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How to make sense of contradictory health news - ABC Online

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 18:57

ABC Online

How to make sense of contradictory health news
ABC Online
It seems like every day there's a new piece of health advice in the news that contradicts the advice we got yesterday. Add to that a barrage of self-styled wellness experts and self-interested corporations and it's hard to know who to believe if taking ...

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How to make sense of contradictory health news - ABC Online

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 18:57

ABC Online

How to make sense of contradictory health news
ABC Online
It seems like every day there's a new piece of health advice in the news that contradicts the advice we got yesterday. Add to that a barrage of self-styled wellness experts and self-interested corporations and it's hard to know who to believe if taking ...

Categories: Health

How to make sense of contradictory health news - ABC Online

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 18:57

ABC Online

How to make sense of contradictory health news
ABC Online
It seems like every day there's a new piece of health advice in the news that contradicts the advice we got yesterday. Add to that a barrage of self-styled wellness experts and self-interested corporations and it's hard to know who to believe if taking ...

Categories: Health

Multimillion-dollar Origins Project recruits 1000th family for global health study - PerthNow

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 18:05

PerthNow

Multimillion-dollar Origins Project recruits 1000th family for global health study
PerthNow
THE multimillion-dollar Origins Project, an extensive community-based research project aimed at restoring global health, has recruited the 1000th family in its first year. Designed to span 10 years and involve 10,000 families, the $26 million project ...

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Multimillion-dollar Origins Project recruits 1000th family for global ... - PerthNow

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 18:05

PerthNow

Multimillion-dollar Origins Project recruits 1000th family for global ...
PerthNow
THE multimillion-dollar Origins Project, an extensive community-based research project aimed at restoring global health, has recruited the 1000th family in its first year. Designed to span 10 years and involve 10,000 families, the $26 million project ...

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Inadequate mental health care is killing our veterans - Daily Telegraph

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 16:39

Daily Telegraph

Inadequate mental health care is killing our veterans
Daily Telegraph
“This is a national crisis that I'm afraid isn't appreciated enough by society,” Smith tells me. “The next CDF [Chief of Defence Force] and our leaders need to do more to destigmatise mental health issues. Defence resources are spread thin.” The ...

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Emergency departments key to $1bn costs shift - The Australian

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 14:13

The Australian

Emergency departments key to $1bn costs shift
The Australian
While the commonwealth seeks to account for the states' private revenue, and adjusts its funding contributions accordingly, Health Minister Greg Hunt has vowed to change how emergency departments work. A heads of agreement put forward by the Turnbull ...

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Nationals prescription for rural health care is wrong - The Sydney Morning Herald

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Nationals prescription for rural health care is wrong
The Sydney Morning Herald
To create the rural doctors our communities need, the better option is funding for the Rural Health Commissioner's National Rural Generalist Pathway, which is supported through a historic agreement between the Royal Australian College of General ...

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Don't drink red wine for the health benefits says dietician - Courier Mail

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 12:11

Courier Mail

Don't drink red wine for the health benefits says dietician
Courier Mail
And while people shouldn't rely on glass of red to better their health, there's nothing wrong with including it in a balanced diet. Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital dietitian Hilary Powlesland said while there was evidence to suggest antioxidants ...

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Health of platypus habitat trumps development on outskirts of Brisbane - ABC Online

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 04:41

ABC Online

Health of platypus habitat trumps development on outskirts of Brisbane
ABC Online
For 18 years Barbara Rosenberg has made a habit of sitting quietly by her property's lagoon, hoping to spot its resident platypus. It's hard to tell but she suspects two of them have made homes this year under the banks of a tree-lined waterhole on her ...

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More 10-year-old Canberra boys accessing mental health support - The Canberra Times

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 02:44

The Canberra Times

More 10-year-old Canberra boys accessing mental health support
The Canberra Times
The initiative runs as group sessions featuring a talk, videos and a question and answer session, aiming to destigmatise seeking mental health assistance. Mr Fisk said he believed a range of factors had contributed to the rise in boys seeking support ...

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Mushroom coffee is the latest trend, you guys - Body and Soul

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 02:43

Body and Soul

Mushroom coffee is the latest trend, you guys
Body and Soul
The latest superfood trend has been Insta-approved, but is it really worth the hype? And more importantly, what in the world does it taste like? I like my coffee like I like my men… non-preachy. As such, I suspected I was going to have a hard time ...

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Health Check: is there an optimal time of day to work out? - The Conversation AU

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 02:34

The Conversation AU

Health Check: is there an optimal time of day to work out?
The Conversation AU
Most people can only exercise before or after work, so it's worth examining whether the time of day we exercise affects outcomes such as weight loss and sleep. To understand why the timing of exercise might be important, we first need to understand how ...

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WA $26 million ORIGINS Project to unravel child health mysteries - PerthNow

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 01:30

PerthNow

WA $26 million ORIGINS Project to unravel child health mysteries
PerthNow
Origins is a collaboration between Joondalup Health Campus and Telethon Kids Institute, funded by the Federal Government and Paul Ramsay Foundation through Telethon. The project's co-director Professor Desiree Silva said a focus of Origins was to ...

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WA $26 million ORIGINS Project to unravel child health mysteries ... - PerthNow

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 01:30

PerthNow

WA $26 million ORIGINS Project to unravel child health mysteries ...
PerthNow
THE multi-million dollar ORIGINS Project, an extensive community-based research project aimed at restoring global health, has recruited the 1000th family in its first year.

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Managing an employee with mental health issues – what you need to know - Human Capital

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 23:45

Human Capital

Managing an employee with mental health issues – what you need to know
Human Capital
Despite these restrictions, an employee's mental health condition will be relevant to an employer if it affects safety in the workplace, or the employee's ability to perform the inherent requirements of their role. When managers notice employees ...

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Health records breach, Australia: Data leaked on STDs, HIV ... - Courier Mail

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 23:21

Courier Mail

Health records breach, Australia: Data leaked on STDs, HIV ...
Courier Mail
THE sensitive health data of Australians is subject to a data breach every two days and the organisations and governments that fail to protect it are facing no financial penalties. As outrage builds over Facebook's failure to protect privacy, a News ...

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Health Minister threatens to shut non-compliant nursing homes - 2GB - 2GB (press release)

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 23:08

2GB (press release)

Health Minister threatens to shut non-compliant nursing homes - 2GB
2GB (press release)
Health Minister Greg Hunt warns nursing homes that don't comply with mandatory flu vaccines could be shut down. The Federal Government is making it mandatory for aged care facilities to offer the vaccine to their workers for free in a bid to prevent a ...

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Health concerns over consumption of artificial sweeteners - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 19:41

The Sydney Morning Herald

Health concerns over consumption of artificial sweeteners
The Sydney Morning Herald
We've all seen images of sexy young people radiating happiness and vitality while sipping sugar-sweetened drinks with sparkly white teeth. The reality lurking behind these glossy advertisements is sick, overweight people with tooth decay. But according ...

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Health fears raised over proposed telecommunication tower near Gold Coast school - Gold Coast Bulletin

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 14:30

Gold Coast Bulletin

Health fears raised over proposed telecommunication tower near Gold Coast school
Gold Coast Bulletin
However, Vodafone said the tower was needed at the Southport park to improve its coverage in the area. A report commissioned by Vodafone to Gold Coast City Council said Southport State School students would be exposed to radiation levels that were 0.33 ...

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