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Treating lower back aches without drugs and surgery by 'rethinking pain' - ABC News

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 22:00

ABC News

Treating lower back aches without drugs and surgery by 'rethinking pain'
ABC News
Associate Professor Hancock acknowledges doctors are under pressure from patients who want to see what's going on in their spine. But he said scans for simple lower back pain should not be subsidised by our health system, as they are costing far too ...

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Treating lower back aches without drugs and surgery by 'rethinking pain' - ABC News

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 22:00

ABC News

Treating lower back aches without drugs and surgery by 'rethinking pain'
ABC News
Associate Professor Hancock acknowledges doctors are under pressure from patients who want to see what's going on in their spine. But he said scans for simple lower back pain should not be subsidised by our health system, as they are costing far too ...

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Looking online for info on your child's health? Here are some tips - The Conversation AU

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 20:05

The Conversation AU

Looking online for info on your child's health? Here are some tips
The Conversation AU
Many parents can be anxious when their child is sick. So looking online for health information can help them understand their child's medical condition and take an active role in treatment. Seeking health information can also be a coping strategy for ...

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Looking online for info on your child's health? Here are some tips - The Conversation AU

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 20:05

The Conversation AU

Looking online for info on your child's health? Here are some tips
The Conversation AU
Many parents can be anxious when their child is sick. So looking online for health information can help them understand their child's medical condition and take an active role in treatment. Seeking health information can also be a coping strategy for ...

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Life in a herd – and why in health watching symptoms is easy, but finding causes is hard - The Conversation AU

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 20:04

The Conversation AU

Life in a herd – and why in health watching symptoms is easy, but finding causes is hard
The Conversation AU
With a rollicking story to set the scene, this piece from two science communication experts explores the notion of population health – what is it, and why does it even matter? The article is part of our occasional long read series Zoom Out, where ...

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Life in a herd – and why in health watching symptoms is easy, but finding causes is hard - The Conversation AU

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 20:04

The Conversation AU

Life in a herd – and why in health watching symptoms is easy, but finding causes is hard
The Conversation AU
With a rollicking story to set the scene, this piece from two science communication experts explores the notion of population health – what is it, and why does it even matter? The article is part of our occasional long read series Zoom Out, where ...

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Life in a herd – and why in health watching symptoms is easy, but finding causes is hard - The Conversation AU

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 20:04

The Conversation AU

Life in a herd – and why in health watching symptoms is easy, but finding causes is hard
The Conversation AU
With a rollicking story to set the scene, this piece from two science communication experts explores the notion of population health – what is it, and why does it even matter? The article is part of our occasional long read series Zoom Out, where ...

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The State Government says it has boosted North Queensland health coffers by $50m in budget reveal - Townsville Bulletin

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 14:03

Townsville Bulletin

The State Government says it has boosted North Queensland health coffers by $50m in budget reveal
Townsville Bulletin
The State Government revealed ahead of tomorrow's Budget announcement that Townsville and North Queensland would share in more than $980 million worth of health funding for the 2018-19 financial year, almost $50 million more than the previous 12 ...
Queensland Budget 2018: Health system faces obesity crisisCourier Mail

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Revitalise your health - 2GB

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 11:25

2GB

Revitalise your health
2GB
As we age there are plenty of things we can do to ensure our body copes with the inevitable changes associated with ageing. Good nutrition is essential and according to the CSIRO, 50% of Australians have poor quality diets. Ross White from our sponsor ...

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Labor unveils largest health spend despite state budget blowout predictions - Brisbane Times

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 04:04

Brisbane Times

Labor unveils largest health spend despite state budget blowout predictions
Brisbane Times
The Palaszczuk government has committed the largest amount of health funding in Queensland's history, despite predictions next week's state budget will see the debt level blow out to $83 billion. Labor said the record funding did not mean that the ...

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Qld govt defends record health spend - SBS

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 00:41

Qld govt defends record health spend
SBS
The Queensland government has denied it hasn't done enough to prevent obesity and other health problems as a record health spend contributes to the budget's $83 billion blowout. Next week's budget will include $18.3 billion for health, a rise of almost ...

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Figures reveal 'alarming' rise in injuries at mental health units - The Guardian

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 23:05

The Guardian

Figures reveal 'alarming' rise in injuries at mental health units
The Guardian
A total of 3,652 patients suffered an injury through being restrained during 2016-17 – the highest number ever – according to data from 48 of England's 56 mental health trusts. The figures raise serious questions about the effectiveness of the ...

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Carlingford stabbing: Dad turned away from mental health facility ... - NEWS.com.au

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 22:06

NEWS.com.au

Carlingford stabbing: Dad turned away from mental health facility ...
NEWS.com.au
THE Sydney father, who is accused of stabbing his five-year-old son to death, had tried to be admitted to a mental health facility last week, but was turned away.
Dad accused of stabbing son 'tried to check into mental health facility'9news.com.au
Mental health ward 'turned away' Sydney dad who allegedly stabbed his son to deathNew Zealand Herald

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Getting pregnant: Things that help (and hinder) your chances of conceiving - ABC News

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 21:12

ABC News

Getting pregnant: Things that help (and hinder) your chances of conceiving
ABC News
But your chances of being able to conceive — both naturally and with the help of IVF — depend on a few things, including your age and overall health, says Karin Hammarberg, fertility expert and senior research fellow at Monash University. "A lot of ...

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Getting pregnant: Things that help (and hinder) your chances of conceiving - ABC News

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 21:12

ABC News

Getting pregnant: Things that help (and hinder) your chances of conceiving
ABC News
But your chances of being able to conceive — both naturally and with the help of IVF — depend on a few things, including your age and overall health, says Karin Hammarberg, fertility expert and senior research fellow at Monash University. "A lot of ...

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Doctors call for improvements to Health Ombudsman complaint timelines - Brisbane Times

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 12:07

Brisbane Times

Doctors call for improvements to Health Ombudsman complaint timelines
Brisbane Times
Queensland's peak body representing doctors is calling for more resources for the state's Health Ombudsman, in a bid to resolve the office's slow handling of complaints. The state's Office of the Health Ombudsman was established in 2013 to replace the ...

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Queensland Budget 2018: Health system faces obesity crisis - Courier Mail

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 11:01

Courier Mail

Queensland Budget 2018: Health system faces obesity crisis
Courier Mail
Health Minister Steven Miles says Queenslanders are eating, drinking and smoking too much, creating a chronic disease time bomb for the public hospital system. The centrepiece of next week's State Budget will be a record $18.3 billion spending on ...

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Mental health experiences wanted for Canberra film festival - The Canberra Times

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 08:32

The Canberra Times

Mental health experiences wanted for Canberra film festival
The Canberra Times
A Canberra organisation that smashes stigma attached to mental illness is calling on budding filmmakers to share their experiences with mental health. This is My Brave Australia will host a national mental health film festival in Canberra later this year.

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Harnessing renewable energy: Australia's largest hospital solar power system to be installed in Port Macquarie - ABC News

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 21:45

ABC News

Harnessing renewable energy: Australia's largest hospital solar power system to be installed in Port Macquarie
ABC News
The Port Macquarie Base Hospital is installing the largest rooftop solar panel system on a healthcare facility in the country. The town on the New South Wales Mid North Coast is said to have one of the best climates in Australia, which state Member for ...

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