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Kogan to sell budget health insurance - SBS

Health - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:27

SBS

Kogan to sell budget health insurance
SBS
Executive director David Shafer said the partnership with Medibank was another important opportunity to "delight" the company's growing number of members by offering better value health insurance. "Having more than eight million Aussies as members of ...
Kogan.com to sell budget health insuranceSky News Australia

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Nanoparticles: Scientists call for national standards program to ... - ABC Online

Health - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:14

ABC Online

Nanoparticles: Scientists call for national standards program to ...
ABC Online
Scientists are calling for a national standards body to monitor the safety of nanomaterials — the tiny materials found in everything from the icing on a cake to make-up.
Health concerns over nanomaterials spark call for safety bodySBS

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Nanoparticles: Scientists call for national standards program to ... - ABC Online

Health - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:14

ABC Online

Nanoparticles: Scientists call for national standards program to ...
ABC Online
Scientists are calling for a national standards body to monitor the safety of nanomaterials — the tiny materials found in everything from the icing on a cake to make-up.
Health concerns over nanomaterials spark call for safety body - SBSSBS

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Canola Oil May Be A Bad Choice For Brain Health, Study Suggests - Forbes

Health - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 14:53

Forbes

Canola Oil May Be A Bad Choice For Brain Health, Study Suggests
Forbes
Canola oil is generally considered a “healthy” oil in comparison to most, but a new study on mice suggests that it may not be the best choice when it comes to brain health. With high polyunsaturated fats and low saturated fats, canola earned its ...

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Changes to controversial police Mental Health Act powers may only be a sideways step - The Conversation UK

Health - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 14:05

The Conversation UK

Changes to controversial police Mental Health Act powers may only be a sideways step
The Conversation UK
Worldwide, someone dies by suicide every 40 seconds. More than 6,000 people ended their own lives in the UK last year and it is estimated that for every completed suicide, there are many more attempts. So perhaps it is unsurprising that around 80% of ...

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Changes to controversial police Mental Health Act powers may only ... - The Conversation UK

Health - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:55

The Conversation UK

Changes to controversial police Mental Health Act powers may only ...
The Conversation UK
Recent legal changes may not be enough to improve conditions in controversial police mental health detentions.

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Queensland Election 2017 results: Premier's new Cabinet to focus on jobs, health and education - Courier Mail

Health - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 06:26

ABC Online

Queensland Election 2017 results: Premier's new Cabinet to focus on jobs, health and education
Courier Mail
“Our new Minister for Health and Ambulance Services is @StevenJMiles.” Ms Palaszczuk sent the tweets in rapid succession, also announcing that Grace Grace would keep Industrial Relations, but add Education to her responsibilities. Stirling Hinchliffe ...
Queensland election: Palaszczuk Labor Government announces cabinet, Steven Miles to get health portfolioABC Online

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Nibby chatbot launched to assist NIB Health Fund customers - ARNnet

Health - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 05:59

Nibby chatbot launched to assist NIB Health Fund customers
ARNnet
NIB Health Funds has launched an intelligent chatbot to help customers with health insurance enquiries. Dubbed 'nibby' the bot provides simple responses to queries and can point customers to the appropriate sales channel or claims consultant as ...

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What Donald Trump's Diet Coke habit may be saying about his health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 04:53

The Sydney Morning Herald

What Donald Trump's Diet Coke habit may be saying about his health
The Sydney Morning Herald
SHARE; Share on Facebook SHARE; Share on Twitter TWEET; Link. President Donald Trump drinks up to 12 diet cokes a day. Photo: Instagram/@realdonaldtrump. "I was almost dead last year. My problem was I'd drink way too much coffee and I was drinking Coca ...
Inside Trump's Hour-by-Hour Battle for Self-PreservationNew York Times

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What Donald Trump's Diet Coke habit may be saying about his health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 04:53

The Sydney Morning Herald

What Donald Trump's Diet Coke habit may be saying about his health
The Sydney Morning Herald
In a world where people are slowly swapping buckets of KFC chicken for homemade acai bowls, there is a man sitting in the White House, drinking 12 Diet Cokes a day. The confession, contained in a New York Times piece, is vaguely reminiscent of ...

