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Cardiovascular Diseases

Heart disease killed 17,533 Australians in 2018 — or about 48 every day. Despite being the leading cause of death, the standardised death rate from heart disease has decreased by 22.4 per cent since 2009 according to the ABS.

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Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

Artificial Intelligence can influence the way that healthcare is currently delivered and can be utilised to provide better services to patients, healthcare providers, medical personnel, health organisations, and governing authorities.

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Boosting your immune system

Artificial intelligence (AI) is simply defined as the use of computers to perform tasks normally operated by man. Artificial intelligence is the creation of intelligent machines that work and react as humans.

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What is a pandemic?

The current active outbreak of coronavirus dubbed COVID-19 has now been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), the first of its kind.

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Aged Care

Aged care is the care provided to elderly people such as assistance with everyday living, medical services, accommodation and mobility aids such as walking frames and wheelchairs.

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Common hazards of manual handling

In any work environment, you are bound to be surrounded by hazards. A common occurrence of a workplace hazard is manual handling

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Defining moments in Australian women’s healthcare

Defining moments in Australian women’s healthcare International Women’s Day 2020 A brief history of Australian women and the health care system Nearly a hundred years …

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Possible breakthrough for foot biomechanics and prosthetics

A new study may help orthopaedic doctors and podiatrists to have a better understanding of the human foot and how to treat it

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Travel Safety during the COVID-19

Stay informed about travel safety during the 2020 COVID-19 global crisis

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485 Temporary Graduate Visa

The 485 Temporary Graduate Visa allows you to remain in Australia to live, study or work after you have finished your studies.

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Latest Health Insurance News

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Video calling through Healthdirect Australia to ease Australia’s health system

As of 1st September 2019, some service providers and their on-line clinics, medical centres and GP practices across Australia, have moved to the new Healthdirect Australia video call delivery platform.

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Residents of the Lombardy region in Italy locked in as coronavirus cases climb

Seven of Italy’s most affluent regions have ground to a halt after a coronavirus lockdown

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Daegu City: panic takes hold as messianic church links to mass infection

A 61-year old South Korean female member of a controversial sect has been identified as patient zero for a mass coronavirus outbreak in Daegu city

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#VapeTricks leaves vaping under fire again

The great vaping debate has momentarily sparked up again, thanks to #VapeTricks on TikTok.

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10 million people died from cancer in 2018
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Equal cancer care for all: WHO’s steps to save 7 million lives from cancer

Every year on the 4th of February, World Cancer Day is observed to raise awareness of the disease and encourage early detection through screenings and prevention through healthy life choices

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Australian Bushfire
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Air quality rendered unsafe following bush fires

Air quality rendered unsafe following bush fires Residents of New South Wales and the east coast have been advised to avoid venturing outdoors as much …

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Health Insurance Premiums
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Australian Private Health Insurance Premiums Expected to Surge

Australian Private Health Insurance Premiums Expected to Surge Promises fall through Health Minister Greg Hunt’s avowal to tackle private health insurance premiums has gone belly …

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PHA proposal for employers to pay for private health insurance

PHA proposal for employers to pay for private health insurance The Private Health Insurance sector is speaking up about concerning trends relating to young people …

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Measles Outbreak spurs vaccinations
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Measles Outbreak spurs vaccinations

Measles Outbreak spurs vaccinations A new outbreak of measles has prompted health officials to issue travel vaccination warnings to those leaving the country. One-hundred and …

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Australian obesity
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Where you live affects your weight

Where you live affects your weight 1 in 3 Australians are overweight and where you live is the major contributing factor. While you may think …

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Latest Health Health Reviews

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Westfund Health Insurance Review

Westfund health insurance is a regional, Not-For-Profit health fund that was established 60 years ago for miners in the heart of regional Australia

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TUH Health Fund

TUH was established over 45 years ago by a group of Queensland teachers to provide quality and affordable health care to educators in that state.

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Transport Health Insurance Review

Transport Health was established over 130 years ago to provide quality and accessible health care to the Melbourne Tramway workers

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Teacher’s Health Review

Teacher’s Health is a restricted health fund exclusively for current and former members of the Australian education industry and their families.

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rt health Insurance (Railway and Transport Health Fund) fund review

The Railway and Transport Health Fund was established over 130 years ago as an industrial fund by a group of employees

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Reserve Bank Health Society (RBHS) Review

RBHS is a closed fund for current and former employees of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) and Note Printing Australia (NPA) and their families

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St. Luke’s Health Insurance Review

The St. Luke’s Health fund was established over 65 years ago by a group of Launceston businessmen who saw the need for a regional health fund in the state of Tasmania

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Peoplecare Health Insurance Review

Peoplecare Health Insurance Review Overview Peoplecare Health Insurance began as an industry-based health fund in 1952 as the health fund for John Lysaght Australia Ltd. …

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NIB Health Insurance Review
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NIB Health Insurance Review

NIB Health Insurance Review Overview The Newcastle Industrial Benefits (NIB) health fund was established 60 years ago for BHP Steelwork employees in the NSW Hunter …

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Nurse and Midwives Health Review

Nurse and Midwives Health Review Overview Nurses and Midwives Health is a not-for-profit, industry-based fund open to the public and private nursing and midwifery community …

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Health Partners Review

Health Partners Review Overview Health Partners is 80 years old and South Australia’s largest open health fund. Health Partners is not-for-profit and invests its dividends …

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Latrobe Health Services Review

Latrobe Health Services Review Overview Latrobe Health has been providing quality, member-focused health cover to its customers for almost 70 years.  Latrobe Health is a …

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Hunter Health Insurance (CDH Benefits Fund) Review

Hunter Health Insurance (CDH Benefits Fund) Review Overview CDH Benefits Fund (Cessnock District Health Benefits Fund) was established as a regional health fund over 65 …

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health.com.au Review

health.com.au Review Overview health.com.au was established in 2012 and is the first new private health insurer in Australia since 1976. They are an online-only health …

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Medibank Private Review

Medibank Private Limited (MBP) Review Overview Medibank is Australia’s second largest private health insurer in Australia with over 3.6 million members. Medibank Private was established by …

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MyOwn Health Insurance Review

MyOwn Health Insurance (MO Health Pty Ltd) Review Overview MyOwn health Insurance is owned by the health fund GMHBA, insurance company AIA Australia, and the …

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Mildura Health Fund Review

Mildura Health Fund Review Overview Mildura Health is a regional health fund that has been operating in Mildura, Victoria for 90 years. Mildura Health Fund is …

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CBHS Health Fund Review

CBHS Health Fund Review Overview CBHS Health is a private, member-owned health fund founded by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia Group over 65 years ago …

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Emergency Services Health Review

Emergency Services Health Review Overview Emergency Services Health is a restricted, not-for-profit health fund for employees and volunteers in the emergency services, such as ambulance …

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Grand United Corporate Health Review

Grand United Corporate Health Review Overview Grand United Health is the only health fund in Australia that caters to corporate bodies, with over 260 corporate …

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