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Australia's e-health push lifts start-up Tyde - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 13:02

The Australian Financial Review

Australia's e-health push lifts start-up Tyde
The Australian Financial Review
French-born Bonjean and his co-founders Shamus Cooper and Sudeep Gohil (both are Tyde advisers) launched the health business two years ago. Tyde is the first consumer-focused app for the federal government's My Health Record platform that is being ...
Patients paying more than $10000 in out-of-pocket health costs, survey findsABC Online

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University of Newcastle graduate bridges the gap in rural health - The University of Newcastle, Australia

Health - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 05:13

University of Newcastle graduate bridges the gap in rural health
The University of Newcastle, Australia
“I think there's plenty more we can do, but if we can help the younger generation to have better health equity, they are more likely to grow up with better health outcomes and rural areas generally will also be healthier,” Luke said. Luke is the ...

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A personal financial catastrophe can cost you your health, study shows - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 03:39

The Sydney Morning Herald

A personal financial catastrophe can cost you your health, study shows
The Sydney Morning Herald
Middle-aged people who suffer a massive and sudden loss of wealth also face an increased risk of death - similar to receiving a new diagnosis of coronary heart disease, according to a new study. A mounting body of evidence suggests a link between ...

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US surgeon general urges more Americans to carry overdose antidote - NEWS.com.au

Health - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 17:43

NEWS.com.au

US surgeon general urges more Americans to carry overdose antidote
NEWS.com.au
Speaking at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta overnight, US Surgeon General Dr Jerome Adams issued his office's first national public health advisory in 13 years. Dr Adams said he hopes those who are at risk — as well as their ...
Surgeon General Urges Public to Carry Overdose-Reversal MedicationScientific American
Surgeon General Urges More Americans To Carry Opioid AntidoteNPR
Surgeon General's advisory: More should carry antidote to counter opioid overdosesUSA TODAY
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Canberran with top private health cover out of pocket after cancer treatment - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Canberran with top private health cover out of pocket after cancer treatment
The Sydney Morning Herald
A Canberra area woman whose breast cancer treatment cost her almost $20,000 in out-of-pocket expenses despite having "top-level" private health insurance says she will maintain the cover because it gives her choice and peace of mind. A national survey ...

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Canberran with top private health cover out of pocket after cancer treatment - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Canberran with top private health cover out of pocket after cancer treatment
The Sydney Morning Herald
A Canberra area woman whose breast cancer treatment cost her almost $20,000 in out-of-pocket expenses despite having "top-level" private health insurance says she will maintain the cover because it gives her choice and peace of mind. A national survey ...

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Trent Merrin dances to promote teenage mental health, Tigers $350k sweetener and some good cricket news - Daily Telegraph

Health - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 13:31

Daily Telegraph

Trent Merrin dances to promote teenage mental health, Tigers $350k sweetener and some good cricket news
Daily Telegraph
HE has won a grand final and represented his state and country, but Trent Merrin has never been more nervous than Thursday, when he danced at Martin Place to help launch his own initiative. The Penrith forward danced at Martin Place to help launch his ...

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Shorten on private health insurance rebate2:20 - Courier Mail

Health - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 11:00

Courier Mail

Shorten on private health insurance rebate2:20
Courier Mail
Labor will also cap premiums at 2 per cent for the first time in two years of government – which it says will save families an average $340 over two years – and task the Productivity Commission with reviewing the private health industry. Opposition ...

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How creativity on prescription can improve mental and physical health - The Conversation UK

Health - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:34

The Conversation UK

How creativity on prescription can improve mental and physical health
The Conversation UK
Research has demonstrated that it can have a positive impact on mental health and wellbeing. In fact, several studies undertaken with older people have found that community singing appears to have a significant effect on their quality of life – helping ...

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How creativity on prescription can improve mental and physical health - The Conversation UK

Health - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:34

The Conversation UK

How creativity on prescription can improve mental and physical health
The Conversation UK
Research has demonstrated that it can have a positive impact on mental health and wellbeing. In fact, several studies undertaken with older people have found that community singing appears to have a significant effect on their quality of life – helping ...

