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Antioxidants are great for your health... except when they become bad for your health - 9Coach (blog)

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:03

9Coach (blog)

Antioxidants are great for your health... except when they become bad for your health
9Coach (blog)
"Antioxidants" and "free radicals" emblazon hundreds of products at your local supermarket. You probably have a vague idea the former are good for you, and the latter are bad… even if you're not exactly sure why. The answer lies in the word ...

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Trump 'healthy', no cognitive issues: doctor - SBS

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:02

SBS

Trump 'healthy', no cognitive issues: doctor
SBS
Trump already takes 10 milligrams daily of Crestor, a cholesterol-lowering medication, which Jackson said he plans to increase. The president's daily regimen includes low-dose aspirin of 81 milligrams, a 1-milligram pill of Propecia against male ...

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Police, mental health services under scrutiny after fire death of mentally ill Goldfields woman - ABC Online

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 22:15

ABC Online

Police, mental health services under scrutiny after fire death of mentally ill Goldfields woman
ABC Online
Counsel assisting the coroner, Stephanie Teoh, told the inquest Ms Quartermaine's health had deteriorated rapidly on the day before her death. She was ejected from a supermarket near her home in the Kalgoorlie suburb of Mullingar at about 10:00am on ...

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Almost 75% of people on mental health program left without NDIS support - The Guardian

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:33

The Guardian

Almost 75% of people on mental health program left without NDIS support
The Guardian
Hundreds of Australians in a support program for severe mental health issues are falling through the cracks of the national disability insurance scheme, renewing fears that the landmark reform is leaving gaps in psychosocial services. The federal ...

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Almost 75% of people on mental health program left without NDIS support - The Guardian

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:33

The Guardian

Almost 75% of people on mental health program left without NDIS support
The Guardian
Hundreds of Australians in a support program for severe mental health issues are falling through the cracks of the national disability insurance scheme, renewing fears that the landmark reform is leaving gaps in psychosocial services. The federal ...

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7 weird health tips that are actually true - Health24

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 05:44

Health24

7 weird health tips that are actually true
Health24
These seemingly strange health practices and tips can contribute to your health and wellbeing in unexpected ways. 0. Related. 10 small changes for a healthier family in 2018 · 10 proven benefits of exercise · 7 health trends of 2017. When you were a ...

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Private health insurance sector calls for increase to Medicare levy surcharge - The Guardian

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 03:36

The Guardian

Private health insurance sector calls for increase to Medicare levy surcharge
The Guardian
“Australian health funds are acutely aware of the need for budget repair … as such, this budget submission does not request any additional government funding and instead focuses on the opportunity to address sustainability through sensible policy ...
Private health insurers should improve 'useless' products, not punish people who avoid them: AMAThe Sydney Morning Herald

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Private health insurance sector calls for increase to Medicare levy surcharge - The Guardian

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 03:36

The Guardian

Private health insurance sector calls for increase to Medicare levy surcharge
The Guardian
“Australian health funds are acutely aware of the need for budget repair … as such, this budget submission does not request any additional government funding and instead focuses on the opportunity to address sustainability through sensible policy ...
Private health insurers should improve 'useless' products, not punish people who avoid them: AMAThe Sydney Morning Herald

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Age-defying mum of three shares her top health and beauty tips - New Idea

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 01:59

New Idea

Age-defying mum of three shares her top health and beauty tips
New Idea
With her jaw-dropping good looks and enviable bikini body, it's hard to believe that model Abigail O'Neill is a mum of three. The 43-yer-old, model turned author has two sons aged 18 and 21 and a 23-year-old daughter but she doesn't look a day over 30 ...

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Legendary UK Post-punk Act Cancels Australian Tour Due To Ill Health - theMusic

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:59

theMusic

Legendary UK Post-punk Act Cancels Australian Tour Due To Ill Health
theMusic
Legendary UK act Genesis Breyer P-Orridge have been forced to cancel their upcoming Australian tour due to ill health. A statement released by the tour promoter today has advised that unexpected complications related to the art and music pioneers ...

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Barwon Health North: State Government confirms Urgent Care Centre - Geelong Advertiser

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:43

Geelong Advertiser

Barwon Health North: State Government confirms Urgent Care Centre
Geelong Advertiser
Victorian Health Minister Jill Hennessy confirmed the $33 million Barwon Health North project would include an Urgent Care Centre, following concerns it had been scrapped. The Urgent Care Centre will be used by patients with non-life threatening ...

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Mental health still losing out in NHS funding, report finds - The Guardian

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:01

The Guardian

Mental health still losing out in NHS funding, report finds
The Guardian
It is the fifth year in a row that NHS bosses gave physical health services a larger cash increase, even though ministers have repeatedly stressed the need to give mental health services more money. Mental health trusts in England received income ...
Mental health funding gap widening further despite pledge to achieve parityiNews

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High salt diet could also be bad for brain health, researchers find - ABC Online

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 23:24

ABC Online

High salt diet could also be bad for brain health, researchers find
ABC Online
We already know too much salt can lead to stroke and heart disease. But could it also affect your mind? Key points: High salt diet caused cognitive impairments in mice in just 3 months; Australians eat around double the recommended amount of salt each ...

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High salt diet could also be bad for brain health, researchers find - ABC Online

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 23:24

ABC Online

High salt diet could also be bad for brain health, researchers find
ABC Online
We already know too much salt can lead to stroke and heart disease. But could it also affect your mind? Key points: High salt diet caused cognitive impairments in mice in just 3 months; Australians eat around double the recommended amount of salt each ...

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Any issues with feet - Illawarra Mercury

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 22:07

Illawarra Mercury

Any issues with feet
Illawarra Mercury
Bunion trouble: Don't put up with the pain and inconvenience, as this can be alleviated plus many other foot problems too at the Seaview Clinic in Wollongong. Advertising feature. It's not just older women that suffer from bunions that can be ...

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Queensland health jobs: Hospital staff told to speak English only at work - Courier Mail

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 21:51

Courier Mail

Queensland health jobs: Hospital staff told to speak English only at work
Courier Mail
The Courier-Mail has seen an email from a ''higher-up'' at the remote country hospital, admonishing staff for speaking foreign languages on the job, and Queensland Health has confirmed an investigation is underway. “I have received a few complaints ...

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British health officials put country on strict new diet - The Australian

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 20:10

The Australian

British health officials put country on strict new diet
The Australian
Public Health England is to launch the OneYou campaign amid concern that people are eating 200-300 calories a day in excess of what they need. The public advice as to daily calories — 2000 for women and 2500 for men — has not changed, but officials ...
Kellogg's cereals' sugar content to be slashed in anti-obesity driveInternational Business Times UK
Why most of us should have fewer calories - Live Well - NHS ChoicesNHS Choices
What snacks are under 100 calories? Parents told to limit their kids' sugar intakeInternational Business Times UK

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British health officials put country on strict new diet - The Australian

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 20:10

The Australian

British health officials put country on strict new diet
The Australian
Public Health England is to launch the OneYou campaign amid concern that people are eating 200-300 calories a day in excess of what they need. The public advice as to daily calories — 2000 for women and 2500 for men — has not changed, but officials ...

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