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The science of weight-loss shakes: How meal replacements work - ABC Online

Health - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 21:03

ABC Online

The science of weight-loss shakes: How meal replacements work
ABC Online
Meal replacement products can be found in just about every supermarket health-food aisle and pharmacy. But not all shakes and bars are supplemented appropriately (for a low-kilojoule diet) — some are particularly high in sugar, and not suitable when ...

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ACT Labor, Greens reject Liberals push for health documents - The Canberra Times

Health - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 14:02

The Canberra Times

ACT Labor, Greens reject Liberals push for health documents
The Canberra Times
ACT Labor and Greens MLAs have rejected a Canberra Liberals' push to force the government to release key documents about the capital's health system, in the wake of a series of damning reports about its operations. The government and minor party on ...

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ACT Labor, Greens reject Liberals push for health documents - The Canberra Times

Health - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 14:02

The Canberra Times

ACT Labor, Greens reject Liberals push for health documents
The Canberra Times
ACT Labor and Greens MLAs have rejected a Canberra Liberals' push to force the government to release key documents about the capital's health system, in the wake of a series of damning reports about its operations. The government and minor party on ...

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ACT Labor, Greens reject Liberals push for health documents - The Canberra Times

Health - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 14:02

The Canberra Times

ACT Labor, Greens reject Liberals push for health documents
The Canberra Times
ACT Labor and Greens MLAs have rejected a Canberra Liberals' push to force the government to release key documents about the capital's health system, in the wake of a series of damning reports about its operations. The government and minor party on ...

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An interest rate rise may put thousands at risk of mental health problems - The Conversation UK

Health - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 10:03

The Conversation UK

An interest rate rise may put thousands at risk of mental health problems
The Conversation UK
But another factor to bear in mind is that a rate rise could also have serious repercussions for people's mental health. A large portion of the UK population have high, possibly unsustainable, levels of debt and a higher interest rate is likely to ...

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Humour may not be so good for your health after all - The Conversation UK

Health - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 10:03

The Conversation UK

Humour may not be so good for your health after all
The Conversation UK
There is a widely held belief that humour is good for your health. The benefits of humour and laughter are linked to every imaginable health outcome. It is claimed that a good old giggle can help reduce pain, boost the immune system, is good for the ...

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Why alcohol health warning labels are a good idea: findings from the latest Global Drug Survey - The Conversation UK

Health - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 09:27

The Conversation UK

Why alcohol health warning labels are a good idea: findings from the latest Global Drug Survey
The Conversation UK
Drink-driving and drinking while pregnant are socially unacceptable in many countries, yet when it comes to other alcohol-related health risks, public awareness is low. Globally around 3.3m people die from causes directly related to alcohol consumption ...

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Loneliness is a health issue, and needs targeted solutions - The Conversation AU

Health - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 05:35

The Conversation AU

Loneliness is a health issue, and needs targeted solutions
The Conversation AU
While many think of loneliness as a social issue, it also affects our health. A person who perceives themselves as having less access to relationships, also finds physical and mental tasks more difficult. People with less access to others can't rely on ...

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How to deliver the mental health services that young people desperately need - The Conversation UK

Health - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 05:03

The Conversation UK

How to deliver the mental health services that young people desperately need
The Conversation UK
But according to a joint report by the Education and Health and Social Care Committees, the government's strategy won't address the complexities of young people's mental health issues, while its gradual roll out (to reach a quarter of the country by ...
Mental health plans 'failing a generation', say MPsBBC News
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WA Health Department issues measles alert for passengers on Adelaide to Perth flight - The West Australian

Health - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 04:14

The West Australian

WA Health Department issues measles alert for passengers on Adelaide to Perth flight
The West Australian
WA Health medical epidemiologist Gary Dowse said that eight of the 10 cases were infected while travelling overseas. The imported cases have been infected in Bali, Thailand, India, Malaysia and Afghanistan. “With high vaccination coverage, naturally ...

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Mental Health a Budget Winner - Pro Bono Australia

Health - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 01:26

Pro Bono Australia

Mental Health a Budget Winner
Pro Bono Australia
The federal government has made significant investments in mental health in this year's budget, focused on suicide prevention, protecting older Australians and providing continuity of support for those ineligible for the National Disability Insurance ...

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Mental Health a Budget Winner - Pro Bono Australia

Health - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 01:26

Pro Bono Australia

Mental Health a Budget Winner
Pro Bono Australia
Health Minister Greg Hunt also detailed other budget measures focused on older and rural Australians. “Men over 85 years of age have the highest risk of suicide for all ages. That's why the government will deliver $82.5 million for psychological ...
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Budget 2018 boosts aged care, rural health and medical research: health experts respond - The Conversation AU

Health - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 11:28

The Conversation AU

Budget 2018 boosts aged care, rural health and medical research: health experts respond
The Conversation AU
The winners of this year's health budget are aged care, rural health and medical research. The government has announced A$1.6 billion over four years to allow 14,000 more older Australians to remain in their home for longer through more high-level home ...
Budget 2018: Health focus shifts towards older AustraliansThe Sydney Morning Herald

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Visas for foreign doctors cut in $400m saving to health system - SBS

Health - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 09:35

SBS

Visas for foreign doctors cut in $400m saving to health system
SBS
The vast majority of the savings will be drawn from the Department of Health, meaning the savings are a result of fewer Australians accessing medical services. “Better managing the total number of doctors entering the system and directing them to areas ...

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Juggling high school and mental health - SBS (blog)

Health - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 07:21

SBS (blog)

Juggling high school and mental health
SBS (blog)
On top of that Paris, a student at Sir Joseph Banks High School in Sydney's south-west, also had to deal with severe anxiety and depression - along with having to help financially support her family. “Even though my grades were very high it wasn't good ...

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ACT Health Minister survives Canberra Liberals' 'no confidence' motion - The Canberra Times

Health - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 07:13

The Canberra Times

ACT Health Minister survives Canberra Liberals' 'no confidence' motion
The Canberra Times
A Canberra Liberals' no-confidence motion against Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris has failed in the ACT Legislative Assembly. Opposition health spokeswoman Vicki Dunne, in moving the motion as first order of business on Tuesday, said Ms Fitzharris ...

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ACT Health Minister survives Canberra Liberals' 'no confidence' motion - The Canberra Times

Health - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 02:33

The Canberra Times

ACT Health Minister survives Canberra Liberals' 'no confidence' motion
The Canberra Times
A Canberra Liberals' no-confidence motion against Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris has failed in the ACT Legislative Assembly. Opposition health spokeswoman Vicki Dunne, in moving the motion as first order of business on Tuesday, said Ms Fitzharris ...

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Currambine man fined after swampy mosquito-infested pool became health hazard - ABC Online

Health - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 02:10

ABC Online

Currambine man fined after swampy mosquito-infested pool became health hazard
ABC Online
A man has been fined after his backyard pool fell into such a state of disrepair it resembled a swamp and became a dangerous breeding ground for mosquitoes, creating a health hazard in the neighbourhood in Perth's north. Joondalup City Council went to ...

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My Health Record will share de-identified data by default - iTnews

Health - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 01:55

iTnews

My Health Record will share de-identified data by default
iTnews
De-identified health data from the personal e-health records that will soon be created for every citizen will be mined by default under the Department of Health's yet-to-be released secondary data uses plan. The department said in answers to questions ...

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A good career choice for Allied Health professionals - NT News

Health - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 01:39

NT News

A good career choice for Allied Health professionals
NT News
Carpentaria is currently building children and adult allied health team capacity and expertise to accommodate increased demand under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Allied health practitioners have the opportunity to join a ...

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