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Christmas music is bad for your mental health, British psychologist says - NEWS.com.au

Health - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 22:26

NEWS.com.au

Christmas music is bad for your mental health, British psychologist says
NEWS.com.au
Christmas songs, such as Mariah Carey's ubiquitous tune All I Want For Christmas is You, can actually be bad for your mental health, an expert says.Source:Supplied. STRESSING before Christmas? Listening to the cheerful, jolly music will not help you ...

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Mookai Rosie Bi-Biyan celebrates 30 years of health care in Cairns ... - The Cairns Post

Health - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 19:03

The Cairns Post

Mookai Rosie Bi-Biyan celebrates 30 years of health care in Cairns ...
The Cairns Post
AUNTY Rosie Richards always knew her fight for a space for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to stay before, during and after childbirth would be a success.

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Hobart's planned Mental Health Observation Unit to be used for general patients - ABC Online

Health - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 04:33

ABC Online

Hobart's planned Mental Health Observation Unit to be used for general patients
ABC Online
Tasmanian doctors have cautiously welcomed the State Government's decision to use the planned Mental Health Observation Unit at the Royal Hobart Hospital for general patients, but questions remain about how the hospital will accommodate acute mental ...

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Hobart's planned Mental Health Observation Unit to be used for general patients - ABC Online

Health - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 04:33

ABC Online

Hobart's planned Mental Health Observation Unit to be used for general patients
ABC Online
Tasmanian doctors have cautiously welcomed the State Government's decision to use the planned Mental Health Observation Unit at the Royal Hobart Hospital for general patients, but questions remain about how the hospital will accommodate acute mental ...

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Rebuild public health, not stadiums - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:05

The Sydney Morning Herald

Rebuild public health, not stadiums
The Sydney Morning Herald
The late 1970s saw the Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust allow women to be members in their own right, rather than guests of a male. I was on the waiting list for more than 10 years. The first event I attended as a member was the 1989 rugby league ...

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Former independent MLA to retire as Public Health Association of Australia CEO - The Canberra Times

Health - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:01

The Canberra Times

Former independent MLA to retire as Public Health Association of Australia CEO
The Canberra Times
Michael Moore reflects on 10 years as chief executive of the Public Health Association of Australia. Photo: Jamila Toderas. The former Canberra MLA and the territory's first independent health minister has announced his retirement as CEO from the role ...

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Cities as a health hazard - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:00

The Australian Financial Review

Cities as a health hazard
The Australian Financial Review
Professor Peter Sly, a respiratory physician and director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Children's Health and the Environment at the University of Queensland, has a long-standing interest in the effects of pollution on the unborn baby. "We know ...

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New mental health unit at Royal Hobart Hospital scrapped after AMA concerns, ABC understands - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 09:49

ABC Online

New mental health unit at Royal Hobart Hospital scrapped after AMA concerns, ABC understands
ABC Online
A brand new mental health observation unit at Royal Hobart Hospital has been scrapped following strong opposition from the Tasmanian AMA, the nurses' union and health professionals, the ABC understands. Royal Hobart Hospital redevelopment Photo: The ...

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New mental health unit at Royal Hobart Hospital scrapped after AMA concerns, ABC understands - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 09:49

ABC Online

New mental health unit at Royal Hobart Hospital scrapped after AMA concerns, ABC understands
ABC Online
A brand new mental health observation unit at Royal Hobart Hospital has been scrapped following strong opposition from the Tasmanian AMA, the nurses' union and health professionals, the ABC understands. Royal Hobart Hospital redevelopment Photo: The ...

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Gringos raise awareness of men's health - The West Australian

Health - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 05:02

The West Australian

Gringos raise awareness of men's health
The West Australian
A group of Mingenew men sporting moustaches have raised more than $80,000 for men's health charity Movember Foundation. The Mingenew Gringos brought Movember to their town last month in response to recent suicides in the community. Group co-ordinator ...

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Gringos raise awareness of men's health - The West Australian

Health - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 05:02

The West Australian

Gringos raise awareness of men's health
The West Australian
A group of Mingenew men sporting moustaches have raised more than $80,000 for men's health charity Movember Foundation. The Mingenew Gringos brought Movember to their town last month in response to recent suicides in the community. Group co-ordinator ...

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'Racist' heath system failing NT indigenous kidney patients, says leading Darwin specialist - NEWS.com.au

Health - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 02:56

NEWS.com.au

'Racist' heath system failing NT indigenous kidney patients, says leading Darwin specialist
NEWS.com.au
A “RACIST” health system means Aboriginal Australians are missing out on kidney transplants because non-indigenous residents are given first preference, according to a specialist. JASON WALLS. NT NewsDecember 8, 20173:45pm. A “racist” health system ...

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Health Check: how can I make it easier to wake up in the morning? - The Conversation AU

Health - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:44

The Conversation AU

Health Check: how can I make it easier to wake up in the morning?
The Conversation AU
It's normal to feel a bit groggy when you wake up – parts of your brain are still asleep.

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Health Check: how can I make it easier to wake up in the morning? - The Conversation AU

Health - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:28

The Conversation AU

Health Check: how can I make it easier to wake up in the morning?
The Conversation AU
To help keep your sleep/wake schedule regular and improve health and alertness seek out bright light in the morning when you wake up. In contrast, too much bright light at night can make falling asleep difficult. This is because bright light suppresses ...

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Walking alongside high-traffic roads could undo the health benefits of walking - 9Coach (blog)

Health - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:21

9Coach (blog)

Walking alongside high-traffic roads could undo the health benefits of walking
9Coach (blog)
While all volunteers scored a health boost from their walks, the effect was far lower among those who walked amid dense traffic. “These findings are important as for many people, such as the elderly or those with chronic disease, very often the only ...

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Tertiary Choices: health data a likely jobs bonanza - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 23:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Tertiary Choices: health data a likely jobs bonanza
The Sydney Morning Herald
Using data to forecast demand in health care is a talent investors and government pay well for. Photo: Supplied. Students can enrol in an undergraduate health science degree and study a data major or undertake a ICT-data degree with a health major. At ...

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Tertiary Choices: health data a likely jobs bonanza - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 23:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Tertiary Choices: health data a likely jobs bonanza
The Sydney Morning Herald
Using data to forecast demand in health care is a talent investors and government pay well for. Photo: Supplied. Students can enrol in an undergraduate health science degree and study a data major or undertake a ICT-data degree with a health major. At ...

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Eating disorders: Not everyone is young, thin, white or a woman - ABC - ABC Online

Health - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 19:49

ABC Online

Eating disorders: Not everyone is young, thin, white or a woman - ABC
ABC Online
When you don't look like the thin, pretty white girls with anorexia in TV and movies, getting help for your eating disorder can feel impossible.

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Mental health a key concern for Australian teenagers: report - SBS

Health - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 03:42

SBS

Mental health a key concern for Australian teenagers: report
SBS
Their 2017 Youth Survey found that a third of young people thought mental health was a prominent issue for them, more than double who said that in 2015. Coping with stress and depression, and struggles with school and body image, were among the ...
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Social smoking: Will an occasional cigarette damage your health? - ABC Online

Health - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 01:42

ABC Online

Social smoking: Will an occasional cigarette damage your health?
ABC Online
This means more food, more booze, more late nights and, for some, it might involve smoking the odd cigarette. But how bad is it to smoke occasionally? The idea that low-level smoking doesn't do you any harm is a dangerous myth, Professor David Currow ...

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