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Sex ads in Hobart newspaper selling 'unlawful' unprotected sex raise health concerns - ABC News

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 02:26

ABC News

Sex ads in Hobart newspaper selling 'unlawful' unprotected sex raise health concerns
ABC News
Advertisements in a Hobart newspaper for unprotected sex services have been referred to police, Tasmania's Health Minister Michael Ferguson says. Two ads promoting "natural" services currently running in The Mercury's adult services section have ...

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Gender dysphoria may have genetic basis: Australian study - ABC News

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 19:20

ABC News

Gender dysphoria may have genetic basis: Australian study
ABC News
"I ended up being very deeply closeted for around 20 years, and that led to mental health problems and breakdowns," she said. In 2003, Fran moved to Melbourne to begin the process of transitioning. "I had gender-reassignment surgery last year at the ...

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Selfies are now a 'major health problem' as hundreds die taking pics - NEWS.com.au

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 17:25

NEWS.com.au

Selfies are now a 'major health problem' as hundreds die taking pics
NEWS.com.au
“The selfie deaths have become a major public health problem,” Agam Bansal, the study's lead author, told The Washington Post. Researchers suggested selfie free zones like on mountain peaks like the Australian Blue Mountains, seen here. Picture: ...
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Breathlessness: the hidden health problem leaving millions struggling - The Conversation UK

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 11:28

The Conversation UK

Breathlessness: the hidden health problem leaving millions struggling
The Conversation UK
This quote from an anonymous patient sums up the experience of millions of sufferers of a health problem that's rarely recognised or even discussed, yet has a major impact on their lives. Simply put, these people can't catch their breath. And when the ...

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Breathlessness: the hidden health problem leaving millions struggling - The Conversation UK

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 11:28

The Conversation UK

Breathlessness: the hidden health problem leaving millions struggling
The Conversation UK
This quote from an anonymous patient sums up the experience of millions of sufferers of a health problem that's rarely recognised or even discussed, yet has a major impact on their lives. Simply put, these people can't catch their breath. And when the ...

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The Surprising Health Benefits Coffee Has For Your Heart - Harper's BAZAAR

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 08:54

Harper's BAZAAR

The Surprising Health Benefits Coffee Has For Your Heart
Harper's BAZAAR
Coffee has been getting a good wrap in the media of late; while research surrounding the health effects of caffeine consumption has been historically conflicting, this heart-healthy news is the latest in a string of positive research linking caffeine ...

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Parliamentary library was pressured on My Health Record advice, emails reveal - The Guardian

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 08:22

The Guardian

Parliamentary library was pressured on My Health Record advice, emails reveal
The Guardian
Pressure from the health department prompted the parliamentary library to remove then amend advice issued in June that contradicted the health minister Greg Hunt's assurances about police access to My Health Records, new correspondence reveals.
How Health officials muscled Parliamentary Library into deleting My Health Record analysisThe Mandarin

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Parliamentary library was pressured on My Health Record advice ... - The Guardian

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 08:22

The Guardian

Parliamentary library was pressured on My Health Record advice ...
The Guardian
The health department complained the parliamentary library contradicted Greg Hunt's assurances on police access to My Health Records.
How Health officials muscled Parliamentary Library into deleting My ...The Mandarin

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Health trends worsening in regional Australia: RFDS - ABC News

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 04:14

ABC News

Health trends worsening in regional Australia: RFDS
ABC News
In a decade's time cancer in regional Australians is expected to increase 15%, mental illness will be up 21% and neurological conditions such as Alzheimer's could be up by as much 47%. These trends are predicted by the Royal Flying Doctor Service in ...

