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Farmers strip down to help mental health services in rural and remote Australian farming communities - NEWS.com.au

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 00:33

NEWS.com.au

Farmers strip down to help mental health services in rural and remote Australian farming communities
NEWS.com.au
She's one of many farmers who have agreed to strip off as part of a push to promote mental health issues and prevent suicide in rural and regional Australia. The movement was started by Ben Brooksby, a fifth generation farmer. Most days, the 25-year ...

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Overhydrating presents health hazards for young football players - The Conversation US

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:06

The Conversation US

Overhydrating presents health hazards for young football players
The Conversation US
With August football practice fast approaching, every coach's favorite cheer will be to “stay hydrated” and “keep urine clear” during the summer heat. In 2017, a University of Texas football coach created a urine-based “Longhorn Football Hydration ...

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Health, animal rights, environment: What's convincing people to go vegan? - ABC News

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 09:10

ABC News

Health, animal rights, environment: What's convincing people to go vegan?
ABC News
In April, Beyonce invited her 112 million Instagram followers to go vegan. "Come join me," she posted with an image of avo on toast. After years of being mocked as the diet of the 'weak, limp and weedy', veganism has recently become the on-trend ...

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Watchdog asks that Heinz be fined $10m for toddler snack health claims - The Guardian

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 08:45

The Guardian

Watchdog asks that Heinz be fined $10m for toddler snack health claims
The Guardian
He argued the company's conduct in representations on the packaging of its Little Kids Shredz was “egregious” because of the potential implications for the diet and oral health of young children and involved both “wilful blindness” and “recklessness”.

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Watchdog asks that Heinz be fined $10m for toddler snack health ... - The Guardian

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 08:45

The Guardian

Watchdog asks that Heinz be fined $10m for toddler snack health ...
The Guardian
Heinz argues $400000 would be appropriate as that is the profit it made from the discontinued Shredz snacks.

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Government announces increased privacy for My Health Record - RACGP

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 07:05

RACGP

Government announces increased privacy for My Health Record
RACGP
Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced the Government will strengthen the My Health Record Act to deny law enforcement and other agencies access to health records without a court order. News teaser. RACGP President-elect Dr Harry Nespolon ...
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Alkaline diets: Good for your health or just another fad? - ABC News

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 05:31

ABC News

Alkaline diets: Good for your health or just another fad?
ABC News
Alkaline water, "alkalising" supplements and prescriptive eating programs are regular features in health-food shops these days, as part of a movement that promotes an alkaline diet. Its proponents say too much acidity in the body can lead to poor ...

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Alkaline diets: Good for your health or just another fad? - ABC News

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 05:31

ABC News

Alkaline diets: Good for your health or just another fad?
ABC News
Alkaline water, "alkalising" supplements and prescriptive eating programs are regular features in health-food shops these days, as part of a movement that promotes an alkaline diet. Its proponents say too much acidity in the body can lead to poor ...

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Alkaline diets: Good for your health or just another fad? - ABC News

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 05:27

ABC News

Alkaline diets: Good for your health or just another fad?
ABC News
Alkaline water, "alkalising" supplements and prescriptive eating programs are regular features in health-food shops these days, as part of a movement that promotes an alkaline diet. Its proponents say too much acidity in the body can lead to poor ...

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My Health Record: Greg Hunt promises to redraft legislation after public outcry - The Guardian

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 00:53

The Guardian

My Health Record: Greg Hunt promises to redraft legislation after public outcry
The Guardian
“This policy requires a court order to release any My Health Record information without consent. The amendment will ensure no record can be released to police or government agencies, for any purpose, without a court order,” the health minister said.
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Moises Henriques opens up on mental health battle - Fox Sports

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 00:48

Fox Sports

Moises Henriques opens up on mental health battle
Fox Sports
FORMER New South Wales and Sydney Sixers captain Moises Henriques has shed light on his battle with mental health after taking time away from the game last summer. The former Test all-rounder took personal leave from the Big Bash League in ...

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Greg Hunt explains changes to My Health Record - ABC News

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 00:02

ABC News

Greg Hunt explains changes to My Health Record
ABC News
Health Minister Greg Hunt says while there have been no privacy breaches regarding the Government's My Health Record system yet, he has agreed to requests from doctors' groups for increased privacy protections. Source: ABC News | Duration: 47sec.

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Greg Hunt backtracks on My Health Record - The Australian Financial Review

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 23:33

The Australian Financial Review

Greg Hunt backtracks on My Health Record
The Australian Financial Review
"The general practice community has clearly demonstrated these issues are of utmost importance and must be addressed if we are to continue providing the highest quality healthcare to our patients, under the overarching and critical condition of patient ...

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Morning mail: My Health rethink, Facebook's Russia alert, and Tafe takeover plan - The Guardian

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 21:00

The Guardian

Morning mail: My Health rethink, Facebook's Russia alert, and Tafe takeover plan
The Guardian
The federal government has bowed to pressure over My Health Record, confirming late on Tuesday night the legislation will be amended so no record can be released to police or government agencies without a court order. GPs and social services groups ...

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Nurse allegedly assaulted at Canberra's Dhulwa Mental Health Unit; union criticises Government response - ABC News

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 20:27

ABC News

Nurse allegedly assaulted at Canberra's Dhulwa Mental Health Unit; union criticises Government response
ABC News
Nurses have been punched in the face and kicked in the head during multiple assaults by a patient at Canberra's secure mental health unit, the ACT nursing union has alleged. In one attack at the Dhulwa facility, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery ...

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Nurse allegedly assaulted at Canberra's Dhulwa Mental Health Unit; union criticises Government response - ABC News

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 20:10

ABC News

Nurse allegedly assaulted at Canberra's Dhulwa Mental Health Unit; union criticises Government response
ABC News
Nurses have been punched in the face and kicked in the head during multiple assaults by a patient at Canberra's secure mental health unit, the ACT nursing union has alleged. In one attack at the Dhulwa facility, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery ...

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Andy Irons' struggles with mental health and drug dependency examined in unflinching documentary - ABC News

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 19:04

ABC News

Andy Irons' struggles with mental health and drug dependency examined in unflinching documentary
ABC News
The documentary, Andy Irons: Kissed by God, provides an unflinching look at the depths of despair Irons, and more so wife Lyndie, would be driven to as they attempted to "keep quiet" about the mental health issues Irons was faced with. Though diagnosed ...

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Health minister says call for board of inquiry a political stunt - The Canberra Times

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 07:16

The Canberra Times

Health minister says call for board of inquiry a political stunt
The Canberra Times
Documents obtained by the Sunday Canberra Times in January revealed two ACT Health staff members had been sacked in the previous financial year because of bullying and harassment. Three more resigned before the investigation had concluded.

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Inquiry into mental health of emergency service workers hears of 'the bucket' - ABC News

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 05:15

ABC News

Inquiry into mental health of emergency service workers hears of 'the bucket'
ABC News
Ms Hepher, who is also the president of the ambulance employees' Tasmanian sub branch of the Health and Community Services Union (HACSU), said attending an incident with a child of similar age to one's own, or an elderly person of similar age to a ...

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Bill Shorten links Cricket Australia furore to My Health Record - The Australian

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 02:46

The Australian

Bill Shorten links Cricket Australia furore to My Health Record
The Australian
Bill Shorten has linked privacy concerns over the Turnbull government's My Health Record scheme to allegations the Tasmanian Liberal government leaked personal information about a woman who had attacked their policy on abortion to her employer ...

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