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How the switchover to daylight saving time affects our health - SBS

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 00:00

SBS

How the switchover to daylight saving time affects our health
SBS
The clocks will wind forward on Sunday night. But can daylight saving had an adverse effect on your body? Updated Updated 4 mins ago. Share. Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter. On Saturday night, Australians who switch over to daylight saving time ...

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WA mental health system strains under demand | The West Australian - The West Australian

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 18:01

The West Australian

WA mental health system strains under demand | The West Australian
The West Australian
WA suicide prevention and mental health groups are experiencing unprecedented demand and warn that vulnerable West Australians are slipping through the ...

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My Health and privacy - The Saturday Paper

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 16:52

The Saturday Paper

My Health and privacy
The Saturday Paper
For a decade now, Dr Robert Walker has provided confidential health care to students. Two days each week, the Tasmanian GP or one of his colleagues at the Lindisfarne Clinic on the eastern shore of Hobart's Derwent River packs up the equipment and ...

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Lobbyists dominate mental health sector - The Saturday Paper

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 14:16

The Saturday Paper

Lobbyists dominate mental health sector
The Saturday Paper
Ben Grubb While the government has made changes to My Health Record requirements, many experts argue that a risk to personal privacy remains. Culture · The stocking truth of Polly Borland · Sarah Krasnostein. Living in different places around the world ...

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Mike McRae on where health and education overlap - Canberra Times - The Canberra Times

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 14:02

The Canberra Times

Mike McRae on where health and education overlap - Canberra Times
The Canberra Times
Canberra author and educator Mike McRae says there's a significant overlap between health and education.

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How the switchover to daylight saving time affects our health - The Conversation AU

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 06:59

The Conversation AU

How the switchover to daylight saving time affects our health
The Conversation AU
Daylight saving time begins this weekend, which means many of us will get an hour less sleep. But the health effects go beyond sleep – and can last two weeks ...

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E-chatting about digital health to vulnerable populations - RACGP

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 04:23

RACGP

E-chatting about digital health to vulnerable populations
RACGP
'Basically, it's a survey that patients fill in on an iPad in the waiting room, which includes stuff like alcohol and drug use, mental and physical health questionnaire items. It goes on a secure server and the doctor then reads it before picking up ...

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E-chatting about digital health to vulnerable populations - RACGP

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 04:23

RACGP

E-chatting about digital health to vulnerable populations
RACGP
'Basically, it's a survey that patients fill in on an iPad in the waiting room, which includes stuff like alcohol and drug use, mental and physical health questionnaire items. It goes on a secure server and the doctor then reads it before picking up ...

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E-chatting about digital health to vulnerable populations - RACGP

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 04:23

E-chatting about digital health to vulnerable populations
RACGP
'Basically, it's a survey that patients fill in on an iPad in the waiting room, which includes stuff like alcohol and drug use, mental and physical health questionnaire items. It goes on a secure server and the doctor then reads it before picking up ...

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The strain of carrying the 'mental load' is a serious health concern - The Sydney Morning Herald

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 02:59

The Sydney Morning Herald

The strain of carrying the 'mental load' is a serious health concern
The Sydney Morning Herald
A doctor, and working mother, warns of the health toll on women of also carrying most of the family load, but says there is reason for hope.

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The strain of carrying the 'mental load' is a serious health concern - The Sydney Morning Herald

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 02:59

The Sydney Morning Herald

The strain of carrying the 'mental load' is a serious health concern
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Jean Hailes annual Women's Health Survey for 2018 identified that two out of three women (66.9%) reported feeling nervous, anxious or on edge nearly every day or on more than seven days in the past four weeks. Not only is this unpleasant in itself ...

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How a wild outback party became the unlikely recipe for mental health - SBS

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 01:50

SBS

How a wild outback party became the unlikely recipe for mental health
SBS
It's been called the most debauched outdoor party in Australia: a wild, rollicking weekend where rural masculinity is on display and beer and banter flow endlessly. But for the Thompsons, the event carries more weight and meaning. They first went to ...

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Vitamin D supplements don't help bone health, major study concludes - The Guardian

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 22:30

The Guardian

Vitamin D supplements don't help bone health, major study concludes
The Guardian
Vitamin D supplements do nothing for bone health and the government should ditch its advice that everyone should take them throughout the winter months, according to the authors of the biggest review of the evidence ever carried out. The findings ...
Vitamin D supplements don't improve bone health, major study findsTelegraph.co.uk
Taking vitamin D supplements may not improve bone healthReuters
Effects of vitamin D supplementation on musculoskeletal health: a systematic review, meta-analysis, and trial ...The Lancet
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How Can You Avoid A Tragic Healthcare Surrogate? - Forbes

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 21:19

Forbes

How Can You Avoid A Tragic Healthcare Surrogate?
Forbes
Don't join the majority of Americans who don't have appropriate health care proxy arrangements in place. Tragedy does not discriminate, and an unexpected emergency can happen to anyone at any time. With scientific and technical developments in ...

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Drinking More Than Three Times a Week May Harm Your Health, Study Says - TIME

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 19:58

TIME

Drinking More Than Three Times a Week May Harm Your Health, Study Says
TIME
Hartz's paper follows a large research review on alcohol published in The Lancet in August. That paper came to an even more drastic conclusion: Its authors wrote that the safest level of drinking is none at all, citing heightened risks of health ...
NHIS - National Health Interview Survey Homepage - CDCCDC
Daily Drinking Is Associated with Increased Mortality - Hartz - - Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research ...Wiley Online Library

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Bread made from lentil flour could become the next health food craze - ABC News

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 05:36

ABC News

Bread made from lentil flour could become the next health food craze
ABC News
Mr Portman hoped that showing the health benefits of lentils would help increase domestic consumption. "I would not go out and eat lentils, but if it was in a hamburger bun I possibly would, I just don't think that way," he said. "There's a market for ...

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Bread made from lentil flour could become the next health food craze - ABC News

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 05:36

ABC News

Bread made from lentil flour could become the next health food craze
ABC News
Mr Portman hoped that showing the health benefits of lentils would help increase domestic consumption. "I would not go out and eat lentils, but if it was in a hamburger bun I possibly would, I just don't think that way," he said. "There's a market for ...

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Bread made from lentil flour could become the next health food craze - ABC News

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 05:32

ABC News

Bread made from lentil flour could become the next health food craze
ABC News
Mr Portman hoped that showing the health benefits of lentils would help increase domestic consumption. "I would not go out and eat lentils, but if it was in a hamburger bun I possibly would, I just don't think that way," he said. "There's a market for ...

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Crossbenchers "surprised" after Libs shoot down health inquiry - InDaily

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 03:48

InDaily

Crossbenchers "surprised" after Libs shoot down health inquiry
InDaily
Former Labor MP Frances Bedford – who now holds the north-east seat of Florey as an independent – moved in July to establish a parliamentary inquiry into the “benefits, costs and impacts of Transforming Health”. At the time, Liberal Health Minister ...

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Crossbenchers "surprised" after Libs shoot down health inquiry - InDaily

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 03:48

InDaily

Crossbenchers "surprised" after Libs shoot down health inquiry
InDaily
Former Labor MP Frances Bedford – who now holds the north-east seat of Florey as an independent – moved in July to establish a parliamentary inquiry into the “benefits, costs and impacts of Transforming Health”. At the time, Liberal Health Minister ...

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