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Forget tax cuts: for many, the election will be fought over health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 13:41

The Sydney Morning Herald

Forget tax cuts: for many, the election will be fought over health
The Sydney Morning Herald
Caboolture, about one hour north of central Brisbane, is growing so fast its schools and health services are struggling to keep up – just like towns on the edges of Sydney and Melbourne. Caboolture Hospital could not offer the chemo Doyle needed, which ...

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Fears for health of baby humpback whale beached on North ... - ABC - ABC Local

Health - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 06:16

ABC Local

Fears for health of baby humpback whale beached on North ... - ABC
ABC Local
Rescuers attempt to save a baby humpback whale which has become beached in Wollongong, with authorities fearing for the animal's health.

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Flu season 'has not started yet': Health district's vaccination offer remains - Central Western Daily

Health - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 04:49

Central Western Daily

Flu season 'has not started yet': Health district's vaccination offer remains
Central Western Daily
Data is telling the Western NSW Local Health District that the influenza (flu) season is yet to begin in Orange and the Central West. But it continues to offer advice as to how to protect against the preventable infection that killed people in the ...

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'Stigma needs to change': WA cop's suicide shines light on mental health - WAtoday

Health - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 03:23

WAtoday

'Stigma needs to change': WA cop's suicide shines light on mental health
WAtoday
Detective Sergeant Scott Blanchard had everything going for him. A loving wife, three children, a “team leader” role within WA Police. But “Scotty” - as he was known by his mates - took his own life on July 24, 2015. He was on duty at the time, working ...

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'Stigma needs to change': WA cop's suicide shines light on mental health - WAtoday

Health - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 03:23

WAtoday

'Stigma needs to change': WA cop's suicide shines light on mental health
WAtoday
Detective Sergeant Scott Blanchard had everything going for him. A loving wife, three children, a “team leader” role within WA Police. But “Scotty” - as he was known by his mates - took his own life on July 24, 2015. He was on duty at the time, working ...

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'Stigma needs to change': WA cop's suicide shines light on mental health - WAtoday

Health - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 03:23

WAtoday

'Stigma needs to change': WA cop's suicide shines light on mental health
WAtoday
Detective Sergeant Scott Blanchard had everything going for him. A loving wife, three children, a “team leader” role within WA Police. But “Scotty” - as he was known by his mates - took his own life on July 24, 2015. He was on duty at the time, working ...

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'Stigma needs to change': WA cop's suicide shines light on mental health - WAtoday

Health - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 03:23

WAtoday

'Stigma needs to change': WA cop's suicide shines light on mental health
WAtoday
Detective Sergeant Scott Blanchard had everything going for him. A loving wife, three children, a “team leader” role within WA Police. But “Scotty” - as he was known by his mates - took his own life on July 24, 2015. He was on duty at the time, working ...

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Ramsay Health Care: Fortune favours the prepared - Intelligent Investor

Health - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 02:52

Intelligent Investor

Ramsay Health Care: Fortune favours the prepared
Intelligent Investor
Earlier this month, Ramsay Health Care announced three things: a $125m impairment charge associated with a loss-making UK contract and goodwill write-offs at six UK hospitals; delays with the rollout of the Ramsay Pharmacy network; and lower patient ...

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Were our grandparents really healthier than us? - ABC News

Health - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 02:43

ABC News

Were our grandparents really healthier than us?
ABC News
Things like high rates of infant mortality can skew the numbers down, and if we're talking specifically about our grandparents' health, then we're assuming they lived long enough to reach adulthood and have a family. And yes, a big contributor to our ...

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Were our grandparents really healthier than us? - ABC News

Health - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 02:43

ABC News

Were our grandparents really healthier than us?
ABC News
Things like high rates of infant mortality can skew the numbers down, and if we're talking specifically about our grandparents' health, then we're assuming they lived long enough to reach adulthood and have a family. And yes, a big contributor to our ...

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Were our grandparents really healthier than us? - ABC News

Health - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 02:43

ABC News

Were our grandparents really healthier than us?
ABC News
Things like high rates of infant mortality can skew the numbers down, and if we're talking specifically about our grandparents' health, then we're assuming they lived long enough to reach adulthood and have a family. And yes, a big contributor to our ...

Categories: Health

Were our grandparents really healthier than us? - ABC News

Health - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 02:43

ABC News

Were our grandparents really healthier than us?
ABC News
Things like high rates of infant mortality can skew the numbers down, and if we're talking specifically about our grandparents' health, then we're assuming they lived long enough to reach adulthood and have a family. And yes, a big contributor to our ...

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WA farmers go full monty to reveal mental health issues - The West Australian

Health - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 02:27

The West Australian

WA farmers go full monty to reveal mental health issues
The West Australian
A groundswell of goodwill and humour caused by farmers getting their kit off has drawn attention to a more serious issue: mental health. The founder of popular Instagram page The Naked Farmer wrapped up his month-long tour of Western Australia this ...

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Hot diggity dog: This hot dog comes with a health warning - 4BC

Health - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 23:58

4BC

Hot diggity dog: This hot dog comes with a health warning
4BC
Josh Franco trained in fine dining kitchens and rubbed shoulders with well-known chefs. But the pull of a simple, juicy burger was just too strong. Josh is Originals Burger Co's head honcho, and this month he's has unveiled a creation that defies the ...

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Is BMI a good indicator of health? 5 experts give their verdict. - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 23:40

The Australian Financial Review

Is BMI a good indicator of health? 5 experts give their verdict.
The Australian Financial Review
Staying a healthy weight can be a challenge, and knowing what weight is healthy for you can be too. Most people rely on the body mass index, or BMI, which is a measure of our weight in relation to our height. Many experts have criticised this fairly ...

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Is BMI a good indicator of health? 5 experts give their verdict. - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 23:40

The Australian Financial Review

Is BMI a good indicator of health? 5 experts give their verdict.
The Australian Financial Review
Staying a healthy weight can be a challenge, and knowing what weight is healthy for you can be too. Most people rely on the body mass index, or BMI, which is a measure of our weight in relation to our height. Many experts have criticised this fairly ...

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Driverless cars really do have health and safety benefits, if only people knew - The Conversation AU

Health - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 20:25

The Conversation AU

Driverless cars really do have health and safety benefits, if only people knew
The Conversation AU
Driverless cars promise many benefits, including an improvement in safety, but new research shows many people are still not aware of this. A paper, co-authored by me and published today in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health ...

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Driverless cars really do have health and safety benefits, if only ... - The Conversation AU

Health - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 20:25

The Conversation AU

Driverless cars really do have health and safety benefits, if only ...
The Conversation AU
Driverless cars promise many benefits, including an improvement in safety, but new research shows many people are still not aware of this. A paper ...

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Transforming Health reforms: Ex-Labor MP Frances Bedford seeks ... - The Advertiser

Health - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 12:40

The Advertiser

Transforming Health reforms: Ex-Labor MP Frances Bedford seeks ...
The Advertiser
LABOR defector Frances Bedford wants a parliamentary inquiry into the contentious Transforming Health reforms led by her former party. Now sitting as an ...

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Campaigner for workers' rights and mental health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 07:30

The Sydney Morning Herald

Campaigner for workers' rights and mental health
The Sydney Morning Herald
Donald (Don) McDonald was a hero. To mental health professionals he was the man who fathered funding for schizophrenia research in Australia while to building workers he was a union leader who most notably conceived and steered Occupational Health ...

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