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Measuring Health Status through Epidemiology and Trends
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Lifestyle secrets of the world's healthiest countries

Lifestyle secrets of the world's healthiest countries | PDHPE - Epidemiology | Scoop.it
Australia is up there with the world's fattest countries. What are the thinner, healthier countries doing right?
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Risk of early death from smoking higher than thought

Risk of early death from smoking higher than thought | PDHPE - Epidemiology | Scoop.it
The risk of an early death from smoking is much more severe than thought, Australian researchers say.
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Adult obesity rates on the rise in Australia

Adult obesity rates on the rise in Australia | PDHPE - Epidemiology | Scoop.it
Adult obesity rates are on the rise and require urgent action from state and federal governments, the COAG Reform Council has warned. 
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Types of Eating Disorders

Types of Eating Disorders | PDHPE - Epidemiology | Scoop.it
Here is a list of the different types of eating disorders from Anorexia, Bulimia Nervosa, Anorexia Athletica, to Orthorexia that many people suffer from on an every day basis.
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Replacing Juice with Water, Fruits, and Vegetables in Afterschool Programs Cuts Calories

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What personality trait best predicts who will be overweight? - Barking up the wrong tree

What personality trait best predicts who will be overweight? - Barking up the wrong tree | PDHPE - Epidemiology | Scoop.it
Impulsivity can be a significant trait in predicting overweight tendency
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More Australians seeking treatment for alcohol use

Increasing numbers of Australians are using drug treatment services for alcohol use, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
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Cervical cancer rates at all-time low

Latest figures released in a report today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) show the incidence of cervical cancer among Australian women remains at an historic low since 2002.
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Half Aussie women overweight

Half Aussie women overweight | PDHPE - Epidemiology | Scoop.it
50% of women are overweight, putting them at risk of heart disease, diabetes and some forms of cancer.
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Health Priority Areas

Health Priority Areas | PDHPE - Epidemiology | Scoop.it

The initial 1996 set of NHPAs included cardiovascular health, cancer control, injury prevention and control and mental health. Diabetes mellitus was added in 1997, followed by asthma in 1999, arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions in 2002 and obesity in 2008.

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Australian Health Map - Health & Wellbeing

Australian Health Map - Health & Wellbeing | PDHPE - Epidemiology | Scoop.it

The Australian Health Map is a state-by-state guide to health resources, statistics and information. Click on a state in the map below for health resources, statistics and information.

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TV viewing 'cuts life expectancy'

TV viewing 'cuts life expectancy' | PDHPE - Epidemiology | Scoop.it

TV viewing 'cuts life expectancy' :: Watching TV for an average of six hours a day can cut life expectancy by five years, according to new research.

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The top five ways Australians die - Health & Wellbeing

The top five ways Australians die - Health & Wellbeing | PDHPE - Epidemiology | Scoop.it
Did you know roughly 147,000 or so Australians die each year? More importantly, do you know what's killing us?
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What motivates you? - Quiz - Quizzes & Tools - Health & Wellbeing

What motivates you? - Quiz - Quizzes & Tools - Health & Wellbeing | PDHPE - Epidemiology | Scoop.it
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Do you find it hard to stay motivated when it comes to looking after your health? It may help to match your lifestyle changes with your thinking style.

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I Am Anxiety

I am the ill ease you feel when you walk into a crowded room. I am the hot and cold flushes that confuse you when you're already confused enough. I am the on...
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From BeyondBlue - I am Anxiety

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Skin cancer costs set to jump - ABC News

Skin cancer costs set to jump - ABC News | PDHPE - Epidemiology | Scoop.it
The cost of treating skin cancer is set to rise by more than $700 million over the next five years as the Australian population ages.
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Hector Gonzalez's comment, May 27, 2013 2:17 AM
un problema que probablemente se agudiza al afectar las capas atomosféricas ocn contaminación
Hector Gonzalez's curator insight, May 27, 2013 2:18 AM

probablemente estge problema se agudiza con la contaminación atmosférica....

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Weight loss efforts in Cumberland, Salem, Gloucester counties combat high obesity rates

Weight loss efforts in Cumberland, Salem, Gloucester counties combat high obesity rates | PDHPE - Epidemiology | Scoop.it
Tis the season of festive gluttony nationwide, followed by fervent resolutions to shed that “bowlful of jelly.”...
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Disturbing obesity trends in the UK

Disturbing obesity trends in the UK | PDHPE - Epidemiology | Scoop.it

The UK has the highest ratio of obese women in any country in Europe, according to European Union figures. Over-consumption of calories biggest issue.

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Painkiller overdose 'epidemic' strikes US : World News Australia on SBS

Painkiller overdose 'epidemic' strikes US : World News Australia on SBS | PDHPE - Epidemiology | Scoop.it
Lethal overdoses from prescription painkillers have tripled in the past decade and now account for more deaths than heroin and cocaine combined, US health authorities say.
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Can Eating Fruits and Veggies Outwit Bad Heart Genes?

Can Eating Fruits and Veggies Outwit Bad Heart Genes? | PDHPE - Epidemiology | Scoop.it
We know that eating lots of fruits and vegetables is good for the heart, but can a healthy diet really overcome the effect of genes that boost your risk for heart problems?
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Australia is so good, we're leaving in droves

Australia is so good, we're leaving in droves | PDHPE - Epidemiology | Scoop.it
Australia is so good, we're leaving in droves...
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Attacking the Obesity Epidemic by First Figuring Out Its Cause

Attacking the Obesity Epidemic by First Figuring Out Its Cause | PDHPE - Epidemiology | Scoop.it

When I was growing up in the 1940s and ’50s, I had to walk or bike many blocks to buy an ice cream cone. There were no vending machines dispensing candy and soda, and no fast-food emporiums or shopping malls with food courts. Nor were we constantly bombarded with televised commercials for prepared foods and drinks laden with calories of fats and sugars.

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WHO | Australia

WHO | Australia | PDHPE - Epidemiology | Scoop.it

Overview of the health of the nation from the World Health Organisation including current epidemiological data, graphs and statistics in all areas.

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