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Melbourne hospitals switch off lights as mercury rises - Herald Sun

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Herald Sun

Melbourne hospitals switch off lights as mercury rises
Herald Sun
“Hospitals within Alfred Health have strong back up and emergency power supply capacity and in the event of a power outage expect clinical services to continue without interruption.” The power supply safeguards have been triggered as temperatures soar ...

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Genetic modification laws set for shake-up, with health and agriculture research industries to benefit - ABC Online

Health - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 20:46

ABC Online

Genetic modification laws set for shake-up, with health and agriculture research industries to benefit
ABC Online
"If there is no risk case to be made when using these new technologies, in terms of impact on human health and safety for the environment, then there is a case for deregulation." If approved, the reforms will have wide ranging benefits for agriculture ...

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Taxpayers spent $1.7 billion on a health record doctors don't use - Daily Telegraph

Health - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 19:00

Daily Telegraph

Taxpayers spent $1.7 billion on a health record doctors don't use
Daily Telegraph
Taxpayers have spent nearly $1.7 billion on an internet based My Health Record that doctors are refusing to use and which can't be emailed or shared with digital health apps. Every Australian will get a My Health Record in 2018 unless they opt out of ...

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Entertainment - Courier Mail

Health - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:00

Courier Mail

Entertainment
Courier Mail
A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. This is also known as Online ...

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Senior PNG health official calls for public autopsies to stamp out sorcery attacks - ABC Online

Health - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:05

ABC Online

Senior PNG health official calls for public autopsies to stamp out sorcery attacks
ABC Online
A senior public health official in Papua New Guinea is proposing public autopsies be carried out in cases where people claim sorcery is the cause of death. Dr Betty Koka is the head of Enga's provincial Health Department, she has become increasingly ...

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'Modify facilities or move Australian Open': health and safety expert - The Age

Health - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 07:37

The Age

'Modify facilities or move Australian Open': health and safety expert
The Age
Spectators cool down with water spraying fans at the Australian Open on Thursday. Photo: AP. Most players looked uncomfortable, but Frenchman Gael Monfils battled the most. He lost to Novak Djokovic on Rod Laver Arena where the on court temperature was ...
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Health warning as heat goes on in SA - SBS

Health - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:04

SBS

Health warning as heat goes on in SA
SBS
The needs of the elderly, frail, young and those with cardiac and kidney complications could stretch medical services during South Australia's three-day heatwave, SA Health says. Temperatures hit 41C in Adelaide early Thursday afternoon and are ...

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Health warning as heat goes on in SA - SBS

Health - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:04

SBS

Health warning as heat goes on in SA
SBS
Tour Down Under organisers have shortened the cycling event due to SA's extreme heat. (AAP). Health officials have urged South Australians to take care of themselves and others as extreme heat hits the state. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. The needs of ...

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Alternative health practitioner Elvira Brunt now 'treating autism' with belly button massage - The Advertiser

Health - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 03:06

The Advertiser

Alternative health practitioner Elvira Brunt now 'treating autism' with belly button massage
The Advertiser
The SA report into “bogus, unregistered and deregistered health practitioners” named and shamed practitioners — including Ms Brunt — for claiming she could cure cancer through abdominal massage, encouraging patients to stop normal treatment, and ...

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'Bogus' health practitioner Elvira Brunt now 'treating autism' with belly button massage - The Advertiser

Health - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 03:06

The Advertiser

'Bogus' health practitioner Elvira Brunt now 'treating autism' with belly button massage
The Advertiser
The SA report into “bogus, unregistered and deregistered health practitioners” named and shamed practitioners — including Ms Brunt — for claiming she could cure cancer through abdominal massage, encouraging patients to stop normal treatment, and ...

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The Ikea health hack you don't need an Allen key for - Body and Soul

Health - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 23:12

Body and Soul

The Ikea health hack you don't need an Allen key for
Body and Soul
In fact, the store has everything you possibly need that we've more than often thought about moving in. But, while we all go to IKEA for #homeinspo (while also stopping by for those irresistible meatballs), the furniture giant has expanded into the ...

