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Brush up on dental health - The Advocate

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 01:23

The Advocate

Brush up on dental health
The Advocate
Critical in this evolution has been a new emphasis on periodontal health and the emergence of dental hygienists working in league with dentists to provide team care. A quick toothbrush demo with the dentist used to be the old approach to oral hygiene ...

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Security fears are still too high, so I'm opting out of My Health Record - The Australian Financial Review

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 01:03

Daily Advertiser

Security fears are still too high, so I'm opting out of My Health Record
The Australian Financial Review
I've opted out of My Health Record and I'd urge anyone concerned about their privacy and security to do the same. While the recent move to enshrine in legislation the need for a court order before releasing records to police or government agencies is ...
Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network plans more engagement after privacy changes to My Health RecordDaily Advertiser

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How are GPs using My Health Record? - ABC News

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 00:59

ABC News

How are GPs using My Health Record?
ABC News
Dr Ewen McPhee is a rural general practitioner who says My Health Record is invaluable to his practice. He says it helps to provide continuity of care to people moving across the region who see multiple practitioners and don't necessarily keep good ...

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Big crowd at health night - Port Lincoln Times

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 23:53

Port Lincoln Times

Big crowd at health night
Port Lincoln Times
“Our health nights continue to gain popularity and it is great to have this number come along and hear about their health, but also importantly, to get together in a fun environment where they can openly talk about matters that affect them,” he said.

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My Health Record can store genomic information but critics say it's not ready - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 14:01

The Sydney Morning Herald

My Health Record can store genomic information but critics say it's not ready
The Sydney Morning Herald
The federal government's My Health Record system is capable of storing genomic information, such as a person's genetic risk of developing cancer, which could turbocharge medical research but has intensified privacy and security fears. Fairfax Media can ...

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My Health Record: Genomic data can be stored, but critics say it's ... - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 14:01

The Sydney Morning Herald

My Health Record: Genomic data can be stored, but critics say it's ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
The federal government's My Health Record system is capable of storing genomic information, such as a person's genetic risk of developing cancer, which could ...

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How excluding things from your health cover is actually making it more expensive - Courier Mail

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 12:06

Courier Mail

How excluding things from your health cover is actually making it more expensive
Courier Mail
HEALTH fund premiums are being driven up by as much as $1400 a year by the creation of products that exclude cover for things such as childbirth, the Senate has been told. While consumers think they are saving money by agreeing not to be covered for ...

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Mental health company offers free therapy sessions for Mets fans - ESPN

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 19:55

ESPN

Mental health company offers free therapy sessions for Mets fans
ESPN
An online mental health marketplace is giving free, confidential therapy sessions to Flushing faithful who fill out a form asking for their most difficult moments as fans. New York-based UMA Health made the offer this week after Tuesday's 25-4 loss to ...
Mental health company offering Mets fans free therapy sessionsSporting News

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Region's health sector prospers - News Mail

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 19:11

News Mail

Region's health sector prospers
News Mail
THE region's health sector is putting its money where its mouth is, investing in the booming industry. The approval of the Friendly Society Private Hospital expansion comes within days of two smaller scale privately-funded proposed developments, and a ...

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'Totally gutted': Health workers slam decision to stop bullying inquiry - The Canberra Times

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 14:01

The Canberra Times

'Totally gutted': Health workers slam decision to stop bullying inquiry
The Canberra Times
ACT hospital workers have slammed the territory government's decision not to hold a board of inquiry into allegations of widespread bullying and harassment in ...

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Private Health Insurance 'excluding benefits under the radar' - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Private Health Insurance 'excluding benefits under the radar'
The Sydney Morning Herald
Doctors warn new private health insurance categories could push patients onto public hospital waiting lists or even change the care they offer to people at ...

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Private Health Insurance 'excluding benefits under the radar' - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Private Health Insurance 'excluding benefits under the radar'
The Sydney Morning Herald
Doctors warn new private health insurance categories could push patients onto public hospital waiting lists or even change the care they offer to people at ...

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Consumers deserve watertight protections for health insurance - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Consumers deserve watertight protections for health insurance
The Sydney Morning Herald
It is little wonder consumers are frustrated by private health insurance. First, many feel pressured to sign up by an official carrot and stick. The government rewards those with health insurance with a tax rebate but penalises those who fail to sign ...

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Signs your gut health is out of balance - The New Daily

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 12:01

Signs your gut health is out of balance
The New Daily
“In a normally healthy person, signs of gut health problems could be cramping, abdominal pain, flatulence more than usual, or bowel changes,” accredited practising dietitian Joyce Haddad told The New Daily. Sometimes these symptoms are accompanied by ...

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Union concerns over LGH pressures acknowledged by Health Minister - Tasmania Examiner

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 11:03

Tasmania Examiner

Union concerns over LGH pressures acknowledged by Health Minister
Tasmania Examiner
After months of industrial action at Launceston General Hospital, Health Minister Michael Ferguson has formally acknowledged union concerns. On Saturday Mr Ferguson said the government was taking action to resolve pressures, following growing ...

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Dr Gary Fettke says Tasmania is 'languishing behind' on health - Tasmania Examiner

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 08:07

Tasmania Examiner

Dr Gary Fettke says Tasmania is 'languishing behind' on health
Tasmania Examiner
“Patient diets are informed through consultation with qualified dietitians employed at our hospitals and we will continue to take expert advice on health and preventative health matters,” he said. “We also support education campaigns that encourage all ...

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My Health Record: Why you should keep your record or opt out - 9news.com.au

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 01:35

9news.com.au

My Health Record: Why you should keep your record or opt out
9news.com.au
My Health Record: What you need to know about your digital health record Sydney grandfather Phil Powell (right) with his daughter Kelly (centre) and her son ...
Time to start carrying health records in your walletThe Sydney Morning Herald

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My Health Record: What you need to know about your digital health record - 9news.com.au

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 01:35

9news.com.au

My Health Record: What you need to know about your digital health record
9news.com.au
For Sydney grandfather Phil Powell the federal government's My Health Record is the difference between a loss of privacy or a loss of life. The digital record keeping system has caused controversy since Australians first learned in May they would have ...
Alarming new My Health Record privacy flawSunshine Coast Daily

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Shorten's private health premium cap: bad policy or 'circuit breaker'? - The Sydney Morning Herald

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 14:01

The Sydney Morning Herald

Shorten's private health premium cap: bad policy or 'circuit breaker'?
The Sydney Morning Herald
Big and small private health fund chiefs and industry lobby groups have descended on Canberra in recent weeks to meet with the offices of Labor leader Bill Shorten and Shadow Health Minister Catherine King over Labor's proposed cap on private health ...

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What colleges must do to promote mental health for graduate students - The Conversation US

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 11:02

The Conversation US

What colleges must do to promote mental health for graduate students
The Conversation US
Four in 10 graduate students reported that mental or emotional health affected their academic performance in the previous four weeks. When asked about their mental health in the past year, 7 percent of graduate and professional students reported ...

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