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Cancer risk from diesel fumes in underground mines prompts fears of industrial health disaster - ABC News

Health - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 03:28

ABC News

Cancer risk from diesel fumes in underground mines prompts fears of industrial health disaster
ABC News
Chris Davis arrives at his presentation to the mining industry armed with a box of sugar cubes, but there's nothing sweet about his message. The former mining engineer is speaking out about what he believes is one of the biggest occupational health ...

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ACT Health doesn't support doctors' development: union - The Canberra Times

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 14:02

The Canberra Times

ACT Health doesn't support doctors' development: union
The Canberra Times
Some ACT Health medical staff are forced to "stagnate" in the system because they are not supported to undergo education and professional development, the union representing doctors says. Australian Salaried Medical Officers' Federation executive ...

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'Healthy smoking': Experts warn against the craze to vape vitamin supplements - The New Daily

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 11:49

The New Daily

'Healthy smoking': Experts warn against the craze to vape vitamin supplements
The New Daily
“At best, this sort of thing would be a waste of money, at worst it is a very real health threat.” At the base of the Nutriair website there is a disclaimer in fine print which states: “Nutriair devices … have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug ...

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Terrorism has a hidden health legacy – as 9/11 shows - The Conversation UK

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 11:14

The Conversation UK

Terrorism has a hidden health legacy – as 9/11 shows
The Conversation UK
It is difficult to ascertain the full scale of future health challenges that could arise. Responders have already been affected by decreased cognitive function, increased risk of strokes, and there is evidence that cancer likelihood and incidence has ...

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SA Health issues recall of Donnybrook strawberries after needles found hidden in fruit - The Advertiser

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 07:33

The Advertiser

SA Health issues recall of Donnybrook strawberries after needles found hidden in fruit
The Advertiser
SA Health has been notified that a brand of strawberries sold in South Australia is linked to the east coast contamination scare where needles have been found in the fruit. Anyone with Donnybrook strawberries — sold in SA by Coles, Woolworths, IGA and ...
Six strawberry brands linked to needle contamination across east coast, authorities sayABC News

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Three more strawberry punnets found contaminated with needles, Queensland Health reveals - ABC News

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 05:43

ABC News

Three more strawberry punnets found contaminated with needles, Queensland Health reveals
ABC News
Another brand of strawberries will be pulled from shelves after three more punnets were found contaminated with sewing needles, Queensland Health has confirmed. The strawberries are understood to have come from Donnybrook strawberry farms, north of ...

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New challenger for Haese; "Pro-GM" prof to review ban; SA Health's media hustle - InDaily

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 03:19

InDaily

New challenger for Haese; "Pro-GM" prof to review ban; SA Health's media hustle
InDaily
In today's Notes on Adelaide, a third contender emerges for the Lord Mayorship, the State Government appoints an economist with established pro-genetically modified crop views to review the state's ban, and we offer a sneak peek inside SA Health's ...

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Bendigo Community Health Service urge community to get tested for sexually transmitted infections as rates rise - Bendigo Advertiser

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 03:02

Bendigo Advertiser

Bendigo Community Health Service urge community to get tested for sexually transmitted infections as rates rise
Bendigo Advertiser
Bendigo Community Health Service wants you to get tested. BCHS is calling for locals to look after their own sexual health after a surge in sexually transmitted infections. Population rates of gonorrhoea in Greater Bendigo rose by 311 percent, and ...

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Tasmanian meningococcal vaccination program under advice of health experts: government - Tasmania Examiner

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 02:36

Tasmania Examiner

Tasmanian meningococcal vaccination program under advice of health experts: government
Tasmania Examiner
The state government will continue to act on the advice of health experts in regards to meningococcal disease, according to Health Minister Michael Ferguson. On Thursday night a Launceston teenager was diagnosed with meningococcal B disease – the first ...

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NewsLocal News - The Inverell Times

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 02:31

The Inverell Times

NewsLocal News
The Inverell Times
“To think that only a few years back many people who opened up about having mental health issues were stigmatised and shunned. It could be hard to get a job interview let alone enjoy a career. Times have certainly changed when saying you have a mental ...

