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Psychiatrists, psychologists and counsellors: Who to see for your ... - ABC Online

Health - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 04:22

ABC Online

Psychiatrists, psychologists and counsellors: Who to see for your ...
ABC Online
Nearly half of us experience a mental illness at some point, and we all pass through periods of stress, sadness, grief and conflict. So where do you begin when you're looking for a mental health professional?

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Psychiatrists, psychologists and counsellors: Who to see for your mental health issues - ABC Online

Health - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 04:22

ABC Online

Psychiatrists, psychologists and counsellors: Who to see for your mental health issues
ABC Online
All GPs have mental health training, and for most of us they are the health professional we know best and the one we see most often. If you know you're going to see your GP about a mental health issue, it can help to plan ahead and book a double ...

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Looks discrimination bad for health: poll - SBS

Health - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 03:49

Looks discrimination bad for health: poll
SBS
People who have been discriminated against because of their appearance are more likely to suffer from poor health, a survey shows. The report, carried out on 2,973 people aged between 19 and 24, and conducted by a team led by professor Kim Seung-seop ...

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Bourke St accused Dimitrious Gargasoulas inches closer to mental ... - The Age

Health - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 00:58

The Age

Bourke St accused Dimitrious Gargasoulas inches closer to mental ...
The Age
Accused killer Dimitrious Gargasoulas appears more likely to use mental health issues as his defence over the Bourke Street tragedy, after bureaucrats made his medical records available to lawyers. Victoria's Department of Justice passed on Mr ...

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Integral Diagnostics squares up; Capitol Health fields proxy firms - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 00:48

Integral Diagnostics squares up; Capitol Health fields proxy firms
The Australian Financial Review
Investors are keenly awaiting a formal response from the target and also a bidder's statement from Melbourne-based Capitol, which is chaired by Andrew Demetriou and led by Andrew Harrison. Street Talk understands Capitol has fielded inbound pitches ...

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CVS Health to buy Aetna for around $69 billion - CNBC

Health - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 23:25

CNBC

CVS Health to buy Aetna for around $69 billion
CNBC
CVS Health will acquire Aetna for roughly $69 billion in cash and stock in a first-of-its kind deal aimed at fending off challenges in retail and health care, the companies announced on Sunday. The landmark agreement is one of the year's largest so far ...
CVS Health to buy Aetna for $69bnFinancial Times
CVS Health is buying Aetna for $69 billion in 2017's biggest dealMarkets Insider
CVS Health to acquire Aetna - Yahoo FinanceYahoo Finance
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Insurance: use up your extras limits before January 1 - News.com.au - NEWS.com.au

Health - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 19:01

NEWS.com.au

Insurance: use up your extras limits before January 1 - News.com.au
NEWS.com.au
HEALTH fund members with extras are being urged to maximise their cover before it resets on January 1.

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Study to examine impact of mother's diet on children's long-term health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 13:01

The Sydney Morning Herald

Study to examine impact of mother's diet on children's long-term health
The Sydney Morning Herald
"Obesity is one of the most serious global health crises of the 21st century and the greatest rise is among women of reproductive age," said Dr Gordon, of Sydney University's Charles Perkins Centre. A growing body of evidence links a mother's poor diet ...

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Tasmanian Health Service executives in three-week London ... - The Mercury

Health - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 10:07

The Mercury

Tasmanian Health Service executives in three-week London ...
The Mercury
TWO top Tasmanian Health Service executives took a three-week, 31644 trip to London in October hoping to recruit specialist nurses, the Mercury can reveal.

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Pledge to boost mental health support in schools - BBC News

Health - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 00:53

BBC News

Pledge to boost mental health support in schools
BBC News
Children and young people in England are to be able to access mental health support at school or college under government plans to improve services. The proposals include introducing a four-week waiting time for youngsters needing specialist support ...
Government pledges £215m to bring mental health treatment into schoolsTES News
Schools will have to appoint a teacher responsible for pupils' mental health to combat childhood bluesThe Sun
'Ambitious' mental health shake-up for stretched children's servicesSky News
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Fears for women's health as parents reject HPV vaccine - The Guardian

Health - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 00:05

The Guardian

Fears for women's health as parents reject HPV vaccine
The Guardian
Health officials have become increasingly alarmed at campaigns aimed at blocking the take-up of the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine, which protects women against cervical cancer. Three leading nations have now seen major reductions in the take-up ...

