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Propping up private health insurance is like putting lipstick on a pig

21/04/2017

History is repeating itself. Medicare was created by the Whitlam government because of the abject failure of private health insurance or, as it was then called, voluntary health insurance.

As a result of the growth of private health insurance since 1999 under the Howard government, Medicare is now seriously threatened. Government subsidies for private health insurance will take us back to the pre-Whitlam and pre-Medicare era.

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Man contracted sepsis after routine trip to dentist

21/04/2017

A man who had half of all his limbs and part of his face amputated has been talking about how he's tried to turn his life around. Tom Ray from Oakham in Rutland contracted Sepsis after a routine trip to the dentist. The condition shuts down the blood supply to vital organs.
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How will the rise in cosmetic procedures affect beauty standards for Generation Z

21/04/2017

While they’ve been waiting for adulthood, the beauty world has continued its radical changes. One of the most newsworthy and prevalent elements of which is the rise in cosmetic procedures in recent years, for men as well as women. So, how will the current popularity for cosmetic procedures and the new Gen Z outlook collide?
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Bacteria found lurking in gums could trigger an early death in patients with liver disease

21/04/2017

Patients with liver disease may be able to avoid an early death simply by brushing their teeth properly. Inflamed gums caused by poor oral hygiene can harbour bacteria, which then travel to the liver and may cause death in diseased patients.
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Disqualification for dentist owing HMRC £100k

13/04/2017

A Harley Street dentist has been disqualified as a director for seven years, after his company went into administration owing HMRC more than £100,000 and he was discovered to have spent over £1m of company money on a personally-owned property in a French ski resort
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How tea can leave even worse stains on your teeth than coffee because of its unique chemical properties

13/04/2017

Tea is higher in acids, tannins, and chromogens than an average cup of coffee
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Is Komodo dragon blood the key to new antibiotics?

13/04/2017

Komodo dragon blood contains an important compound which scientists think could offer a new treatment for infected wounds.
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Women are developing wrinkles TEN YEARS too early because they spend all day frowning at a computer screen

13/04/2017

Young women are at risk of developing wrinkles ten years earlier than previous generations - because of hours spent staring at computer screens and mobile phones.
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Legal advice with Brian Owens

07/04/2017

Question: I went to my dentist with toothache, but after their recommendation for an extraction the pain is still there, and worse.
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EU orders UK pays for French broadband, Italian fishermen and Bulgarian dentists

07/04/2017

BRUSSELS will demand Britain pays for superfast French broadband, German unemployment and Italian fishermen, even after it quits the European Union.
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Marks & Spencer to audit dairy farms to RSPCA assured standards

07/04/2017

M&S director of food Andy Adcock has said that all 40 UK farms, known as the M&S Milk Pool, will be audited by the assessors “as soon as possible”.
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M4 relief road plan is 'government-sponsored ecocide'

07/04/2017

Plans to build a £1.1bn M4 relief road through the Gwent Levels have been described as "government sponsored ecocide".
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MDDUS launches CQC toolbox resource

31/03/2017

A NEW "CQC toolbox" is now available on the MDDUS website to help members comply with quality and safety requirements.
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Measles outbreak across Europe

31/03/2017

Measles is spreading across Europe wherever immunisation coverage has dropped, the World Health Organization is warning.
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How pine tree bark could revolutionise your trip to the dentist

31/03/2017

The misery of repeat trips to the dentist to replace lost fillings could soon be consigned to history.
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Fears raised over level of tooth extractions in Bradford children

24/03/2017

A DISTRICT dentist is warning children with rotting teeth are future diabetics who will clog up hospital beds and other health services in the years to come.
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Is your diet wrecking your teeth and gums?

24/03/2017

Trendy weight-loss, detox and so-called healthy-eating habits are damaging the nation’s oral health…
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New hope for sufferers of trigeminal neuralgia facial pain

24/03/2017

Dentist Lucy Stock of Gentle Dental Care in Belfast says chronic facial pain can be due to a condition called trigeminal neuralgia
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New Chief Executive for the BDIA

24/03/2017

British Dental Industry Association has appointed Edmund Proffitt as its new Chief Executive
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Honey Nut Cheerios reveal they have pulled their famous mascot from boxes to highlight the plummeting bee population

24/03/2017

The popular cereal brand Cheerio's has removed its mascot 'Buzz the Bee' from boxes in the hope that it will raise awareness for endangered species.
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