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Were our grandparents really healthier than us? - ABC News

Health - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 02:43

ABC News

Were our grandparents really healthier than us?
ABC News
Things like high rates of infant mortality can skew the numbers down, and if we're talking specifically about our grandparents' health, then we're assuming they lived long enough to reach adulthood and have a family. And yes, a big contributor to our ...

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Were our grandparents really healthier than us? - ABC News

Health - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 02:43

ABC News

Were our grandparents really healthier than us?
ABC News
Things like high rates of infant mortality can skew the numbers down, and if we're talking specifically about our grandparents' health, then we're assuming they lived long enough to reach adulthood and have a family. And yes, a big contributor to our ...

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WA farmers go full monty to reveal mental health issues - The West Australian

Health - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 02:27

The West Australian

WA farmers go full monty to reveal mental health issues
The West Australian
A groundswell of goodwill and humour caused by farmers getting their kit off has drawn attention to a more serious issue: mental health. The founder of popular Instagram page The Naked Farmer wrapped up his month-long tour of Western Australia this ...

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Hot diggity dog: This hot dog comes with a health warning - 4BC

Health - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 23:58

4BC

Hot diggity dog: This hot dog comes with a health warning
4BC
Josh Franco trained in fine dining kitchens and rubbed shoulders with well-known chefs. But the pull of a simple, juicy burger was just too strong. Josh is Originals Burger Co's head honcho, and this month he's has unveiled a creation that defies the ...

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Is BMI a good indicator of health? 5 experts give their verdict. - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 23:40

The Australian Financial Review

Is BMI a good indicator of health? 5 experts give their verdict.
The Australian Financial Review
Staying a healthy weight can be a challenge, and knowing what weight is healthy for you can be too. Most people rely on the body mass index, or BMI, which is a measure of our weight in relation to our height. Many experts have criticised this fairly ...

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Is BMI a good indicator of health? 5 experts give their verdict. - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 23:40

The Australian Financial Review

Is BMI a good indicator of health? 5 experts give their verdict.
The Australian Financial Review
Staying a healthy weight can be a challenge, and knowing what weight is healthy for you can be too. Most people rely on the body mass index, or BMI, which is a measure of our weight in relation to our height. Many experts have criticised this fairly ...

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Driverless cars really do have health and safety benefits, if only people knew - The Conversation AU

Health - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 20:25

The Conversation AU

Driverless cars really do have health and safety benefits, if only people knew
The Conversation AU
Driverless cars promise many benefits, including an improvement in safety, but new research shows many people are still not aware of this. A paper, co-authored by me and published today in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health ...

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Driverless cars really do have health and safety benefits, if only ... - The Conversation AU

Health - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 20:25

The Conversation AU

Driverless cars really do have health and safety benefits, if only ...
The Conversation AU
Driverless cars promise many benefits, including an improvement in safety, but new research shows many people are still not aware of this. A paper ...

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Transforming Health reforms: Ex-Labor MP Frances Bedford seeks ... - The Advertiser

Health - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 12:40

The Advertiser

Transforming Health reforms: Ex-Labor MP Frances Bedford seeks ...
The Advertiser
LABOR defector Frances Bedford wants a parliamentary inquiry into the contentious Transforming Health reforms led by her former party. Now sitting as an ...

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Campaigner for workers' rights and mental health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 07:30

The Sydney Morning Herald

Campaigner for workers' rights and mental health
The Sydney Morning Herald
Donald (Don) McDonald was a hero. To mental health professionals he was the man who fathered funding for schizophrenia research in Australia while to building workers he was a union leader who most notably conceived and steered Occupational Health ...

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Government's last minute reprieve for NW peri-natal mental health roles - The Advocate

Health - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 03:55

The Advocate

Government's last minute reprieve for NW peri-natal mental health roles
The Advocate
A Health Department spokesman said on Tuesday the state government was continuing to fund the North West perinatal mental health position, which would enable services to continue. However he did not say if the funding went beyond June 30 next year, ...

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Chart of the day: How much of the food in a supermarket is healthy? - ABC News

Health - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 23:07

ABC News

Chart of the day: How much of the food in a supermarket is healthy?
ABC News
When you walk down the aisles of a supermarket, how many of the thousands of foods you see would you expect to be healthy to eat? To answer that question, researchers from the George Institute for Global Health recently investigated a total of 40,664 ...

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Brodan Aylott took his own life on Mother's Day - NEWS.com.au

Health - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 22:40

NEWS.com.au

Brodan Aylott took his own life on Mother's Day
NEWS.com.au
In an interview with news.com.au in November last year, Jorgen Gullstrup, CEO of Mates in Construction (which focuses on helping men in the industry), said that mental health issues tend to result from “accumulations of what happened at home and what ...
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Feds give NW more mental health service funds - The Advocate

Health - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 14:46

The Advocate

Feds give NW more mental health service funds
The Advocate
$1.6 million to Psychology CAFFE in Devonport and surrounds; $2.4 million for a new, extended hours Devonport mental health nursing service for regional residents to help them avoid hospitalisation; $600,000 for a new psychology service in Burnie ...

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Five experts on whether BMI is a useful indicator of health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Five experts on whether BMI is a useful indicator of health
The Sydney Morning Herald
There are two questions here – whether BMI is a good indicator of weight, and whether weight is an accurate reflection of health. BMI, the tool most often used to determine “healthy weight ranges”, was designed primarily to track the weight of populations.

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Secret pacemaker payments boosting private hospital coffers but costing the health system - ABC News

Health - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 09:15

ABC News

Secret pacemaker payments boosting private hospital coffers but costing the health system
ABC News
The grandmother was in good health and had no other signs of illness, so her doctor's diagnosis shocked her. "He said that I had no hope, no chance of living," the 78-year-old said. "He just said, 'I recommend a pacemaker'. There was no talk about ...

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Toddler born on Nauru to be brought to Australia for vital health tests - The Guardian

Health - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 05:03

The Guardian

Toddler born on Nauru to be brought to Australia for vital health tests
The Guardian
The cost of the girl's medevac flight to Port Moresby was $137,000 – $11,000 more than the cost of a flight to Australia, which was the option recommended by the department's healthcare provider, International Health and Medical Services. The girl's ...

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A $3.5m mental health facility opens at UOW's Shoalhaven campus - Illawarra Mercury

Health - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 04:35

Illawarra Mercury

A $3.5m mental health facility opens at UOW's Shoalhaven campus
Illawarra Mercury
Lifeline South Coast, Lifeline Australia Research Foundation, COORDINARE, the Illawarra and Shoalhaven Local Health District, Noah's Shoalhaven and the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute will also harness their expertise to address the ...

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Victorians focussed on health, ownership - NEWS.com.au

Health - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 02:49

Victorians focussed on health, ownership
NEWS.com.au
Victorians focussed on health, ownership. A strong public health system is the greatest issue of national importance to Victorians, an Australia-wide poll has revealed. Australian Associated PressJuly 3, 201812:43pm. The three most important national ...

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After their father's suicide, these sisters are helping regional teens speak out on mental health issues - ABC Local

Health - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 01:16

ABC Local

After their father's suicide, these sisters are helping regional teens speak out on mental health issues
ABC Local
The Williams sisters, working with a counsellor, developed Teenage Trifecta — a series of interactive workshops that teach young people and their families about mental and physical health. The Trifecta hosts workshops with nutritionists, personal ...

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