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The new tax bill will make Americans less healthy – and that's bad for the economy - The Conversation US

Health - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 14:03

The Conversation US

The new tax bill will make Americans less healthy – and that's bad for the economy
The Conversation US
It has significant consequences for the American health care system – especially for the most vulnerable of our citizens. If the proposed tax bill comes to fruition, it will reduce the affordability of health care for many Americans. Without access to ...
5 Ways the Tax Bills Affect Health PolicyScientific American
Senate's tax bill would have major ripple effects on health care systemChicago Tribune

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Rethink pregnancy cover in private health insurance – even if you ... - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:15

The Sydney Morning Herald

Rethink pregnancy cover in private health insurance – even if you ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
One of the many cons to convince young people to take private health insurance is to exploit their natural anxiety around pregnancy and childbirth. If young people weren't fooled by the ads exhorting them to take out insurance before their 30th ...

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Rethink pregnancy cover in private health insurance – even if you ... - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:15

The Sydney Morning Herald

Rethink pregnancy cover in private health insurance – even if you ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
One of the many cons to convince young people to take private health insurance is to exploit their natural anxiety around pregnancy and childbirth. If young people weren't fooled by the ads exhorting them to take out insurance before their 30th ...

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Hell's kitchen: Brutal shifts, intense pressure and isolation driving Aussie chefs to suicide - NEWS.com.au

Health - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 11:59

NEWS.com.au

Hell's kitchen: Brutal shifts, intense pressure and isolation driving Aussie chefs to suicide
NEWS.com.au
“I was lucky to have a support network,” said the chef, who now runs Food For Thought, a regular charity event for mental health that made just under $26,000 this year. “I called my best friend and started a conversation. It was hard. It's not that you ...

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Snooker champion Neil Robertson reveals pain of family's mental health battle - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 02:13

The Sydney Morning Herald

Snooker champion Neil Robertson reveals pain of family's mental health battle
The Sydney Morning Herald
SHARE; Share on Facebook SHARE; Share on Twitter TWEET; Link. Neil Robertson plays the British Championship in 2015. Photo: AP. Robertson's partner, Mille, has been battling anxiety and depression for a number of years and the toll of her mental health ...

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Snooker champion Neil Robertson reveals pain of family's mental health battle - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 01:01

The Sydney Morning Herald

Snooker champion Neil Robertson reveals pain of family's mental health battle
The Sydney Morning Herald
Share on Facebook SHARE; Share on Twitter TWEET; Link. Tough times: Neil Robertson has revealed his partner has been suffering from depression. Photo: PA. Robertson's partner, Mille, has been battling anxiety and depression for a number of years and ...

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E-health revolution gather pace as more services pledge their backing - The Australian

Health - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 14:00

The Australian

E-health revolution gather pace as more services pledge their backing
The Australian
Last week the Australian Digital Health Agency announced new agreements with pathology companies Primary Health Care and Australian Clinical Labs and seven software vendors and labs, after Sonic Healthcare's decision to sign up to My Health Record ...

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E-health revolution gather pace as more services pledge their backing - The Australian

Health - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 14:00

The Australian

E-health revolution gather pace as more services pledge their backing
The Australian
Last week the Australian Digital Health Agency announced new agreements with pathology companies Primary Health Care and Australian Clinical Labs and seven software vendors and labs, after Sonic Healthcare's decision to sign up to My Health Record ...

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New health data mapping uncovers pockets of disadvantage in Canberra - The Canberra Times

Health - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 13:07

The Canberra Times

New health data mapping uncovers pockets of disadvantage in Canberra
The Canberra Times
Concerns over privacy mean health data is generally not released beyond suburb level. The study examined low scale statistical areas and compared them with larger scale areas to uncover the differences in risk factors and health problems. Their ...

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