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Concerns My Health Record could expose sex workers, people living with HIV to prosecution - ABC News

Health - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 01:39

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Concerns My Health Record could expose sex workers, people living with HIV to prosecution
ABC News
Cameron Cox, the chief executive officer of the Sex Workers Outreach project, said there were many reasons sex workers were wary of the online health database, but chief among them was the potential for law enforcement to access My Health data without ...

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Concerns My Health Record could expose sex workers, people living with HIV to prosecution - ABC News

Health - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 01:32

ABC News

Concerns My Health Record could expose sex workers, people living with HIV to prosecution
ABC News
Cameron Cox, the chief executive officer of the Sex Workers Outreach project, said there were many reasons sex workers were wary of the online health database, but chief among them was the potential for law enforcement to access My Health data without ...

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Katy Perry reveals mental health struggle following flop album - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 01:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Katy Perry reveals mental health struggle following flop album
The Sydney Morning Herald
The pop star has previously discussed her struggles with mental health. In a therapy session with Dr Siri Sat Nam Singh filmed for Viceland last June, Perry was in tears as she discussed the toll of living her public persona. "Sometimes I've built up ...

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Health clubs using tanning beds to attract members despite cancer risks, new study shows - The Conversation US

Health - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 15:12

The Conversation US

Health clubs using tanning beds to attract members despite cancer risks, new study shows
The Conversation US
I drove past Planet Fitness on the way to my 10-year-old's gymnastics class and had to chuckle at their sign advertising free pizza as part of a new member promotion. I decided to use this as a teaching moment, explaining to my daughter why we should ...

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Anger as parents told they can't opt kids out of My Health Record - Daily Telegraph

Health - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 12:08

Daily Telegraph

Anger as parents told they can't opt kids out of My Health Record
Daily Telegraph
It comes as the man who used to head the government's digital transformation agency slammed the security settings on the controversial My Health Record. Paul Shetler, who headed the Federal Government's digital agency for 18 months in 2016-18, said if ...
My Health Record: Former digital transformation head raises concerns about security of online systemABC News
Australian Government's controversial My Health Record system slammed as failureNEWS.com.au
Bungled My Health Record launch represents a missed opportunityThe Canberra Times
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Sharni Layton encourages mental health discussion after announcing netball retirement - ABC News

Health - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 08:24

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Sharni Layton encourages mental health discussion after announcing netball retirement
ABC News
The Collingwood defender revealed she almost quit the sport last year following a six-month break to overcome mental health challenges. She hoped her journey back to the court while dealing with mental health issues would encourage others to speak up ...
Retiring netball icon Sharni Layton discusses importance of mental health issues following personal battleWide World of Sports

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Mental health a daily battle for many emergency service workers, Senate inquiry told - ABC News

Health - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 07:55

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Mental health a daily battle for many emergency service workers, Senate inquiry told
ABC News
Emergency service workers must face trauma on a daily basis but entrenched institutional stigma stops them from accessing the mental health support they need, a Senate inquiry in Queensland has heard. Union representatives and support groups are ...

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New stool test to unlock gut health - NEWS.com.au

Health - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 02:30

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New stool test to unlock gut health
NEWS.com.au
The stool test kits can give consumers an understanding of the species of bacteria and micro-organisms living in their gut and how they could be affecting their health. The technology was designed off the back of growing research which suggests gut ...

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New stool test to unlock gut health - NEWS.com.au

Health - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 02:30

NEWS.com.au

New stool test to unlock gut health
NEWS.com.au
The stool test kits can give consumers an understanding of the species of bacteria and micro-organisms living in their gut and how they could be affecting their health. The technology was designed off the back of growing research which suggests gut ...

