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Labor promises independent health policy body for 'big, structural reform' - The Guardian

Health - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:00
Labor promises independent health policy body for 'big, structural reform'  The Guardian

Catherine King says Australian Health Reform Commission is designed to take the politics out of healthcare.

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Should you buy Ramsay Health Care and 2 other healthcare shares? - Motley Fool Australia

Health - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:00
Should you buy Ramsay Health Care and 2 other healthcare shares?  Motley Fool Australia

If you're a fan of buy and hold investing then I think the healthcare sector is a great place to look for investment ideas. This is because due to ageing populations, ...

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Plan to expand mental health sessions overlooks most needy, warns psychiatrist - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:00
Plan to expand mental health sessions overlooks most needy, warns psychiatrist  The Sydney Morning Herald

Ian Hickie from Sydney University's Brain and Mind Centre has blasted the Medicare review's mental health reference group, saying a report calling for rebates ...

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Apple is getting so serious about health, it's started hosting heart-health events at Apple Stores - CNBC

Health - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:00
Apple is getting so serious about health, it's started hosting heart-health events at Apple Stores  CNBC

Apple's health team made a rare public appearance at its Union Square Apple Store in San Francisco on Monday evening. The primary topic of the discussion ...

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Chris Davis awarded $1.4m as Qld Health found to have discriminated - Courier Mail

Health - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:00
Chris Davis awarded $1.4m as Qld Health found to have discriminated  Courier Mail

QUEENSLAND Health has been ordered to pay more than 1.4 million in compensation to former State LNP MP Chris Davis after a tribunal found he was ...

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Investigating cell stress for better health -- and better beer - Science Daily

Health - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:00
Investigating cell stress for better health -- and better beer  Science Daily

Human beings are not the only ones who suffer from stress -- even microorganisms can be affected. Now, researchers have devised a new method to study how ...

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Brainstorm Health: J&J Depression Nasal Spray, Gilead Stock, Anti-Vaxxers - Fortune

Health - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:00
Brainstorm Health: J&J Depression Nasal Spray, Gilead Stock, Anti-Vaxxers  Fortune

Hello, readers. Drug giant Johnson & Johnson enjoyed a 1.6% stock boost on Tuesday after a crucial Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee ...

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Two years to install computer icon: hospital red tape ‘going too far’ - South China Morning Post

Health - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:00
Two years to install computer icon: hospital red tape ‘going too far’  South China Morning Post

A senior Hong Kong health care official and another board member at the authority that manages the city's public hospitals have added their voices to calls for ...

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No, Smart Meters Aren’t Dangerous to Your Health - How-To Geek

Health - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:00
No, Smart Meters Aren’t Dangerous to Your Health  How-To Geek

Before you head off to search for what smart meters are, you need to hear something very important: Smart meters, like any other device that emits radio ...

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5 Townsville flooding: Heat prompts health warnings after flood - Townsville Bulletin

Health - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:00
5 Townsville flooding: Heat prompts health warnings after flood  Townsville Bulletin

THE return of the sun will bring a new set of challenges for flood-ravaged Townsville.

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NHS should ditch ‘downright dangerous’ letters for email, health secretary Matt Hancock to say - The Independent

Health - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:00
NHS should ditch ‘downright dangerous’ letters for email, health secretary Matt Hancock to say  The Independent

The NHS should email patients rather than relying on letters - which can mean "the difference between life and death" if lost, the Health Secretary is expected to ...

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After promising health care execs that Medicare for All was dead, Pelosi's team plans toothless pharma deal - Boing Boing

Health - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:00
After promising health care execs that Medicare for All was dead, Pelosi's team plans toothless pharma deal  Boing Boing

If there's one issue that the Democrats could win votes with, it's limits on pharmaceutical prices, because virtually every American agrees that we're being ripped ...

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McCarthy blames Republican loss of House majority on GOP health care bill - The Washington Post

Health - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:00
McCarthy blames Republican loss of House majority on GOP health care bill  The Washington Post

Speaking privately to his donors, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy squarely blamed Republican losses in last year's midterm elections on the GOP push ...

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When Feeding Birds, Think Safety and Health - Voice of America

Health - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:00
When Feeding Birds, Think Safety and Health  Voice of America

Feeding birds is a popular way to watch wildlife during the winter months. But many bird experts say the experience is often more pleasant for people than for ...

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Tamra and Eddie Judge From 'RHOC' Receive Tough Health News - The Cheat Sheet

Health - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:00
Tamra and Eddie Judge From 'RHOC' Receive Tough Health News  The Cheat Sheet

Tamra and Eddie Judge Receive Tough Health News Eddie Judge from 'The Real Housewives of Orange County' recently had his heart scoped to determine if ...

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AHA News: Are There Health Benefits From Chocolate? - U.S. News & World Report

Health - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:00
AHA News: Are There Health Benefits From Chocolate?  U.S. News & World Report

TUESDAY, Feb. 12, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Every year, Americans spend $22 billion on chocolate, and it's a safe bet that Valentine's Day ...

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L.A. County Supervisors Vote to Replace Men’s Central Jail With Mental Health Treatment Center - KTLA Los Angeles

Health - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:00
L.A. County Supervisors Vote to Replace Men’s Central Jail With Mental Health Treatment Center  KTLA Los Angeles

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to replace the Men's Central in downtown with a mental health treatment center. The new ...

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Health Ministry revokes registration of traditional sex enhancement capsule - Nation - The Star Online

Health - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:00
Health Ministry revokes registration of traditional sex enhancement capsule - Nation  The Star Online

PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry and the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) has revoked the product registration of a traditional male sex ...

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Debate over eliminating private health insurance offers a false choice - Vox.com

Health - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:00
Debate over eliminating private health insurance offers a false choice  Vox.com

The debate over eliminating health insurance is actually offering a false choice.

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'Kicked, punched, covered in bodily fluids': Damning NSW nursing report reveals workplace abuse cases - 9news.com.au

Health - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:00
'Kicked, punched, covered in bodily fluids': Damning NSW nursing report reveals workplace abuse cases  9news.com.au

Hospital nurses around New South Wales have been kicked, punched, verbally abused and had bodily fluids thrown at them in the workplace, according to a ...

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