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Run for Dad 2018: A super effort for men's health - Bendigo Advertiser

Health - Sun, 09/02/2018 - 04:25

Bendigo Advertiser

Run for Dad 2018: A super effort for men's health
Bendigo Advertiser
FAMILIES donned superhero costumes for a sporty start to Father's Day in Bendigo. About 250 people participated in this year's Run for Dad, raising about $5500 for the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and Bendigo Community Health Services.

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$6.3m to help drought-stricken farmers suffering mental health issues - ABC Local

Health - Sun, 09/02/2018 - 02:40

ABC Local

$6.3m to help drought-stricken farmers suffering mental health issues
ABC Local
The new mental health positions, which build on the existing Rural Adversity Mental Health Program, will be based in the Western, Hunter New England, Murrumbidgee, Nepean Blue Mountains, South Western Sydney and Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health ...

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$6.3m to help drought-stricken farmers suffering mental health issues - ABC Local

Health - Sun, 09/02/2018 - 02:40

ABC Local

$6.3m to help drought-stricken farmers suffering mental health issues
ABC Local
The new mental health positions, which build on the existing Rural Adversity Mental Health Program, will be based in the Western, Hunter New England, Murrumbidgee, Nepean Blue Mountains, South Western Sydney and Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health ...

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Fired-up vaping advocates argue health is at centre of legalisation campaign in Canberra - ABC News

Health - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 21:00

ABC News

Fired-up vaping advocates argue health is at centre of legalisation campaign in Canberra
ABC News
E-cigarette campaigners have headed to the big smoke to convince federal politicians to lift bans on nicotine vaping products. A recent CSIRO report found regular use of vapers was likely to harm a person's health, but it suggested there were likely ...
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Body+soul's 2018 Men's health report: Celebs speak up about their health - Daily Telegraph

Health - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 12:01

Daily Telegraph

Body+soul's 2018 Men's health report: Celebs speak up about their health
Daily Telegraph
“I went through a period where I was crazy stressed, so I ended up weighing 150kg and went through a bit of a depression, then I had a heart attack,” he says, adding that the scare and his subsequent health overhaul were the best things to have ...

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CCC boss flays Health for not tackling corruption - The West Australian

Health - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 08:40

The West Australian

CCC boss flays Health for not tackling corruption
The West Australian
Commissioner of the Corruption and Crime Commission John McKechnie has fired a broadside at the besieged WA Health Department, saying it failed to act on a 2014 report his agency prepared on the department's exposure to fraud and corruption.

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Western Bulldogs player Tom Boyd reveals toll of mental health battle - Herald Sun

Health - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 04:45

Herald Sun

Western Bulldogs player Tom Boyd reveals toll of mental health battle
Herald Sun
Bulldogs AFL star Tom Boyd. has revealed the extensive toll his three-year mental health battle has taken. Picture: Exclusive Insight. “I was getting up each morning feeling really dizzy. I couldn't concentrate. “My fatigue levels were so high I could ...

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National health survey of women reveals many feel anxious or are clinically depressed - ABC News

Health - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 22:30

ABC News

National health survey of women reveals many feel anxious or are clinically depressed
ABC News
Australian women are smoking less and exercising more, but most still feel anxious on a daily basis and a significant number have been diagnosed with depression, according to one of the nation's biggest health studies.

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Singing just the Tonic for Hobart's stressed-out health workers - ABC News

Health - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 22:21

ABC News

Singing just the Tonic for Hobart's stressed-out health workers
ABC News
Hobart health workers are being encouraged to join a new choir to relieve stress and improve their own health and wellbeing. The stress on Tasmania's health sector has been well-documented. A choir, aptly named Tonic, has been formed for those at the ...

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Singing just the Tonic for Hobart's stressed-out health workers - ABC News

Health - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 22:21

ABC News

Singing just the Tonic for Hobart's stressed-out health workers
ABC News
Hobart health workers are being encouraged to join a new choir to relieve stress and improve their own health and wellbeing. The stress on Tasmania's health sector has been well-documented. A choir, aptly named Tonic, has been formed for those at the ...

