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My Health Record opt-out period extended at last minute - The Northern Daily Leader

Health - 16 hours 10 min ago

The Northern Daily Leader

My Health Record opt-out period extended at last minute
The Northern Daily Leader
Greg Hunt made the announcement on Wednesday afternoon ahead of the Thursday deadline after the website suffered major problems. The My Health Record opt-out period will be extended into 2019. Health Minister Greg Hunt made the announcement on ...

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Ramsay Healthcare narrowly misses first strike on pay, Carlie Ramsay to sue for fortune - The Australian Financial Review

Health - 17 hours 13 min ago

The Australian Financial Review

Ramsay Healthcare narrowly misses first strike on pay, Carlie Ramsay to sue for fortune
The Australian Financial Review
Ramsay Health Care chairman Michael Siddle said he got the message loud and clear from shareholders after narrowly missing a first strike against the remuneration report. At the company's annual meeting in Sydney, the long lost purported granddaughter ...

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Mental health patient pleads guilty to murdering roommate in low-security psychiatric program - ABC News

Health - 17 hours 26 min ago

ABC News

Mental health patient pleads guilty to murdering roommate in low-security psychiatric program
ABC News
A mental health patient in New South Wales has pleaded guilty to murdering another patient at Morisset Hospital, south of Newcastle, last year. Thomas Dillan Stone, 27, killed his flat mate Robert James Mitchell , 41, when both were forensic patients ...

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Should we tax red meat to save our health? - ABC Local

Health - 17 hours 56 min ago

ABC Local

Should we tax red meat to save our health?
ABC Local
Beef, lamb and pork were labelled carcinogenic - or having the potential to cause cancer if eaten in a processed form - by the World Health Organisation years ago. To combat the health risks associated with red and processed meat, researchers in the UK ...

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My Health Record: Senate votes to extend opt-out period after website crashes - The Guardian

Health - 18 hours 23 min ago

The Guardian

My Health Record: Senate votes to extend opt-out period after website crashes
The Guardian
The Senate has voted to extend the opt-out period for the My Health Record system to 31 January, as a fresh website outage marred Thursday's deadline for people to remove themselves from the system. On Wednesday the Senate narrowly rejected Labor's ...
The My Health Record opt-out deadline has been extended. Here's what you need to knowABC Local
My Health Record opt-out deadline extended after system crashThe Sydney Morning Herald
Deadline looms on health data lifelineThe Age
The Australian -NEWS.com.au -InDaily -My Health Record
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Qld health defends legionella testing - The Australian

Health - 18 hours 55 min ago

Qld health defends legionella testing
The Australian
However all were dealt with and none resulted in any cases of human infection, with the 112 cases of legionella-related diseases reported over the same period attributed to contaminated water and soil or potting mix, Queensland Health says.

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Onions first: Health and safety snags humble Bunnings sausage - PerthNow

Health - 20 hours 44 min ago

PerthNow

Onions first: Health and safety snags humble Bunnings sausage
PerthNow
A CULINARY cult hero has been compromised. Health and safety has snagged the humble Bunnings sausage sizzle. Is nothing sacred anymore? A new rule issued to all of the hardware giant's 294 stores states that onions must be placed into the bread ...

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People concerned about My Health Record 'have little choice but to opt out', Kerryn Phelps says – politics live - The Guardian

Health - 21 hours 54 min ago

The Guardian

People concerned about My Health Record 'have little choice but to opt out', Kerryn Phelps says – politics live
The Guardian
“Dame Annette King needs no introduction given her long-running career as a parliamentarian where she has previously held a number senior cabinet portfolios, including Justice, Police and Health. She also was parliament's longest-serving female MP with ...

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Health warning to sushi and stir-fry lovers - 9news.com.au

Health - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 09:29

9news.com.au

Health warning to sushi and stir-fry lovers
9news.com.au
New Australian research has linked Asian-style sauces to high blood pressure. According to the Heart Foundation, just one tablespoon of traditional soy sauce contains 61 percent of the recommended daily intake of salt. Fish sauce is an even saltier ...
Beware the heart-health dangers of very salty Asian saucesThe Sydney Morning Herald
New research shows the danger of your favourite Asian saucesNEWS.com.au
A health warning has been issued over your lunchtime sushi, here's whyrunners world

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My Health Record: what is it, and the case for opting in – or out - Illawarra Mercury

Health - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 02:03

Illawarra Mercury

My Health Record: what is it, and the case for opting in – or out
Illawarra Mercury
My Health Record (MHR) is an online summary of your key health information compiled by you, your healthcare providers and Medicare. This can include details of your medical conditions and treatments, medicine details, allergies, and test or scan results.

