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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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Most young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people report great health - RACGP

Health - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 05:32

RACGP

Most young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people report great health
RACGP
The report, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare's (AIHW) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adolescent and youth health and wellbeing: In brief, was launched today at the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation ...

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Gillard defends mental health in NDIS - NEWS.com.au

Health - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 05:12

NEWS.com.au

Gillard defends mental health in NDIS
NEWS.com.au
"The NDIS was never intended to replace the mental health system. "Some have contended that including psychosocial disability in the NDIS was a mistake. I don't believe it was." Ms Gillard said if it had not been included, there would still be talk of ...

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Insurer tells grieving woman not to seek mental health treatment for two years or void cover - ABC News

Health - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 19:12

ABC News

Insurer tells grieving woman not to seek mental health treatment for two years or void cover
ABC News
Insurer tells grieving women any mental health treatment would exclude her from cover; Mental health groups are alarmed Australians are being discouraged from seeking treatment; As more Australians ask for help, there are calls for mental health ...

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Insurer tells grieving woman not to seek mental health treatment for two years or void cover - ABC News

Health - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 19:12

ABC News

Insurer tells grieving woman not to seek mental health treatment for two years or void cover
ABC News
Insurer tells grieving women any mental health treatment would exclude her from cover; Mental health groups are alarmed Australians are being discouraged from seeking treatment; As more Australians ask for help, there are calls for mental health ...

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Insurer tells grieving woman not to seek mental health treatment for two years or void cover - ABC News

Health - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 19:12

ABC News

Insurer tells grieving woman not to seek mental health treatment for two years or void cover
ABC News
Insurer tells grieving women any mental health treatment would exclude her from cover; Mental health groups are alarmed Australians are being discouraged from seeking treatment; As more Australians ask for help, there are calls for mental health ...

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Insurer tells grieving woman not to seek mental health treatment for two years or void cover - ABC News

Health - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 19:12

ABC News

Insurer tells grieving woman not to seek mental health treatment for two years or void cover
ABC News
Insurer tells grieving women any mental health treatment would exclude her from cover; Mental health groups are alarmed Australians are being discouraged from seeking treatment; As more Australians ask for help, there are calls for mental health ...

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What ever happened to Health Destination Pharmacy? - Australian Journal of Pharmacy (blog)

Health - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 19:05

Australian Journal of Pharmacy (blog)

What ever happened to Health Destination Pharmacy?
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (blog)
Their review brought them into a discussion about the PSA's Health Destination Pharmacy (HDP) project, a program that aimed to facilitate the transition from traditional pharmacies to integrated health hubs. The pilot phase of HDP ran between 2011 and ...

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Cries for help: NSW public health workers bullied and harassed - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 13:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Cries for help: NSW public health workers bullied and harassed
The Sydney Morning Herald
A government survey of more than 65,600 health employees revealed that bullying, harassment and a distrust of managers pervades the state's public health system, with more than one in three staff reporting that they had witnessed bullying in the past ...

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Cries for help: NSW public health workers bullied and harassed - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 13:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Cries for help: NSW public health workers bullied and harassed
The Sydney Morning Herald
A government survey of more than 65,600 health employees revealed that bullying, harassment and a distrust of managers pervades the state's public health system, with more than one in three staff reporting that they had witnessed bullying in the past ...

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Secret report raises questions about Queensland's medical records system - 9news.com.au

Health - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 08:30

9news.com.au

Secret report raises questions about Queensland's medical records system
9news.com.au
When the infamous WannaCry ransomware cyber attack hit on May 13 last year, bringing down health systems around the world, Queensland hospitals scrambled to protect themselves. Software security patches were installed which fended off the attack and ...

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Nursing hours show community's health care needs - South Burnett Times

Health - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 05:02

South Burnett Times

Nursing hours show community's health care needs
South Burnett Times
KILKIVAN has been appointed a community health nurse that visits twice a week to provide better access to health care. Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington said this was a huge boost for the community, and it was through the determination of the ...

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Waiting for better care: why Australia's hospitals and health care is failing - The Conversation AU

Health - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 03:04

The Conversation AU

Waiting for better care: why Australia's hospitals and health care is failing
The Conversation AU
Australia has a good health system by international standards, but it has to get better. Half of all patients across Australia wait more than a month for an elective hospital procedure, such as a hip replacement. This is in addition to waiting for an ...

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Health Minister Michael Ferguson must champion preventative health: Miriam Vandenberg - ABC Local

Health - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 02:31

ABC Local

Health Minister Michael Ferguson must champion preventative health: Miriam Vandenberg
ABC Local
Preventative health is the poor cousin when it comes to health funding, yet is the mechanism for addressing chronic disease and our high morbidity rates in Tasmania, says public health consultant, Miriam Vandenberg. The Grattan Institute Orange Report ...

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Why the ResApp Health Ltd (ASX:RAP) share price has been smashed today - Motley Fool Australia

Health - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 00:06

Motley Fool Australia

Why the ResApp Health Ltd (ASX:RAP) share price has been smashed today
Motley Fool Australia
The ResApp Health Ltd (ASX: RAP) share price has been one of the worst performers on the market on Tuesday following the release of its SMARTCOUGH-C-2 study results. At one stage the digital healthcare company's shares were down as much as 59% to ...

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Parramatta River sewage spill prompts health warning, EPA investigation - ABC Local

Health - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 22:54

ABC Local

Parramatta River sewage spill prompts health warning, EPA investigation
ABC Local
The Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is working with Sydney Water and has directed residents to avoid swimming, fishing and other recreational activities between Northmead and the Silverwater Bridge at Ermington. Pets should also avoid ...

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Air pollution kills 600000 children every year, World Health Organisation says - ABC News

Health - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 22:09

ABC News

Air pollution kills 600000 children every year, World Health Organisation says
ABC News
Air pollution kills an estimated 600,000 children every year and causes symptoms ranging from loss of intelligence to obesity and ear infections, but there is a limited amount parents can do, a World Health Organisation report says.
More than 90% of children breathe toxic air every day, putting health and development at serious riskTelegraph.co.uk
90% of world's children are breathing toxic air, WHO study findsThe Guardian
World Health Organization: 93% of children are breathing toxic airAxios

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Canberra Now: Canberrans honoured and another ACT Health resignation - The Canberra Times

Health - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 19:14

The Canberra Times

Canberra Now: Canberrans honoured and another ACT Health resignation
The Canberra Times
Chief medical officer Jeffrey Fletcher has now quit - the latest in a string of high-profile departures at ACT Health, including the resignation of director general Nicole Feely in March and the CEO designate of Canberra Health Services Janet Anderson ...

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If we're to have another inquiry into mental health, it should look at why the others have been ignored - The Conversation AU

Health - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 19:11

The Conversation AU

If we're to have another inquiry into mental health, it should look at why the others have been ignored
The Conversation AU
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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If we're to have another inquiry into mental health, it should look at why the others have been ignored - The Conversation AU

Health - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 19:11

The Conversation AU

If we're to have another inquiry into mental health, it should look at why the others have been ignored
The Conversation AU
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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