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Secret tactics chemical giant used to protect star product Roundup - NEWS.com.au

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 03:49

NEWS.com.au

Secret tactics chemical giant used to protect star product Roundup
NEWS.com.au
In 2015, the flagship weed killer had come under increased scrutiny following the World Health Organisation's determination that glyphosate, is “probably carcinogenic to humans”. “We are concerned that this issue's not being taken seriously enough in ...

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Labor says Health Minister Michael Ferguson must be sacked - The Mercury

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 03:37

The Mercury

Labor says Health Minister Michael Ferguson must be sacked
The Mercury
“It is the Health Minister who must take responsibility for these failings of the health system and it's the Premier who must step him aside and appoint a Health Minister who will take health seriously, who will commit to funding health properly and ...

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Hiking is about more than distance covered, says health specialist Ron Ehrlich - The Australian Financial Review

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 00:15

The Australian Financial Review

Hiking is about more than distance covered, says health specialist Ron Ehrlich
The Australian Financial Review
The physical, mental and emotional benefits of hiking are extraordinary, says corporate health specialist Dr Ron Ehrlich. He answers our Traveller Q&A. Why hiking? We take travel for granted, covering hundreds or thousands of kilometres in a car or plane.

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Rewarding career: Lyell McEwin Hospital mental health nurse marks 45 years of nursing - The Advertiser

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 23:54

The Advertiser

Rewarding career: Lyell McEwin Hospital mental health nurse marks 45 years of nursing
The Advertiser
Pat, a mental health nurse, recently celebrated 45 years of nursing and joins a handful of Lyell McEwin nurses in the 45-plus club. The 62-year-old, who did not want her surname published due to the nature of her job, has worked as a nurse since ...

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Emergency departments in 'crisis' as mental health patients left waiting: new report - ABC News

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 20:08

ABC News

Emergency departments in 'crisis' as mental health patients left waiting: new report
ABC News
The analysis, based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare data from 287 public hospitals, follows a report published in February that found mental health patients were waiting for hours, sometimes days in emergency departments to be assessed ...
Australia's health system still failing people with acute mental health needs: ReportRACGP
Doctors decry mental health care 'shambles'The West Australian

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Rockingham fatal stabbing: Mental health worker collapses in front of horrified diners - 9news.com.au

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 05:07

9news.com.au

Rockingham fatal stabbing: Mental health worker collapses in front of horrified diners
9news.com.au
A mental health worker has died after being stabbed and collapsing at a busy café in Rockingham, south of Perth. Staff and diners tried desperately to save the woman, who drove herself to the cafe after allegedly being attacked at an apartment block ...

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Rockingham fatal stabbing: Mental health worker collapses in front of horrified diners - 9news.com.au

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 05:07

9news.com.au

Rockingham fatal stabbing: Mental health worker collapses in front of horrified diners
9news.com.au
A mental health worker has died after being stabbed and collapsing at a busy café in Rockingham, south of Perth. Staff and diners tried desperately to save the woman, who drove herself to the cafe after allegedly being attacked at an apartment block ...

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Tasmanian Premier admits health system failing to keep pace with demand - ABC News

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 02:45

ABC News

Tasmanian Premier admits health system failing to keep pace with demand
ABC News
Tasmania's Premier Will Hodgman has used his speech at the Liberal Party's state council to tell party faithful that demand for health services is outstripping supply in the state, and the current situation in health is "not good enough". Mr Hodgman ...
Premier admits demand for health services is “outstripping” supplyThe Mercury

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Tasmanian Premier admits health system failing to keep pace with demand - ABC News

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 02:45

ABC News

Tasmanian Premier admits health system failing to keep pace with demand
ABC News
Tasmania's Premier Will Hodgman has used his speech at the Liberal Party's state council to tell party faithful that demand for health services is outstripping supply in the state, and the current situation in health is "not good enough". Mr Hodgman ...

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Productivity Commission to review mental health in the Australian economy - The Australian Financial Review

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 00:58

The Australian Financial Review

Productivity Commission to review mental health in the Australian economy
The Australian Financial Review
The Productivity Commission will consider the impact of mental health on the Australian economy, with a new inquiry set to review $9 billion in spending nationally. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Health Minister Greg Hunt announced the inquiry on Sunday ...

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Sick state of Queensland Health staffing levels - Sunshine Coast Daily

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 00:41

Sunshine Coast Daily

Sick state of Queensland Health staffing levels
Sunshine Coast Daily
QUEENSLAND Health employs twice as many pen-pushers as medical doctors - and will spend a record $24 million this year on spin doctors. The state government's biggest department employs 18,146 managerial and clerical staff, compared to 9530 ...

