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'Remove rugs from aged care' to reduce health insurance costs, report says - Sydney Morning Herald

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'Remove rugs from aged care' to reduce health insurance costs, report says  Sydney Morning Herald

A report commissioned by the medical devices industry has suggested a range of ways private health insurance could be made more affordable.

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WA hospitals are failing healthy food standards, with Fiona Stanley Hospital among the worst - ABC News

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WA hospitals are failing healthy food standards, with Fiona Stanley Hospital among the worst  ABC News

Fiona Stanley Hospital is ranked the poorest performer among metropolitan facilities in an audit which reveals none of WA's hospitals have fully complied with a ...

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Yass mental health support still dire as residents await delivery of promised Headspace centre - ABC News

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Yass mental health support still dire as residents await delivery of promised Headspace centre  ABC News

Yass residents say a promised Headspace mental health centre cannot come to their town soon enough, as teachers warn the lack of a school counsellor has ...

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How juggling can improve your health - Life Matters - ABC News

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How juggling can improve your health - Life Matters  ABC News

At 14 James Bustar ran away to circus school never imagining becoming a juggler would be anything more than a hobby.

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Medibank Private chisels out a 3pc profit rise despite the exodus from health insurance - ABC News

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Medibank Private chisels out a 3pc profit rise despite the exodus from health insurance  ABC News

Australia's biggest health insurer, Medibank Private, has defied industry trends of people dropping their private medical cover to chisel out a small increase in ...

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Tasmania news: Power cut to thousands overnight, Health Department gets management overhaul - ABC News

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Tasmania news: Power cut to thousands overnight, Health Department gets management overhaul  ABC News

DAILY BRIEFING: Continuing high winds cut power to nearly 3000 Tasmanian homes by early this morning, and concerns are raised about Health Department ...

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State and federal politicians promise to act after Peel Health Hub's call for resources - Mandurah Mail

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State and federal politicians promise to act after Peel Health Hub's call for resources  Mandurah Mail

Pressure: Peel Youth Medical *Service* spokeswoman Eleanor Britton with representatives from all nine Peel Health Hub *service* providers. Photo: Carla ...

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Blood pressure linked to brain health - 7NEWS

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Blood pressure linked to brain health  7NEWS

A new study suggests high blood pressure in mid-life may lead to reductions in brain volume and higher levels of white matter brain lesions.

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Report maps how to halt private health 'death spiral' - The Australian Financial Review

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Report maps how to halt private health 'death spiral'  The Australian Financial Review

Alphabeta has proposed four solutions to help insurers escape what some have labelled a 'death spiral' as the industry struggles to retain healthier customers.

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What you should and shouldn't be eating for heart health - 9News

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What you should and shouldn't be eating for heart health  9News

The Heart Foundation has made big changes to their dietary guidelines, backflipping on previous ban and issuing a *fresh* warning to meat lovers. However ...

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Longer wait time for mental health in NSW - 7NEWS

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Longer wait time for mental health in NSW  7NEWS

Emergency departments in NSW hospitals have been described as "far from the best" environment for mental health patients needing support.

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Bridget Malcolm has 'terrible' health problems - PerthNow

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Bridget Malcolm has 'terrible' health problems  PerthNow

WA modelling export Bridget Malcolm has been left with “terrible health problems” caused by her eating disorder. The 27-year-old beauty has previously spoken ...

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Get children to bed for better mental health - Courier Mail

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Get children to bed for better mental health  Courier Mail

A DECENT nights sleep could be the key to improving child mental health, a radical new Queensland study has found.

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Microplastics in drinking water 'don't appear to pose health risk,' WHO says - CNN

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Microplastics in drinking water 'don't appear to pose health risk,' WHO says  CNN

It may be in our oceans, rivers and ice but there's little evidence to suggest that microplastics in the water we drink pose a risk to our health, the World Health ...

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Virtus Health: Result 2019 - Intelligent Investor

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Virtus Health: Result 2019  Intelligent Investor

We suspect Virtus Health would rather forget the 2019 financial year. They say 'A rising tide lifts all boats' and, for the first time in several years, Virtus had a ...

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Health records pin broad set of health risks on genetic premutation - Science Daily

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Health records pin broad set of health risks on genetic premutation  Science Daily

Researchers have found that there may be a much broader health risk to carriers of the FMR1 premutation, with potentially dozens of clinical conditions that can ...

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Brexit: Health leaders issue new no-deal warning - BBC News

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Brexit: Health leaders issue new no-deal warning  BBC News

Health leaders have written to Boris Johnson issuing new warnings on the impact of a no-deal Brexit. In a letter to the prime minister, the heads of 17 royal ...

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Remembering Professor Lowell Levin, pioneer of health promotion - World Health Organization

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Remembering Professor Lowell Levin, pioneer of health promotion  World Health Organization

WHO/Europe gratefully remembers the pioneering role of the late Professor Lowell S. Levin, who collaborated with and advised the Organization for more than ...

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Helen Leonard: Personal health budgets—a view from the other side - The BMJ - The BMJ

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Helen Leonard: Personal health budgets—a view from the other side - The BMJ  The BMJ

Just over a year ago, we received a personal health budget for my son. It has not been straightforward to set up, but after 18 years of struggling to manage his ...

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Why brown fat is good for people's health: Study may help lead to drugs aimed at diabetes and obesity - Science Daily

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Why brown fat is good for people's health: Study may help lead to drugs aimed at diabetes and obesity  Science Daily

Scientists have discovered how brown fat, also known as brown adipose tissue, may help protect against obesity and diabetes. Their study adds to our ...

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