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Socioeconomic disparities in the mental health of Indigenous children in… | Global Health Hub: news and blogosphere aggregator

Background: The burden of mental health problems among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children is a major public health problem in Australia.
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Does preventing obesity reduce the cost to healthcare?

In a study published in PLoS Medicine, researchers used data from The Netherlands to simulate the annual and lifetime medical costs attributable to obesity. (- @Ausmed Does preventing #obesity reduce the cost to #healthcare?
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Gossip on the nursing floor: solutions for coping

Gossip on the nursing floor: solutions for coping | Nursing Blog | Scoop.it
If you’ve been around nursing long enough, it's likely you've been privy to the disease that stalks the profession: gossip. It is so easy to gossip and so devastating to be gossiped about.
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Monday's medical myth: you need eight hours of continuous sleep each night

Monday's medical myth: you need eight hours of continuous sleep each night | Nursing Blog | Scoop.it
We’re often told by the popular press and well-meaning family and friends that, for good health, we should fall asleep quickly and sleep solidly for about eight hours – otherwise we’re at risk of physical… (Medical myth: you need eight hours of continuous...
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Women and sleep apnoea

Women and sleep apnoea | Nursing Blog | Scoop.it
Sleep apnoea is a chronic condition in which breathing ceases for a few to several seconds. Breathing may also be very shallow. These episodes may occur multiple times every minute during sleep.
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The Grim Reaper died in the 80s – time for a new approach to HIV prevention

The Grim Reaper died in the 80s – time for a new approach to HIV prevention | Nursing Blog | Scoop.it
The Grim Reaper television commercial is infamous in Australia.
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Traffic pollution linked to pre-eclampsia › News in Science (ABC Science)

Traffic pollution linked to pre-eclampsia › News in Science (ABC Science) | Nursing Blog | Scoop.it
Exposure to traffic pollution can increase the risk of pregnant women suffering pre-eclampsia by as much as a third, an Australian study suggests.
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Fly-in, fly-out heath care fails remote Aboriginal communities

Fly-in, fly-out heath care fails remote Aboriginal communities | Nursing Blog | Scoop.it
This is a story about two small Aboriginal communities in the Gulf region of North Queensland: Mornington Island and Doomadgee.
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Fifty and fit means fewer chronic diseases after 65

Fifty and fit means fewer chronic diseases after 65 | Nursing Blog | Scoop.it
Here's a message that every one of those derisive "Turning 50?
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Does workplace stress have much of an impact on your overall job satisfaction?

Does workplace stress have much of an impact on your overall job satisfaction? | Nursing Blog | Scoop.it
The main factors for job satisfaction were “enjoying their work and perceiving themselves as well‑suited to it”. Additionally, “the finding that nurses and midwives are dealing with moderate effects of stress does not reflect as job dissatisfaction.
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Gossip on the nursing floor: solutions for coping

Gossip on the nursing floor: solutions for coping | Nursing Blog | Scoop.it
If you’ve been around nursing long enough, it's likely you've been privy to the disease that stalks the profession: gossip. It is so easy to gossip and so devastating to be gossiped about.
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