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Obesity Surpasses Smoking in Terms of Ill Health Effects

Obesity Surpasses Smoking in Terms of Ill Health Effects | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it
Data collected from over 60,000 Canadians reveal that obesity leads to more doctor visits and ill health effects than smoking.
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TheLancet.com

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The Lancet is the world's leading general medical journal and specialty journals in Oncology, Neurology and Infectious Diseases. Available online first. Free registration.
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Aussies 'not exercising enough'

Aussies 'not exercising enough' | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it
New research has found that most Australians aren't moving enough: an unhealthy and potentially deadly lifestyle.
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Department of Health & Ageing - Scholarships for Next Generation of Aged Care Nurses

Department of Health & Ageing - Scholarships for Next Generation of Aged Care Nurses | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it
Minister for Mental Health and Ageing Mark Butler called on budding nurses to apply for one of 715 aged care nursing scholarships worth up to $30,000.
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a2z news » Filling in gaps for child mental health care

a2z news » Filling in gaps for child mental health care | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it
As a child psychiatrist, I've seen firsthand the gaps in access to mental health services for children and teens. Often there are long waiting lists to see a provider, and too frequently the sort of care a parent can get for his child is ...
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Is Childhood and Adult obesity the main reason for the massive ...

Is Childhood and Adult obesity the main reason for the massive ... | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it
Obesity and arthritis are critical public health problems with high prevalences and medical costs. http://i43.tinypic.com/2ah777o.jpg. In the United States, an estimated 72.5 million adults aged ?20 years are obese, and 50 ...
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Latinas and cervical cancer: the fight for greater health care access ...

Latinas and cervical cancer: the fight for greater health care access ... | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it
NLIRH recognizes and raises awareness of the myriad barriers Latinas face to preventing cervical cancer: lack of health insurance, stigmas around STIs and sexual health, cultural and linguistic barriers with health care ...
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How will the mobile health market evolve in 2012? | mobihealthnews

How will the mobile health market evolve in 2012? | mobihealthnews | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it

Mobile apps and technology may have an increasingly significant role to play in future health care - especially with a growing and ageing population, budget-constrained governments, high levels of preventable chronic disease and continuing prevalence of health inequities between population groups. Increasing smartphone reliance across all population demographics can contribute towards a more responsive, cost-effective and consumer-based preventative health care model.

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The telehealth year in review | Government Health IT

The telehealth year in review | Government Health IT | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it

Future trends in Health Care: mobile technology for cost-effectiveness and ease of access.

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New treatment found for type 1 diabetes

New treatment found for type 1 diabetes | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it
New treatment found for type 1 diabetes...
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Experts say public-health push is not cost efficient

Experts say public-health push is not cost efficient | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it
Experts say public-health push is not cost efficient...
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Aged-care funding fails to meet needs on home front

Aged-care funding fails to meet needs on home front | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it
Aged-care funding fails to meet needs on home front...
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Northern drinkers more likely to seek aid

Northern drinkers more likely to seek aid | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it
Northern drinkers more likely to seek aid...
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Department of Health & Ageing - Food and Nutrition Guide Launched

Department of Health & Ageing - Food and Nutrition Guide Launched | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it
Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Ageing Catherine King has launched Australia’s Food and Nutrition 2012, a comprehensive report on the key components of Australia’s food and nutrition system.
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Doctors warn over kidney health crisis

Doctors warn over kidney health crisis | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it
The number of Australians being treated for chronic kidney disease - has tripled over the past two decades, doctors warn.
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Warning over kidney health crisis

Warning over kidney health crisis | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it
The number of Australians being treated for chronic kidney disease - has tripled over the past two decades, doctors warn.
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Department of Health & Ageing - Food and Nutrition Guide Launched

Department of Health & Ageing - Food and Nutrition Guide Launched | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it
Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Ageing Catherine King has launched Australia’s Food and Nutrition 2012, a comprehensive report on the key components of Australia’s food and nutrition system.
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System soft on children

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More than half the children who commit a crime are reconvicted within a decade.
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WHO | The health-care challenges posed by population ageing

WHO | The health-care challenges posed by population ageing | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it
The health-care challenges posed by population ageing via @who http://t.co/sbu8MRip...
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Medicare rorts 'cost $3bn'

Medicare rorts 'cost $3bn' | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it
Misuse of Medicare is costing Australians a fortune because of inadequate safeguards against rorting, former head says.
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Easy Assessment App

Easy Assessment App | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it
As you will all be aware I have a major interest, some might say obsession with mobile applications. However one thing that has been lacking is an app that could replace/improve the assessment proc...
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Medical services fail to meet demands of older people

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Medical services fail to meet demands of older people...
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Soft drinks no sweetener for abstainers during festive season

Soft drinks no sweetener for abstainers during festive season | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it
Soft drinks no sweetener for abstainers during festive season...
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Time-poor workers merrily row, row, rowing their boats

Time-poor workers merrily row, row, rowing their boats | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it
Time-poor workers merrily row, row, rowing their boats...
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Dementia timebomb spurs national hunt for answers

Dementia timebomb spurs national hunt for answers | Priority Health Issues and Health Care Topics | Scoop.it
Dementia timebomb spurs national hunt for answers...
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