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Singer Michelle Williams checks into mental health facility - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 02:03

The Sydney Morning Herald

Singer Michelle Williams checks into mental health facility
The Sydney Morning Herald
"For years I have dedicated myself to increasing awareness of mental health and empowering people to recognise when it's time to seek help, support and guidance from those that love and care for your wellbeing," she said in a statement published on her ...
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Singer Michelle Williams checks into mental health facility - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 02:03

The Sydney Morning Herald

Singer Michelle Williams checks into mental health facility
The Sydney Morning Herald
Williams has talked publicly about her mental health in the past. Last year, she revealed on CBS's daytime panel show The Talk that she had been battling depression for more than two decades. "I didn't know until I was in my 30s what was going on," she ...
Destiny's Child star Michelle Williams checks into mental health facilityNEWS.com.au
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Gut health testing now just a post box away - ABC News

Health - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 23:49

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Gut health testing now just a post box away
ABC News
"Five years ago it probably would've seemed insane to send off a stool sample to learn which gut microbes are living in it, but now that we've learned so much more about how those microbes are interacting and influencing your health, this is what you ...

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Gut health testing now just a post box away - ABC News

Health - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 23:49

ABC News

Gut health testing now just a post box away
ABC News
"Five years ago it probably would've seemed insane to send off a stool sample to learn which gut microbes are living in it, but now that we've learned so much more about how those microbes are interacting and influencing your health, this is what you ...

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My Health Record: confusion as some Australians shocked they already have one - ABC News

Health - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 22:38

ABC News

My Health Record: confusion as some Australians shocked they already have one
ABC News
Australians have until October 15, 2018 to tell the Government they do not want a My Health Record — an online summary of their healthcare information. The project aims to give users greater access to documents about their health and increase ...
Greg Hunt moves to allay My Health record fears amid opt outsThe Australian
My Health Record: security concerns raisedSouth Coast Register
'No one who uses a public service should be allowed to opt out': My Health Record headCrikey
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Oranges improve eye health, research finds - ABC News

Health - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 20:19

ABC News

Oranges improve eye health, research finds
ABC News
Apples have long been touted as the fruit 'to keep the doctor away' but now oranges may be muscling up on their status, as new research has shown regularly eating oranges may significantly help in reducing a person's risk of macular degeneration.

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Why I have opted out of My Health Record - The Canberra Times

Health - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 14:01

The Canberra Times

Why I have opted out of My Health Record
The Canberra Times
I'm an IT professional, experienced in databases, security, and government systems. I value privacy greatly. I opted out of My Health Record. (1) No IT system guarantees 100 per cent security. My Health Record integrates multiple systems and provides ...
The key arguments for opting out of My Health RecordBusiness Insider Australia
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Turnbull backs digital health record while thousands opt outThe Sydney Morning Herald
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Government left red-faced by health privacy commissioner's website bungle - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 13:30

The Sydney Morning Herald

Government left red-faced by health privacy commissioner's website bungle
The Sydney Morning Herald
The National Health Practitioner Ombudsman and Privacy Commissioner's website was unavailable for several hours on Tuesday evening, leading to concerns of a serious data breach and embarrassment for the government as it attempts to quell privacy ...

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Having friends and family come to stay is good for your health, according to one Victorian researcher - Domain News

Health - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:42

Domain News

Having friends and family come to stay is good for your health, according to one Victorian researcher
Domain News
Having family or friends come to stay might sound stressful, but research has found it's actually good for your health and wellbeing … most of the time. Federation University's Associate Professor of tourism and management Dr Elisa Backer has found ...

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'I want out': Aussies rush to opt out of new My Health Record - NEWS.com.au

Health - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 02:51

NEWS.com.au

'I want out': Aussies rush to opt out of new My Health Record
NEWS.com.au
Australians were invited to choose whether or not to have their health and medical records added to the new system on Monday, and have three months to make their decision before records are automatically added to the database. But just 24 hours after ...
My Health Record: the case for opting outThe Conversation AU
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My Health Record: the benefits and risks explained - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 01:32

The Australian Financial Review

My Health Record: the benefits and risks explained
The Australian Financial Review
Digital health records are here to stay and as sure as carriages gave way to cars, so paper medical records will give way to electronic ones. This week has seen intense debate about the push to get Australians to establish online health records which ...
Thousands opt out of e-health record9news.com.au
Malcolm Turnbull defends My Health Record after 'glitch' stopped Aussies from opting outCourier Mail

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