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Health Minister Greg Hunt announces $160 million funding boost for mental health - NEWS.com.au

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Health Minister Greg Hunt announces $160 million funding boost for mental health
NEWS.com.au
Health Minister Greg Hunt on Saturday announced $160 million for a new national psychosocial measure for people with severe mental illness following an agreement between the federal and state and territory governments. The federal government will ...

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CMV: Health experts 'not confident' about providing advice on pregnancy virus risk - ABC News

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 18:46

ABC News

CMV: Health experts 'not confident' about providing advice on pregnancy virus risk
ABC News
Children and adults with healthy immune systems do not usually develop symptoms when infected, but may develop an illness similar to glandular fever with tiredness, sore throat, swollen glands and fever. People with a weakened immune system are more ...

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6 Health Benefits of Onions - Health.com

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 15:34

Health.com

6 Health Benefits of Onions
Health.com
Get ready to cry some happy tears, because onions definitely deserve a spot on your cutting board this summer. White, yellow, red/purple, and green—all varieties of onions offer some pretty impressive health benefits. The veggie has long been held in ...

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The Bezos-Buffett-Dimon health care venture: Eliminate the ... - The Conversation US

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:19

The Conversation US

The Bezos-Buffett-Dimon health care venture: Eliminate the ...
The Conversation US
Noted physician and author Atul Gawande was named CEO of a new health care venture aimed at cutting costs and improving care. But the most important man ...

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Stephen Bailey committed to 25 years in mental health hospital - The Age

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 06:35

The Age

Stephen Bailey committed to 25 years in mental health hospital
The Age
The grandson of Carlton great Laurie Kerr has been committed to 25 years in a high-security psychiatric hospital after he was found not guilty of murdering his mother on grounds of mental impairment. Stephen Patrick Bailey was charged several years ago ...

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Games and apps create notification madness that is now 'a public health issue' - The Australian Financial Review

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 00:51

The Australian Financial Review

Games and apps create notification madness that is now 'a public health issue'
The Australian Financial Review
A new report from the 5Rights Foundation, a non-profit founded by British cross-bench peer Baroness Kidron with a focus on children and digital rights, argues that games and apps designed to foster compulsive use are "a public health issue".

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Sex and gender both shape your health, in different ways - The Conversation CA

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 22:04

The Conversation CA

Sex and gender both shape your health, in different ways
The Conversation CA
Gender is often equated with sex — by researchers as well as those they research, especially in the health arena. Recently I searched a database for health-related research articles with “gender” in the title. Of the 10 articles that came up first in ...

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Sex and gender both shape your health, in different ways - The Conversation CA

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 22:04

The Conversation CA

Sex and gender both shape your health, in different ways
The Conversation CA
Gender is often equated with sex — by researchers as well as those they research, especially in the health arena. Recently I searched a database for health-related research articles with “gender” in the title. Of the 10 articles that came up first in ...

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The Healthy Addiction? Coffee Study Finds More Health Benefits - Scientific American

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 20:40

Scientific American

The Healthy Addiction? Coffee Study Finds More Health Benefits
Scientific American
It's enough to make a tea drinker buy an espresso machine. In a new study, scientists in Germany report that they were able to modify a common age-related defect in the hearts of mice with doses of caffeine equivalent to four to five cups of coffee a ...

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Liverpool's $740m health precinct will rival the greatest in the world - The Sydney Morning Herald

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Liverpool's $740m health precinct will rival the greatest in the world
The Sydney Morning Herald
The blockbuster health and innovation precinct planned for Liverpool Hospital will rival the greatest medical research institutions in the world, the masterminds behind the ambitious project say. The alliance of stakeholders who first envisioned the ...

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Liverpool's $740m health precinct will rival the greatest in the world - The Sydney Morning Herald

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Liverpool's $740m health precinct will rival the greatest in the world
The Sydney Morning Herald
The blockbuster health and innovation precinct planned for Liverpool Hospital will rival the greatest medical research institutions in the world, the masterminds behind the ambitious project say. The alliance of stakeholders who first envisioned the ...

