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'It's freaking hopeless': why the Health Star Rating System has to go - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 11:56

The Sydney Morning Herald

'It's freaking hopeless': why the Health Star Rating System has to go
The Sydney Morning Herald
Last week the government announced it would be conducting a review of its Health Star Rating System on food products, which, as you know, is meant to be the official guide as to just how healthy a product is, by virtue of the number of stars it ...

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Sydney fireman nurses injured dog back to health after house blaze ... - 9news.com.au

Health - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 09:49

9news.com.au

Sydney fireman nurses injured dog back to health after house blaze ...
9news.com.au
A beloved Pomeranian has returned home six months after being rescued from a fire that critically injured its owner.

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Don't weaken medical cannabis regulation, Health Products ... - Herald Sun

Health - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 09:31

Herald Sun

Don't weaken medical cannabis regulation, Health Products ...
Herald Sun
A SENIOR drugs regulator has warned that a push to weaken medical cannabis regulation could lead to people attempting to bring a suitcase full of the illegal ...

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Health Minister asks PMH workers to phone him about their morale concerns - ABC Online

Health - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 09:27

ABC Online

Health Minister asks PMH workers to phone him about their morale concerns
ABC Online
WA Health Minister Roger Cook has urged disgruntled Princess Margaret Hospital employees to "pick up the phone" and call him personally, after a damning review into staff morale was released. The review comes as the Government admitted the new Perth ...

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Queensland budget: Funding announced for new adolescent mental health facility - ABC Online

Health - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 08:50

ABC Online

Queensland budget: Funding announced for new adolescent mental health facility
ABC Online
Nearly $70 million will be allocated in Tuesday's Queensland budget for youth mental health in the state. It will go towards the Barrett Centre's replacement, to be built at Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane, and four other complementary services ...

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Collingwood foward Alex Fasolo returns from mental health break with a bang - The West Australian

Health - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 07:01

The West Australian

Collingwood foward Alex Fasolo returns from mental health break with a bang
The West Australian
Making the decision to take some time away from playing to deal with his mental health, the Collingwood forward was subjected to unwanted attention thanks to a careless tweet from prominent journalist Mark Robinson.

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Using the 'ripple effect' to achieve health goals - WA Today - WAtoday

Health - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 01:34

WAtoday

Using the 'ripple effect' to achieve health goals - WA Today
WAtoday
But one day, the 32-year-old decided it was time to get her life back on track. Her first step was to start exercising again, and she set her sights on the next Tough ...

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Research shows health insurance payments among biggest household bills - NEWS.com.au

Health - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 20:01

NEWS.com.au

Research shows health insurance payments among biggest household bills
NEWS.com.au
Commissioned by comparethemarket.com.au, the survey canvassed 1000 Australians with health insurance, after 34 private health insurers increased their premiums on April 1, some by as high as 8 per cent. The hikes added pressure to some already ...

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'No epidemic' but mental health DSPs have risen by 50pc - The Australian

Health - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 14:04

The Australian

'No epidemic' but mental health DSPs have risen by 50pc
The Australian
The number of working-age Australians receiving the Disability Support Pension for mental health issues increased by about 50 per cent over a 13-year period, ...
Australians on disability pensions rise despite fall in mental health ...The Sydney Morning Herald

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'No epidemic' but mental health DSPs have risen by 50pc - The Australian

Health - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 14:04

The Australian

'No epidemic' but mental health DSPs have risen by 50pc
The Australian
The unexplained surge in DSP payments for people with mental health issues is likely to reignite the political debate over the rigour applied to welfare assessments. It may also inflame tensions between governments over the cost of support, including ...
Australians on disability pensions rise despite fall in mental health symptomsThe Sydney Morning Herald

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Spear-makings skills target better health for Indigenous Tasmanian men - ABC Online

Health - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 22:33

ABC Online

Spear-makings skills target better health for Indigenous Tasmanian men
ABC Online
Many men are notorious for neglecting their health but on Tasmania's north-west coast a cultural project is literally spearheading a new way of dealing with the issue. The ancient Aboriginal art of spear-making and throwing is being used to engage the ...

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Spear-makings skills target better health for Indigenous Tasmanian men - ABC Online

Health - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 22:33

ABC Online

Spear-makings skills target better health for Indigenous Tasmanian men
ABC Online
Many men are notorious for neglecting their health but on Tasmania's north-west coast a cultural project is literally spearheading a new way of dealing with the issue. The ancient Aboriginal art of spear-making and throwing is being used to engage the ...

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Blue Care rehabilitation centre set to open next year in new $100 million Morayfield Health hub - Courier Mail

Health - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 20:01

Courier Mail

Blue Care rehabilitation centre set to open next year in new $100 million Morayfield Health hub
Courier Mail
“It means means clients will have a team of GPs, specialists and other health professionals behind them, under the one roof, working together to deliver the best health outcomes. “The time and cost involved in travelling to and from medical ...

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Chemo dosing component of much-maligned SA health record system, EPAS, under review - The Advertiser

Health - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 13:01

The Advertiser

Chemo dosing component of much-maligned SA health record system, EPAS, under review
The Advertiser
Professor Dorothy Keefe, a senior oncologist who in 2015 declared EPAS would underpin Transforming Health, this week said SA Health was reviewing whether to stick with chemotherapy dosing component within the system or give up and buy something ...

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Chemo dosing component of much-maligned SA health record system, EPAS, under review - The Advertiser

Health - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 13:01

The Advertiser

Chemo dosing component of much-maligned SA health record system, EPAS, under review
The Advertiser
Professor Dorothy Keefe, a senior oncologist who in 2015 declared EPAS would underpin Transforming Health, this week said SA Health was reviewing whether to stick with chemotherapy dosing component within the system or give up and buy something ...

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Chemo dosing component of much-maligned SA health record system, EPAS, under review - The Advertiser

Health - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 13:01

The Advertiser

Chemo dosing component of much-maligned SA health record system, EPAS, under review
The Advertiser
Professor Dorothy Keefe, a senior oncologist who in 2015 declared EPAS would underpin Transforming Health, this week said SA Health was reviewing whether to stick with chemotherapy dosing component within the system or give up and buy something ...

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Ahlia Raftery's death shows change needed in mental health ... - ABC - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 07:29

ABC Online

Ahlia Raftery's death shows change needed in mental health ... - ABC
ABC Online
An inquest into the death of teenager Ahlia Raftery in a Newcastle mental health unit in March 2015 leads to recommendations to improve patient care and help ...

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Ahlia Raftery's death shows change needed in mental health ... - ABC - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 07:29

ABC Online

Ahlia Raftery's death shows change needed in mental health ... - ABC
ABC Online
An inquest into the death of teenager Ahlia Raftery in a Newcastle mental health unit in March 2015 leads to recommendations to improve patient care and help ...

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Ahlia Raftery's death shows change needed in mental health ... - ABC - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 07:29

ABC Online

Ahlia Raftery's death shows change needed in mental health ... - ABC
ABC Online
An inquest into the death of teenager Ahlia Raftery in a Newcastle mental health unit in March 2015 leads to recommendations to improve patient care and help ...

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Nathan Lovett-Murray seeks almost $1m from Essendon amid fears supplements affected daughter - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 05:45

The Australian

Nathan Lovett-Murray seeks almost $1m from Essendon amid fears supplements affected daughter
ABC Online
Retired Essendon player Nathan Lovett-Murray is seeking almost $1 million in damages from the Bombers, his manager says, amid fears supplements he was given by the club caused his daughter's health problems. Peter Jess said Lovett-Murray was ...
Bombers doping scandal, former player sues over child's health woesThe Australian

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