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Technologies for better health - University News: The University of Western Australia

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 02:38

University News: The University of Western Australia

Technologies for better health
University News: The University of Western Australia
Technologies for better health undertakes groundbreaking research into new methods and processes in the healthcare sector. From inventing a microscopic needle to detect cancer, to developing innovative processes to better understand viruses, ...

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Australian family refuses UK deportation over father's health fears - SBS

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 00:16

SBS

Australian family refuses UK deportation over father's health fears
SBS
The family of a father who has suffered three strokes in recent years refused to board a deportation flight from Britain after he fell ill at the airport. Sangarapillai Balachandran - a Sri Lankan Tamil with Australian citizenship - suffers from high ...

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Port Hedland dust, health concerns forces Government to move on capping population - ABC News

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 23:06

ABC News

Port Hedland dust, health concerns forces Government to move on capping population
ABC News
The population around one of the world's largest bulk-handling ports will be capped amid concerns about the public health impact of dust it creates. Western Australia's Pilbara town of Port Hedland, with a population of nearly 14,000, exported 519 ...

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Improving the dental health of Indigenous Australians - ABC News

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 21:41

ABC News

Improving the dental health of Indigenous Australians
ABC News
Indigenous Australians are more likely to experience tooth decay and gum disease than non-Indigenous Australians, which can have negative impacts on diet and self-esteem and cause other health problems. Life Matters talks to Dr Chris Bourke, ...

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Amazon-led health venture should focus on life expectancy and disease prevention, experts say - CNBC

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 19:57

CNBC

Amazon-led health venture should focus on life expectancy and disease prevention, experts say
CNBC
The health-care partnership between Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and J.P. Morgan, announced early this year, is one of the biggest stories in the industry. So it's only natural that 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki and Stanford University's Steven Quake, who ...

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The long-term health impacts of beauty fillers? - The Sydney Morning Herald

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 13:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

The long-term health impacts of beauty fillers?
The Sydney Morning Herald
But, even when you're in the hands of an experienced practitioner, using a TGA-regulated injectable, should we be treating these procedures so casually? Use of such treatments has grown so rapidly, are we really able to grasp the potential long-term ...

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Blue Mountains mayor Mark Greenhill shares mental health struggles at exhibition opening - Blue Mountains Gazette

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 05:13

Blue Mountains Gazette

Blue Mountains mayor Mark Greenhill shares mental health struggles at exhibition opening
Blue Mountains Gazette
In a move that has been hailed as “brave” and “important” by mental health professionals, Blue Mountains mayor Mark Greenhill has publicly revealed his own mental health struggles. Speaking at the official opening of the When Words Are Not Enough ...

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Blue Mountains mayor shares mental health struggles at exhibition opening - Blue Mountains Gazette

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 05:13

Blue Mountains Gazette

Blue Mountains mayor shares mental health struggles at exhibition opening
Blue Mountains Gazette
The exhibition, which opened in conjunction with World Mental Health Day, contains works by local artists who practice art therapy, a form of psychotherapy in which clients make art therapeutically. Cr Greenhill said that while he had not been an art ...

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SPAN mental health walk at Panboola - Eden Magnet

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 05:07

Eden Magnet

SPAN mental health walk at Panboola
Eden Magnet
“We welcome anyone, any members of the community, to join us whether it's people who have lost someone to suicide, or whether it's to honour someone struggling with mental health issues. We welcome those impacted both directly and as friends or family ...

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Global Handwashing Day: Clean hands are a recipe for health - RACGP

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 04:09

RACGP

Global Handwashing Day: Clean hands are a recipe for health
RACGP
Monday 15 October marks Global Handwashing Day and the FSIC's theme – Clean hands – a recipe for health – focuses on the links between handwashing and food. FSIC Chair Rachelle Williams described thorough handwashing as one of the keys to ...

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From lupus diagnosis to mental health issues: A timeline of Selena Gomez's health struggles - NEWS.com.au

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 04:07

NEWS.com.au

From lupus diagnosis to mental health issues: A timeline of Selena Gomez's health struggles
NEWS.com.au
“I want to be proactive and focus on maintaining my health and happiness and have decided that the best way forward is to take some time off.” Gomez's 90-day treatment in Tennessee came amid her Revival World Tour, causing her to cancel the remaining ...

