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Tobacco retailers slugged under new Tasmanian plan to curb smoking

ABC Online - ‎18 hours ago‎
The Tasmanian Government will triple the licence fee charged to tobacco retailers in a bid to tackle high smoking rates. The Government has released its final Healthy Tasmania five-year strategic plan, which was put out for public consultation in ...
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Lack Of Physical Activity Is Costing America Billions In Healthcare Costs

The Inquisitr - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Physical inactivity is doing much more to amplify the obesity problem. A new global report, published in the U.K. journal the Lancet, puts the cost of physical inactivity in the United States at a whopping $27.8 billion.
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Mums forced to ask for breast milk online

dailytelegraph.com.au - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
DESPERATE Sydney mothers are ferrying frozen breastmilk to each other in the back of their cars as part of an underground market they claim has sprung up due to a lack of milk banks endorsed by hospitals.
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An hour of exercise a day may compensate for an 'office lifestyle'

Derry Journal - ‎21 hours ago‎
"Office workers must exercise for an hour a day to counter death risk," The Daily Telegraph reports. A major new study suggests that at least an hour's exercise a day may compensate for the risks of a sedentary lifestyle.

Medicinal cannabis available in NSW

NEWS.com.au - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Doctors in NSW will be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis for their patients from Monday. Cannabis-based medicines have so far only been available to patients enrolled in clinical trials in NSW, but Premier Mike Baird said with regulatory changes the ...

Babies with poor thyroid function missed at birth do worse on NAPLAN test in primary school, finds NSW study

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Screening for a serious congenital condition may fail to identify newborns at risk of poor reading and numeracy skills in primary school, world-first research suggests.
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Malfunctioning of molecular signaling system suppresses mature blood cells battling against sepsis

News-Medical.net - ‎7 hours ago‎
When the body encounters an infection, a molecular signaling system ramps up the body's infection-fighting system to produce more white blood cells to attack invading bacteria.
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Your Brain During Hypnosis: See What Happens To Your Brain While Being Hypnotized

The Inquisitr - ‎19 hours ago‎
Many skeptics consider hypnotism as some sort of a trick, but being hypnotized really does change the way your brain works. According to a recent study conducted by Dr.
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'If you're willing to accept a transplant, would you be willing to become a donor?'

Herald Sun - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
DENISE Joniec was only three days in to a South Pacific cruise with her husband, Richard, when her life changed for ever. One morning as the couple were in their cabin preparing to meet friends for breakfast, Richard collapsed with a brain haemorrhage.
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Researchers find oldest evidence of cancer in 1.7 million-year-old fossil

News-Medical.net - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
An international team of researchers led by scientists from the University of the Witwatersrand's Evolutionary Studies Institute and the South African Centre for Excellence in PalaeoSciences today announced in two papers, published in the South African ...

Queenslander struck down with mystery illness leaving doctors baffled

Yahoo7 News - ‎20 hours ago‎
A Queensland woman who was struck down with a mysterious illness has turned her diagnosis into a quest for health. At the time the illness hit, Ashleigh Jensen was a self-confessed gym junkie who was rarely sick, however Jensen, 25, has ended up in a ...
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Electrical brain stimulation can boost memory during sleep

Times of India - ‎12 hours ago‎
Use of electrical brain stimulation can enhance memory during sleep and strengthen memory in healthy people, says a study. According to the researchers, transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS) is a non-invasive method that can potentially ...
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McDonald's Is Testing A "Walk-Thru" For Drunk Customers

Refinery29 - ‎2 hours ago‎
Late-night revelers, rejoice! You can now satisfy your middle-of-the-night cravings for a Big Mac and extra-large fries on foot - assuming you're out and about in Llandudno, North Wales, that is.
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Army secretary touts importance of mental health

Yuma Sun - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Army Secretary Eric Fanning, right, tours Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Fanning says the Army is paying more attention to behavioral health and making sure anyone who's injured while defending the nation gets the ...
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Cancer Moonshot 2020 initiative is possible & realistic ? – Coral Springs Tech Week

Daily Star Gazette - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Biden held the first task force meeting alongside FDA commissioner nominee Robert Califf, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins and Doug Lowy, acting director of the National Cancer Institute, among others.
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Breastfeeding older children might be uncommon – but that doesn't make it wrong

The News Minute - ‎12 hours ago‎
Breastfeeding can be a minefield. From women being asked to cover up or leave when feeding in public places, to others feeling that they are being looked down on by some if they don't breastfeed, it seems that this natural process is constantly in the ...
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CMS ratings on health care place Cone Health in top 3% of hospitals

News-Medical.net - ‎5 hours ago‎
The latest government ratings on health care puts most of Cone Health in the top 3 percent of hospitals when it comes to quality. The ratings come from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Busselton's near new and broken hospital

Perth Now - ‎6 hours ago‎
FAULTY ceilings and wall panels in the surgical theatres of Busselton Hospital will have to be replaced just 16 months after the $120 million facility's opening.
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