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Driverless cars could be better or worse for our health — it's up to you - ABC Online

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 19:19

ABC Online

Driverless cars could be better or worse for our health — it's up to you
ABC Online
Human-operated cars affect health in three main ways, all negatively. First, car crashes killed around 1.25 million people worldwide, 1,200 of whom were Australian, in 2015. The claims that driverless cars will kill fewer people are credible, but ...

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Gold Coast Health to fight rampant influenza battle in 2018 - Gold Coast Bulletin

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 14:13

Gold Coast Bulletin

Gold Coast Health to fight rampant influenza battle in 2018
Gold Coast Bulletin
Gold Coast Health said it was important to get children vaccinated after emergency departments were overrun by patients knocked for six by two strains of influenza last year. Gold Coast University Hospital at Parkwood. Picture Mike Batterham. Public ...

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Coalition MP Andrew Katos queries health project change in Geelong's northern suburbs - Geelong Advertiser

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 13:02

Geelong Advertiser

Coalition MP Andrew Katos queries health project change in Geelong's northern suburbs
Geelong Advertiser
“We will not be lectured to by Andrew Katos and the Liberals who, when in office, slashed $1 billion from our health system, broke an election promise for a new public hospital in Geelong, and failed to do any proper planning for the Barwon Health ...

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Dr Google: AMA chief says it's fine to search for credible health advice on the internet - Courier Mail

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 11:11

Courier Mail

Dr Google: AMA chief says it's fine to search for credible health advice on the internet
Courier Mail
While Dr Google is often slammed as a quack, AMA president Dr Michael Gannon said there was a place for patients to seek out credible health information that enabled them to have more informed conversations with their doctors. “Providing online ...

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Dr Google: AMA chief says it's fine to search for credible health advice on the internet - Courier Mail

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 11:11

Courier Mail

Dr Google: AMA chief says it's fine to search for credible health advice on the internet
Courier Mail
While Dr Google is often slammed as a quack, AMA president Dr Michael Gannon said there was a place for patients to seek out credible health information that enabled them to have more informed conversations with their doctors. “Providing online ...

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'Stop dieting': New Year's resolutions for your mental health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 10:32

The Sydney Morning Herald

'Stop dieting': New Year's resolutions for your mental health
The Sydney Morning Herald
Nutritional improvements over time (a balance of vegetables, fruits, grains and proteins) can improve your mental health and quality of life. Eating leafy greens and vegetables in the broccoli family (cabbage, cauliflower, kale) may even help slow ...

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Top food and nutrition trends for 2018 - The West Australian

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 03:27

The West Australian

Top food and nutrition trends for 2018
The West Australian
Why it's a trend: Healthy fats are in, and in 2018 we'll home in on omega-9s (also known as mono-unsaturated fats) for their potential to regulate blood sugar levels and promote a healthy weight. Where you'll see it: Algae has been touted as a ...

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Limit children's snacks to 100 calories, health body says - BBC News

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 01:44

BBC News

Limit children's snacks to 100 calories, health body says
BBC News
Half of the sugar young children in England consume comes from unhealthy snacks and sweet drinks, figures show. On average, primary school children have at least three sugary snacks a day, Public Health England found. This means they can easily consume ...
Children should eat just two 100 calories snacks a day, health body warnsSky News
Public Health England tackles 'snackification' of lunchboxes with new campaignMarketing Week
Kids 'BANNED' from eating crisps and chocolate in health crackdownDaily Star

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China holds first IPO for mental health sector in a test of a social taboo - The Australian Financial Review

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 01:36

The Australian Financial Review

China holds first IPO for mental health sector in a test of a social taboo
The Australian Financial Review
Ltd., a chain of psychiatric hospitals, announced that it's seeking a $29.5 million initial public offering on China's A-share market - making it the first mental-health-focused business to be listed in mainland China. It won't be 2018's flashiest or ...

