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Anthony Bourdain's death is one in a growing public health tragedy - Vox

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 14:45

Vox

Anthony Bourdain's death is one in a growing public health tragedy
Vox
The suicide deaths of chef, author, and TV host Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer Kate Spade this week are stories of lives cut short for reasons we'll never fully understand. But these anecdotes are also a reminder of a serious public health issue ...
How Suicide Quietly Morphed Into a Public Health CrisisNew York Times
People are mourning Anthony Bourdain while providing reminders and support for mental health awarenessINSIDER
Mental health crisis survivors offer resources to Coloradans to combat rising suicide ratesThe Denver Post
Chicago Tribune -CBC.ca -Business Insider -CDC
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Health jobs boom lures travel agents, carpenters, accountants - The Australian Financial Review

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 13:01

The Australian Financial Review

Health jobs boom lures travel agents, carpenters, accountants
The Australian Financial Review
Michelle Stevens worked as a travel agent for 16 years - most recently in car rentals - but about two years ago she cast around for an alternative and learned about the strong demand for healthcare from her sister, a ward clerk at Northern Hospital ...

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Health jobs boom lures travel agents, carpenters, accountants - The Australian Financial Review

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 13:01

The Australian Financial Review

Health jobs boom lures travel agents, carpenters, accountants
The Australian Financial Review
The travel business had been disrupted by online bookings, her job in car rentals was boring and new ones were hard to come by. But in health services job openings were expanding, and wages were also growing. In the year to February healthcare and ...

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Why Mister Rogers' message of love and kindness is good for your health - The Conversation US

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:03

The Conversation US

Why Mister Rogers' message of love and kindness is good for your health
The Conversation US
He believed that he was also promoting their health. As he said in 1979, “My whole approach in broadcasting has always been, 'You are an important person just the way you are. You can make healthy decisions.' Maybe I'm going on too long, but I just ...

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Why Mister Rogers' message of love and kindness is good for your health - The Conversation US

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:03

The Conversation US

Why Mister Rogers' message of love and kindness is good for your health
The Conversation US
He believed that he was also promoting their health. As he said in 1979, “My whole approach in broadcasting has always been, 'You are an important person just the way you are. You can make healthy decisions.' Maybe I'm going on too long, but I just ...

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Sonic attacks: US Embassy in China issues second health alert in just two weeks - NEWS.com.au

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 06:39

NEWS.com.au

Sonic attacks: US Embassy in China issues second health alert in just two weeks
NEWS.com.au
The alert urged Americans to seek medical help in the event they suffered any “unusual, unexplained physical symptoms or events, auditory or sensory phenomena, or other health concerns.” The alert comes as a US medical team is screening more ...
US screens more staff at consulate in China over mystery health issuesABC News
US expands China health alert amid illness reportsReuters
More Americans in China say they're victims of mysterious health attacksArs Technica
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Digital health: it's in our DNA. Queensland Health Minister on the state's high-tech revolution - Healthcare IT News

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 06:34

Healthcare IT News

Digital health: it's in our DNA. Queensland Health Minister on the state's high-tech revolution
Healthcare IT News
As eHealth Queensland celebrated the annual showcase of its nation-leading, state-wide tech transformation, the state's Minister for Health said, “Digital is no longer seen as a 'nice to have', it is now part of Queensland Health's DNA”. With eight ...

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World Oceans Day: Australia's responsibility to ocean health doesn't ... - ABC News

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 01:21

ABC News

World Oceans Day: Australia's responsibility to ocean health doesn't ...
ABC News
Australia's commitment to the Great Barrier reef is well known, but ocean health goes beyond the preservation of this famous marine ecosystem. As a wealthy ...

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World Oceans Day: Australia's responsibility to ocean health doesn't ... - ABC News

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 22:16

ABC News

World Oceans Day: Australia's responsibility to ocean health doesn't ...
ABC News
Australia's commitment to the Great Barrier reef is well known, but ocean health goes beyond the preservation of this famous marine ecosystem. As a wealthy ...

