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If we're to have another inquiry into mental health, it should look at why the others have been ignored - ANU Science (blog)

Health - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 07:38

ANU Science (blog)

If we're to have another inquiry into mental health, it should look at why the others have been ignored
ANU Science (blog)
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has promised to hold a royal commission into mental health if Labor wins the November state election. Last week's announcement comes a couple of weeks after the federal government asked the Productivity Commission to ...

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Man's health fears as suburb is choked by builders' dust - Queensland Times

Health - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 04:07

Queensland Times

Man's health fears as suburb is choked by builders' dust
Queensland Times
AN IPSWICH man fears his respiratory health will deteriorate with dust from a nearby development lingering in the air for more than two years. Daniel Cooper moved into the Providence estate at South Ripley about two-and-a-half years ago. The retired ...

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How women can protect brain health to cut dementia risk - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 23:04

The Sydney Morning Herald

How women can protect brain health to cut dementia risk
The Sydney Morning Herald
We know cholesterol levels affect our heart health, but new research indicates they are just as important for our brain health. The landmark study, published in Brain Imaging and Behaviour, demonstrates that our lifestyle choices now can significantly ...

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How women can protect brain health to cut dementia risk - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 23:04

The Sydney Morning Herald

How women can protect brain health to cut dementia risk
The Sydney Morning Herald
We know cholesterol levels affect our heart health, but new research indicates they are just as important for our brain health. The landmark study, published in Brain Imaging and Behaviour, demonstrates that our lifestyle choices now can significantly ...

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Youth Aware Mental Health (YAM) program aims to arm students with strategies and build resilience - Newcastle Herald

Health - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 23:04

Newcastle Herald

Youth Aware Mental Health (YAM) program aims to arm students with strategies and build resilience
Newcastle Herald
Support: Kotara High School students Katerina McNally, Jasmin Blissett, Katerina Roach and Matthew Jackson learned strategies to help themselves, and their peers, cope in stressful times. Picture: Simone De Peak. A YOUTH mental health program aimed at ...

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How women can protect brain health to cut dementia risk - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 23:04

The Sydney Morning Herald

How women can protect brain health to cut dementia risk
The Sydney Morning Herald
We know cholesterol levels affect our heart health, but new research indicates they are just as important for our brain health. The landmark study, published in Brain Imaging and Behaviour, demonstrates that our lifestyle choices now can significantly ...

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How women can protect brain health to cut dementia risk - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 23:04

The Sydney Morning Herald

How women can protect brain health to cut dementia risk
The Sydney Morning Herald
We know cholesterol levels affect our heart health, but new research indicates they are just as important for our brain health. The landmark study, published in Brain Imaging and Behaviour, demonstrates that our lifestyle choices now can significantly ...

and more »
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We Need to Talk More About Mental Health at Work - Harvard Business Review

Health - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 15:06

Harvard Business Review

We Need to Talk More About Mental Health at Work
Harvard Business Review
When Mastromonaco goes to work, she and her mental health struggles do not part ways at the door. “You want me,” she said, “you get all of me.” Mastromonaco brings tremendous talent to her workplace — but she also brings her anxiety. The same is true ...

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Health head turned Crown director says gambling not as bad as smoking - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 07:24

The Sydney Morning Herald

Health head turned Crown director says gambling not as bad as smoking
The Sydney Morning Herald
One of Crown Resorts' newest directors has hailed her presence on the board as a positive for gambling harm minimisation. Jane Halton, the former head of the federal Department of Health and Ageing and current independent chair of the Council on the ...

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Health head turned Crown director says gambling not as bad as smoking - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 07:24

The Sydney Morning Herald

Health head turned Crown director says gambling not as bad as smoking
The Sydney Morning Herald
Jane Halton, the former head of the federal Department of Health and Ageing and current independent chair of the Council on the Ageing Australia, told shareholders at Crown's AGM in Perth on Wednesday, while she would never sit on a tobacco company ...

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Landmark study to examine health benefits of Indigenous connection to country - The Guardian

Health - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 00:40

The Guardian

Landmark study to examine health benefits of Indigenous connection to country
The Guardian
The health benefits of connections to identity, culture and land for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are to be measured in a study, beginning on Thursday, that will follow them for up to 50 years. It has taken the Australian National ...

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Landmark study to examine health benefits of Indigenous connection to country - The Guardian

Health - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 00:40

The Guardian

Landmark study to examine health benefits of Indigenous connection to country
The Guardian
The health benefits of connections to identity, culture and land for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are to be measured in a study, beginning on Thursday, that will follow them for up to 50 years. It has taken the Australian National ...

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Landmark study to examine health benefits of Indigenous connection to country - The Guardian

Health - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 00:40

The Guardian

Landmark study to examine health benefits of Indigenous connection to country
The Guardian
The health benefits of connections to identity, culture and land for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are to be measured in a study, beginning on Thursday, that will follow them for up to 50 years. It has taken the Australian National ...

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Men's mental health: Steve Smith's road to redemption is about more than just cricket - NEWS.com.au

Health - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 23:45

NEWS.com.au

Men's mental health: Steve Smith's road to redemption is about more than just cricket
NEWS.com.au
DESPITE not having worn the baggy green in over seven months, Steve Smith's face has been plastered on news sites around the country this week as the deep dive into what's wrong with Australian cricket unearthed some confronting truths.

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East Launceston Showcases students knowledge of healthy living - Tasmania Examiner

Health - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 19:35

Tasmania Examiner

East Launceston Showcases students knowledge of healthy living
Tasmania Examiner
Health: East Launceston Primary School students Loshi Manickam, Brodie Tuakura, Holly Lowe, Cormac McDonald, Mrs Olivia Skirving,Lilea Gretschman- Anderson. Picture: Neil Richardson. Students from East Launceston Primary School are hosting a ...

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Men's Health Crisis: Half Of Aussie Guys Will Get Cancer Before 85 - ten daily

Health - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 19:26

ten daily

Men's Health Crisis: Half Of Aussie Guys Will Get Cancer Before 85
ten daily
It was like he was in a movie of his own life and he was waiting for the director to yell 'cut'. "It felt like someone was going to go '... and cut, let's move the camera around, let's get the reverse angle now' and that's how I felt. It was so weird ...

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Paraplegic patients walk again with spinal cord implants - ABC Local

Health - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 19:18

ABC Local

Paraplegic patients walk again with spinal cord implants
ABC Local
Three patients with severe spinal cord injuries are walking again, thanks to a wireless implant which delivers electrical stimulation to the spinal cord. Key points: The patients are able to walk thanks to precisely timed electrical pulses from an ...
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Paraplegic patients walk again with spinal cord implants - ABC Local

Health - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 19:18

ABC Local

Paraplegic patients walk again with spinal cord implants
ABC Local
Three patients with severe spinal cord injuries are walking again, thanks to a wireless implant which delivers electrical stimulation to the spinal cord. Key points: The patients are able to walk thanks to precisely timed electrical pulses from an ...

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Vic health to receive anaphylaxis alerts - SBS

Health - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 16:46

Vic health to receive anaphylaxis alerts
SBS
Victorian hospitals will have 24 hours to alert the state's health department about patients who have life-threatening allergic reactions to eating packaged food or drink. The new anaphylaxis response measures will start from November 1 after ...

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Poisonous substances in some sports supplements sold in Canberra, ACT Health warns - ABC News

Health - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 06:18

ABC News

Poisonous substances in some sports supplements sold in Canberra, ACT Health warns
ABC News
Sports supplements containing "banned poisons" and illegal ingredients have been seized from stores around Canberra, and health authorities are warning consumers some of the chemicals present can have serious health effects.

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