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Months waiting for service - High demand for hearing services among Indigenous children in NT

Almost 1,300 children were referred for hearing health services as part of the child health checks in the Northern Territory, and 70% of children have received follow up services, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of...
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Aboriginal child abuse rates rise: report : World News Australia on SBS

Aboriginal child abuse rates rise: report : World News Australia on SBS | PDHPE - Health Inequities | Scoop.it
Rates of child abuse and imprisonment among adults have increased, a national report into Aboriginal disadvantage says.
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Twitter chats aim to tackle rural suicide - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Twitter chats aim to tackle rural suicide - Australian Broadcasting Corporation | PDHPE - Health Inequities | Scoop.it
After three men in her small sugarcane community committed suicide within three weeks, Alison Fairleigh was moved to help improve the state of rural mental health services in the bush.
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Stronger Smarter: The Making of Stronger Smarter; Getting Closer!

Dr Chris Sarra, Executive Director of the Indigenous Education Leadership Institute speaks with students, educators, parents and community Elders in a series...
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Rural areas' lack of sidewalks fueling obesity problems

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Neighborhoods with sidewalks and that connect homes to destinations encourage people to walk or bike, studies show. But people tend to exercise less when their streets lack sidewalks or are otherwise dangerous.
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A Reminder on Bone Health and Osteoporosis

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Some 10 million Americans have osteoporosis, and 34 million more with low bone mass are at risk of developing this silent disease.
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Philadelphia Strives for Digital Equality

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Philadelphia Strives for Digital Equality Voice of America August 23, 2011 Philadelphia Strives For Digital Equality Internet access is critical component in infrastructure planning

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Diabetes around the world - Infograhpic

Diabetes around the world - Infograhpic | PDHPE - Health Inequities | Scoop.it

Trends according to country, type, treatment options, age and race. Via actosinjurylawyers. (H/T @ritubpant)

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Improving Indigenous Health with More Indigenous Doctors

It is believed the production of more Indigenous doctors will help improve the appalling statistics on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Indigenous people are still lagging behind the rest of the country in terms of life expectancy, infant mortality and chronic disease.
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