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Push to decriminalise ice use as bar backs public health approach - Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 06:00
Push to decriminalise ice use as bar backs public health approach  Sydney Morning Herald

The personal use and possession of ice and other illicit drugs would be decriminalised in NSW under a public health-driven plan backed by the Bar Association ...

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Veterans' mental health the focus of summit hosted by Veterans Affairs Minister - ABC News

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 06:00
Veterans' mental health the focus of summit hosted by Veterans Affairs Minister  ABC News

The struggles facing our *service* men and women transitioning back into civilian life will be the focus of a major veterans' mental health summit at Parliament ...

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ACT Government minister Meegan Fitzharris announces resignation to spend more time with family - ABC News

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 06:00
ACT Government minister Meegan Fitzharris announces resignation to spend more time with family  ABC News

The ACT's Minister for Health and Transport Meegan Fitzharris has made the "difficult decision" to resign from politics in an effort to spend more time with her ...

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'Some of the worst offenders': Sugary cereals targeted under Health Star proposal - Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 06:00
'Some of the worst offenders': Sugary cereals targeted under Health Star proposal  Sydney Morning Herald

Sugary breakfast cereals that seem healthy could lose up to 2.5 stars if the ministers reviewing the Health Star Rating system adopt a proposal to differentiate ...

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How to create a world where healthcare is a right, not a luxury - World Economic Forum

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 06:00
How to create a world where healthcare is a right, not a luxury  World Economic Forum

In a world where half the population lacks essential healthcare, key questions immediately arise: how do we achieve Universal Health Coverage and how do we ...

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Expanding access to health services with self-care interventions - World Health Organization

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 06:00
Expanding access to health services with self-care interventions  World Health Organization

At least 400 million people worldwide lack access to the most essential health services. By 2035, there will be an estimated shortage of nearly 13 million ...

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What the U.S. Medical System Can Learn From Estonia - The Atlantic

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 06:00
What the U.S. Medical System Can Learn From Estonia  The Atlantic

Americans waste time and money filling out paperwork and repeating tests in the doctor's office. A small Baltic nation has found a better way.

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How black pharmacists are closing the cultural gap in health care - NBC News

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 06:00
How black pharmacists are closing the cultural gap in health care  NBC News

Independent black-owned pharmacies fill a void for African American patients looking for care that's sensitive to their heritage, beliefs and values.

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Trump order aims to disclose 'real' costs for health care - NBC News

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 06:00
Trump order aims to disclose 'real' costs for health care  NBC News

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to ...

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2019 Wildfire season: Smoke from wildfires increases health risks for millions of Americans - CBS News

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 06:00
2019 Wildfire season: Smoke from wildfires increases health risks for millions of Americans  CBS News

Over the next three decades, more than 300 counties in the West will see more severe smoke waves from wildfires, sometimes lasting weeks longer than in ...

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With a portfolio including Acorns, Sweetgreen and Ro Health, Torch Capital raises $60M for its first fund - TechCrunch

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 06:00
With a portfolio including Acorns, Sweetgreen and Ro Health, Torch Capital raises $60M for its first fund  TechCrunch

Jonathan Keidan, the founder of Torch Capital, had already built a portfolio that included Acorns, Compass, Digital Ocean and Sweetgreen, before he raised ...

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Big California insurer is ditching 'zombie' workplace wellness programs and focusing on digital health apps - CNBC

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 06:00
Big California insurer is ditching 'zombie' workplace wellness programs and focusing on digital health apps  CNBC

Blue Shield of California is offering a new web and mobile app for consumers to pick their own wellness program or app. Because traditional workplace wellness ...

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This App Uses AI Chats To Provide Mental Health Support — Here's How It Works - Bustle

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 06:00
This App Uses AI Chats To Provide Mental Health Support — Here's How It Works  Bustle

Working through complicated emotions can be incredibly difficult, especially when people don't have easy access to mental health care. A new app called ...

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6 Tips To Help You Find A Psychologist Who Fits Your Mental Health Needs - Pedestrian TV

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 06:00
6 Tips To Help You Find A Psychologist Who Fits Your Mental Health Needs  Pedestrian TV

Finding a psychologist doesn't have to be daunting or expensive. Here's a guide to taking steps to get the help you need.

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Democratic debate June 19: 2020 candidates’ policies on health care - Vox.com

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 06:00
Democratic debate June 19: 2020 candidates’ policies on health care  Vox.com

Democrats diverge on not only policy, but politics too, when it comes to health care.

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Busted: 5 Health Myths About Wine - Wine Spectator

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 06:00
Busted: 5 Health Myths About Wine  Wine Spectator

Is red wine healthier than white wine? Does wine kill brain cells? Do sulfites cause headaches? Learn the truth behind commonly held beliefs about alcohol and ...

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America's Leading Medical Groups Declare ‘Public Health Emergency’ Over Climate Change - Gizmodo

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 06:00
America's Leading Medical Groups Declare ‘Public Health Emergency’ Over Climate Change  Gizmodo

Climate change is set to make us sicker. There are wildfires and their air pollution; insects and the diseases they spread. There's drought and the consequences ...

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Virtual Reality Might Be the Next Big Thing for Mental Health - Scientific American

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 06:00
Virtual Reality Might Be the Next Big Thing for Mental Health  Scientific American

Experts used to worry that virtual reality (VR) would damage our brains. These days, however, VR seems more likely to help our gray matter. A new wave of ...

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'Most complex health crisis in history': Congo struggles to contain Ebola - The Guardian

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 06:00
'Most complex health crisis in history': Congo struggles to contain Ebola  The Guardian

Political, security and cultural complexities – not least a refusal to believe that Ebola exists – have thwarted efforts to overcome DRC's deadly outbreak.

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SA Health releases new campaign to stop people filling up emergency departments unnecessarily - The Advertiser

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 06:00
SA Health releases new campaign to stop people filling up emergency departments unnecessarily  The Advertiser

Teenagers and young adults are the target of a new campaign urging people to consider whether they really need to visit a hospital emergency department.

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