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Doctors could be reported to police by health watchdog - The Age

Health - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 08:44

The Age

Doctors could be reported to police by health watchdog
The Age
Doctors who are reported to Australia's health watchdog for alleged sexual assault and other crimes could have their details passed to police, under a new deal announced on Thursday. The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, which has been ...

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Cyber security experts warn patients over online medical record plan for all Aussies - 9news.com.au

Health - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 05:13

9news.com.au

Cyber security experts warn patients over online medical record plan for all Aussies
9news.com.au
Cyber security experts have warned patients to be wary of a new $2 billion system which will see their medical details put online. While Health Minister Greg Hunt said the new My Health Record site will “save and protect lives”, internet experts said ...

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My Health Record site set to launch - 9news.com.au

Health - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 04:06

9news.com.au

My Health Record site set to launch
9news.com.au
Australians have a limited window to opt out of being included on the My Health Record site, which intends to give health staff access to basic medical details for everybody. Added 2 hours ago. FShareTTweetBMailJTumblrGShareLLinkedInWWhatsAppQSMS ...

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Oprah Winfrey invests in health-focused restaurant chain True Food Kitchen - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 01:49

The Australian Financial Review

Oprah Winfrey invests in health-focused restaurant chain True Food Kitchen
The Australian Financial Review
Billionaire Oprah Winfrey is putting her money where her mouth is, investing in a health-driven restaurant chain that tries to put better-for-you options at busy Americans' fingertips. Winfrey is taking a stake in True Food Kitchen, with her investment ...

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ACT mental health faces staff departure and 'chronic skills shortage', review finds - ABC News

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 21:34

ABC News

ACT mental health faces staff departure and 'chronic skills shortage', review finds
ABC News
A chronic skills shortage in Canberra's mental health facilities could, along with budget pressures and increased demand, form a perfect storm, putting patients at risk, according to an external review. But the report, commissioned as part of the ...

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ACT mental health faces staff departure and 'chronic skills shortage', review finds - ABC News

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 21:34

ABC News

ACT mental health faces staff departure and 'chronic skills shortage', review finds
ABC News
A chronic skills shortage in Canberra's mental health facilities could, along with budget pressures and increased demand, form a perfect storm, putting patients at risk, according to an external review. But the report, commissioned as part of the ...

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ACT mental health faces staff departure and 'chronic skills shortage', review finds - ABC News

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 21:34

ABC News

ACT mental health faces staff departure and 'chronic skills shortage', review finds
ABC News
A chronic skills shortage in Canberra's mental health facilities could, along with budget pressures and increased demand, form a perfect storm, putting patients at risk, according to an external review. But the report, commissioned as part of the ...

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ACT mental health faces staff departure and 'chronic skills shortage', review finds - ABC News

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 21:34

ABC News

ACT mental health faces staff departure and 'chronic skills shortage', review finds
ABC News
A chronic skills shortage in Canberra's mental health facilities could, along with budget pressures and increased demand, form a perfect storm, putting patients at risk, according to an external review. But the report, commissioned as part of the ...

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Breastfeeding has been the best public health policy throughout history - The Conversation US

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 12:06

The Conversation US

Breastfeeding has been the best public health policy throughout history
The Conversation US
Thus, the recent New York Times report of U.S. interference in the World Health Assembly's attempt to adopt the resolution that “mother's milk is healthiest for children and countries should strive to limit the inaccurate or misleading marketing of ...
US stuns world health community by opposing breastfeedingThe Sydney Morning Herald
Dairy Industry Trumps Infant Health With US Rejection Of Breastfeeding ResolutionForbes
Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution by US Stuns World Health OfficialsNew York Times
The Lancet -Twitter
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Breastfeeding has been the best public health policy throughout history - The Conversation US

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 12:06

The Conversation US

Breastfeeding has been the best public health policy throughout history
The Conversation US
Thus, the recent New York Times report of U.S. interference in the World Health Assembly's attempt to adopt the resolution that “mother's milk is healthiest for children and countries should strive to limit the inaccurate or misleading marketing of ...
US stuns world health community by opposing breastfeedingThe Sydney Morning Herald
US puts fierce squeeze on breastfeeding policy, shocking health officialsArs Technica
Dairy Industry Trumps Infant Health With US Rejection Of Breastfeeding ResolutionForbes
New York Times -Twitter -The Lancet
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Tragedy behind tradies' bright idea for mental health - 9news.com.au

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 11:02

9news.com.au

Tragedy behind tradies' bright idea for mental health
9news.com.au
"For us it highlighted how big of an issue mental health challenges are for men in general, and upon learning more about it we identified that it's actually the biggest issue in the trades and construction industry." Statistics show suicide rates among ...