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Tasmanian Meningococcal vaccination program under advise of health experts: government - Tasmania Examiner

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 02:25

Tasmania Examiner

Tasmanian Meningococcal vaccination program under advise of health experts: government
Tasmania Examiner
The state government will continue to act on the advise of health experts in regards to meningococcal disease, according to Health Minister Michael Ferguson. On Thursday night a Launceston teenager was diagnosed with meningococcal B disease – the first ...

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Seeking Bundy nurses: health jobs on the rise - News Mail

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 01:21

News Mail

Seeking Bundy nurses: health jobs on the rise
News Mail
HEALTH workers in Bundaberg can breathe easier following recent data released by Seek that shows advertised roles in healthcare are on the rise. The employment data report found the number of advertised jobs had increased by 30 per cent in the region ...

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Primary Health Care faces major wages bill for Dorevitch Pathology unit - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 00:51

The Australian Financial Review

Primary Health Care faces major wages bill for Dorevitch Pathology unit
The Australian Financial Review
Primary Health Care has been forced to offer a pay rises of up to 20 per cent to nearly 1800 workers in its Victorian pathology division after the Fair Work Commission intervened in an 11-year workplace dispute. The workers have also been awarded ...

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Primary Health Care faces major wages bill for Dorevitch Pathology unit - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 00:51

The Australian Financial Review

Primary Health Care faces major wages bill for Dorevitch Pathology unit
The Australian Financial Review
Primary Health Care has been forced to offer a pay rises of up to 20 per cent to nearly 1800 workers in its Victorian pathology division after the Fair Work Commission intervened in an 11-year workplace dispute. The workers have also been awarded ...

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Mental health cash flow for Victorians - NEWS.com.au

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 00:11

RACGP

Mental health cash flow for Victorians
NEWS.com.au
Mental Health Minister Martin Foley announced on Friday that $70 million would be spent over two years to aid community mental health providers give psychosocial support to those with severe mental illness who are ineligible for the NDIS or have not ...
Funding injection for Victorian mental health servicesRACGP

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Mental health cash flow for Victorians - NEWS.com.au

Health - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 00:11

Mental health cash flow for Victorians
NEWS.com.au
Mental Health Minister Martin Foley announced on Friday that $70 million would be spent over two years to aid community mental health providers give psychosocial support to those with a severe mental illness who are not eligible for the NDIS or have ...

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Voula Delios: Prison advocates warn of repeat killings unless mental health addressed in jail - ABC News

Health - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 20:55

ABC News

Voula Delios: Prison advocates warn of repeat killings unless mental health addressed in jail
ABC News
The union representing Tasmania's prison workers wants an "urgent review" into the circumstances behind the release of a mentally ill inmate who stabbed a Hobart shopkeeper to death in her grocery store. On Thursday, a Supreme Court jury found Daryl ...

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Voula Delios: Prison advocates warn of repeat killings unless mental health addressed in jail - ABC News

Health - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 20:55

ABC News

Voula Delios: Prison advocates warn of repeat killings unless mental health addressed in jail
ABC News
The union representing Tasmania's prison workers wants an "urgent review" into the circumstances behind the release of a mentally ill inmate who stabbed a Hobart shopkeeper to death in her grocery store. On Thursday, a Supreme Court jury found Daryl ...

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Study shows BPA substitutes may cause same health issues as the original - The Conversation US

Health - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 18:48

The Conversation US

Study shows BPA substitutes may cause same health issues as the original
The Conversation US
Studies of this chemical number in the thousands, but whether BPA is hazardous to our health remains “controversial.” Here's why: Although data from traditional toxicology testing provide little or no evidence of harm, independent investigators like us ...
Study Suggests BPA-Free Plastics Are Just As Harmful To HealthGizmodo Australia
CLARITY-BPA Program - National Toxicology Program - NIHNational Toxicology Program - NIH

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Study shows BPA substitutes may cause same health issues as the original - The Conversation US

Health - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 18:48

The Conversation US

Study shows BPA substitutes may cause same health issues as the original
The Conversation US
Studies of this chemical number in the thousands, but whether BPA is hazardous to our health remains “controversial.” Here's why: Although data from traditional toxicology testing provide little or no evidence of harm, independent investigators like us ...
Study Suggests BPA-Free Plastics Are Just as Harmful to HealthGizmodo

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