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From lupus diagnosis to mental health issues: A timeline of Selena Gomez's health struggles - NEWS.com.au

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 04:07

NEWS.com.au

From lupus diagnosis to mental health issues: A timeline of Selena Gomez's health struggles
NEWS.com.au
“I want to be proactive and focus on maintaining my health and happiness and have decided that the best way forward is to take some time off.” Gomez's 90-day treatment in Tennessee came amid her Revival World Tour, causing her to cancel the remaining ...

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Health and Wellbeing Minister Stephen Wade says elective surgeries must continue, after Employment Tribunal protest ... - The Advertiser

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 02:20

The Advertiser

Health and Wellbeing Minister Stephen Wade says elective surgeries must continue, after Employment Tribunal protest ...
The Advertiser
A standoff between Health Minister Stephen Wade and the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation escalated at the weekend after a challenge to the threatened action was brought in the SA Employment Tribunal. The planned action is in response to ...

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'I've never been as low': Nick Cummins says The Bachelor affected his mental health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 00:16

The Sydney Morning Herald

'I've never been as low': Nick Cummins says The Bachelor affected his mental health
The Sydney Morning Herald
Nick Cummins has said his stint on The Bachelor negatively affected his mental health. The former rugby union player has returned to Australia to face a media firestorm over his decision to turn down both Brittany Hockley and Sophie Tieman in the 2018 ...
Nick Cummins Says The Bachelor Affected His Mental HealthBody and Soul

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Royal Hobart Hospital: Eyes on Health Minister as pressure grows for overcrowding fix - ABC News

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 20:19

ABC News

Royal Hobart Hospital: Eyes on Health Minister as pressure grows for overcrowding fix
ABC News
Pressures on the Royal Hobart Hospital's emergency department are expected to be addressed in an announcement this week. On Sunday, Tasmanian Health Minister Michael Ferguson said he would unveil the next stage of a plan for "a strong and vibrant ...

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Royal Hobart Hospital: Eyes on Health Minister as pressure grows for overcrowding fix - ABC News

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 20:19

ABC News

Royal Hobart Hospital: Eyes on Health Minister as pressure grows for overcrowding fix
ABC News
Pressures on the Royal Hobart Hospital's emergency department are expected to be addressed in an announcement this week. On Sunday, Tasmanian Health Minister Michael Ferguson said he would unveil the next stage of a plan for "a strong and vibrant ...

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Primary Health Care gets Afterpay dental surge - The Australian Financial Review

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 13:14

The Australian Financial Review

Primary Health Care gets Afterpay dental surge
The Australian Financial Review
The chief executive of Primary Health Care's dental surgeries says the group had a flood of 800 new customers in just eight weeks after offering the Afterpay 'buy now, payer later'. Michelle Aquilina said the take-up rate was "phenomenal", given it was ...

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Health and Wellbeing Minister Stephen Wade says elective surgeries must continue, after Employment Tribunal protest ... - The Advertiser

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 02:50

The Advertiser

Health and Wellbeing Minister Stephen Wade says elective surgeries must continue, after Employment Tribunal protest ...
The Advertiser
He said the Government had agreed to union demands for an extra 50 beds in the system, before also offering 11 more mental health treatment spots. Mr Wade said these concessions were then met with further demands, as the ANMF “continue to move the ...

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Youth mental health gets funding boost as demand for services spikes - The Guardian

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 01:47

The Guardian

Youth mental health gets funding boost as demand for services spikes
The Guardian
Australia's mental health services will receive a $52m boost in an attempt to cut waiting times for desperate teenagers struggling with anxiety or depression. The government has announced extra funding for the national youth mental health foundation ...
Government announces $50 million boost for youth mental healthSBS
'This is about giving young Australians hope'9news.com.au

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Youth mental health gets funding boost as demand for services spikes - The Guardian

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 01:47

The Guardian

Youth mental health gets funding boost as demand for services spikes
The Guardian
Australia's mental health services will receive a $52m boost in an attempt to cut waiting times for desperate teenagers struggling with anxiety or depression. The government has announced extra funding for the national youth mental health foundation ...
Government announces $50 million boost for youth mental healthSBS
'This is about giving young Australians hope'9news.com.au

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