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Marais quits acting for 2018 over health issues - Coffs Coast Advocate

Health - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 04:45

Coffs Coast Advocate

Marais quits acting for 2018 over health issues
Coffs Coast Advocate
JESSICA Marais has announced she's quitting acting for the rest of the year to focus on her health. The decision means Marais will withdraw from Nine's upcoming drama, Bad Mothers, which was set to start filming in Melbourne next month. "Jessica has ...

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Mental health patients photographed sleeping on floor of the Royal Hobart Hospital - ABC Local

Health - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 03:05

ABC Local

Mental health patients photographed sleeping on floor of the Royal Hobart Hospital
ABC Local
It is understood up to 10 psychiatric patients were in the Emergency Department this morning, many having waited days for beds on wards, including at least one who had been there for more than five days. The Tasmanian Health Service has been contacted ...

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Daily aspirin doesn't prevent cardiovascular disease, landmark Australian study finds - ABC News

Health - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 19:06

ABC News

Daily aspirin doesn't prevent cardiovascular disease, landmark Australian study finds
ABC News
Millions of healthy older people with no history of heart attack or stroke take low-dose aspirin in the hope it will reduce their risk and prolong good health. But a new Australian-led study has found that's not the case. The study of more than 19,000 ...
Taking Daily Aspirin May Be Risky for Healthy Older Adults: StudyTIME
Warning against using aspirin in healthy adultsHerald Sun
Taking Baby Aspirin Every Day Can Actually Have Serious Health RisksReal Simple
NBCNews.com -Fox News -CBC.ca -New England Journal of Medicine
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Daily aspirin doesn't prevent cardiovascular disease, landmark Australian study finds - ABC News

Health - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 19:06

ABC News

Daily aspirin doesn't prevent cardiovascular disease, landmark Australian study finds
ABC News
Millions of healthy older people with no history of heart attack or stroke take low-dose aspirin in the hope it will reduce their risk and prolong good health. But a new Australian-led study has found that's not the case. The study of more than 19,000 ...
Warning against using aspirin in healthy adultsHerald Sun
Baby-aspirin risks overwhelm benefits in healthy elderlyReuters
Daily aspirin unnecessary for healthy older people, new study findsThe Independent
National Institutes of Health (press release) -NPR -Sky News -New England Journal of Medicine
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Bundy health board sees a change with new members - News Mail

Health - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 19:04

News Mail

Bundy health board sees a change with new members
News Mail
In addition to Mr Corpe as chairperson, the Bundaberg Health Services Foundation made recommendations to put forward Patricia Mears and Brant Duff each as members of the board. "I've been on the foundation board for eight years, but people come onto ...

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More doctors call for public grilling of health bosses - The Canberra Times

Health - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 14:01

The Canberra Times

More doctors call for public grilling of health bosses
The Canberra Times
More doctors have joined the calls for ACT Health and Calvary executives to be questioned in public, amid fears the upcoming inquiry into the health system will be held behind closed doors. The Australian Salaried Medical Officers Federation ACT Branch ...

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'Sunshine as disinfectant' needed for ACT Health - The Canberra Times

Health - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 14:01

The Canberra Times

'Sunshine as disinfectant' needed for ACT Health
The Canberra Times
Anyone who's lived and worked in the ACT as long as I have will know there are some serious questions about the way our health system is run. More than most people, I know about these things because I'm a local GP. On Monday of last week, the the ACT ...

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Aged care royal commission to hit listed healthcare sector - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 13:09

The Australian Financial Review

Aged care royal commission to hit listed healthcare sector
The Australian Financial Review
The largest listed aged care providers Regis Healthcare, Japara Healthcare and Estia Health are facing tough scrutiny from a royal commission into the sector with the likelihood of tighter regulation now inevitable to protect vulnerable Australians.
Australia Aged-Care Inquiry Wipes $318 Million Off Health StocksBloomberg

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Woman lashes 'third-world' Tasmanian health system after 34 hours in emergency - ABC News

Health - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 05:27

ABC News

Woman lashes 'third-world' Tasmanian health system after 34 hours in emergency
ABC News
A southern Tasmanian woman has gone public with her experiences in the Royal Hobart Hospital, describing the health system as similar to a third-world country when it comes to wait times and patient safety. Fran Spears, from Kingston, said she ended up ...