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Ramsay's profit downgrade a sign of trouble in health - The Australian Financial Review

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:00

The Australian Financial Review

Ramsay's profit downgrade a sign of trouble in health
The Australian Financial Review
Ramsay Health Care's profit is ominous because it adds to the evidence that Australia's private healthcare market is finally confronting the reality that Australia can no longer afford the health services on offer. Until now the primary reason for ...
Is the Ramsay Health Care Limited (ASX:RHC) share price now a buy after falling 8%?Motley Fool Australia
Ramsay Health Care shares slide as CEO warns of 'surprising' drop in birthsThe Australian

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Ramsay's profit downgrade a sign of trouble in health - The Australian Financial Review

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:00

The Australian Financial Review

Ramsay's profit downgrade a sign of trouble in health
The Australian Financial Review
Ramsay Health Care's profit is ominous because it adds to the evidence that Australia's private healthcare market is finally confronting the reality that Australia can no longer afford the health services on offer. Until now the primary reason for ...
Ramsay Health Care shares slide as CEO warns of 'surprising' drop in birthsThe Australian
Why the Ramsay Health Care Limited (ASX:RHC) share price was crushed todayMotley Fool Australia

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The worrying mental health trend affecting Australians - The Sydney Morning Herald

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 07:41

The Sydney Morning Herald

The worrying mental health trend affecting Australians
The Sydney Morning Herald
The fear in the pit of Niharika Hiremath's stomach would not go away. Even as she lay on the couch after a long day at work, it was there. Her palms were sweaty ...

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The worrying mental health trend affecting Australians - The Sydney Morning Herald

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 07:41

The Sydney Morning Herald

The worrying mental health trend affecting Australians
The Sydney Morning Herald
The fear in the pit of Niharika Hiremath's stomach would not go away. Even as she lay on the couch after a long day at work, it was there. Her palms were sweaty ...

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Free women's health clinic opens doors in Campbelltown - Wollondilly Advertiser

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 03:33

Wollondilly Advertiser

Free women's health clinic opens doors in Campbelltown
Wollondilly Advertiser
Women – particularly those who may be victims of domestic violence – can now access a range of medical services from free. Run by the Benevolent Society and Family Planning NSW, the Women's Health Clinic, which opened this week, offers a range of ...

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Ramsay shares dive as it slashes earnings guidance - The Sydney Morning Herald

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 02:18

The Sydney Morning Herald

Ramsay shares dive as it slashes earnings guidance
The Sydney Morning Herald
Ramsay Health Care has slashed its earnings guidance, blaming a tougher operating environment for its Australian and UK hospitals. The company, which earned $8.7 billion in revenue in 2017, on Thursday advised the market that its core earnings per ...
Ramsay Health Care shares slide as CEO warns of 'surprising' drop in birthsThe Australian

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The Magic Pill: How do the health claims in Pete Evans' paleo diet ... - ABC News

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 01:54

ABC News

The Magic Pill: How do the health claims in Pete Evans' paleo diet ...
ABC News
A documentary by celebrity chef Pete Evans depicts a high-fat, low-carb diet as a treatment for autism, asthma and even cancer. But how do these health claims ...

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The Magic Pill: How do the health claims in Pete Evans' paleo diet doco stack up? - ABC News

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 01:54

ABC News

The Magic Pill: How do the health claims in Pete Evans' paleo diet doco stack up?
ABC News
But Amanda Lee, a nutrition and public health expert from The Sax Institute, says it is "nonsense" to suggest traditional diets were low in carbohydrates. She says there is a mismatch between "the rhetoric of a restrictive paleo diet" and "what people ...

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Ramsay Health Care downgrades EPS, flags UK provision - The Australian Financial Review

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 23:58

The Australian Financial Review

Ramsay Health Care downgrades EPS, flags UK provision
The Australian Financial Review
Ramsay Health Care has slashed earnings guidance and flagged onerous lease provisions and asset writedowns on its UK hospitals business, following a significant downturn in National Health Service volumes, while its key local hospitals also remain ...

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