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Queensland police shootings prompt coroner to call for better mental health training - ABC Online

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 04:48

ABC Online

Queensland police shootings prompt coroner to call for better mental health training
ABC Online
A coroner has recommended the Queensland Police Service employ around-the-clock mental health clinicians to help deal with people suffering mental issues. The recommendations followed an inquest into five fatal police shootings where the deceased all ...
Police need to treat mental health as 'core business': state coronerThe Sydney Morning Herald

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Two UQ researchers join health academy - UQ News

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 01:09

UQ News

Two UQ researchers join health academy
UQ News
Professor Mishra is internationally recognised for her expertise in women's health epidemiology, and leads the flagship Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health. A strong advocate for social and health policy concerning women around the world, ...

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Health minister's expletive SMS blunder as euthanasia debate ... - The Age

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 19:59

The Age

Health minister's expletive SMS blunder as euthanasia debate ...
The Age
Tensions in Victoria's Labor government over the assisted dying bill have spilled out in an accidental text message as state MPs continue a fierce all-night ...

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Medical guidelines to help women with heavy menstrual bleeding - ABC Online

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 19:05

ABC Online

Medical guidelines to help women with heavy menstrual bleeding
ABC Online
Professor Anne Duggan, senior medical advisor at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, said some women were not being offered the full range of treatments. "Hysterectomy used to be one of the few options for women with heavy ...

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Health care facility that treats newborn babies is labelled unsafe for public use - Daily Telegraph

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 04:21

Daily Telegraph

Health care facility that treats newborn babies is labelled unsafe for public use
Daily Telegraph
A source close to Queenscliff Community Health Centre — which hosts an early childhood health centre that weighs and checks newborn babies, plus mental health and drug and alcohol services — told the Manly Daily the centre was riddled with health ...

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Health care facility that treats newborn babies is labelled unsafe for public use - Daily Telegraph

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 04:21

Daily Telegraph

Health care facility that treats newborn babies is labelled unsafe for public use
Daily Telegraph
A source close to Queenscliff Community Health Centre — which hosts an early childhood health centre that weighs and checks newborn babies, plus mental health and drug and alcohol services — told the Manly Daily the centre was riddled with health ...

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Aussies wasting money by staying in their parents' health funds - NEWS.com.au

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 03:10

NEWS.com.au

Aussies wasting money by staying in their parents' health funds
NEWS.com.au
The survey of 1400 Australian adults with health insurance by Finder.com.au revealed 28 per cent of us are still in mum and dad's health fund, while only a third of those who inherit their cover switch to a different insurer or ditch the cover later in ...

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Queensland Health: CEO of Health Support Queensland, Gary ... - Courier Mail

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 02:36

Courier Mail

Queensland Health: CEO of Health Support Queensland, Gary ...
Courier Mail
A TOP-level Queensland Health bureaucrat, who led the body responsible for the departments infamous payroll system and other key services, has resigned ...

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Queensland Health: CEO of Health Support Queensland, Gary Uhlmann, resigns - Courier Mail

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 02:35

Courier Mail

Queensland Health: CEO of Health Support Queensland, Gary Uhlmann, resigns
Courier Mail
In an email to staff, Gary Uhlmann, the CEO of Health Support Queensland, said he would take the opportunity for a “well-earned and necessary rest to focus on my health before considering any other future opportunities”. He had only been in the role ...

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US health care system: A patchwork that no one likes - The Conversation US

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 00:07

The Conversation US

US health care system: A patchwork that no one likes
The Conversation US
Almost all parties agree that the health care system in the U.S., which is responsible for about 17 percent of our GDP, is badly broken. Soaring costs, low quality, insurance reimbursements and co-payments confusing even to experts, and an ever-growing ...

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US health care system: A patchwork that no one likes - The Conversation US

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 00:07

The Conversation US

US health care system: A patchwork that no one likes
The Conversation US
Almost all parties agree that the health care system in the U.S., which is responsible for about 17 percent of our GDP, is badly broken. Soaring costs, low quality, insurance reimbursements and co-payments confusing even to experts, and an ever-growing ...
Uncertainty reigns ahead of new health care sign-up periodThe Daily Nonpareil

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Scientist at work: Measuring public health impacts after disasters - The Conversation US

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 00:07

The Conversation US

Scientist at work: Measuring public health impacts after disasters
The Conversation US
But many questions remain about impacts on public health. What contaminants did floodwaters leave behind? How many people are being exposed to mold – which can grow rapidly in damp, humid conditions – as they repair their homes? Will there be an ...

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Study on mental health impacts of anti-gay religious prejudice should be a 'wake-up call' for faith leaders - ABC Online

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:07

ABC Online

Study on mental health impacts of anti-gay religious prejudice should be a 'wake-up call' for faith leaders
ABC Online
Faith leaders who insist same-sex couples should not be able to marry — even those who also promote love and support for LGB people — may be causing serious harm to the mental health of LGB individuals, the author of a new study on the impacts of ...

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Study on mental health impacts of anti-gay religious prejudice should be a 'wake-up call' for faith leaders - ABC Online

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:07

ABC Online

Study on mental health impacts of anti-gay religious prejudice should be a 'wake-up call' for faith leaders
ABC Online
Faith leaders who insist same-sex couples should not be able to marry — even those who also promote love and support for LGB people — may be causing serious harm to the mental health of LGB individuals, the author of a new study on the impacts of ...

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Designing suburbs to cut car use closes gaps in health and wealth - The Conversation AU (blog)

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 20:05

The Conversation AU (blog)

Designing suburbs to cut car use closes gaps in health and wealth
The Conversation AU (blog)
Large health inequalities exist in Australia. Car ownership and its costs add to the health inequalities between low-income and high-income households. The physical characteristics of neighbourhoods influence our transport use and, in turn, make health ...

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Designing suburbs to cut car use closes gaps in health and wealth - The Conversation AU (blog)

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 20:05

The Conversation AU (blog)

Designing suburbs to cut car use closes gaps in health and wealth
The Conversation AU (blog)
Large health inequalities exist in Australia. Car ownership and its costs add to the health inequalities between low-income and high-income households. The physical characteristics of neighbourhoods influence our transport use and, in turn, make health ...

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Half of NSW businesses have no mental health strategy, survey ... - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 18:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Half of NSW businesses have no mental health strategy, survey ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
The industries failing to protect the mental health of employees have been exposed by the NSW government's rigorous new benchmarking tool.

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Half of NSW businesses have no mental health strategy, survey using new algorithm shows - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 18:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Half of NSW businesses have no mental health strategy, survey using new algorithm shows
The Sydney Morning Herald
NSW employers are failing to address the mental health of their workers appropriately, with the construction and scientific industries among the worst performers, a rigorous new benchmarking tool shows. Fewer than one in 10 (8.8 per cent) of the state ...

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How much water do we need to drink a day? - ABC Online

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 03:30

ABC Online

How much water do we need to drink a day?
ABC Online
Most of the health messages we hear are about making sure we drink enough water, especially in hot weather, when you've had a tummy bug or when you're exercising. But how much is the right amount? And is it possible to drink too much?

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How much water do we need to drink a day? - ABC Online

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 03:30

ABC Online

How much water do we need to drink a day?
ABC Online
Most of the health messages we hear are about making sure we drink enough water, especially in hot weather, when you've had a tummy bug or when you're exercising. But how much is the right amount? And is it possible to drink too much?

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