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Cancer has biggest impact on our health: research - The Australian

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 14:05

The Australian

Cancer has biggest impact on our health: research
The Australian
According to a new analysis of 2011 data by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, cancer accounts for one-fifth of our disease burden. Other conditions such as cardiovascular disease may be more common and cause a greater number of deaths ...

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Men's health: 15-minute checklist can get you on track - Herald Sun

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 11:11

Herald Sun

Men's health: 15-minute checklist can get you on track
Herald Sun
The new two-minute 15-question online survey, launched by the Baker Institute and Foundation 49: Men's Health, gives men an age-appropriate and individualised checklist to take to their GP to kickstart a conversation about their physical and mental health.

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Donald Trump demands changes to 'mean' health bill - The Australian

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 03:02

The Australian

Donald Trump demands changes to 'mean' health bill
The Australian
The analysis showed that a 64-year-old who earns dollars 26,500 a year would pay an annual health insurance premium of dollars 14,600. The same person pays dollars 1,700 under Obamacare. The changes would endanger some of the most popular ...
The Senate's secret health care talks are the latest slide away from transparency. I'm a witnessSTAT
President Trump Calls House Health Care Bill 'Mean'TIME
Trump Throws His Own Health-Care Plan Under the BusVanity Fair
Washington Post -CNBC -ABC News -Axios
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Victoria Commits $500000 For LGBTQ Mental Health Ahead Of 'Damaging' Plebiscite - Huffington Post Australia

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 03:02

Huffington Post Australia

Victoria Commits $500000 For LGBTQ Mental Health Ahead Of 'Damaging' Plebiscite
Huffington Post Australia
CANBERRA -- The federal government seems to have temporarily shelved its plan to hold a plebiscite on marriage equality, but the Victorian government is still preparing for the "damaging" national vote by boosting funding to LGBTQ mental health support ...

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SA Health has triggered its winter action plan for hospital emergency ... - The Advertiser

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 01:53

The Advertiser

SA Health has triggered its winter action plan for hospital emergency ...
The Advertiser
SA Health has triggered its winter demand action plan after a surge of patients added strain to hospital emergency departments.

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All The Health Benefits Of Barley, The Cheap 'Super' Grain - Huffington Post Australia

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 01:46

Huffington Post Australia

All The Health Benefits Of Barley, The Cheap 'Super' Grain
Huffington Post Australia
"It's a known fact that consuming plant-based foods of all kinds has long been associated with a reduced risk of many lifestyle-related health conditions," dietitian Robbie Clark told HuffPost Australia. "Many studies have suggested that increasing ...

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Bullying linked to long-term poor health - Sky News - Sky News Australia

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 01:16

Sky News Australia

Bullying linked to long-term poor health - Sky News
Sky News Australia
Women who were bullied at school are more likely to have alcohol or drug habits, a report shows.

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Elder abuse report ignores impact on people's health - The Conversation AU

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 01:00

The Conversation AU

Elder abuse report ignores impact on people's health
The Conversation AU
What is missing is the impacts of elder abuse on health and well-being, particularly as older people who are victims of abuse and neglect are more likely to die earlier. Despite this gap, we need to be brave enough to read the 428 page report, and act ...

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Maitua's powerful story on mental health - NRL.com - NRL.COM

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 21:00

NRL.COM

Maitua's powerful story on mental health - NRL.com
NRL.COM
There's a stigma that athletes are too big and strong to suffer from depression. That's wrong. Reni Maitua's powerful message is simple: It's not weak to speak.

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Bullying linked to long-term poor health | SBS News - SBS TV - SBS

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 14:08

Bullying linked to long-term poor health | SBS News - SBS TV
SBS
A long-term Australian study investigating the health impacts of bullying has found women are more likely to be obese and suffer high psychological distress.

