector may be able to access My Health Record data for research - Computerworld Australia

Health - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 20:30

Computerworld Australia

Private sector may be able to access My Health Record data for research
Computerworld Australia
Use of both de-identified data and, in some circumstances, identifiable data will be permitted under a new government framework for so-called “secondary use” of data derived from the national eHealth record system. Linking data from the My Health ...
​My Health Record secondary data must stay in Australia and not be used for 'solely commercial' reasonsZDNet

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Finally, some changes to health-based discrimination in Canadian immigration law - The Conversation CA

Health - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 18:42

The Conversation CA

Finally, some changes to health-based discrimination in Canadian immigration law
The Conversation CA
As it currently stands, there is health-based discrimination in Canadian law. The system disadvantages the diseased and disabled. Restrictions preventing people with disease and disability from permanently immigrating are longstanding features of how ...

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Geelong hospital crisis hub to help tackle rise in mental health cases - Geelong Advertiser

Health - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 00:47

Geelong Advertiser

Geelong hospital crisis hub to help tackle rise in mental health cases
Geelong Advertiser
Upon presenting, patients in crisis will be fast-tracked to the hub to be assessed and treated by an ED and mental health team made up of psychiatrists, mental health nurses and social workers. New data shows that across Victoria emergency departments ...

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Doctors spend almost $25000 on five-night seminar in Aspen using taxpayer dollars - The Advertiser

Health - Sat, 05/12/2018 - 15:31

The Advertiser

Doctors spend almost $25000 on five-night seminar in Aspen using taxpayer dollars
The Advertiser
TWO doctors who attended a cardiovascular conference in the ski fields of Aspen and a medical professional who flew to India for yoga teacher training are among the hundreds of overseas trips made by SA Health staff in one year, costing taxpayers ...

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Aged-care residents to gain better mental health services from budget - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sat, 05/12/2018 - 14:15

The Sydney Morning Herald

Aged-care residents to gain better mental health services from budget
The Sydney Morning Herald
The federal government will send psychologists and other mental health professionals into aged-care homes across Australia under one of its budget measures, offering hope to tens of thousands of residents with psychiatric disorders who are now denied ...

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Aged-care residents to gain better mental health services from budget - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sat, 05/12/2018 - 14:15

The Sydney Morning Herald

Aged-care residents to gain better mental health services from budget
The Sydney Morning Herald
The federal government will send psychologists and other mental health professionals into aged-care homes across Australia under one of its budget measures, offering hope to tens of thousands of residents with psychiatric disorders who are now denied ...

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Women's health experts call for consistent abortion laws - The Canberra Times

Health - Sat, 05/12/2018 - 14:00

The Canberra Times

Women's health experts call for consistent abortion laws
The Canberra Times
Women's health experts have called for school-based contraceptive education, a nationally consistent approach to abortions and an "urgent" royal commission into the impact of detention centres on the health of female refugees in a statement released on ...

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Govt releases My Health Record secondary data use plan - iTnews

Health - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 06:44

iTnews

Govt releases My Health Record secondary data use plan
iTnews
The Department of Health has released the framework governing secondary use of data from the My Health Record, providing more detail on the opt-out approach it has settled on for releasing "de-identified" information. Health Minister Greg Hunt said the ...

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Govt releases My Health Record secondary data use plan - iTnews

Health - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 06:44

iTnews

Govt releases My Health Record secondary data use plan
iTnews
The Department of Health has released the framework governing secondary use of data from the My Health Record, providing more detail on the opt-out approach it has settled on for releasing "de-identified" information. Health Minister Greg Hunt said the ...

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Mt Gambier's health care suffering due to unaffordability and unreliability of flights, experts say - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 06:26

ABC Online

Mt Gambier's health care suffering due to unaffordability and unreliability of flights, experts say
ABC Online
Maureen Klintberg, presiding member of the Mt Gambier district health and advisory council, said it was essential they had a reliable air service for the regional area, which services a population of "some 66,000"l. She estimated there were 60 doctors ...

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NSW mental health units face overhaul - NEWS.com.au

Health - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 06:22

NEWS.com.au

NSW mental health units face overhaul
NEWS.com.au
"Getting medical treatment should never involve the terrible conditions we've seen in many mental health facilities across NSW, where people with disability are abused, put into isolation and restrained," co-chief executive Therese Sands said in a ...

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Mt Gambier's health care suffering due to unaffordability and unreliability of flights, experts say - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 06:17

ABC Online

Mt Gambier's health care suffering due to unaffordability and unreliability of flights, experts say
ABC Online
Maureen Klintberg, presiding member of the Mt Gambier district health and advisory council, said it was essential they had a reliable air service for the regional area, which services a population of "some 66,000"l. She estimated there were 60 doctors ...

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