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Jim Irsay confident Andrew Luck will be healthy for new Colts coach - ESPN

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 23:53

ESPN

Jim Irsay confident Andrew Luck will be healthy for new Colts coach
ESPN
One of the biggest questions the Colts face this offseason outside of finding a new coach is the health of Luck. The quarterback missed all of this season after having right shoulder surgery in January 2017, and there have been no guarantees made that ...

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Jim Irsay confident Andrew Luck will be healthy for new Colts coach - ESPN

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 23:53

ESPN

Jim Irsay confident Andrew Luck will be healthy for new Colts coach
ESPN
One of the biggest questions the Colts face this offseason outside of finding a new coach is the health of Luck. The quarterback missed all of this season after having right shoulder surgery in January 2017, and there have been no guarantees made that ...

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Students wait up to nine months for mental health support at UK universities - The Independent

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 23:02

The Independent

Students wait up to nine months for mental health support at UK universities
The Independent
It comes after a study by the think tank Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) revealed that a record 134 students killed themselves in 2015, while the number of first-year undergraduates reporting a mental health concern rose fivefold to reach ...

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Driverless cars could be better or worse for our health – it's up to us - The Conversation AU

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 23:01

The Conversation AU

Driverless cars could be better or worse for our health – it's up to us
The Conversation AU
Human-operated cars affect health in three main ways, all negatively. How might driverless cars be healthier? First, car crashes killed around 1.25 million people worldwide, 1,200 of whom were Australian, in 2015. The claims that driverless cars will ...

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New Year's resolutions for better mental health - The Conversation AU

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 22:56

The Conversation AU

New Year's resolutions for better mental health
The Conversation AU
Every new year we set about making New Year's resolutions. Usually they're related to our physical health: going on a diet, joining a gym or drinking less. But what about our mental health? Mental health is central to every part of our lives: how we ...

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New Year's resolutions for better mental health - The Conversation - The Conversation AU

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 22:56

The Conversation AU

New Year's resolutions for better mental health - The Conversation
The Conversation AU
Every new year we set about making New Year's resolutions. Usually they're related to our physical health: going on a diet, joining a gym or drinking less. But what about our mental health? Mental health is central to every part of our lives: how we ...

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The journey to good health - The Hindu

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 06:12

The journey to good health
The Hindu
A poll of 2,014 British adults in 2015 about New Year resolutions found that 90% of all participants made health, fitness or well-being-based pledges. While that is an encouraging number, one that isn't is that 50% of people making resolutions were not ...

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New laws and changes that will affect Australia from January 1, 2018 and beyond - NEWS.com.au

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 02:05

NEWS.com.au

New laws and changes that will affect Australia from January 1, 2018 and beyond
NEWS.com.au
A trial in cashless debit welfare cards in remote communities is being seen as a success after a large drop in alcohol abuse. Courtesy: Sunrise. September 1st 2017; 4 months ago; /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Network News/National ...

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PSU insurers withdraw no-claim bonus benefit on health insurance: Should you port your policy? - Economic Times

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 01:00

Economic Times

PSU insurers withdraw no-claim bonus benefit on health insurance: Should you port your policy?
Economic Times
PSU insurers withdraw no-claim bonus benefit on health insurance: Should you port your policy? By. Hiral Thanawala. , ET Bureau|. Jan 01, 2018, 06.30 AM IST. 0Comments. InsuranceeThinkstockkkk While porting is always an option, there are a few issues ...

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The Health Report with Norman Swan - ABC Online

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 22:30

ABC Online

The Health Report with Norman Swan
ABC Online
Researchers are working hard to understand a condition known as the Bairnsdale, or Daintree ulcer. It's a pretty fearsome bacterial infection of the skin that occurs in Far North Queensland, and in parts of Victoria. The Health Report's Norman Swan is ...

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An active social life may be a secret to brain health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 20:36

The Sydney Morning Herald

An active social life may be a secret to brain health
The Sydney Morning Herald
For nine years, experts at Northwestern University in the US have been examining "SuperAgers" - men and women older than 80 whose memories are as good as or better than people 20 to 30 years younger. Every couple of years, the group fills out surveys ...

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