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Coalition launches mental health inquiry as Labor accuses it of playing 'catch-up' - The Guardian

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 23:03

The Guardian

Coalition launches mental health inquiry as Labor accuses it of playing 'catch-up'
The Guardian
The federal government has commissioned an inquiry into mental illness and its impact on the economy, saying it wants to know whether Australia's mental health funding is delivering the best possible outcomes. The government has asked the Productivity ...
Government announces inquiry into mental health fundingNEWS.com.au
Coercion in mental health care: Finding a new wayPursuit
Mental health in workplace key focus of Productivity Commission investigationABC News
The Sydney Morning Herald -SBS
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Coalition launches mental health inquiry as Labor accuses it of playing 'catch-up' - The Guardian

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 23:03

The Guardian

Coalition launches mental health inquiry as Labor accuses it of playing 'catch-up'
The Guardian
The federal government has commissioned an inquiry into mental illness and its impact on the economy, saying it wants to know whether Australia's mental health funding is delivering the best possible outcomes. The government has asked the Productivity ...
John Mendoza on the Productivity Commission mental health reviewABC Local
Mental Health Week promotes strength in togethernessThe Mercury
Coercion in mental health care: Finding a new wayPursuit
ABC News -NEWS.com.au -The Advertiser
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Coalition launches mental health inquiry as Labor accuses it of playing 'catch-up' - The Guardian

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 23:03

The Guardian

Coalition launches mental health inquiry as Labor accuses it of playing 'catch-up'
The Guardian
The federal government has commissioned an inquiry into mental illness and its impact on the economy, saying it wants to know whether Australia's mental health funding is delivering the best possible outcomes. The government has asked the Productivity ...
Mental health in workplace key focus of Productivity Commission investigationABC News
Productivity Commission to examine mental health spending in wake of suicide crisisThe Sydney Morning Herald
Government announces inquiry into mental health fundingNEWS.com.au
The Northern Daily Leader
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Daylight saving can affect your health — here's how - ABC News

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 19:43

ABC News

Daylight saving can affect your health — here's how
ABC News
Australians who have switched over to daylight saving time get an hour less sleep as they move their clocks forward. Changing the clock causes a temporary state of misalignment in our internal biological time. We may not feel ready to go to bed an hour ...
How the switchover to daylight saving time affects our healthThe Conversation AU
Daylight saving back on the agendaNEWS.com.au

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'No longer required': Nauru orders mental health carers to leave island - SBS

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 16:36

SBS

'No longer required': Nauru orders mental health carers to leave island
SBS
Advocacy group Refugee Action Coalition said MSF's absence would "add enormously to the distress among asylum seekers and refugees" because the Australian government's contracted mental health care provider, International Health and Medical ...
Fears for refugees on Nauru as mental health workers given marching ordersThe Sydney Morning Herald

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'No longer required': Nauru orders mental health carers to leave island - SBS

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 16:36

SBS

'No longer required': Nauru orders mental health carers to leave island
SBS
Advocacy group Refugee Action Coalition said MSF's absence would "add enormously to the distress among asylum seekers and refugees" because the Australian government's contracted mental health care provider, International Health and Medical ...
Fears for refugees on Nauru as mental health workers given marching ordersThe Sydney Morning Herald
Nauru govt discards refugee mental serviceNEWS.com.au

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Australians develop new 'wearable skin' to monitor health conditions - SBS

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 11:13

SBS

Australians develop new 'wearable skin' to monitor health conditions
SBS
The wearability of the electronic skin means it can be used to track a range of health issues, including blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose levels. The electronic skin could also have role in detecting autism. Professor Wenlong Cheng said it works ...

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Mental Health Week hosts 60 events in Tasmania - Tasmania Examiner

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 07:12

Tasmania Examiner

Mental Health Week hosts 60 events in Tasmania
Tasmania Examiner
Reducing stigma and fostering understanding are two of the key focuses for this year's Mental Health week. More than 60 events throughout the state have been planned for the week which starts on Monday. Having an inclusive and overarching theme brings ...

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The drink which can help you reach health and fitness goals - Mackay Daily Mercury

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 01:54

Mackay Daily Mercury

The drink which can help you reach health and fitness goals
Mackay Daily Mercury
HEALTH AND FITNESS: As a self-proclaimed coffee addict I find it hard to believe there are adults in this world that do not enjoy a nice cup of brew a few times a day. Even through the deliciousness of coffee and the plethora of health benefits it ...

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