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Employment helps white men's health more than women and blacks - The Conversation US

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 01:15

The Conversation US

Employment helps white men's health more than women and blacks
The Conversation US
Employment can be a big boost to health, conferring up to 10 extra years of life, but not if you are black or female. In fact, in the United States, employment gives most of its health advantage to white men, particularly those who are most educated ...

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Health experts warn against coconut oil - The Australian

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 01:11

BT.com

Health experts warn against coconut oil
The Australian
The health benefits of coconut oil have been questioned, with US authorities warning it raises cholesterol in the same way as other saturated fats. A new paper released by the American Heart Association urges consumers to ditch coconut oil and instead ...
Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease: A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association | CirculationCirculation

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GOP health bill due for Thursday morning release; here's a sneak peek - CNBC

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:44

CNBC

GOP health bill due for Thursday morning release; here's a sneak peek
CNBC
The bill is expected to make reductions in the federal government subsidies for the purchase of individual health plans — the kind of private insurance available to people who don't get health coverage through a job. It is also expected to ramp down ...
Read the Senate Republican health care bill (full text)Vox
Senate Health Plan Draft Relies on Subsidies GOP Has FaultedBloomberg
Senate health bill would fund controversial ACA subsidiesAxios
The Economist -Wall Street Journal (subscription) -TIME
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Prince Philip health scare: Duke of Edinburgh rushed to hospital 'with an infection' - NEWS.com.au

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 09:33

NEWS.com.au

Prince Philip health scare: Duke of Edinburgh rushed to hospital 'with an infection'
NEWS.com.au
Despite his age, the Duke has maintained relatively good health over the years with only a handful of minor illnesses. “The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to King Edward VII Hospital in London last night, as a precautionary measure, for treatment of an ...

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Prince Philip health scare: Duke of Edinburgh rushed to hospital 'with an infection' - NEWS.com.au

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 09:33

NEWS.com.au

Prince Philip health scare: Duke of Edinburgh rushed to hospital 'with an infection'
NEWS.com.au
Despite his age, the Duke has maintained relatively good health over the years with only a handful of minor illnesses. “The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to King Edward VII Hospital in London last night, as a precautionary measure, for treatment of an ...

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Excessive TV watching leads to snacking, bad health later in life, study finds - ABC Online

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:59

ABC Online

Excessive TV watching leads to snacking, bad health later in life, study finds
ABC Online
UQ School of Public Health PhD candidate Natasha Reid said her research found participants aged between 47–85 who watched five hours or less of TV a week had significantly better lower-body muscle strength than those who spent more than 30 hours a ...

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Excessive TV watching leads to snacking, bad health later in life, study finds - ABC Online

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:59

ABC Online

Excessive TV watching leads to snacking, bad health later in life, study finds
ABC Online
UQ School of Public Health PhD candidate Natasha Reid said her research found participants aged between 47–85 who watched five hours or less of TV a week had significantly better lower-body muscle strength than those who spent more than 30 hours a ...

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Excessive TV watching leads to snacking, bad health later in life, study finds - ABC Online

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:59

ABC Online

Excessive TV watching leads to snacking, bad health later in life, study finds
ABC Online
UQ School of Public Health PhD candidate Natasha Reid said her research found participants aged between 47–85 who watched five hours or less of TV a week had significantly better lower-body muscle strength than those who spent more than 30 hours a ...

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Funding for health extended | The West Australian - The West Australian

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 05:59

The West Australian

Funding for health extended | The West Australian
The West Australian
Warren-Blackwood MLA Terry Redman has welcomed the State Government's funding extension for some regional health services and will advocate for the ...

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New published research states breastfeeding has health benefits for mum too - NEWS.com.au

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 03:26

NEWS.com.au

New published research states breastfeeding has health benefits for mum too
NEWS.com.au
Dr Sanne Peters, a Research Fellow in Epidemiology at The George Institute for Global Health at Oxford University, UK, states that the longer a woman breastfeeds her child, the greater the protection the woman has against future heart problems, The Sun ...

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NSW mental health review opened to public - Yahoo7 News

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 01:50

NSW mental health review opened to public
Yahoo7 News
Public comment is being sought on seclusion, restraint and observation practices at NSW health facilities following disturbing footage of a patient's finals days in Lismore Base Hospital. Miriam Merten died at the hospital in June 2014 from traumatic ...

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Health funds say Lifetime Health Cover loading has lost desired ... - The Sydney Morning Herald

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 00:01

The Sydney Morning Herald

Health funds say Lifetime Health Cover loading has lost desired ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
The recent 4.8 per cent hike in health insurance premiums stung all Australian policyholders, but spare a thought for Kate Tierney who has to pay an extra 12 per ...

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Cecchin's powerful message on mental health - NRL.COM

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 21:04

NRL.COM

Cecchin's powerful message on mental health
NRL.COM
As an NRL State of Mind ambassador, Cecchin has a powerful story to tell and is looking to break down stigmas of mental health and related issues. "The main message is that mental health is diagnosable and treatable; it is something that can be looked ...

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Two NSW mental health inquiries will be opened up to the public ... - dailytelegraph.com.au

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 13:03

dailytelegraph.com.au

Two NSW mental health inquiries will be opened up to the public ...
dailytelegraph.com.au
TWO mental health inquiries will now be opened up to the public and will even include metro and regional workshops in a major double-win for transparency ...

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After weeks of secrecy, US Senate to unveil health-care bill - CNBC

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 10:32

CNBC

After weeks of secrecy, US Senate to unveil health-care bill
CNBC
U.S. Senate Republicans plan to unveil the text of their draft health-care bill on Thursday. The legislation aimed at repealing and replacing major portions of the Affordable Care Act. The effort has been plagued by tensions between moderates and ...
"Stealth and speed": Senate Republicans' health care strategy is a massive political gambleVox
Meet the 13 Senators Deciding on Your Health Care Behind Closed DoorsMoney Magazine
What's In The Senate's Health Bill? Here Are 6 Key Questions About The GOP PlanBuzzFeed News
Salon -New York Times -Bloomberg
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Nutritionist crafts diets for health - The West Australian

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 08:06

The West Australian

Nutritionist crafts diets for health
The West Australian
New business eat2live hopes to educate Kalgoorlie-Boulder families on healthy eating habits, increasing daily nutrient intake, and the ins and outs of having a good diet. Working as a registered nurse for 28 years has seen Sue Felton take a keen ...

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The month you were born affects your health: study - Body + Soul - Body and Soul

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 05:39

Body and Soul

The month you were born affects your health: study - Body + Soul
Body and Soul
Astrology and medicine aren't exactly comfy bedfellows. But a new study published in the journal Medicina Clinical, suggests the month you celebrate your ...

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