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Do you want to do more to raise the profile of diabetes this
National Diabetes Week (NDW)?
This year from July 9 to 15 we're asking people to fire up their
social media accounts and post a message about diabetes.
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and any other forums you'd like to
In a recent policy exercise to further explore our members'
priorities, people didn't report much direct discrimination, but
did highlight some faults with both agencies and general attitudes
Insurance was the biggest issue, both for life/income protection
If you are taking medication for diabetes, you are required to
tell the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads about
your condition, but it doesn't apply to everyone living with the
If you apply for or renew your Queensland driver licence, you
must notify the...
Health Star Ratings should be extended to cover fast food
restaurants across Australia, a new report by The George Institute
for Global Health says.
The George Institute for Global Health and Cancer Council NSW
have analysed more than 1,500 products by assigning Health Star
STOCKHOLM - Globally, more than two billion children and adults
suffer from health problems related to being overweight or obese,
and an increasing percentage of people die from these health
conditions, according to a new study.
They are dying even though they are not...
The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) and Maori public
health advocacy group Hāpai Te
Hauora have jointly called on the NZ Education Minister to back
'water only' schools.
Last year, NZ's Ministries of Health and Education made an
announcement encouraging schools to provide students...
A snapshot national survey on April 4 found 1,577
individual medicine shortages in 280 hospitals around
Over 40 per cent of the shortages were for antimicrobial
medicines, with anaesthetics, cardiology medicines, endocrinology
medicines and chemotherapies among the top five...
Queensland's health budget will grow by $1.3
billion to strengthen frontline services, redevelop hospitals, and
bolster mental health care.
Minister for Health and Ambulance Services, Cameron Dick, said
the health budget would increase to $16.6 billion in 2017-18,
The body that represents over 90% of Australia's GPs and fights
for the interests of their patients, has welcomed the Australian
Government's review of urgent after-hours home visit services.
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners President Dr
Bastian Seidel says the Medicare...
Cairns locals will be receiving free health checks at Smithfield
Shopping Centre today to determine whether they are eligible to
participate in My health for life, a $27
million statewide healthy lifestyle program to be rolled out over
Health and Ambulance Services Minister...