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

Health - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 23:37

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 boys in good health: officialSBS
The delicate process of nursing the Thai cave boys back to healthYahoo News
Thailand's cave boys are generally well, no sign of stress: health officialReuters
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NSW Health breaks own rules by letting Real Bodies display corpses - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 14:04

The Sydney Morning Herald

NSW Health breaks own rules by letting Real Bodies display corpses
The Sydney Morning Herald
"[NSW Health] states that bodies or human tissues sourced from international institutions must meet 'the consent and other provisions of the NSW Anatomy Act 1977 and the relevant policy requirements outlined in Conduct of Anatomical Examinations and ...

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Three rescued Thai boys have health concerns, the others 'fine and ... - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 07:56

The Sydney Morning Herald

Three rescued Thai boys have health concerns, the others 'fine and ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
The boys are understood to have been allowed to speak to their families through a window, but they are not allowed to touch.

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Gut microbes are tiny sensors of your general health - The Conversation UK

Health - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 06:59

The Conversation UK

Gut microbes are tiny sensors of your general health
The Conversation UK
Until recently, though, almost all these studies have looked at single diseases in isolation. But most people tend to have more than one health complaint at a time – “comorbidities”, in medical parlance. For our latest study, published in Nature ...

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Gut microbes are tiny sensors of your general health - The Conversation UK

Health - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 06:59

The Conversation UK

Gut microbes are tiny sensors of your general health
The Conversation UK
Until recently, though, almost all these studies have looked at single diseases in isolation. But most people tend to have more than one health complaint at a time – “comorbidities”, in medical parlance. For our latest study, published in Nature ...

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Gut microbes are tiny sensors of your general health - The Conversation UK

Health - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 06:59

The Conversation UK

Gut microbes are tiny sensors of your general health
The Conversation UK
Until recently, though, almost all these studies have looked at single diseases in isolation. But most people tend to have more than one health complaint at a time – “comorbidities”, in medical parlance. For our latest study, published in Nature ...

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Mental health wait times revealed in new figures from government - Tasmania Examiner

Health - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 06:44

Tasmania Examiner

Mental health wait times revealed in new figures from government
Tasmania Examiner
Mental health patients in Launceston are waiting up to 3.8 days in the emergency department for treatment, according to new figures from the state government. Health Minister Michael Ferguson provided the statistics to independent Murchison MLC Ruth ...

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Thai health official says rescued kids have 'strong immune systems' - ABC News

Health - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 06:14

ABC News

Thai health official says rescued kids have 'strong immune systems'
ABC News
Jesada Chokdumrongsuk, deputy director-general of the Public Health Ministry, said two of the boys are showing signs of a possible lung infection, but all eight are generally healthy. Family members have seen some of the boys from behind a glass ...

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How millennials' choices are reshaping private health insurance for everyone - ABC News

Health - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 03:38

ABC News

How millennials' choices are reshaping private health insurance for everyone
ABC News
Young people are deserting private hospital insurance by the thousands — and their decisions will have ramifications for all of us. The decision to take out private hospital cover is a complex one but as costs rise Australians, and in particular young ...

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Tyler-Jane Lumsden 4th of July fundraiser garners $10500 - The Northern Daily Leader

Health - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 02:38

The Northern Daily Leader

Tyler-Jane Lumsden 4th of July fundraiser garners $10500
The Northern Daily Leader
A MENTAL health fundraiser a former Gunnedah woman hosted has fetched more than $10,500 for community mental health service Dean House – right on target. Tyler-Jane Lumsden held the event at The Tudor in Tamworth, driven to make change in ...

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How millennials' choices are reshaping private health insurance for everyone - ABC News

Health - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 22:48

ABC News

How millennials' choices are reshaping private health insurance for everyone
ABC News
Young people are deserting private hospital insurance by the thousands — and their decisions will have ramifications for all of us. The decision to take out private hospital cover is a complex one but as costs rise Australians, and in particular young ...

