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Ramsay Health Care Limited (ASX:RHC) shares sink lower on broker downgrade - Motley Fool Australia

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 01:30

Motley Fool Australia

Ramsay Health Care Limited (ASX:RHC) shares sink lower on broker downgrade
Motley Fool Australia
One of the worst performers on the local market this morning has been the Ramsay Health Care Limited (ASX: RHC) share price again. In morning trade the private hospital operator's shares are down 4% to a two-year low of $57.45. Why are Ramsay Health ...

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Apple is introducing a health record API for developers this fall ... - TechCrunch

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 01:00

TechCrunch

Apple is introducing a health record API for developers this fall ...
TechCrunch
For all of the news that Apple managed to cram into today's 135-minute(!) WWDC keynote this morning, the event was actually pretty light on health care updates ...
Apple opens Health Records API to developersApple Newsroom (press release)
More iOS apps are on the way to help with your health regimenEngadget

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SA Health issues carbon monoxide poisoning warning after increase in ED presentations - The Advertiser

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 00:28

The Advertiser

SA Health issues carbon monoxide poisoning warning after increase in ED presentations
The Advertiser
In 2016-17, there were a total of 15 admissions and in 2015-16, 29 people were admitted to SA hospitals. Any appliance that uses gas, oil, kerosene or wood — such as gas or wood heaters — can produce carbon monoxide. SA Health acting director of ...

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Morocco down Slovakia, Serbia stumble, Egypt gamble on Salah's health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 22:42

The Sydney Morning Herald

Morocco down Slovakia, Serbia stumble, Egypt gamble on Salah's health
The Sydney Morning Herald
Lukewarm Serbia have stumbled 1-0 to Chile while Morocco have downed Slovakia 2-1 in World Cup warm-ups. Meanwhile, Italy and the Netherlands, two of the biggest names to miss out on Russia, have continued their rebuilding work with a 1-1 draw in ...

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Mothers who eat oily fish could boost their child's gut health – but only if it's a boy - The Conversation UK

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 17:18

The Conversation UK

Mothers who eat oily fish could boost their child's gut health – but only if it's a boy
The Conversation UK
Mothers who eat healthy fats from oily fish may help their children form healthy guts and prevent them from gaining weight. Our study, published in Microbiome, shows that in laboratory mice, pups gain less weight on a high-fat diet if they are born to ...

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Flu vaccinations 'do little', wear face mask instead says health expert - The Sydney Morning Herald

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 06:47

The Sydney Morning Herald

Flu vaccinations 'do little', wear face mask instead says health expert
The Sydney Morning Herald
A push to protect people against the flu with a "weak" vaccine is overshadowing effective prevention methods such as hand-washing and mask-wearing, a public health expert has warned. Dr Chris Del Mar, Professor of Public Health at Bond University has ...

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How Talking About Mental Health Can Strengthen Your Friendships - Junkee

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 05:54

Junkee

How Talking About Mental Health Can Strengthen Your Friendships
Junkee
As someone who is no stranger to dealing with mental health issues, I have found it can be really easy to isolate myself. It wasn't until recently, when I overcame my fear of opening up to my friends, that I was surprised to hear some of them were ...

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How stigma impacts LGB health and wellbeing in Australia - The Conversation AU

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 02:50

The Conversation AU

How stigma impacts LGB health and wellbeing in Australia
The Conversation AU
Research in Australia and internationally has documented poor health and wellbeing among LGBTQI people compared to heterosexual people. What's less understood are the reasons why. A dominant theory, the minority stress model, suggests that the ...
Marriage equality votes a key to LGB health disadvantageUQ News

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How stigma impacts LGB health and wellbeing in Australia - The Conversation AU

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 02:50

The Conversation AU

How stigma impacts LGB health and wellbeing in Australia
The Conversation AU
Research in Australia and internationally has documented poor health and wellbeing among LGBTQI people compared to heterosexual people. What's less understood are the reasons why. A dominant theory, the minority stress model, suggests that the ...
Marriage equality votes a key to LGB health disadvantageUQ News

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How stigma impacts LGB health and wellbeing in Australia - The Conversation AU