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Health Minister defends private healthcare price rises - 4BC

Health - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 21:51

4BC

Health Minister defends private healthcare price rises
4BC
Consumers are facing yet another rise in private health insurance premiums this year, despite major government reforms designed to bring costs down. An average 3.9% rise is expected to come into force on April 1 this year. Steve Price speaks with ...

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Health and safety issues to consider when eating food served on wooden boards - ABC Local

Health - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 21:02

ABC Local

Health and safety issues to consider when eating food served on wooden boards
ABC Local
The trend of food served on wooden boards can divide opinion across the table, but should diners be worried about them being unhealthy? Recently a restaurant in Birmingham, England, was heavily fined after ignoring advice from health inspectors ...

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Disconnect blamed for deteriorating health services - The Border Watch

Health - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 15:19

The Border Watch

Disconnect blamed for deteriorating health services
The Border Watch
CHANGE NEEDED: Mount Gambier Liberal candidate Craig Marsh and Shadow Health Minister Stephen Wade, pictured at the Mount Gambier Hospital, believe the implementation of regional health boards promised by the Liberal Party will deliver better health ...

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Consumers to be slugged with $200 private health insurance price rises - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 04:51

The Sydney Morning Herald

Consumers to be slugged with $200 private health insurance price rises
The Sydney Morning Herald
"The Turnbull government now will have presided over a 25 per cent increase in private health insurance premiums and for average families that is $1000." Tony Bartone from the Australian Medical Association said private health insurance was simply not ...
Doctors call for plan to keep private health insurance premiums ...The Guardian
Health premiums to rise but at 15-year lowSBS
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Science being 'thrown out the window' in Australia's health policy, experts tell MPs - The Guardian

Health - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:19

The Guardian

Science being 'thrown out the window' in Australia's health policy, experts tell MPs
The Guardian
Evidence-based science is being “thrown out the window” during the formation of health policy, a regulatory expert with the Australian National University, Prof John Braithwaite, has said amid concerns from consumer health groups about the therapeutic ...

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Science being 'thrown out the window' in Australia's health policy, experts tell MPs - The Guardian

Health - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:19

The Guardian

Science being 'thrown out the window' in Australia's health policy, experts tell MPs
The Guardian
Evidence-based science is being “thrown out the window” during the formation of health policy, a regulatory expert with the Australian National University, Prof John Braithwaite, has said amid concerns from consumer health groups about the therapeutic ...

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Doctors call for plan to keep private health insurance premiums down - The Guardian

Health - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 01:40

The Guardian

Doctors call for plan to keep private health insurance premiums down
The Guardian
The health minister, Greg Hunt, has said he is pushing private health insurers to deliver the lowest rise to premiums in almost two decades, but Australia's peak doctors' body says not enough is being done to keep premiums down long term. On Wednesday ...
Health premiums to rise but at 15-year lowSBS
Private health insurance premiums to rise double the rate of inflationThe Australian
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Doctors call for plan to keep private health insurance premiums down - The Guardian

Health - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 01:40

The Guardian

Doctors call for plan to keep private health insurance premiums down
The Guardian
The health minister, Greg Hunt, has said he is pushing private health insurers to deliver the lowest rise to premiums in almost two decades, but Australia's peak doctors' body says not enough is being done to keep premiums down long term. On Wednesday ...
Private health insurance premiums to rise double the rate of inflationThe Australian
Consumers to be slugged with $200 private health insurance price risesThe Sydney Morning Herald
Health premiums to rise but at 15-year lowSBS
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White House doctor has 'no concerns' over President Trump's mental health - NEWS.com.au

Health - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 00:52

SBS

White House doctor has 'no concerns' over President Trump's mental health
NEWS.com.au
It was the first time a sitting president has undergone such testing, Dr Jackson said, as he answered extensive questions from reporters about everything from how much TV Mr Trump watches to his prostate health. Dr Jackson said the test, known as the ...
Trump 'healthy', no cognitive issues: doctorSBS
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