How Black veterans experience racial bias in mental healthcare
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How Black veterans experience racial bias in mental healthcare

New research shines a light on how Black veterans receiving treatment for mental health issues perceive and experience racial bias in a healthcare context.Share on PinterestNew research on racial bias in healthcare contexts in the United States places the testimonies of Black veterans at its center.A new study highlights how Black veterans perceive their experiences…
Loneliness associated with diabetes risk
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Loneliness associated with diabetes risk

A study of older adults in the United Kingdom finds that people who are lonely are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, independent of other risk factors such as smoking, alcohol consumption, and weight.Share on PinterestNew research finds a link between loneliness and diabetes risk.Loneliness, in which a person’s social needs are not met,…
How could voting benefit mental health?
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How could voting benefit mental health?

Voting is a democratic right that gives each citizen the opportunity to influence how future governments address issues important to their community, including aspects of healthcare. But does casting one’s ballot offer any benefits to health? We take a look at some research that suggests that voting may help boost mental health.Share on PinterestCan voting…
COVID-19: How many patients return to hospitals after discharge?
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COVID-19: How many patients return to hospitals after discharge?

In a new study, researchers found that almost 5% of COVID-19 patients discharged from emergency rooms upon initial presentation were admitted within 72 hours. Those older than 60 and those with an abnormal chest X-ray, a fever, or hypoxia had a higher risk. Share on PinterestA new study looks at how many people are admitted…
US death toll nears 200,000
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US death toll nears 200,000

The number of Americans who have died because of the COVID-19 virus is fast approaching 200,000. The tally was 198,055, according to Johns Hopkins University near 4am AEST. Here's what Ian Shepherd…
Welcome to the work-farm-home revolution
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Welcome to the work-farm-home revolution

Id like to stay and live regional, travelling interstate to meet clients as I do now and with the option of going into Melbourne head office when required." Gubbins says coronavirus has catalysed he…
Why Morrison is stepping on the gas
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Why Morrison is stepping on the gas

It will also allow the Coalition to wedge the Labor party over gas with sections of the party opposed to new onshore gas development. After the so-called climate wars claimed three prime ministers (…