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There are many types of obesity – which one matters to your health - The Conversation US

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 16:02

The Conversation US

There are many types of obesity – which one matters to your health
The Conversation US
My colleagues and I undertook this project because we recognized that there are many types of obesity – each one has different consequences for each person's health. This is what we call disease “heterogeneity.” If we understand heterogeneity, we can ...

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There are many types of obesity – which one matters to your health - The Conversation US

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 16:02

The Conversation US

There are many types of obesity – which one matters to your health
The Conversation US
My colleagues and I undertook this project because we recognized that there are many types of obesity – each one has different consequences for each person's health. This is what we call disease “heterogeneity.” If we understand heterogeneity, we can ...

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Labor vows to redraft My Health Record legislation - The Sydney Morning Herald

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 13:05

The Sydney Morning Herald

Labor vows to redraft My Health Record legislation
The Sydney Morning Herald
Federal Labor has called for a rewrite of the controversial My Health Record legislation to prevent insurers and employers from exploiting patient data and to protect domestic violence survivors. The opposition is drafting a suite of amendments to ...

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Labor vows to redraft My Health Record legislation - The Sydney Morning Herald

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 13:05

The Sydney Morning Herald

Labor vows to redraft My Health Record legislation
The Sydney Morning Herald
Federal Labor has called for a rewrite of the controversial My Health Record legislation to prevent insurers and employers from exploiting patient data and to protect domestic violence survivors. The opposition is drafting a suite of amendments to ...

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Labor vows to redraft My Health Record legislation - The Sydney Morning Herald

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 13:05

The Sydney Morning Herald

Labor vows to redraft My Health Record legislation
The Sydney Morning Herald
Federal Labor has called for a rewrite of the controversial My Health Record legislation to prevent insurers and employers from exploiting patient data and to protect domestic violence survivors. The opposition is drafting a suite of amendments to ...

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Mental health on Nauru 'absolutely devastating' as Trump rejects refugees under extreme vetting - The Sydney Morning Herald

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 13:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Mental health on Nauru 'absolutely devastating' as Trump rejects refugees under extreme vetting
The Sydney Morning Herald
Global humanitarian giant Medecins Sans Frontieres says the mental health of refugees on Nauru has deteriorated to an "absolutely devastating" state, as dozens of men, women and children are knocked back for resettlement in the United States under ...

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Mental health on Nauru 'absolutely devastating' as Trump rejects refugees under extreme vetting - The Sydney Morning Herald

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 13:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Mental health on Nauru 'absolutely devastating' as Trump rejects refugees under extreme vetting
The Sydney Morning Herald
Global humanitarian giant Medecins Sans Frontieres says the mental health of refugees on Nauru has deteriorated to an "absolutely devastating" state, as dozens of men, women and children are knocked back for resettlement in the United States under ...

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Suicidal man cuts off finger in desperate bid to get mental health assistance - ABC News

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 06:14

ABC News

Suicidal man cuts off finger in desperate bid to get mental health assistance
ABC News
He was admitted to the surgical ward where he was treated for his injury before being moved to the psychiatric unit, where he received the mental health treatment he desperately needed. He thought being suicidal was not enough to get him through the door.
Preventing suicide: The basic mistake holding us backNEWS.com.au
800000 people kill themselves every year. What can we do?The Guardian

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Private health insurance changes 'will lead to premium hikes' - The Guardian

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 05:42

The Guardian

Private health insurance changes 'will lead to premium hikes'
The Guardian
New rules designed to simplify private health insurance will leave thousands of consumers facing significant premium increases, the Grattan Institute has warned. From April many of the 70,000 existing private health insurance policies will fall into a ...

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Private health insurance changes 'will lead to premium hikes' - The Guardian

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 05:42

The Guardian

Private health insurance changes 'will lead to premium hikes'
The Guardian
New rules designed to simplify private health insurance will leave thousands of consumers facing significant premium increases, the Grattan Institute has warned. From April many of the 70,000 existing private health insurance policies will fall into a ...

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How top chefs take care of their mental health - SBS

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 04:05

SBS

How top chefs take care of their mental health
SBS
In Australia, 80 percent of hospitality workers agreed that mental health issues were a challenge in the industry. “Our industry is dynamic and exciting but there can be pressures that come with long hours, a fast pace and high expectations,” says R U OK?