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How health and safety fears are shaking up your weekend Bunnings snag - Herald Sun

Health - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 02:01

Herald Sun

How health and safety fears are shaking up your weekend Bunnings snag
Herald Sun
If you noticed it looked a little different, here's why. Health and safety concerns have prompted Bunnings to ask that sausages served outside its stores have the onion placed on the bottom, instead of on top. WHERE BUNNINGS SAUSAGE SIZZLES EARN BIG ...

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Australians only have two more days to opt out of My Health - SBS

Health - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 01:34

SBS

Australians only have two more days to opt out of My Health
SBS
The federal government appears unlikely to extend the My Health Record opt-out period, despite Labor calls for a longer period to allow new protections to be made law. About four per cent of Australians (1.147 million) have so far opted out of the ...
My Health Record 'overlooked' Australians without internet access, says a rural health workerABC News
My Health Record: Should you opt out?NEWS.com.au
Senate passes motion calling for extension of My Health Record opt-out period – as it happenedThe Guardian
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Hacking health: Medtech startup Coviu takes top gong for digitising rural healthcare - SmartCompany.com.au

Health - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 22:20

SmartCompany.com.au

Hacking health: Medtech startup Coviu takes top gong for digitising rural healthcare
SmartCompany.com.au
After uncovering a gap in the healthcare industry, she built a rudimentary MVP in a couple of weeks. Once the project was given the green light, she and a handful of developers worked with speech pathologists to better understand the challenges and ...

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Michael Schumacher's wife Corinna shares rare comments on stricken F1 star's health - NEWS.com.au

Health - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 20:46

NEWS.com.au

Michael Schumacher's wife Corinna shares rare comments on stricken F1 star's health
NEWS.com.au
DETAILS of a heartbreaking letter from F1 star Michael Schumacher's wife giving a rare update on his condition have emerged. Corinna Schumacher, 49, described her husband as a “fighter” in a note revealed nearly five years since his ski tragedy.
Michael Schumacher latest: Wife releases RARE statement 'it's been a difficult time'Express.co.uk

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'Lambulance' drones used to check animal health in lambing season - ABC News

Health - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 20:05

ABC News

'Lambulance' drones used to check animal health in lambing season
ABC News
Drones fitted with infra-red cameras could soon be flying over paddocks helping sheep farmers save newborn lambs. The drones take thermal images of flocks that can then be used to assess the health of lambs. The so-called 'lambulance' is a concept ...

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Mental health patients 'missing out on critical services' with no psychiatrist for two months - ABC News

Health - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 19:59

ABC News

Mental health patients 'missing out on critical services' with no psychiatrist for two months
ABC News
The ABC can reveal the only psychiatrist at the state's Centre for Disability Health resigned in September, and has not been replaced. The unit at the Modbury Hospital — which provides specialist care to people with developmental or intellectual ...

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Sophie Monk hospitalised after suffering painful medical condition - NEWS.com.au

Health - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 12:42

NEWS.com.au

Sophie Monk hospitalised after suffering painful medical condition
NEWS.com.au
Sophie Monk has revealed a personal medical diagnosis in a startling video which she posted in an Instagram story on Monday. Monk shared the video which shows her unconscious and also talking to a doctor about her diagnosis. The 38-year-old media ...
The Bachelorette finale: Stu Laundy wins Sophie Monk's heartNEWS.com.au

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Health Check: should you take probiotics when you're on antibiotics? - The Conversation AU

Health - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:24

The Conversation AU

Health Check: should you take probiotics when you're on antibiotics?
The Conversation AU
If you take antibiotics, there's a good chance you'll also get diarrhoea. Antibiotics kill harmful bacteria that cause disease. But they also cause collateral damage to the microbiome, the complex community of bacteria that live in our gut. This ...

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How Australia's health system could help fight terrorism - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 04:12

The Sydney Morning Herald

How Australia's health system could help fight terrorism
The Sydney Morning Herald
Following the latest Melbourne terror attack, one senior AFP officer was quoted as saying: "The event yesterday for us is a reality check, even with the fall of the [Islamic State] caliphate ... the threat continues to be real." This comment was ...

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Bourke Street: Scott Morrison says mental health an 'excuse', blames IS radicalisation for 'terrorist' attack - ABC News

Health - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 01:54

ABC News

Bourke Street: Scott Morrison says mental health an 'excuse', blames IS radicalisation for 'terrorist' attack
ABC News
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has dismissed the mental health of the Bourke Street attacker as an "excuse" for his deadly actions. He has instead laid the blame at home-grown Islamic radicalisation of Hassan Khalif Shire Ali and called on imams and the ...
PM says mental health no excuse for Bourke St attackerThe New Daily

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