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AFLW news: Katie Brennan wants to break down mental health stigma, sled push, Danny Kennedy, fixture, Western Bulldogs - NEWS.com.au

Health - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00
AFLW news: Katie Brennan wants to break down mental health stigma, sled push, Danny Kennedy, fixture, Western Bulldogs  NEWS.com.au

Western Bulldogs AFLW star Katie Brennan wants to help break down the stigma of mental health and inspire more conversations about the importance of ...

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As our youth get unhealthier, aged-care waitlists blow out: WA's health system laid bare - WAtoday

Health - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00
As our youth get unhealthier, aged-care waitlists blow out: WA's health system laid bare  WAtoday

Young West Australians are getting unhealthier and the wait to enter the state's aged care system is getting longer, according to a new report.

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PFAS health warning for possible contamination of popular holiday destinations across Jervis Bay - ABC News

Health - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00
PFAS health warning for possible contamination of popular holiday destinations across Jervis Bay  ABC News

Visitors to some of the south coast's most popular holiday spots, including Hyams Beach and Green Patch, are being warned not to fish or swim due to ...

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'Christmas brain' can give you long-term health problems, experts warn - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00
'Christmas brain' can give you long-term health problems, experts warn  The Sydney Morning Herald

If it goes unnoticed and unmanaged, high blood pressure can be bad for the internal organs and lead to long-term heart and hypertension problems.

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'Talk to us': Minister urged to listen to clinicians to fix health - The Canberra Times

Health - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00
'Talk to us': Minister urged to listen to clinicians to fix health  The Canberra Times

Clinicians need to be allowed to speak to government directly for ACT's health woes to be fixed, the president of ACT Australian Medical Association says.

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Talking Point: My Health Record - Overnights - ABC News

Health - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00
Talking Point: My Health Record - Overnights  ABC News

Opt In or Opt Out? What are you doing about your My Health Record? More than 6.3 million Australians already have a health record online. Rod Quinn looks at ...

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Migrant health edge in wealthy nations - SBS News

Health - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00
Migrant health edge in wealthy nations  SBS News

A newly released study shows that migrants, in general, have a greater life expectancy than residents of the wealthy host countries they migrate to.

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Scientists find alarming impact of climate change on mental health - SBS News

Health - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00
Scientists find alarming impact of climate change on mental health  SBS News

Researchers found that the hotter the weather, the higher the suicide rate.

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ACT Health to look overseas to stem mental health nurse shortages - The Canberra Times

Health - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00
ACT Health to look overseas to stem mental health nurse shortages  The Canberra Times

The ACT government is looking overseas to fill nursing and doctor shortages in the territory's mental health sector. A workforce committee has been established ...

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Sexism sells and study finds more of it is affecting women's health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00
Sexism sells and study finds more of it is affecting women's health  The Sydney Morning Herald

Research by Women's Health Victoria finds sexualisation and objectification of women in advertising is increasing and has negative impact on health, wellbeing.

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FIFO workers want action on mental health in mining industry - PerthNow

Health - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00
FIFO workers want action on mental health in mining industry  PerthNow

FIFO workers want action not talk on the findings of a report into the mental health of workers in the mining industry.

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Canberra Now: Howard denies snubbing city; and health results drop - The Canberra Times

Health - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00
Canberra Now: Howard denies snubbing city; and health results drop  The Canberra Times

Plus Christmas lights with meaning; and a planning loophole for granny flats closed.

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Health alert as mould in schools hits staff and pupils - The West Australian

Health - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00
Health alert as mould in schools hits staff and pupils  The West Australian

Mouldy classrooms are affecting the health of students and teachers in WA public schools, the teachers' union has warned.

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Mental health of ad industry lower than national average - AdNews

Health - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00
Mental health of ad industry lower than national average  AdNews

A study into the mental health of people in advertising, marketing and media sector found 56% of respondents showed mild to severe symptoms of depression ...

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Tasmanian Premier hits back over rogue Speaker's attack against 'catastrophic' health system - ABC News

Health - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00
Tasmanian Premier hits back over rogue Speaker's attack against 'catastrophic' health system  ABC News

Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman says maverick Liberal Speaker Sue Hickey is entitled to use her megaphone but if it was easy to fix the health system, ...

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Australian researchers discover unique cancer biomarker - ABC News

Health - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00
Australian researchers discover unique cancer biomarker  ABC News

The discovery of a unique DNA signature common to multiple cancers could one day revolutionise the way we diagnose cancer, Australian researchers say.

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Coal-fired power station health study prompts calls for pollution monitoring and modern emissions controls - ABC News

Health - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00
Coal-fired power station health study prompts calls for pollution monitoring and modern emissions controls  ABC News

Doctors are calling for air pollution monitoring near a coal-fired power station in the New South Wales city of Lithgow, saying it is worrying that potential health ...

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Multi-million dollar research project to target adolescent mental health - UQ News

Health - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00
Multi-million dollar research project to target adolescent mental health  UQ News

University of Queensland researchers have partnered with institutes in Kenya, Indonesia and Vietnam to investigate the prevalence of mental disorders in ...

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Nauru mental health situation equivalent to 'victims of torture', Medecins Sans Frontieres says - ABC News

Health - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00
Nauru mental health situation equivalent to 'victims of torture', Medecins Sans Frontieres says  ABC News

The mental health situation on Nauru is equivalent to that of victims of torture, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) says, in what it describes as the first independent ...

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