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The alternative to private health insurance proposed by dentists - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 07:21

The Sydney Morning Herald

The alternative to private health insurance proposed by dentists
The Sydney Morning Herald
If you are among the 13 million Australians with private health insurance as of Easter Sunday - April Fool's Day as it was – you are paying more each month for the pleasure. Private health insurers were entitled to lift their premiums by an average of ...

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The alternative to private health insurance proposed by dentists - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 07:21

The Sydney Morning Herald

The alternative to private health insurance proposed by dentists
The Sydney Morning Herald
If you are among the 13 million Australians with private health insurance as of Easter Sunday - April Fool's Day as it was – you are paying more each month for the pleasure. Private health insurers were entitled to lift their premiums by an average of ...

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The alternative to private health insurance proposed by dentists - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 07:21

The Sydney Morning Herald

The alternative to private health insurance proposed by dentists
The Sydney Morning Herald
If you are among the 13 million Australians with private health insurance as of Easter Sunday - April Fool's Day as it was – you are paying more each month for the pleasure. Private health insurers were entitled to lift their premiums by an average of ...

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Darius Boyd opens up: Retirement thoughts, mental health, and family - NEWS.com.au

Health - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 05:26

NEWS.com.au

Darius Boyd opens up: Retirement thoughts, mental health, and family
NEWS.com.au
In a candid interview, the Brisbane captain has revealed his pride at overcoming his mental health demons and how chronic hamstring issues left him in a state of despair during the off-season. “Every different training session a different one would go ...

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Why we are measuring the health of Australian vegetation poorly - The Conversation AU

Health - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 04:21

The Conversation AU

Why we are measuring the health of Australian vegetation poorly
The Conversation AU
Many of Australia's ecosystems are in a much worse condition than we think. This is because officials are measuring the health of ecosystems such as forests and woodlands by their size, instead of how damaged they are by disturbances. A “disturbance ...

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Why we are measuring the health of Australian vegetation poorly - The Conversation AU

Health - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 04:21

The Conversation AU

Why we are measuring the health of Australian vegetation poorly
The Conversation AU
Many of Australia's ecosystems are in a much worse condition than we think. This is because officials are measuring the health of ecosystems such as forests and woodlands by their size, instead of how damaged they are by disturbances. A “disturbance ...

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Breast cancer patients facing health cover gaps of more than $10000, survey shows - The Guardian

Health - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 02:58

The Guardian

Breast cancer patients facing health cover gaps of more than $10000, survey shows
The Guardian
Her out-of-pocket costs totalled more than $30,000, despite private health insurance, according to the forum's Out of Pocket Pain report. “I opted to have a reconstruction but as I have had radiotherapy on each breast my options were limited and I was ...

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Breast cancer patients facing health cover gaps of more than $10000, survey shows - The Guardian

Health - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 02:58

The Guardian

Breast cancer patients facing health cover gaps of more than $10000, survey shows
The Guardian
Her out-of-pocket costs totalled more than $30,000, despite private health insurance, according to the forum's Out of Pocket Pain report. “I opted to have a reconstruction but as I have had radiotherapy on each breast my options were limited and I was ...
Sutter Health works to detect breast cancer with blood testKCRA Sacramento

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A negative wealth shock in midlife can lead to an early death, says new study - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 23:03

The Australian Financial Review

A negative wealth shock in midlife can lead to an early death, says new study
The Australian Financial Review
While previous studies have focused specifically on foreclosure as a particularly strong stressor, this study showed that shocks involving the loss of home had a stronger association with mortality than those where the home was saved. The shock can ...

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Patients paying more than $10000 in out-of-pocket health costs, survey finds - ABC Online

Health - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 20:06

ABC Online

Patients paying more than $10000 in out-of-pocket health costs, survey finds
ABC Online
Patients across Australia are regularly forking out more than $10,000 from their own savings to pay for cancer treatment and chronic illnesses such as multiple sclerosis. A national study by the Consumers Health Forum (CHF) found many patients were ...

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