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Woman lashes 'third-world' Tasmanian health system after 34 hours in emergency - ABC News

Health - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 05:27

ABC News

Woman lashes 'third-world' Tasmanian health system after 34 hours in emergency
ABC News
A southern Tasmanian woman has gone public with her experiences in the Royal Hobart Hospital, describing the health system as similar to a third-world country when it comes to wait times and patient safety. Fran Spears, from Kingston, said she ended up ...

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Health professionals travelled from as far as Brisbane to rally at Newcastle in solidarity with climate change activists - Newcastle Herald

Health - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 03:08

Newcastle Herald

Health professionals travelled from as far as Brisbane to rally at Newcastle in solidarity with climate change activists
Newcastle Herald
Health on the Frontline is “deeply alarmed by the lack of political leadership in Australia on climate change mitigation and the transition to renewable energy”, spokesperson Dr Sujata Allan said after health professionals travelled from as far as ...

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'I just want answers': Mr Yeeda's death in custody and the health warnings that failed to save him - The Guardian

Health - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 03:04

The Guardian

'I just want answers': Mr Yeeda's death in custody and the health warnings that failed to save him
The Guardian
The last time Marlene Carlton heard her son's voice, he was singing to his little brother on their shared birthday. Two days later he was dead. “We was just all expecting him home,” Carlton says. “He came home but not the way we wanted him to.” Mr ...

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Camping under the stars might just be the way to helping to rebuild happiness - ABC News

Health - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 22:20

ABC News

Camping under the stars might just be the way to helping to rebuild happiness
ABC News
He managed to turn that around as a suicide survivor and is now a mental-health advocate, health and wellness coach specialising in servicing AFL regional football clubs. In his younger life working hard on the family farm harvests, camping trips to ...

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Innovative ideas to help Tasmania achieve a better state of preventative health - Tasmania Examiner

Health - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 22:13

Tasmania Examiner

Innovative ideas to help Tasmania achieve a better state of preventative health
Tasmania Examiner
“Community grants programs like this one are part of our whole-of-government preventative health plan, which will help us reduce Tasmania's smoking and obesity rates to below the national average by 2025, and become the healthiest population in ...

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International health IT week in review: September 16 - Pulse+IT

Health - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 22:01

Pulse+IT

International health IT week in review: September 16
Pulse+IT
Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT news for the week ending September 16: Consumer tech as medical device, Big Vendors' app plans, NHS GPs trialling VC, FDA to scrutinise device security, information blocking blocked, Babylon heads ...

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Cancer and ripe bananas: How bogus claims can harm your health and the people you love - ABC News

Health - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 19:18

ABC News

Cancer and ripe bananas: How bogus claims can harm your health and the people you love
ABC News
Bananas with brown spots kill cancer! Eat them! I read this exciting declaration on Facebook. According to the post: "Fully ripe bananas with brown patches on their skin produce a substance called tumour necrosis factor, which can eliminate abnormal cells.

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Cancer and ripe bananas: How bogus claims can harm your health and the people you love - ABC News

Health - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 19:18

ABC News

Cancer and ripe bananas: How bogus claims can harm your health and the people you love
ABC News
Bananas with brown spots kill cancer! Eat them! I read this exciting declaration on Facebook. According to the post: "Fully ripe bananas with brown patches on their skin produce a substance called tumour necrosis factor, which can eliminate abnormal cells.

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Calvary Hospital to be included in ACT Health review - The Canberra Times

Health - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 14:01

The Canberra Times

Calvary Hospital to be included in ACT Health review
The Canberra Times
Staff conduct at Calvary Hospital will be examined as part of the government's independent review of ACT Health, the health minister confirmed. The workplace culture of Calvary Public Hospital will form a key focus of the review alongside Canberra ...

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Healthy eating program to fight country town's 'tsunami' of chronic disease - ABC News

Health - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 05:16

ABC News

Healthy eating program to fight country town's 'tsunami' of chronic disease
ABC News
Jo Martin from the region's health service, Rural Northwest Health found, looking through hospital statistics, a level of preventable disease that could cripple the region's health service and force residents to move away to bigger towns to access high ...

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Cancer risk from diesel fumes in underground mines prompts fears of industrial health disaster - ABC News

Health - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 03:28

ABC News

Cancer risk from diesel fumes in underground mines prompts fears of industrial health disaster
ABC News
Chris Davis arrives at his presentation to the mining industry armed with a box of sugar cubes, but there's nothing sweet about his message. The former mining engineer is speaking out about what he believes is one of the biggest occupational health ...

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