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A digital health system could save Australian lives - Starts at 60

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 01:15

Starts at 60

A digital health system could save Australian lives
Starts at 60
The George Institute for Global Health and Consumers Health Forum of Australia released the Going Digital – to deliver a healthier Australia report and found major progress has already been made when it comes to digital health services including the My ...

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Mental health patients still sent hundreds of miles for treatment - The Guardian

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 20:00

The Guardian

Mental health patients still sent hundreds of miles for treatment
The Guardian
Hundreds of mental health patients are being sent hundreds of miles from home to get treatment, despite ministers branding the practice damaging and unacceptable. Latest NHS figures show that in February 650 adults in England had to travel for ...

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Numerous Health Problems Burden Young Adults with Autism - Scientific American

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 15:00

Scientific American

Numerous Health Problems Burden Young Adults with Autism
Scientific American
The early onset of these problems suggests they do not stem solely from a lifetime of poor healthcare, says lead researcher Lisa Croen, director of the Autism Research Program at Kaiser Permanente, a managed healthcare provider based in California.

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The EPA might change the way it weighs human health against industry profit - Popular Science

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 19:38

Popular Science

The EPA might change the way it weighs human health against industry profit
Popular Science
The public has until July 13 to comment on how the Environmental Protection Agency balances it checkbooks to decide how regulations that protect public health stack up against industry costs, a process known as cost-benefit analysis. Industry groups ...

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Innovative system to check food trucks are meeting health standards - 9news.com.au

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 09:48

9news.com.au

Innovative system to check food trucks are meeting health standards
9news.com.au
Authorities are trialling a new way of monitoring whether South Australian food trucks are meeting health and safety requirements. SA Health told 9NEWS the new passport system gives vendors a single document to show evidence of when and where they ...

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Health warning issued after fish poisoned near Amberley Air Base - Brisbane Times

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 08:10

Brisbane Times

Health warning issued after fish poisoned near Amberley Air Base
Brisbane Times
Queensland Health warns fish caught in Warrill Creek and the Bremer River near Amberley RAAF Base should not be eaten, after they were poisoned by the Department of Defence. DoD testing of perch, mullet and eel showed high levels of PFAS chemicals, ...

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Health minister moves to ban 'cunning and devious' anti-vax billboard - WAtoday

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 03:30

WAtoday

Health minister moves to ban 'cunning and devious' anti-vax billboard
WAtoday
Health Minister Roger Cook has said he will look at toughening laws to ban a "cunning and devious" anti-vaccination billboard if existing legislation isn't up to the task. The billboard is on a commercial building at the corner of William and Brisbane ...

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NSW Budget: 'Bonanza' for paramedics and mental health projects - ABC News

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 23:04

ABC News

NSW Budget: 'Bonanza' for paramedics and mental health projects
ABC News
New South Wales Ambulance will have its funding bolstered to $1 billion when the State Government hands down its budget next week. An additional 750 paramedic and call centre staff have been promised, as well as infrastructure upgrades. Health Minister ...
NSW Budget: Hundreds more paramedics to boost health system9news.com.au

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NSW Budget: 'Bonanza' for paramedics and mental health projects - ABC News

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 23:04

ABC News

NSW Budget: 'Bonanza' for paramedics and mental health projects
ABC News
New South Wales Ambulance will have its funding bolstered to $1 billion when the State Government hands down its budget next week. An additional 750 paramedic and call centre staff have been promised, as well as infrastructure upgrades. Health Minister ...
NSW Budget: Hundreds more paramedics to boost health system9news.com.au

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NSW Budget: 'Bonanza' for paramedics and mental health projects - ABC News

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 23:04

ABC News

NSW Budget: 'Bonanza' for paramedics and mental health projects
ABC News
New South Wales Ambulance will have its funding bolstered to $1 billion when the State Government hands down its budget next week. An additional 750 paramedic and call centre staff have been promised, as well as infrastructure upgrades. Health Minister ...

