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Analyst says Flannery's removal at GE could jeopardize spinoff of health-care unit - CNBC

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 19:28

CNBC

Analyst says Flannery's removal at GE could jeopardize spinoff of health-care unit
CNBC
The planned spinoff of General Electric's health unit — GE Healthcare — could be in jeopardy after news that John Flannery was removed as chairman and CEO of the industrial conglomerate, according to one industry analyst. Jim Corridore, a research ...

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Delayed pregnancy: Heart health risks for moms and sons, study shows - Science Daily

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 18:12

Delayed pregnancy: Heart health risks for moms and sons, study shows
Science Daily
These issues endanger the growth and overall health of the unborn child and may contribute to heart disease later in the pregnant woman's life. Researchers grouped a rat model of advanced maternal age according to pregnancy status, including "never ...

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Fixing the Gender Imbalance in Health Care Leadership - Harvard Business Review

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 15:11

Harvard Business Review

Fixing the Gender Imbalance in Health Care Leadership
Harvard Business Review
Female physicians continue to face myriad challenges in medicine ranging from implicit bias to gaps in payment and promotion to sexual harassment. So it is not surprising (though it's still appalling) that although equal numbers of men and women now ...

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Fat people do not need your concerns about their health - The Conversation UK

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 12:17

The Conversation UK

Fat people do not need your concerns about their health
The Conversation UK
Gravely misinformed ideas about health, beauty and body image still dominate, as derogatory reactions to plus size model Tess Holliday's October Cosmopolitan UK magazine cover prove. TV presenter Piers Morgan, for example, posted a photo of the cover ...

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Fat people do not need your concerns about their health - The Conversation UK

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 12:17

The Conversation UK

Fat people do not need your concerns about their health
The Conversation UK
Gravely misinformed ideas about health, beauty and body image still dominate, as derogatory reactions to plus size model Tess Holliday's October Cosmopolitan UK magazine cover prove. TV presenter Piers Morgan, for example, posted a photo of the cover ...

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Fat people do not need your concerns about their health - The Conversation UK

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 12:17

The Conversation UK

Fat people do not need your concerns about their health
The Conversation UK
The continued prevalence of fat stigma and shaming needs to be challenged.

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Report shows significant growth in Australian health expenditure - RACGP

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 04:33

RACGP

Report shows significant growth in Australian health expenditure
RACGP
The biggest contributors to this growth were federal, state and territory governments, which together were responsible for 69% of health spending. In addition, total government spending grew by 6.8% in 2016–17, compared to an average of 2.6% over the ...

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Report shows significant growth in Australian health expenditure - RACGP

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 04:33

RACGP

Report shows significant growth in Australian health expenditure
RACGP
The biggest contributors to this growth were federal, state and territory governments, which together were responsible for 69% of health spending. In addition, total government spending grew by 6.8% in 2016–17, compared to an average of 2.6% over the ...

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Becoming Your Own Boss Appears To Be Good For Your Health - Forbes

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 03:59

Forbes

Becoming Your Own Boss Appears To Be Good For Your Health
Forbes
Becoming your own boss appears to be good for your health, although your mileage may vary depending on what leads you to strike out on your own, as the effects vary for those moving from unemployment to self-employment and those who leave jobs to ...

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Psychs on Bikes to bring mental health service to men - The West Australian

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 02:06

The West Australian

Psychs on Bikes to bring mental health service to men
The West Australian
A senior psychiatrist who launched a major initiative to raise awareness of male mental health issues across regional Australia says many men still do not feel comfortable seeking help. Psychs on Bikes roared into Kalgoorlie-Boulder on the weekend, led ...

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Health Report with Norman Swan - ABC News

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 23:25

ABC News

Health Report with Norman Swan
ABC News
Nutrition is a burgeoning research area with each day it seems there's a new report identifying the health benefits or risks of one food group or another. But now one prominent researcher is belling the cat — he maintains the findings of most of this ...

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Experts call for national mental health stragedy - ABC News

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 22:38

ABC News

Experts call for national mental health stragedy
ABC News
Mental health experts say if the Federal Government adopted a more concerted strategy targeting all Australians — suicide rates could be cut by a quarter over five years. If this story raised any issues for you, you can call Lifeline on 13 11 14 and ...

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More come forward about mould-causing health problems - Grafton Daily Examiner

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 22:03

Grafton Daily Examiner

More come forward about mould-causing health problems
Grafton Daily Examiner
ANOTHER staff member at a Clarence Valley community health centre has added their weight to complaints about mould causing health problems for staff. The staff member, who spoke out on the condition their identity was not revealed, said they felt ...

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More come forward about mould-causing health problems - Grafton Daily Examiner

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 22:03

Grafton Daily Examiner

More come forward about mould-causing health problems
Grafton Daily Examiner
ANOTHER staff member at a Clarence Valley community health centre has added their weight to complaints about mould causing health problems for staff. The staff member, who spoke out on the condition their identity was not revealed, said they felt ...

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PHOTOS: Gentlemen ride dapper for men's health - Chronicle

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 19:01

Chronicle

PHOTOS: Gentlemen ride dapper for men's health
Chronicle
THE rumble of vintage motorcycles filled the streets of Upper Flagstone yesterday morning, as men from across the Darling Downs departed on the Distinguished Gentlemen's Ride. Dressed in their finest tweed, more than 40 men mounted their old school ...
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Mental health: Our kids are in serious trouble - Courier Mail

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 14:24

Courier Mail

Mental health: Our kids are in serious trouble
Courier Mail
That's the call from the country's top mental health experts who say our kids are in trouble. Almost one in four are at risk of a serious mental illness and many are lacking the resilience and the people skills needed to be healthy and happy adults ...

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Health services for rural Tasmanians tipped to worsen as demand rises and GPs leave - ABC News

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 22:24

ABC News

Health services for rural Tasmanians tipped to worsen as demand rises and GPs leave
ABC News
"If we invest in health workforce initiatives to ensure people are willing to work and live in country Australia, we can ensure that people in the bush have access to the type of health care they need to prevent avoidable chronic illness from occurring ...

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Health services for rural Tasmanians tipped to worsen as demand rises and GPs leave - ABC News

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 22:24

ABC News

Health services for rural Tasmanians tipped to worsen as demand rises and GPs leave
ABC News
"If we invest in health workforce initiatives to ensure people are willing to work and live in country Australia, we can ensure that people in the bush have access to the type of health care they need to prevent avoidable chronic illness from occurring ...

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Health services for rural Tasmanians tipped to worsen as demand rises and GPs leave - ABC News

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 22:24

ABC News

Health services for rural Tasmanians tipped to worsen as demand rises and GPs leave
ABC News
"If we invest in health workforce initiatives to ensure people are willing to work and live in country Australia, we can ensure that people in the bush have access to the type of health care they need to prevent avoidable chronic illness from occurring ...

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How to do a healthy grocery shop - NEWS.com.au

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 22:00

NEWS.com.au

How to do a healthy grocery shop
NEWS.com.au
When you walk down the aisles of a supermarket, how many of the thousands of foods you see would you expect to be healthy to eat? To answer that question, researchers from the George Institute for Global Health recently investigated a total of 40,664 ...

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