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WEBAbortion restrictions harm mental health, with low-income women hardest hit. Brad Greenwood, George Mason University; Gordon Burtch, Boston University, and Michaela …

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Health – Views & Research – The Conversation

WEBThe Conversation Health provides expert commentary and research-based news on health topics, curated by professional editors.

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Physical health News, Research and Analysis

WEBFebruary 23, 2017. Physical inactivity is hurting the health of people in countries like Kenya. There’s a solution. Vincent O. Onywera, Kenyatta University. …

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Health apps track vital health stats for millions of people, but

WEBHealth-tracking devices and apps are becoming part of everyday life. More than 300,000 mobile phone applications claim to help with managing diverse personal …

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How the US health-care system works — and how its failures are

WEBPublished: November 18, 2020 11:26pm EST. An individualistic culture has stifled collective action on COVID in the US. John G. Mabanglo/EPA/AAP. The US health system costs …

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Navigating mental health treatment options can be overwhelming …

WEBThe percentage of Americans seeking mental health treatment nearly doubled between 2004 and 2022, with almost a quarter of the population reporting that they saw …

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What are the characteristics of strong mental health

WEBemotional stability: feeling calm and able to manage emotions. resilience: the ability to cope with the stresses of daily life. optimism: feeling positive about your life …

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Abortion restrictions harm mental health, with low-income women …

WEBPeople living in states that enacted tighter abortion restrictions in the wake of the Dobbs v.Jackson Women’s Health decision, which returned regulation of abortion …

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New research shows small lifestyle changes are linked to …

WEBA comprehensive look at adolescent lifestyles. Our new study of more than 4,400 Australian high school students looks at a suite of lifestyle behaviours: sleep, …

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How hot is too hot for the human body

WEBLearn how heat and humidity can affect your health and what new research reveals about the limits of human endurance.

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Mental health targets aren’t enough – unless NZ backs them up …

WEBFrom within this year’s budget funding, the government committed $24 million over four years Mike King’s I Am Hope Foundation and $10 million for its Mental Health …

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Health – Views & Research – The Conversation

WEBStop breaking women’s hearts at work: 7 ways to make workplaces better for cardiovascular health. Shannan M. Grant, Mount Saint Vincent University; Barb Hamilton-Hinch, …

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Community health News, Research and Analysis

WEB4 low-cost ways to create safe public spaces where all kids can play. Renee Umstattd Meyer, Baylor University and J. Aaron Hipp, North Carolina State University. …

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What your hands say about your health

WEBYour hands reveal a lot about the state of your health. This is something that has been recognised since at least the time of Hippocrates – the father of modern …

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6 ways universities can promote health on campus

WEB1) Embed well-being in institutional strategic plans. 2) Designate champions and leaders on campus. 3) Give stewards of the work resources, both financial and …

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NZ’s health system has been under pressure for decades. Reforms …

WEBNew Zealand’s health system has been plagued by short-term thinking for decades. The latest reforms need to address key issues if the government wants to …

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Health communication News, Research and Analysis

WEBNo wonder local councils and businesses are stepping in. Alexandra Grey, University of Sydney. Not all government coronavirus health advice is reaching people …

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When it comes to your health, where you live matters

WEBPlace and health. Analysts at the Economic Innovation Group found that people in prosperous counties live, on average, five years longer than those living in …

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Wildfire smoke linked to thousands of premature deaths every …

WEBRachel Connolly, et al., 2024, CC BY-NC-SA. Wildfire smoke contains a stew of chemicals.A growing body of research indicates that wildfire PM 2.5 may have unique …

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Health economics News, Research and Analysis

WEBAugust 13, 2023. Private health insurance is set for a shake-up. But asking people to pay more for policies they don’t want isn’t the answer. Yuting Zhang, The …

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How healthy is the Canadian health-care system

WEBThe quality of the Canadian health-care system has been called into question, however, for several consecutive years now by the U.S.-based …

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By revealing their mental health struggles, pro athletes are scoring

WEBNaomi Osaka withdrew from the 2021 French Open, citing mental health issues. Julian Finney/Getty Images. Osaka went on to be featured on the cover of Time …

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How being shot might affect Donald Trump’s mental health – and …

WEBAfter the attempted assassination of Donald Trump, speculation surrounds its effect on the 2024 US election. Yet few are considering the psychological impact on …

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Environmental health News, Research and Analysis

WEBCristina Andrade-Feraud, Florida International University and Diana Azzam, Florida International University. Millions of people worldwide are exposed via soil and …

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