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Government rejects recommendation to keep mental health office independent - The Canberra Times

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 14:00

The Canberra Times

Government rejects recommendation to keep mental health office independent
The Canberra Times
The Office for Mental Health will operate as a part of ACT Health despite a consultant report urging it to remain independent of the increasingly fragmented directorate. The office is now formally established more than 18 months after it was announced ...

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Government rejects recommendation to keep mental health office independent - The Canberra Times

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 14:00

The Canberra Times

Government rejects recommendation to keep mental health office independent
The Canberra Times
The Office for Mental Health will operate as a part of ACT Health despite a consultant report urging it to remain independent of the increasingly fragmented directorate. The office is now formally established more than 18 months after it was announced ...

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Government rejects recommendation to keep mental health office independent - The Canberra Times

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 14:00

The Canberra Times

Government rejects recommendation to keep mental health office independent
The Canberra Times
The Office for Mental Health will operate as a part of ACT Health despite a consultant report urging it to remain independent of the increasingly fragmented directorate. The office is now formally established more than 18 months after it was announced ...

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Digital mental health drug raises troubling questions - The Conversation US

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:44

The Conversation US

Digital mental health drug raises troubling questions
The Conversation US
Otsuka Pharmaceuticals and Proteus Digital Health won Food and Drug Administration approval to sell Abilify MyCite in late 2017. This drug contains a digital sensor embedded within the powerful antipsychotic drug Abilify, the brand name for ...

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Digital mental health drug raises troubling questions - The Conversation US

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:44

The Conversation US

Digital mental health drug raises troubling questions
The Conversation US
Otsuka Pharmaceuticals and Proteus Digital Health won Food and Drug Administration approval to sell Abilify MyCite in late 2017. This drug contains a digital sensor embedded within the powerful antipsychotic drug Abilify, the brand name for ...

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Digital mental health drug raises troubling questions - The Conversation US

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:44

The Conversation US

Digital mental health drug raises troubling questions
The Conversation US
Otsuka Pharmaceuticals and Proteus Digital Health won Food and Drug Administration approval to sell Abilify MyCite in late 2017. This drug contains a digital sensor embedded within the powerful antipsychotic drug Abilify, the brand name for ...

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Digital mental health drug raises troubling questions - The Conversation US

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:44

The Conversation US

Digital mental health drug raises troubling questions
The Conversation US
Otsuka Pharmaceuticals and Proteus Digital Health won Food and Drug Administration approval to sell Abilify MyCite in late 2017. This drug contains a digital sensor embedded within the powerful antipsychotic drug Abilify, the brand name for ...

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Primary Health Care shares take a hammering - The Australian Financial Review

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 08:06

The Australian Financial Review

Primary Health Care shares take a hammering
The Australian Financial Review
Primary Health Care has been one of the worst performers on the ASX on Thursday, tumbling almost 10 per cent after UBS highlighted several earnings headwinds at the medical centres and pathology operator. New lead healthcare analyst Saul Hadassin ...

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Primary Health Care shares take a hammering - The Australian Financial Review

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 08:06

The Australian Financial Review

Primary Health Care shares take a hammering
The Australian Financial Review
Primary Health Care has been one of the worst performers on the ASX on Thursday, tumbling almost 10 per cent after UBS highlighted several earnings headwinds at the medical centres and pathology operator. New lead healthcare analyst Saul Hadassin ...

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Queensland Health refers former psychiatrist to corruption watchdog over book on murderers - ABC Local

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 05:45

ABC Local

Queensland Health refers former psychiatrist to corruption watchdog over book on murderers
ABC Local
Queensland Health has asked the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) to consider whether "potential corrupt conduct" was involved in the publication of a new book by former government psychiatrist Donald Grant on 10 murderers he examined.
Psychiatrist Donald Grant referred to corruption commission over book on murder cases9news.com.au

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