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Man charged with using ANU student names to make fake health ... - The Canberra Times

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 08:44

The Canberra Times

Man charged with using ANU student names to make fake health ...
The Canberra Times
A man used the names of ANU students in more than 50 fraudulent health insurance claims, receiving $12,000 in the alleged scam, police have told a court.

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WA health authority warns salmonella cases 'at record level' - WAtoday

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 07:53

WAtoday

WA health authority warns salmonella cases 'at record level'
WAtoday
The number of cases reported to the Department of Health are four-and-a-half times the level normally expected by officials at this time of year.

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Health chief a scapegoat for Princess Margaret Hospital problems, WA Opposition Leader says - ABC Online

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 06:15

ABC Online

Health chief a scapegoat for Princess Margaret Hospital problems, WA Opposition Leader says
ABC Online
Mr Daly was replaced by Robyn Lawrence, who stepped out of her role as chief executive of the South Metropolitan Health Service. Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) executive director Paul Forden has been appointed to Dr Lawrence's role, leaving that facility ...

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Health chief a scapegoat for Princess Margaret Hospital problems, WA Opposition Leader says - ABC Online

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 06:15

ABC Online

Health chief a scapegoat for Princess Margaret Hospital problems, WA Opposition Leader says
ABC Online
Mr Daly was replaced by Robyn Lawrence, who stepped out of her role as chief executive of the South Metropolitan Health Service. Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) executive director Paul Forden has been appointed to Dr Lawrence's role, leaving that facility ...

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Men's health in rural regions 'a balancing act' - The Northern Daily Leader

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 04:10

The Northern Daily Leader

Men's health in rural regions 'a balancing act'
The Northern Daily Leader
On the back of Men's Health Week, June 12-18, the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) is encouraging more men to engage with preventative health. Men's Health Week raises awareness of men's health, and promotes activities and ...
Men's Health Week: men urged to speak out on mental health ...Community Newspaper Group
Mike Hosking reveals a little too much for Men's Health WeekStuff.co.nz
Statement from President Donald J. Trump on Men's Health WeekThe White House (blog)

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Cancer holds large health burden: report - Sky News - Sky News Australia

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 00:03

Sky News Australia

Cancer holds large health burden: report - Sky News
Sky News Australia
A new report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare says cancer places a large burden on health.
Australia's greatest health burden: the five big killers | The Border MailThe Border Mail

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Cancer has biggest health burden: report - 9news.com.au

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 15:02

The Sydney Morning Herald

Cancer has biggest health burden: report
9news.com.au
Cancer robs Australians of more years of life than any other disease, according to a new analysis. A report released Wednesday by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows while it's burden has lessened, cancer has the biggest impact ...
The big five cancer killers: Australia's greatest health burden revealed in Australian Institute of Health and ...The Sydney Morning Herald

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The big five cancer killers: Australia's greatest health burden ... - The Sydney Morning Herald

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 15:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

The big five cancer killers: Australia's greatest health burden ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
Cancers are responsible for more years of life lost than any other health condition, the latest Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has confirmed. All cancers ...

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Fiona Stanley Hospital dealt change as WA health reshuffle bids to end 'angst, uncertainty' - ABC Online

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 11:29

ABC Online

Fiona Stanley Hospital dealt change as WA health reshuffle bids to end 'angst, uncertainty'
ABC Online
FSH executive director Paul Forden has been appointed acting chief executive of the South Metropolitan Health Service for a six-month period, replacing Robyn Lawrence. Dr Lawrence has been named head of the Child and Adolescent Health Service ...

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Fiona Stanley Hospital dealt change as WA health reshuffle bids to end 'angst, uncertainty' - ABC Online

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 11:29

ABC Online

Fiona Stanley Hospital dealt change as WA health reshuffle bids to end 'angst, uncertainty'
ABC Online
FSH executive director Paul Forden has been appointed acting chief executive of the South Metropolitan Health Service for a six-month period, replacing Robyn Lawrence. Dr Lawrence has been named head of the Child and Adolescent Health Service ...

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