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09/24/2017
Reduce alcohol by a litre a year, see a 15 per cent reduction in liver cancer - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Reduce alcohol by a litre a year, see a 15 per cent reduction in liver cancer
The Sydney Morning Herald
Reducing Australia's per-capita alcohol consumption by just one litre a year would drive a significant reduction in head, neck and liver cancer deaths. That's the conclusion of a new study that offers the first suggestive evidence that a decrease in ...
Put down booze, it's killing you: studySBS
You Should Drink One Litre Less Each YearTriple M

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09/24/2017
Doctors ordering too many unnecessary X-rays for children, experts say - ABC Online

ABC Online

Doctors ordering too many unnecessary X-rays for children, experts say
ABC Online
Doctors are ordering too many unnecessary X-rays to look for conditions such as asthma and stomach pain in children, experts say. Key points: Ask whether X-rays are needed for stomach pain and asthma in kids; When it comes to medical tests, ask: Are ...
Too many X-rays done on kids, experts warnSBS
Doctors told to reduce number of X-rays ordered for childrenNEWS.com.au

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09/24/2017
First 1000 days crucial to child development: report - SBS

SBS

First 1000 days crucial to child development: report
SBS
A report by researchers at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute highlights the importance the first 1,000 days has on a child's development and health. Source: AAP - SBS Wires. 30 MINS AGO UPDATED 22 MINS AGO ...

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09/24/2017
This is What Happens When You Urinate in a Swimming Pool - Netralnews

Netralnews

This is What Happens When You Urinate in a Swimming Pool
Netralnews
OHIO, NETRALNEWS.COM - Have you ever urinated inside a swimming pool? If so, you should stop that habitin order to provide health effects for the users of the pool. The United States (US) Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently ...
Why peeing in the pool is so bad for your health9Honey
This Ohio water park was so gross it made people sick, CDC saysGears Of Biz

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09/24/2017
Qld researchers close to discovering how human heart can repair itself - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald

Qld researchers close to discovering how human heart can repair itself
The Sydney Morning Herald
Researchers have identified what shuts down the heart's ability to repair itself and are closing in on identifying a drug that could reverse the process. Dr James Hudson and Dr Enzo Porrello spent four years looking into the regenerative ability ...

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09/24/2017
Antivenoms fail to treat fatal snakebites in Africa - Brisbane Times

The Age

Antivenoms fail to treat fatal snakebites in Africa
Brisbane Times
Antivenoms collected from snakes from one area have failed to treat bites in other regions. Saw-scaled vipers, found in Africa, the Middle East and Asia, account for the highest number of snakebite deaths in the world. The saw-scaled viper is the ...
WHO strikes back at with antivenom initiativesGulf Times

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09/24/2017
Australian Researchers Say Smartphone Apps Can Help With Depression - Gizmodo Australia

Gizmodo Australia

Australian Researchers Say Smartphone Apps Can Help With Depression
Gizmodo Australia
While not to be considered a replacement for medication or professional therapy, a new study shows smartphone apps can be an effective treatment option for depression. With depression currently the most prevalent mental disorder in the world, mental ...
How smartphone apps could help treat depressionDeccan Chronicle
Smartphone apps may help treat depressionThe Tribune
Smartphone App Treatments Effective In Easing Depression Symptoms: StudyTech Times
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09/24/2017
Maternity services at CWM Hospital remain undisrupted - Ministry of Health - Fijivillage

Fijivillage

Maternity services at CWM Hospital remain undisrupted - Ministry of Health
Fijivillage
The Ministry of Health and Medical Services says the maternity services at the CWM Hospital remain undisrupted and all services are operating normally. Fijivillage has reported that CWM Hospital's Labour Ward in the Maternity Unit is closed and ...
Ministry Clarifies: Maternity Services At CWMH Operating NormallyFiji Sun Online
Health discard fleas outbreak reportsFiji Times

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09/24/2017
Nats leave hats on for skin cancer prevention - Ballarat Courier

Ballarat Courier

Nats leave hats on for skin cancer prevention
Ballarat Courier
FEDERAL Nationals MPs and Senators have compiled an irreverent video clip to support the new 'Leave Your Hat On' campaign which aims to raise greater awareness of melanoma prevention, treatment and to raise funds. Other celebrities have backed the ...
Identifying melanoma has been made easier with this simple guideStarts at 60

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09/24/2017
Out-of-pocket costs hurt - Shepparton News

Shepparton News

Out-of-pocket costs hurt
Shepparton News
Breast cancer patients with private health insurance appear to be financially worse off compared to those who rely on Medicare, a report has found. Share · Share · Share · Email; 0 Comments. Share · Share · Share · Email; 0 Comments. Breast cancer ...
Cancer Patient Says Condition Will Dictate Life Choices With ACA RepealTexas Public Radio

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