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Bizarre Justin Bieber footage has fans worried about singer's health - NEWS.com.au

Health - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 00:08

NEWS.com.au

Bizarre Justin Bieber footage has fans worried about singer's health
NEWS.com.au
The singer's behaviour in the video has his followers concerned about his health and state of mind. It's understood the video was recorded earlier this month and shows Bieber in good spirits as he poses for photos with fans. Throughout the 20-second ...

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ACT Health leaders meeting racked up $25k bill including $80 catering per person - ABC News

Health - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 21:45

ABC News

ACT Health leaders meeting racked up $25k bill including $80 catering per person
ABC News
Despite 139 staff attending the meeting, ACT Health catered for 170, leaving the catering tab at $13,600. The Collaborative Leadership Forum, which was held in August to help shape a positive culture and discuss a planned restructure, was also ...

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ACT Health leaders meeting racked up $25k bill including $80 catering per person - ABC News

Health - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 21:45

ABC News

ACT Health leaders meeting racked up $25k bill including $80 catering per person
ABC News
Despite 139 staff attending the meeting, ACT Health catered for 170, leaving the catering tab at $13,600. The Collaborative Leadership Forum, which was held in August to help shape a positive culture and discuss a planned restructure, was also ...

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Whistleblower warns Tasmania's government youth mental health service is in crisis - ABC News

Health - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 19:18

ABC News

Whistleblower warns Tasmania's government youth mental health service is in crisis
ABC News
One state government whistleblower told the ABC the system is in crisis and young people like Braiden are dying. The ABC spoke with six families as part of this story. All raised serious problems with the Government's youth mental health service.

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Whistleblower warns Tasmania's government youth mental health service is in crisis - ABC News

Health - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 19:18

ABC News

Whistleblower warns Tasmania's government youth mental health service is in crisis
ABC News
One state government whistleblower told the ABC the system is in crisis and young people like Braiden are dying. The ABC spoke with six families as part of this story. All raised serious problems with the Government's youth mental health service.

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Risks linked to Vic health contract carers - NEWS.com.au

Health - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 06:22

Risks linked to Vic health contract carers
NEWS.com.au
The Victorian Auditor-General Office report released on Thursday found the Health and Human Services Department could not adequately manage the performance of outsourced patient services. "Its contract management shortcomings compromise its ability ...

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General practice: The centre of health in Australia - RACGP

Health - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 05:45

RACGP

General practice: The centre of health in Australia
RACGP
The overarching theme of this year's conference, 'General Practice: The centre of health in Australia', contains five sub-themes – Healthy Patients, Healthy Communities, Healthy Nation, Healthy Future and Healthy GP – each of which will be explored in ...

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General practice: The centre of health in Australia - RACGP

Health - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 05:45

RACGP

General practice: The centre of health in Australia
RACGP
The overarching theme of this year's conference, 'General Practice: The centre of health in Australia', contains five sub-themes – Healthy Patients, Healthy Communities, Healthy Nation, Healthy Future and Healthy GP – each of which will be explored in ...

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General practice: The centre of health in Australia - RACGP

Health - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 05:45

RACGP

General practice: The centre of health in Australia
RACGP
The overarching theme of this year's conference, 'General Practice: The centre of health in Australia', contains five sub-themes – Healthy Patients, Healthy Communities, Healthy Nation, Healthy Future and Healthy GP – each of which will be explored in ...

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The security controls behind My Health Record - iTnews

Health - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 02:32

iTnews

The security controls behind My Health Record
iTnews
The Australian Digital Health Agency has exposed details of the multi-layered security measures deployed to protect the My Health Record from compromise. In its submission [pdf] to a senate inquiry into the e-health record system, the agency has given ...

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Why Australia needs heart health features on the local Apple Watch - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:58

The Sydney Morning Herald

Why Australia needs heart health features on the local Apple Watch
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Watch, in particular, is a game-changer for the consumer wearables space, particularly with its innovative new health features. Take the ECG (Electrocardiogram) feature; this is a functionality that is usually reserved for specialist medical ...
The New Apple Watch Series 4 Is A Health And Fitness Game ChangerWomen's Health

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Terror-linked charity on Qld Health payroll - Courier Mail

Health - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:56

Courier Mail

Terror-linked charity on Qld Health payroll
Courier Mail
In State Parliament this morning, Ms Palaszczuk said she had been advised that only one Health Department employee had made a voluntary donation to the charity. “The Department of Health is going to contact that one person just to inform them,” she said.

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HEALTH WARNING: Localised outbreak of deadly disease - Coffs Coast Advocate

Health - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 00:38

Coffs Coast Advocate

HEALTH WARNING: Localised outbreak of deadly disease
Coffs Coast Advocate
AN OUTBREAK of the potentially fatal disease leptospirosis has been linked to a small number of farms in Woolgoolga and Coffs Harbour. Paul Corben, Director of North Coast Public Health, has confirmed that approximately 40 cases have been detected ...

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Schapelle Corby reveals health scare - NEWS.com.au

Health - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 10:25

NEWS.com.au

Schapelle Corby reveals health scare
NEWS.com.au
Corby's latest health scare comes after she was hospitalised for surgery on her knee twice in June and October last year. Since returning to Australia, the convicted drug smuggler has built a cult following on social media with more than 180,000 followers.

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Why cutting down on your meat intake could help your health - Now To Love

Health - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 08:06

Now To Love

Why cutting down on your meat intake could help your health
Now To Love
It's a fact that a plant-based diet has many health benefits, whether it's preventing weight gain or reducing the risk of heart conditions and type 2 diabetes. "This is largely due to the fact that plant proteins have no cholesterol, less calories and ...

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Plan to improve mental health support for Australian university students - RACGP

Health - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 04:48

RACGP

Plan to improve mental health support for Australian university students
RACGP
A large-scale study was also conducted by headspace last year into student mental health, and it revealed some startling statistics: nearly 70% of the students surveyed rated their mental health as poor or fair, two thirds reported high or very high ...

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Distinguished gentlemen on motorbikes do more for men's health - Illawarra Mercury

Health - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 04:43

Illawarra Mercury

Distinguished gentlemen on motorbikes do more for men's health
Illawarra Mercury
Riding for men's health: Denis Tobler shows Wollongong Distinguished Gentleman's ride co-organiser Jane Sim a 100 year old Triumph which is one of 40 old motorcycles in his collection. Picture: Greg Ellis. With still two weeks to go before the ...

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Psychiatrists at public mental health service declare "no confidence" in management - InDaily

Health - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 03:42

InDaily

Psychiatrists at public mental health service declare "no confidence" in management
InDaily
In the latest evidence of turmoil in mental health services in the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, InDaily can reveal that psychiatrists based at Noarlunga have repeatedly raised concerns with SA Health about management, staffing and clinical ...

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Middle-aged moderate drinkers worried about respectability – not health - RACGP

Health - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 01:26

RACGP

Middle-aged moderate drinkers worried about respectability – not health
RACGP
Published in the BMC Public Health journal, the study also found that gender played a role in what was considered acceptable drinking, with certain drinks being deemed more appropriate for women and others for men. Drinking at home was associated with ...
Drinking habits all about image, not health: new studyPerthNow

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Why you should take a health check of your 'default' superannuation life insurance - NEWS.com.au

Health - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 00:13

NEWS.com.au

Why you should take a health check of your 'default' superannuation life insurance
NEWS.com.au
“Many funds are now excluding mental health issues as a claimable item, but are not specifically setting that out in their Product Disclosure Statements. For example, the new SmartMonday policy with AIA has a definition for many common occupation ...

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