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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 ...
Plans to 'calorie-cap' fast food and supermarket meals to be considered by Public Health EnglandThe Independent

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6 digital health predictions for 2018 - CNBC

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 19:16

CNBC

6 digital health predictions for 2018
CNBC
I think the public markets will remain closed in 2018 for health-tech companies. However, I do expect 2019 and the years beyond that to start to look more fruitful for initial public offerings, as well-funded start-ups like Health Catalyst, Flatiron ...

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Schoolyard conflicts may be linked to serious health problems later in life - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 17:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Schoolyard conflicts may be linked to serious health problems later in life
The Sydney Morning Herald
But in fact, the way kids handle conflict with peers may have major long-term health repercussions. New research from the University of Virginia in the US shows that ramifications from schoolyard conflicts may be tied to premature aging and other ...

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Schoolyard conflicts may be linked to serious health problems later in life - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 17:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Schoolyard conflicts may be linked to serious health problems later in life
The Sydney Morning Herald
But in fact, the way kids handle conflict with peers may have major long-term health repercussions. New research from the University of Virginia in the US shows that ramifications from schoolyard conflicts may be tied to premature aging and other ...

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Barwon Health North: Fears promised Urgent Care Centre has been dumped - Geelong Advertiser

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 11:03

Geelong Advertiser

Barwon Health North: Fears promised Urgent Care Centre has been dumped
Geelong Advertiser
Despite construction on the $33 million Barwon Health North project being underway, the State Government is yet to reveal which services will be included, and whether the Urgent Care Centre had been scrapped. The confidential document shows the Urgent ...

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Mental health care “grossly underfunded”: AMA - Australian Journal of Pharmacy (blog)

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 10:20

Australian Journal of Pharmacy (blog)

Mental health care “grossly underfunded”: AMA
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (blog)
Almost one in two Australian adults will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime, yet mental health and psychiatric care are grossly underfunded when compared to physical health, says Australian Medical Association (AMA) President, Dr ...
Australian Medical Association calls for more mental health professionals amid growing crisisHerald Sun

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

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 06:16

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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The big issue: sexual health services must be protected to prevent a crisis - The Guardian

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 00:05

The Guardian

The big issue: sexual health services must be protected to prevent a crisis
The Guardian
We are on the verge of a crisis in sexual health services, but the stigma and blame attached to public health issues such as drug and alcohol use can also be a critical barrier to convincing hearts and minds (and voters) to fight against this ...

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Why is health care so damn expensive? - TechCrunch

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 22:18

TechCrunch

Why is health care so damn expensive?
TechCrunch
This is the problem known as “cost disease” — the rapidly escalating costs of basic human services like health care, housing, education, construction, and infrastructure. It's a problem that plagues the developed world, but none more so than in the ...

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Donald Trump in excellent health - White House doctor - BBC News

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 17:28

BBC News

Donald Trump in excellent health - White House doctor
BBC News
Donald Trump is in "excellent health", his White House doctor has announced after he underwent his first medical check-up since becoming US president. Ronny Jackson said in a brief statement that Friday's three-hour examination of the 71-year-old ...
President Trump Gets 'Excellent Health' Report From White House DoctorTIME
White House doctor says Trump is in “excellent healthSalon
Donald Trump is in 'excellent health', White House physician saysThe Guardian
Bloomberg -The Independent -Business Insider
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Australian Medical Association calls for more mental health professionals amid growing crisis - Herald Sun

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 11:02

Herald Sun

Australian Medical Association calls for more mental health professionals amid growing crisis
Herald Sun
A TIDAL wave of people seeking help for mental illness means there is a desperate need to train more psychiatrists and mental health nurses and establish community programs, the Australian Medical Association has advised. The number of Medicare funded ...
Gupta: 'Competent' or 'crazy' misses the point of presidential mental healthCNN

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Barcelona Open courtside models reveal health issues, fines handed down for sexual discrimination - ABC Online

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 07:27

ABC Online

Barcelona Open courtside models reveal health issues, fines handed down for sexual discrimination
ABC Online
If you've ever wondered how the hostesses and models employed to work at sports events manage to put up with the most difficult of weather conditions, the answer is simple — they often struggle. The women are paid to stand courtside, trackside or ...

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Barcelona Open courtside models reveal health issues, fines handed down for sexual discrimination - ABC Online

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 07:27

ABC Online

Barcelona Open courtside models reveal health issues, fines handed down for sexual discrimination
ABC Online
If you've ever wondered how the hostesses and models employed to work at sports events manage to put up with the most difficult of weather conditions, the answer is simple — they often struggle. The women are paid to stand courtside, trackside or ...

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Trump in 'excellent health', doctor says after first formal examination - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 03:20

The Sydney Morning Herald

Trump in 'excellent health', doctor says after first formal examination
The Sydney Morning Herald
New York: US President Donald Trump is in "excellent health," according to presidential physician, Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, who examined him on Friday after a week of fresh questions about whether the 71-year-old commander in chief was mentally fit ...
Donald Trump in 'excellent health', doctor saysSBS
Donald Trump in 'excellent health' after medical exam, presidential doctor claimsThe Independent
President Donald Trump's medical exam 'went exceptionally well,' doctor saysCNBC
Business Insider -Daily Mail -New York Times
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After a miserable 2017, VCs offer predictions on digital health IPOs for 2018 - CNBC

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 21:37

CNBC

After a miserable 2017, VCs offer predictions on digital health IPOs for 2018
CNBC
She said there's a deep malaise surrounding the lack of public offerings last year, a higher bar for IPOs and a lack of contenders that are far enough along in terms of revenue and partnerships. Kjellson polled the audience at this week's conference to ...

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Health funds offer to pay massive obstetrician fees as mums desert private hospitals - NT News

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 14:34

NT News

Health funds offer to pay massive obstetrician fees as mums desert private hospitals
NT News
Private hospitals are losing business and it is hard for newly qualified obstetricians to build a private practice, it also means young families never take out health cover, says Ms David. In a bid to stem the tide insurers have held formal meetings ...

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Health funds offer to pay massive obstetrician fees as mums desert private hospitals - NT News

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 14:34

NT News

Health funds offer to pay massive obstetrician fees as mums desert private hospitals
NT News
Private hospitals are losing business and it is hard for newly qualified obstetricians to build a private practice, it also means young families never take out health cover, says Ms David. In a bid to stem the tide insurers have held formal meetings ...

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Health funds offer to pay massive obstetrician fees as mums desert private hospitals - NT News

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 14:34

NT News

Health funds offer to pay massive obstetrician fees as mums desert private hospitals
NT News
Private hospitals are losing business and it is hard for newly qualified obstetricians to build a private practice, it also means young families never take out health cover, says Ms David. In a bid to stem the tide insurers have held formal meetings ...

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Health funds offer to pay massive obstetrician fees as mums desert private hospitals - NT News

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 14:34

NT News

Health funds offer to pay massive obstetrician fees as mums desert private hospitals
NT News
Private hospitals are losing business and it is hard for newly qualified obstetricians to build a private practice, it also means young families never take out health cover, says Ms David. In a bid to stem the tide insurers have held formal meetings ...

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HEALTH HEIST? - Wangaratta Chronicle

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:44

Wangaratta Chronicle

HEALTH HEIST?
Wangaratta Chronicle
The government says a $966,000 void is expected to hit Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) in next year's budget due to the unbalanced ledger, indicating it could affect treatment of cancer patients. However, Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has denied ...

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