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Tasmanian musician weighs into state of RHH mental health care, detailing his experiences - ABC News

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 08:39

ABC News

Tasmanian musician weighs into state of RHH mental health care, detailing his experiences
ABC News
A well-known Tasmanian musician has revealed his experience of waiting for mental health care in the Royal Hobart Hospital, after concerns were raised by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) over extensive wait times. New figures ...

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Tasmanian musician weighs into state of RHH mental health care, detailing his experiences - ABC News

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 08:39

ABC News

Tasmanian musician weighs into state of RHH mental health care, detailing his experiences
ABC News
A well-known Tasmanian musician has revealed his experience of waiting for mental health care in the Royal Hobart Hospital, after concerns were raised by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) over extensive wait times. New figures ...

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Gay farmers go naked to help raise awareness of mental health - ABC News

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 08:29

ABC News

Gay farmers go naked to help raise awareness of mental health
ABC News
When The Naked Farmer came to town looking for people to get their kit off for a good cause, dairy farmer Kerry Wilson was approached to take part. He and his partner Paul Wilson agreed, though Kerry had reservations about not having the right body type.

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Gay farmers go naked to help raise awareness of mental health - ABC - ABC News

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 08:29

ABC News

Gay farmers go naked to help raise awareness of mental health - ABC
ABC News
When The Naked Farmer came to town looking for people to get their kit off, the cause struck a chord with dairy farmers Paul and Kerry Wilson, the latter having ...
Gay farmers go naked to help raise awareness of mental healthThe New Daily

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Gay farmers go naked to help raise awareness of mental health - ABC News

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 08:29

ABC News

Gay farmers go naked to help raise awareness of mental health
ABC News
When The Naked Farmer came to town looking for people to get their kit off for a good cause, dairy farmer Kerry Wilson was approached to take part. He and his partner Paul Wilson agreed, though Kerry had reservations about not having the right body type.

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'We're cautiously optimistic': Promising new HIV vaccine trialled in ... - ABC News

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 04:38

ABC News

'We're cautiously optimistic': Promising new HIV vaccine trialled in ...
ABC News
It's a quest that's been nearly 40 years in the making: finding a safe and effective vaccine for HIV. Scientists are now "cautiously optimistic" they're one step ...

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'We're cautiously optimistic': Promising new HIV vaccine trialled in humans - ABC News

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 04:33

ABC News

'We're cautiously optimistic': Promising new HIV vaccine trialled in humans
ABC News
"We're happy with the current results … but we can't assume that this vaccine will work in humans," Professor Barouch told The Health Report. To test that theory, researchers will now take the vaccine to 2,600 women in southern Africa who are at risk ...

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Accessing mental health support is a unique challenge for remote-area teens - ABC Local

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 02:34

ABC Local

Accessing mental health support is a unique challenge for remote-area teens
ABC Local
It took years for Pritika Desai to seek help. "I had my first thoughts of suicide when I was 10 years old," she said. "I only asked for help when I was 16. Long waiting lists and lack of access to mental health services for regional youth prevent many ...

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Thai cave rescue: Boys still face health issues in the wake of their rescue - ABC News

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 01:02

ABC News

Thai cave rescue: Boys still face health issues in the wake of their rescue
ABC News
The 12 soccer teammates who were trapped in a flooded Thai cave for more than two weeks are finally out, and are now being closely monitored in hospital. The boys, who ranged in age from 11 to 16, emerged in relatively good shape, but still face ...
Thai cave rescue: Video shows Wild Boars players chatting, making victory signsABC Local
The delicate process of nursing the Thai cave boys back to healthYahoo News
Boys Rescued from Thai Cave in Good HealthVoice of America
CBC.ca -New York Times
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