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Queensland women cash-strapped, stressed and unhealthy - Courier Mail

Health - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 14:14

Courier Mail

Queensland women cash-strapped, stressed and unhealthy
Courier Mail
The research was carried out by Jean Hailes — For Women's Health, a national not-for-profit organisation committed to improving women's knowledge and understanding of complex health issues. Spokeswoman Chris Enright said: “There is good news in the ...

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Epidemic of poor mental health among low-paid workers - The Conversation UK

Health - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 12:57

The Conversation UK

Epidemic of poor mental health among low-paid workers
The Conversation UK
Our study only measures associations, so we cannot argue that having a low-ranking job causes mental disorders, but research tells us that having a low-paid job makes you vulnerable to poor mental health because of uncontrollable stress at work caused ...

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Children's wellbeing goes hand in hand with their dads' mental health - ABC News

Health - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 01:54

ABC News

Children's wellbeing goes hand in hand with their dads' mental health
ABC News
Fathers' mental health and the quality of their co-parenting relationships have a powerful impact on child development. Evidence shows fathers who are sensitive and supportive have children who develop better social skills and language, regardless of ...

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Children's wellbeing goes hand in hand with their dads' mental health - ABC News

Health - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 01:54

ABC News

Children's wellbeing goes hand in hand with their dads' mental health
ABC News
Fathers' mental health and the quality of their co-parenting relationships have a powerful impact on child development. Evidence shows fathers who are sensitive and supportive have children who develop better social skills and language, regardless of ...

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Tasmanian child health report says rising homelessness threatening youth wellbeing - ABC News

Health - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 01:05

ABC News

Tasmanian child health report says rising homelessness threatening youth wellbeing
ABC News
"Early years data indicates that the health and wellbeing of young Tasmanian children is being positively influenced by a range of factors, including high levels of parental engagement with Child Health and Parenting Services, high overall immunisation ...

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Toxic chemical DNP in weight loss products causes several deaths in Australia: NSW Health - ABC News

Health - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 01:02

ABC News

Toxic chemical DNP in weight loss products causes several deaths in Australia: NSW Health
ABC News
NSW's health authority is warning the public about illegal weight loss drugs known as 'shredders', after numerous deaths in Australia and overseas. Details on the deaths cannot be made public as they are under police investigation, but NSW Health says ...

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Toxic chemical DNP in weight loss products causes several deaths in Australia: NSW Health - ABC News

Health - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 01:02

ABC News

Toxic chemical DNP in weight loss products causes several deaths in Australia: NSW Health
ABC News
NSW's health authority is warning the public about illegal weight loss drugs known as 'shredders', after numerous deaths in Australia and overseas. Details on the deaths cannot be made public as they are under police investigation, but NSW Health says ...

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Musicians and managers urged to hit the right note when it comes to mental health - ABC News

Health - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 22:33

ABC News

Musicians and managers urged to hit the right note when it comes to mental health
ABC News
Touring, sound-checks and hotel rooms — the life of a musician is not always glamourous, and the strain of performing can affect the mental health of many. The lifestyle and its impacts are being recognised by the industry at Australia's biggest music ...

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Musicians and managers urged to hit the right note when it comes to mental health - ABC News

Health - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 22:33

ABC News

Musicians and managers urged to hit the right note when it comes to mental health
ABC News
Touring, sound-checks and hotel rooms — the life of a musician is not always glamourous, and the strain of performing can affect the mental health of many. The lifestyle and its impacts are being recognised by the industry at Australia's biggest music ...

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Suicidal brother prompts open letter about RHH treatment to Health Minister Michael Ferguson - ABC News

Health - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 08:10

ABC News

Suicidal brother prompts open letter about RHH treatment to Health Minister Michael Ferguson
ABC News
Ms Gray said the RHH had never treated her brother in the mental health unit, only seeing him in the emergency department where she said they once waited all weekend before being sent home because there were no available beds on the ward. "He's been ...

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