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US screens more staff at consulate in China over mystery health issues - ABC News

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 17:06

ABC News

US screens more staff at consulate in China over mystery health issues
ABC News
A US medical team is screening more Americans who work at a consulate in southern China, with the State Department confirming it has evacuated a number of government employees who experienced unexplained health issues like those that affected hurt ...
US expands China health alert amid illness reportsReuters
More Americans in China say they're victims of mysterious health attacksArs Technica
More Americans screened over mystery health issues in ChinaLos Angeles Times
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Migrants' latest health challenge: Scabies - The Conversation US

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:04

The Conversation US

Migrants' latest health challenge: Scabies
The Conversation US
There have also been health concerns over unscreened illegal immigrants bringing infectious diseases into the United States. For example, in 2014, a U.S. border patrol agent reported a scabies infestation among about 40 immigrants newly arrived by plane.

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Migrants' latest health challenge: Scabies - The Conversation US

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:04

The Conversation US

Migrants' latest health challenge: Scabies
The Conversation US
After years of absence from the global health agenda, in 2013, scabies was added to the World Health Organization list of neglected tropical diseases. The disease has a significant and widespread health impact that extends far beyond an itchy rash ...

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NSW Health rostering system $37m over budget - iTnews

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 05:20

iTnews

NSW Health rostering system $37m over budget
iTnews
NSW Health has spent an extra $37 million on its new state-wide rostering system HealthRoster, putting the project more than 40 percent over budget. The state's audit office today released its report on the benefits of the system, which is also “taking ...

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Health tech business raising cash ahead of IPO - The Australian Financial Review

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 04:38

The Australian Financial Review

Health tech business raising cash ahead of IPO
The Australian Financial Review
It's not planning to list until next year but health tech group Nico.lab is rattling the tin to help accelerate the roll-out of its technology, which can reduce treatment times for stroke. Peak Asset Management is aiming to raise $2.3 million for Nico ...

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Sara Huegill to undergo mental health assessment over alleged shoplifting - 9news.com.au

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 03:33

9news.com.au

Sara Huegill to undergo mental health assessment over alleged shoplifting
9news.com.au
Wife of Olympic swimmer Geoff Huegill, Sara Huegill will undergo a mental health assessment before her next court appearance for alleged shoplifting. The publicist has been accused of stealing a pair of $2000 black leather cropped high-rise pants from ...

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My Health Record data could be uploaded without consent - iTnews

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 01:56

iTnews

My Health Record data could be uploaded without consent
iTnews
Confidential healthcare data could be uploaded onto a My Health Record unbeknownst to an individual if activated by a clinician, bypassing otherwise stringent mechanisms to ensure the scheme is consent-based. The potential for two years of Medicare ...

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My Health Record data could be uploaded without consent - iTnews

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 01:56

iTnews

My Health Record data could be uploaded without consent
iTnews
Confidential healthcare data could be uploaded onto a My Health Record unbeknownst to an individual if activated by a clinician, bypassing otherwise stringent mechanisms to ensure the scheme is consent-based. The potential for two years of Medicare ...

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The biggest predictor of a long, healthy life - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

The biggest predictor of a long, healthy life
The Sydney Morning Herald
According to the latest study to come out of the United States, measuring the burden of disease, disability and premature death, the key to a long life that's also healthy isn't so much about exercise as it is food. If your goal is to live long and ...

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The biggest predictor of a long, healthy life - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

The biggest predictor of a long, healthy life
The Sydney Morning Herald
According to the latest study to come out of the United States, measuring the burden of disease, disability and premature death, the key to a long life that's also healthy isn't so much about exercise as it is food. If your goal is to live long and ...

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The biggest predictor of a long, healthy life - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

The biggest predictor of a long, healthy life
The Sydney Morning Herald
According to the latest study to come out of the United States, measuring the burden of disease, disability and premature death, the key to a long life that's also healthy isn't so much about exercise as it is food. If your goal is to live long and ...

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