105 document(s) in Health.
The killer office
Whether it's the commute or simply the way you sit, many workers are unwittingly putting their health at risk. But Nick Galvin finds there are alternatives to the dangerous daily grind.
The Age 20/05/2013
Cancer care wins as smokers pay more
CANCER care has been the biggest
winner in health from the federal
budget, but smokers will have to
pay 7? more for a packet of cigarettes.
Newcastle Herald 15/05/2013
NBN's health trials
Canberra has given the CSIRO $4 million for two 12-month trials under the NBN-enabled telehealth pilots program. The trials to monitor chronic diseases in aged patients and the Indigenous Tele-Eye Care project (pictured) will involve 150 and 900 patients respectively in rural and local health clinics, nursing homes and their homes.
Sydney Morning Herald 14/05/2013
Former pope in worrying state: cardinal
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has lost so much weight in the past few weeks that he appears to have shrunk to "half his previous size", according to a German cardinal who visited him.
The Age 11/05/2013
We're in the best of health
AUSTRALIANS live longer, healthier lives than people in almost every other country, according to a major international study.
Newcastle Herald 02/05/2013
Bad decision-making biggest threat to health funds: report
Expensive new technologies and treatments are being adopted by the health system, despite a "big black hole" in the knowledge about their long-term cost and efficacy, experts say.
Sydney Morning Herald 23/04/2013
Doctors fear more service cuts
A new chief executive officer has been appointed to run Northern Health as the state government works on secret plans to merge the troubled service with Austin Health.
The Age 19/04/2013
Council funds a boost for Harold
LEARNING valuable life lessons on healthy living from a giant giraffe has largely been considered a rite of passage for school students across the country for more than a quarter of a century.
Illawarra Mercury 19/04/2013
Health Minister Jillian Skinner kept her promise of giving control to local doctors. But then came $2.2 billion in efficiency savings and $775 million in cuts . Medical Association NSW head Brian Owler says hospital capacity is still an issue. Emergency and surgery wait times improved last quarter, but in 2011 and early 2012 they were stagnant or increasing. Mental health, pain management, palliative care and organ donation have received attention. Amy Corderoy
Sydney Morning Herald 26/03/2013
New gay and lesbian advisory group
The Napthine government has created its first gay and lesbian advisory group to deal with matters such as HIV infections, homophobia and mental health. Two years after Ted Baillieu went to the state election promising a ministerial committee for Melbourne's gay community, the Coalition has delivered on the pledge - despite earlier concerns within its ranks. The group of 23 Victorians will report to Health Minister David Davis and Mental Health Minister Mary Wooldridge.
The Age 20/03/2013
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