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Patients spent up to six days waiting in Royal Hobart Hospital ED for psych bed, stats show - ABC News

Health - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 20:32

ABC News

Patients spent up to six days waiting in Royal Hobart Hospital ED for psych bed, stats show
ABC News
New figures released by the Tasmanian Government show in the financial year to March, mental health patients at the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) waited as long as six days in the emergency department (ED) before being admitted to the mental health ward ...

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Health Check: what causes chilblains and how can I prevent them? - The Conversation AU

Health - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 03:02

The Conversation AU

Health Check: what causes chilblains and how can I prevent them?
The Conversation AU
While some of us love the winter chill, this winter others will notice itchy or tender red lumps on their fingers and toes. These small bumps are called chilblains (also known as pernio) and they occur with exposure to cold. While children and the ...

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Health Check: what causes chilblains and how can I prevent them? - The Conversation AU

Health - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 03:02

The Conversation AU

Health Check: what causes chilblains and how can I prevent them?
The Conversation AU
While some of us love the winter chill, this winter others will notice itchy or tender red lumps on their fingers and toes. These small bumps are called chilblains (also known as pernio) and they occur with exposure to cold. While children and the ...

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Health, Knowledge and City Living Precinct draft master plan released by City of Ballarat - Ballarat Courier

Health - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 00:09

Ballarat Courier

Health, Knowledge and City Living Precinct draft master plan released by City of Ballarat
Ballarat Courier
New multi-storey car parks and short-term housing are measures being considered for Ballarat's health, knowledge and residential area. City of Ballarat have just released a draft master plan for Health, Knowledge and City Living Precinct, which takes ...

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Study reveals people aren't aware of ALL the health risks of smoking - Body and Soul

Health - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 23:00

Body and Soul

Study reveals people aren't aware of ALL the health risks of smoking
Body and Soul
Majority of us know smoking can cause lung cancer and heart disease, but a new study has shown less than a third of Australians are unaware it can also cause other health conditions such as acute leukaemia and rheumatoid arthritis. The study, published ...
Smokers unaware of all the health risksKatherine Times
Smoking warning labels could need a refresh to inform public of new health risk discoveriesABC News
Smokers unaware of health dangers of their habitHerald Sun

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US stuns world health community by opposing breastfeeding - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 20:53

The Sydney Morning Herald

US stuns world health community by opposing breastfeeding
The Sydney Morning Herald
New York: A resolution to encourage breastfeeding was expected to be approved quickly and easily by the hundreds of government delegates who gathered this (northern) spring in Geneva for the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly. Based on ...
US puts fierce squeeze on breastfeeding policy, shocking health officialsArs Technica
US opposition to breastfeeding reportedly stuns world health officialsCNBC
Trump says US opposed formula limits, not breastfeeding, in World Health Assembly resolutionPBS NewsHour
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US stuns world health community by opposing breastfeeding - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 20:53

The Sydney Morning Herald

US stuns world health community by opposing breastfeeding
The Sydney Morning Herald
New York: A resolution to encourage breastfeeding was expected to be approved quickly and easily by the hundreds of government delegates who gathered this (northern) spring in Geneva for the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly. Based on ...
The US Threatened Ecuador, World Health Officials With Retribution Over Breastfeeding VoteGizmodo
US threatens nation over world breastfeeding resolution, shocking health officialsUSA TODAY
Report: Health officials shocked by US opposition of breastfeeding resolutionMotherly Inc.
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Health workers go to extreme lengths to locate Indigenous patients who need help in outback Queensland - ABC News

Health - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 20:44

ABC News

Health workers go to extreme lengths to locate Indigenous patients who need help in outback Queensland
ABC News
From door knocking to searching the local riverbed, health workers in outback north west Queensland are going to extreme lengths to locate Indigenous patients to ensure they receive adequate healthcare. Aboriginal Health Worker Darren Walden, whose ...

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Health workers go to extreme lengths to locate Indigenous patients who need help in outback Queensland - ABC News

Health - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 20:44

ABC News

Health workers go to extreme lengths to locate Indigenous patients who need help in outback Queensland
ABC News
From door knocking to searching the local riverbed, health workers in outback north west Queensland are going to extreme lengths to locate Indigenous patients to ensure they receive adequate healthcare. Aboriginal Health Worker Darren Walden, whose ...

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