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One for the blokes... men-only health groups being trialled in QLD

One for the blokes... men-only health groups being trialled in QLD

28.08.2019

Following on from the research, My health for life is undertaking a trial of several men-only health groups to support men to get their healthy. 

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“He’s too much of a man to do that” – why do men reject health screening services?

“He’s too much of a man to do that” – why do men reject health screening services?

28.08.2019

Why do some men find it difficult to keep their health in check, instead waiting until something serious occurs?

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What QLD men think

What QLD men think

28.08.2019

More than half of Queensland’s adult men are unhappy with their bodies, a My health for life study has found.

The research, undertaken by the Queensland Government-funded lifestyle program also identified one in four men frequently feel anxious or depressed.

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In other program news

In other program news

16.08.2019

Over the next 12 months My health for life will work in partnership with the Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Service (TCHHS) and Apunipima Cape York Health Council to deliver the program in the Cape and Torres region. 

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The team expands into Toowoomba

The team expands into Toowoomba

16.08.2019

My health for life has welcomed Danielle Richter to the team who will be based in Toowoomba.

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Men’s only health group being trialled in QLD – recruits wanted

Men’s only health group being trialled in QLD – recruits wanted

16.08.2019

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“She’ll be right” wrong when it comes to Queensland men’s health beliefs

“She’ll be right” wrong when it comes to Queensland men’s health beliefs

19.06.2019

Nearly half of Queensland’s adult men are unhappy with their bodies, a new study has found.

Research, undertaken by the Queensland Government-funded lifestyle program My health for life, also revealed that one in four men frequently feel anxious or depressed.

Despite this, program director Lyn Hamill said Queensland men over-estimate how healthy they are - and this is a problem.

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In other program news

In other program news

05.04.2019

Talks are underway with Apunipima Cape York Health Council, Cape and Torres Hospital and Health Service, newly formed Torres Health Indigenous Corporation and Alliance partners Northern QLD PHN and Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council about the My health for life program being delivered in the Cape and Torres Strait this year.

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Exploring the digital world of healthcare

Exploring the digital world of healthcare

05.04.2019

Delivering healthcare digitally is a rapidly evolving space. Mobile health technology presents exciting opportunities for the health sector to provide effective, low cost interventions to people living with or at risk of chronic disease anywhere and anytime.

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Hello 2019

Hello 2019

05.04.2019

As of April this year more than 144,000 Queenslanders have taken part in program health checks while 10,000 people have gone on to enrol in the program. The number of program completers has now passed the 5,300 mark.

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