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Suicidal man cuts off finger in desperate bid to get mental health assistance - ABC News

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 03:59

ABC News

Suicidal man cuts off finger in desperate bid to get mental health assistance
ABC News
He was admitted to the surgical ward where he was treated for his injury before being moved to the psychiatric unit, where he received the mental health treatment he desperately needed. He thought being suicidal was not enough to get him through the door.
Preventing suicide: The basic mistake holding us backNEWS.com.au
Mental health of the nation: Productivity Commission to investigate mental health spendingRACGP
14 famous people who struggled with mental healthSBS
Forbes -The Guardian -Macquarie University
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The moment that shocked Triple M host Gus Worland - NEWS.com.au

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 00:13

NEWS.com.au

The moment that shocked Triple M host Gus Worland
NEWS.com.au
Worland, 49, spoke about his mentor's death as part of the documentary series Man Up and last year launched a not-for-profit aimed at tackling men's mental health issues, called Gotcha4Life. News.com.au is supporting the work of Gotcha4Life as part of ...

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Why having a conversation about mental health in the workplace might not be so simple - The Conversation UK

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 13:22

The Conversation UK

Why having a conversation about mental health in the workplace might not be so simple
The Conversation UK
For many people experiencing mental health difficulties, fear of the stigma associated with conditions can affect how they relate to others. This fear is not just limited to social interactions, it can affect all aspects of life, including the ...

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Two in three health fund members won't be covered for key procedures within three years - Daily Telegraph

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 11:33

Daily Telegraph

Two in three health fund members won't be covered for key procedures within three years
Daily Telegraph
News Corp can reveal that up to 14,542 older health insurance products could be scrapped because they won't comply with the new four tier Gold, Silver, Bronze and Basic classification system to be introduced next year. Health funds are under increasing ...

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Capio acquisition no remedy for ailing Ramsay Health Care - The Australian Financial Review

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 11:30

The Australian Financial Review

Capio acquisition no remedy for ailing Ramsay Health Care
The Australian Financial Review
To think Ramsay Health Care shares crossed the $80 threshold two years ago. They languish now at $54.42. To think that in February last year chief executive Chris Rex announced his retirement in the same breath as a profit upgrade, then three weeks ...

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MSF mental health team confirms it has been ordered to get off Nauru by Government - ABC News

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 09:18

ABC News

MSF mental health team confirms it has been ordered to get off Nauru by Government
ABC News
"People suffering from various mental health issues, from moderate to severe, members of the various communities living in the Republic of Nauru including Nauruan residents, expatriates, asylum seekers and refugees with no discrimination," the ...
MSF confirms forced exit from Nauru as refugee mental health 'beyond desperate'The Guardian

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Slain health worker not rostered to work - NEWS.com.au

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 06:14

NEWS.com.au

Slain health worker not rostered to work
NEWS.com.au
If there was a heightened risk, solo outreach visits would not be allowed, the spokesman added. WA mental health minister Roger Cook said the government would continue to work with clinical services and NGOs to ensure the safety of mental health ...
Slain health worker Jacqueline Lynn Francis not rostered to work on day of deathPerthNow

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For Aussie men, help is a phone call away - NEWS.com.au

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 03:11

NEWS.com.au

For Aussie men, help is a phone call away
NEWS.com.au
MensLine Australia: Eighty per cent of male suicides are not linked to any mental health diagnosis, many are just struggling to deal with different types of life crises. MensLine provides support for men struggling with family and relationship concerns ...

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Five ways to enhance your mood and mental health - ABC News

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 01:02

ABC News

Five ways to enhance your mood and mental health
ABC News
When someone is diagnosed with a mental health disorder such as depression or anxiety, first-line treatments usually include psychological therapies and medication. What's not always discussed are the changeable lifestyle factors that influence our ...
For World Mental Health Day, here are 6 easy ways to prioritize your mental healthABC News
Effect of sunlight and season on serotonin turnover in the brain. - NCBINCBI
Exercise-, nature- and socially interactive-based initiatives improve mood and self-esteem in the clinical population.NCBI
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