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Mental health a hot button issue with voters - Ballarat Courier

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Mental health a hot button issue with voters  Ballarat Courier

With the Victorian election over and Labor returned for another four years in government, we now look forward to the Royal Commission into Mental Health ...

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Too Little Sleep May Pose Health Risks, Too Much May Signal Health Problems - Forbes

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Too Little Sleep May Pose Health Risks, Too Much May Signal Health Problems  Forbes

More evidence that we should get six to eight hours of sleep per night. More than this might signal health problems.

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4 Things To Think About Regarding Healthcare As You Approach Retirement - Forbes

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
4 Things To Think About Regarding Healthcare As You Approach Retirement  Forbes

Healthcare is a huge expense plaguing Americans today. As you approach retirement, life expectancy, medicare limitations and rising medical costs are all ...

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Precision Medicine Could Have a Major Impact on Healthcare Outcomes and Costs - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM SIEMENS HEALTHINEERS - HBR.org Daily

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Precision Medicine Could Have a Major Impact on Healthcare Outcomes and Costs - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM SIEMENS HEALTHINEERS  HBR.org Daily

The transformation of health care continues at a rapid pace, bringing opportunities and challenges for health care providers to deliver improved clinical ...

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Reviewing the Mental Health Act: delivering evidence-informed policy - The Lancet

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Reviewing the Mental Health Act: delivering evidence-informed policy  The Lancet

The UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, caused some surprise when she announced, in 2017, an Independent Review of the Mental Health Act for England and ...

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Report: U.S. health spending hits $3.5T but growth slows - NBCNews.com

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Report: U.S. health spending hits $3.5T but growth slows  NBCNews.com

The nation's health care tab hit $3.5 trillion last year, or $10739 per person, the government says, but spending has slowed for the second year in a row.

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US health system must change to meet needs of seriously ill patients, says Harvard forum - The BMJ

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
US health system must change to meet needs of seriously ill patients, says Harvard forum  The BMJ

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k5199 (Published 07 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k5199. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...

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“Co-op” Lets Users Barter DNA and Health Information for Shares - The Scientist

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
“Co-op” Lets Users Barter DNA and Health Information for Shares  The Scientist

LunaDNA, a startup that enables individuals to opt in to a database of genetic and health information in exchange for shares in the company—and, perhaps, ...

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My nightmare before Christmas in three words: ‘health insurance renewal’ - The Guardian

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
My nightmare before Christmas in three words: ‘health insurance renewal’  The Guardian

For Americans, tis the season to conduct a grim survey of booby-trapped rip-offs masquerading as insurance 'options', says Guardian columnist Emma Brockes.

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Brainstorm Health: Moderna Record IPO, Walgreens Prescription Delivery, Uterine Cancer Rise - Fortune

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Brainstorm Health: Moderna Record IPO, Walgreens Prescription Delivery, Uterine Cancer Rise  Fortune

Happy Friday, readers! Amid a rocky market that's whipsawed on a near-daily basis, Moderna Therapeutics pulled off the improbable late Thursday: An historic ...

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Poll: Young People More Likely To Defer Health Care Because Of Cost - NPR

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Poll: Young People More Likely To Defer Health Care Because Of Cost  NPR

A third of people under 35 said cost led them to put off some form of health care, compared with only 8 percent of people 65 and older, a poll by NPR and IBM ...

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Will your therapist go on strike? 4,000 mental health workers protesting Kaiser Permanente - USA TODAY

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Will your therapist go on strike? 4,000 mental health workers protesting Kaiser Permanente  USA TODAY

Thousands of psychologists, therapists, social workers and psychiatric nurses will begin a five-day strike Monday against Kaiser Permanente at more than 100 ...

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New Study Sheds Light On How A Father's Health Affects His Offspring - IFLScience

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
New Study Sheds Light On How A Father's Health Affects His Offspring  IFLScience

Environmental effects on fathers can be transferred to offspring through epigenetics, and one of these methods has now been identified.

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Mental health of ad industry lower than national average A study into the mental health of - AdNews

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Mental health of ad industry lower than national average A study into the mental health of  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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Young people's concerns around mental health have doubled in two years - ABC News

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Young people's concerns around mental health have doubled in two years  ABC News

Young people are much more concerned about mental health than they were two years ago, according to the latest Mission Australia report. The survey of ...

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As the cost of healthcare keeps rising, here's how much people are getting squeezed in every state - Business Insider

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
As the cost of healthcare keeps rising, here's how much people are getting squeezed in every state  Business Insider

The cost of healthcare coverage is climbing while family incomes stagnate, a new report shows. That's leading to a rising healthcare burden across the country.

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Exclusive: Nearly two-thirds of rugby players suffer mental health problems after retirement - The Telegraph

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Exclusive: Nearly two-thirds of rugby players suffer mental health problems after retirement  The Telegraph

The true scale of rugby's mental health crisis can be exposed today as shocking new figures reveal that 62 per cent of retired players have suffered problems ...

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SA Health claims taxpayers owed almost $500m over RAH build flaws - The Advertiser

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
SA Health claims taxpayers owed almost $500m over RAH build flaws  The Advertiser

SA Health has claimed builders of the new Royal Adelaide Hospital owe taxpayers almost half a billion dollars over faults and failings that include bad food and ...

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Health sector warned of 6-month medicine shortages in no-deal - Financial Times

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Health sector warned of 6-month medicine shortages in no-deal  Financial Times

The UK government has warned drug companies and the health *service* to prepare for up to six months of “significantly reduced access” at UK borders in the ...

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How to Get the Most From a Health Savings Account - The New York Times

Health - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
How to Get the Most From a Health Savings Account  The New York Times

Choosing a health savings account can be daunting, especially for people funding one for the first time. But some comparison shopping can help minimize fees ...

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