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 02:50

The Conversation AU

How stigma impacts LGB health and wellbeing in Australia
The Conversation AU
Research in Australia and internationally has documented poor health and wellbeing among LGBTQI people compared to heterosexual people. What's less understood are the reasons why. A dominant theory, the minority stress model, suggests that the ...
Marriage equality votes a key to LGB health disadvantageUQ News

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A catch for men's mental health - Forbes Advocate

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 01:30

Forbes Advocate

A catch for men's mental health
Forbes Advocate
They probably didn't need an excuse to go fishing … but they've got it. The team at Agriwest Forbes has signed up for the Bayer's Big Fish Challenge 2018 – a year-long, three-event competition. There's 30 prizes on offer in the friendly challenge, but ...

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Health Report with Norman Swan - ABC News

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 23:14

ABC News

Health Report with Norman Swan
ABC News
As we get older our voice becomes weaker, thinner and generally more frail sounding. A survey has now tried to find out whether older people perceive that change in their voice. Hear more on the Health Report at 5.30pm, 4 June, or any time online after ...

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More than 100 UQ spin-outs generate income, jobs and better health - UQ News

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 22:32

UQ News

More than 100 UQ spin-outs generate income, jobs and better health
UQ News
“Examples include licensing the technology that led to the life-saving Gardasil cervical cancer vaccine, the magnetic resonance imaging technology to Siemens and GE Healthcare, and commercialisation agreements with international biotech companies ...

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Win $200 grocery voucher by sharing views on health services - Northern Star

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 19:11

Northern Star

Win $200 grocery voucher by sharing views on health services
Northern Star
A NEW health survey that has been launched today will ask the questions that no other official survey has asked before, in an effort to improve health services on the Northern Rivers. North Coast Primary Health Network is asking residents to fill out ...

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Consider this advice before travelling abroad for health care - The Conversation CA

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 17:22

The Conversation CA

Consider this advice before travelling abroad for health care
The Conversation CA
This situation sounded so distressing and the researcher in me wondered: Could the mental and physical stress of caregiving in an unfamiliar, international context have negatively impacted the spouse's health to the point that surgery was required?

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Beds and surgeries: ACT government announces $112m health injection - The Canberra Times

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 14:15

The Canberra Times

Beds and surgeries: ACT government announces $112m health injection
The Canberra Times
The ACT government is expected to announce on Monday that it will invest $112 million in Canberra's health care system, with the money directed in large part to beds and surgeries. The funding, announced ahead of Tuesday's budget, will go to the ...

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Cabinet approval not sought over ACT Health split - The Canberra Times

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 14:02

The Canberra Times

Cabinet approval not sought over ACT Health split
The Canberra Times
ACT Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris did not seek Cabinet approval for an extensive restructure of ACT Health, despite potential concerns raised about the splitting of the directorate's policy and operational arms. A PwC report on the changes ...

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It's time to decide whether to ditch or switch health insurers - Herald Sun

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 05:46

Herald Sun

It's time to decide whether to ditch or switch health insurers
Herald Sun
“There's a big uptake of them buying insurance online,” he said. 2. Medicare Levy Surcharge. Having private health cover can help minimise tax costs for Australians when they file their tax returns. The MLS is an expense Australians foot if they fail ...

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Perth Children's Hospital food court slammed by public health advocates for offering burgers, fries - ABC News

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 22:41

ABC News

Perth Children's Hospital food court slammed by public health advocates for offering burgers, fries
ABC News
A food outlet at the newly opened Perth Children's Hospital (PCH) has drawn the ire of public health advocates, who say they are "very disappointed" high-fat and high-sugar foods are being sold in a health facility. The outlet, called Threepenny, is ...

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Perth Children's Hospital food court slammed by public health advocates for offering burgers, fries - ABC News

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 22:41

ABC News

Perth Children's Hospital food court slammed by public health advocates for offering burgers, fries
ABC News
A food outlet at the newly opened Perth Children's Hospital (PCH) has drawn the ire of public health advocates, who say they are "very disappointed" high-fat and high-sugar foods are being sold in a health facility. The outlet, called Threepenny, is ...

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