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Health insurance companies call for surgery costs database - ABC Online

Health - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 01:59

Health insurance companies call for surgery costs database
ABC Online
It's easy to shop around for a TV or an airline ticket, but there's an air of mystery over the cost of surgeries. Many surgeons' offices refuse to reveal cost details until a face-to-face consultation, which can run into the hundreds of dollars ...

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Winning Health Tech Entrepreneurs Will Focus On Implementation, Not Fetishize Invention - Forbes

Health - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 01:36

Forbes

Winning Health Tech Entrepreneurs Will Focus On Implementation, Not Fetishize Invention
Forbes
Given these data, it may not come as a great surprise that a soon-to-be-published review (previewed by its lead author, Brennan Spiegel, on twitter) representing a systematic evaluation of high-quality randomized control trials reportedly finds that ...

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Doctors fear NSW Health 'bias' denies patients relief through medicinal cannabis - Daily Telegraph

Health - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 21:02

Daily Telegraph

Doctors fear NSW Health 'bias' denies patients relief through medicinal cannabis
Daily Telegraph
Doctors tell The Daily Telegraph they are fearful NSW Health has “an automatic bias” against medical cannabis and are finding it impossible to have prescriptions approved even after it has been granted by the Therapeutic Goods Administration. In other ...

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Doctors fear NSW Health 'bias' denies patients relief through ... - Daily Telegraph

Health - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 21:02

Daily Telegraph

Doctors fear NSW Health 'bias' denies patients relief through ...
Daily Telegraph
TERMINALLY ill patients with federal government approval for medical cannabis are still being blocked by NSW Health from obtaining the drug more than a year after it was made legal. Doctors tell The Daily Telegraph they are fearful NSW Health has “an ...

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Due Diligence: Primary Health Care to endure more pain before gains - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 12:01

The Australian Financial Review

Due Diligence: Primary Health Care to endure more pain before gains
The Australian Financial Review
It is also investing in its new private billing division, Health & Co, as well as a low cost IVF offering. As flagged by The Australian Financial Review, Primary has recently lost the high-margin $30 million a year national bowel screening contract in ...

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Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt 'likes' hardcore porn tweet | Daily ... - Daily Telegraph

Health - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 06:33

Daily Telegraph

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt 'likes' hardcore porn tweet | Daily ...
Daily Telegraph
SENIOR cabinet Minister Greg Hunt's Twitter account has “liked” a porn tweet — just weeks after Christopher Pyne claimed his Twitter account had been “hacked” after it liked a gay porn video. The Federal Health Minister's account “liked” the explicit ...

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Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt's Twitter account 'likes' porn tweet - Daily Telegraph

Health - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 01:33

Daily Telegraph

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt's Twitter account 'likes' porn tweet
Daily Telegraph
SENIOR cabinet Minister Greg Hunt's Twitter account has “liked” a porn tweet — just weeks after Christopher Pyne claimed his Twitter account had been “hacked” after it liked a gay porn video. The Federal Health Minister's account “liked” the explicit ...
Health Minister Greg Hunt 'likes' pornography tweet - News.com.auNEWS.com.au

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Desperate acts bind father and daughter together - NEWS.com.au

Health - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 23:24

NEWS.com.au

Desperate acts bind father and daughter together
NEWS.com.au
Jason Nelson and his daughter Holly have been through remarkably similar mental health struggles.Source:Supplied. WARNING: Graphic content. IN his darkest moments, Jason Nelson several times did the unthinkable. He loaded his service Glock 47 pistol ...

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Health is a fundamental human right - World Health Organization

Health - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 23:02

World Health Organization

Health is a fundamental human right
World Health Organization
“The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic or social condition”. Almost 70 years after these words were adopted in ...

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