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Study on mental health impacts of anti-gay religious prejudice should be a 'wake-up call' for faith leaders - ABC Online

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:07

ABC Online

Study on mental health impacts of anti-gay religious prejudice should be a 'wake-up call' for faith leaders
ABC Online
Faith leaders who insist same-sex couples should not be able to marry — even those who also promote love and support for LGB people — may be causing serious harm to the mental health of LGB individuals, the author of a new study on the impacts of ...

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Study on mental health impacts of anti-gay religious prejudice should be a 'wake-up call' for faith leaders - ABC Online

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:07

ABC Online

Study on mental health impacts of anti-gay religious prejudice should be a 'wake-up call' for faith leaders
ABC Online
Faith leaders who insist same-sex couples should not be able to marry — even those who also promote love and support for LGB people — may be causing serious harm to the mental health of LGB individuals, the author of a new study on the impacts of ...

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Designing suburbs to cut car use closes gaps in health and wealth - The Conversation AU (blog)

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 20:05

The Conversation AU (blog)

Designing suburbs to cut car use closes gaps in health and wealth
The Conversation AU (blog)
Large health inequalities exist in Australia. Car ownership and its costs add to the health inequalities between low-income and high-income households. The physical characteristics of neighbourhoods influence our transport use and, in turn, make health ...

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Designing suburbs to cut car use closes gaps in health and wealth - The Conversation AU (blog)

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 20:05

The Conversation AU (blog)

Designing suburbs to cut car use closes gaps in health and wealth
The Conversation AU (blog)
Large health inequalities exist in Australia. Car ownership and its costs add to the health inequalities between low-income and high-income households. The physical characteristics of neighbourhoods influence our transport use and, in turn, make health ...

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Half of NSW businesses have no mental health strategy, survey ... - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 18:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Half of NSW businesses have no mental health strategy, survey ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
The industries failing to protect the mental health of employees have been exposed by the NSW government's rigorous new benchmarking tool.

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Half of NSW businesses have no mental health strategy, survey ... - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 18:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Half of NSW businesses have no mental health strategy, survey ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
The industries failing to protect the mental health of employees have been exposed by the NSW government's rigorous new benchmarking tool.

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Half of NSW businesses have no mental health strategy, survey ... - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 18:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Half of NSW businesses have no mental health strategy, survey ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
The industries failing to protect the mental health of employees have been exposed by the NSW government's rigorous new benchmarking tool.

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Half of NSW businesses have no mental health strategy, survey using new algorithm shows - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 18:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Half of NSW businesses have no mental health strategy, survey using new algorithm shows
The Sydney Morning Herald
NSW employers are failing to address the mental health of their workers appropriately, with the construction and scientific industries among the worst performers, a rigorous new benchmarking tool shows. Fewer than one in 10 (8.8 per cent) of the state ...

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How much water do we need to drink a day? - ABC Online

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 03:30

ABC Online

How much water do we need to drink a day?
ABC Online
Most of the health messages we hear are about making sure we drink enough water, especially in hot weather, when you've had a tummy bug or when you're exercising. But how much is the right amount? And is it possible to drink too much?

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How much water do we need to drink a day? - ABC Online

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 03:30

ABC Online

How much water do we need to drink a day?
ABC Online
Most of the health messages we hear are about making sure we drink enough water, especially in hot weather, when you've had a tummy bug or when you're exercising. But how much is the right amount? And is it possible to drink too much?

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Insurance changes not enough to drive real mental health reform - The Conversation AU (blog)

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 01:22

The Conversation AU (blog)

Insurance changes not enough to drive real mental health reform
The Conversation AU (blog)
Recent changes to private mental health insurance offer the prospect of lower premiums and reduced waiting periods, though the magnitude of these benefits is disputed. Travel and accommodation assistance will now be available to help people from rural ...
Mental health scripts, patients in the millionsAustralian Journal of Pharmacy (blog)
Mental Health Week conclusion celebration a hitThe West Australian

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$200m health precinct a 'game changer' for Murdoch - The West Australian

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:04

The West Australian

$200m health precinct a 'game changer' for Murdoch
The West Australian
Fini Group is seeking medical and commercial tenants for 12,500sqm in its $200 million first-stage five-building development of the Murdoch Health and Knowledge Precinct. It has also revealed that it has forged a partnership with Aegis Aged Care Group ...

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Stress and junk food could be equally bad for your gut health - 9Honey (blog)

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:38

9Honey (blog)

Stress and junk food could be equally bad for your gut health
9Honey (blog)
If you were asked to name factors most likely to mess up your gut health, 'junk food' would likely be your first answer. But a new study indicates ongoing stress is just as harmful for your gut as a poor diet — especially for women. The research ...
Stress may harm gut health as much as junk foodMedical News Today

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ECU health expert says planting more public gardens would reduce childhood obesity - The West Australian

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:50

The West Australian

ECU health expert says planting more public gardens would reduce childhood obesity
The West Australian
Planting more gardens on street verges, in schools and in the community could help reduce childhood obesity and improve overall health, a public health expert says. Edith Cowan University professor of public health nutrition Amanda Devine said the ...

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SA's Transforming Health program fails to achieve savings targets, says auditor-general - ABC Online

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:46

ABC Online

SA's Transforming Health program fails to achieve savings targets, says auditor-general
ABC Online
The South Australian Government's flagship Transforming Health plan has not achieved its savings targets and has actually cost money in the last financial year, according to the SA auditor-general's latest report. The State Government announced the ...

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Here's what's actually driving up health insurance premiums (hint ... - The Conversation AU (blog)

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:19

The Conversation AU (blog)

Here's what's actually driving up health insurance premiums (hint ...
The Conversation AU (blog)
The government's latest changes to private health insurance won't affect the cost of premiums.

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Family 'lost $9k' on operation despite 30-year private health fund payments - 9news.com.au

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 08:14

Family 'lost $9k' on operation despite 30-year private health fund payments
9news.com.au
Ahead of the government's planned shake-up of private health insurance, Australians have been warned of the potential pitfalls involved in joining a fund. "Over the past 12 months the private health funds increased their profits by 17 percent" Nine ...

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Bali drugs suspect Joshua James Baker was treated for mental health problems - ABC Online

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 05:10

ABC Online

Bali drugs suspect Joshua James Baker was treated for mental health problems
ABC Online
Mr Baker's lawyer Maya Arsanti said her client's mental health meant the case could not proceed and he should be deported to Australia rather than face trial in Indonesia. "In Indonesian law, people who are mentally ill cannot proceed in justice ...

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Mental Health Week conclusion celebration a hit - The West Australian

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 02:43

The West Australian

Mental Health Week conclusion celebration a hit
The West Australian
In a bid to encourage positive and wholesome mental health, Headspace Bunbury held a walk for mental health on Friday to conclude Mental Health Week. Held on a day usually synonymous with unfortunate circumstances, the Friday 13 event reminded ...
Lake County offers mental health first aid trainingChicago Daily Herald

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Big Anxiety Festival 2018 tackles mental health through art - Daily Telegraph

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 02:38

Daily Telegraph

Big Anxiety Festival 2018 tackles mental health through art
Daily Telegraph
The Big Anxiety Festival is the world's biggest mental health and arts festival. The festival's series of events will aim to reduce stigma, increase empathy, support neurodiversity and promote wellbeing. Executive and artistic director Jill Bennett ...

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