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Bupa Seaforth aged care facility has funding suspended over health and safety risks - 9news.com.au

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 02:50

9news.com.au

Bupa Seaforth aged care facility has funding suspended over health and safety risks
9news.com.au
A Sydney aged care facility where an elderly man was allegedly assaulted has today had its federal funding suspended for six months for endangering the health and safety of its occupants. David Nabulsi, 82, allegedly suffered shocking treatment at the ...
The future of aged care in focus at Health Care / Health Design conferenceArchitecture AU

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Natural health products account for one in every three dollars spent on non-prescription treatments - ABC News

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 00:25

ABC News

Natural health products account for one in every three dollars spent on non-prescription treatments
ABC News
One in every three dollars spent on non-prescription medicines is spent on vitamins and other natural health products. The latest report on Australia's health showed that nearly $1.5 billion was spent on natural health products in 2015-16, which ...

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Support Act & Levi's partner for mental health video series 'Tune Ups' - The Music Network

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 23:26

The Music Network

Support Act & Levi's partner for mental health video series 'Tune Ups'
The Music Network
In another move to address the rampant mental health issues facing the music industry, Support Act and Levi's have partnered up to present a six-part video series which features prominent Aussie artists and industry figures. The content series, dubbed ...

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Canberra now: mental health assaults 'alarming' - The Canberra Times

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 20:21

The Canberra Times

Canberra now: mental health assaults 'alarming'
The Canberra Times
Good morning Canberra! We're set for a warm but rainy day, so maybe bring a brolly. It should be 21 degrees with some rain in the morning. Here's what you need to know in Canberra today. Mental health nurses bearing brunt of assaults. Photos supplied ...

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Figures show mental health nurses bear brunt of health assaults - The Canberra Times

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 14:00

The Canberra Times

Figures show mental health nurses bear brunt of health assaults
The Canberra Times
Mental health nurses are bearing the brunt of assaults within Canberra's health services, new figures reveal, as the union steps up its calls for better security and conditions. A government response to a question from opposition health spokeswoman ...

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Figures show mental health nurses bear brunt of health assaults - The Canberra Times

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 14:00

The Canberra Times

Figures show mental health nurses bear brunt of health assaults
The Canberra Times
Mental health nurses are bearing the brunt of assaults within Canberra's health services, new figures reveal, as the union steps up its calls for better security and conditions. A government response to a question from opposition health spokeswoman ...

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No heroism in risking health, even for grand final acclaim - The Sydney Morning Herald

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

No heroism in risking health, even for grand final acclaim
The Sydney Morning Herald
Trent Robinson said of Cooper Cronk's heroics on Sunday "you will never see that from a player again" ("Cronk's heroics reduced Roosters teammates - and punters - to tears", October 2). Let's hope he's right. When all the hyperbole has died down, the ...

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Tasmanian health providers still in the dark about state's new abortion service - ABC News

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 03:35

ABC News

Tasmanian health providers still in the dark about state's new abortion service
ABC News
In July the Government announced that the Health Department had signed an in-principle agreement with a private provider to deliver low-cost surgical terminations in Hobart from October. On Tuesday morning Attorney-General Elise Archer was asked who ...

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Tasmanian health providers still in the dark about state's new abortion service - ABC News

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 03:35

ABC News

Tasmanian health providers still in the dark about state's new abortion service
ABC News
In July the Government announced that the Health Department had signed an in-principle agreement with a private provider to deliver low-cost surgical terminations in Hobart from October. On Tuesday morning Attorney-General Elise Archer was asked who ...

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Outstanding finalists announced for the Australian Mental Health Prize - UNSW Newsroom

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 02:27

UNSW Newsroom

Outstanding finalists announced for the Australian Mental Health Prize
UNSW Newsroom
Six finalists, with decades of experience in challenging the boundaries of knowledge about mental health care, have been selected for the 2018 Australian Mental Health Prize. The significant work of the individuals addresses all facets of the mental ...

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New taskforce to probe how mentally ill prisoners are dealt with after Voula Delios's murder - ABC News

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 01:45

ABC News

New taskforce to probe how mentally ill prisoners are dealt with after Voula Delios's murder
ABC News
A taskforce has been set up to urgently report to both the Health and Corrections ministers about how prisoners with mental health issues are cared for in prison and released. Tasmanian coroner Simon Cooper was told about the taskforce today during a ...

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