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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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Over 40s get a healthy reality check

Over 40s get a healthy reality check

10.01.2019

Research undertaken by the healthy lifestyle program My health for life indicates many Queenslanders over 40 have the mistaken belief they are in excellent health.   

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It is starting to look a lot like Christmas

It is starting to look a lot like Christmas

07.11.2018

This is our last stakeholder newsletter for 2018 and we want to say a massive thank you for your support. We are grateful for how the community, health sector and business has rallied together to make My health for life the success it is, particularly the participants who have put their faith in the program.

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Participant story – Attuned to change

Participant story – Attuned to change

07.11.2018

In the last edition of our newsletter we introduced you to Albert who used the program to help him prepare for knee surgery. This edition we meet Kerstin from the Sunshine Coast who took the time to pen her own account of the program.

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In other program news

In other program news

07.11.2018

There have been a number of exciting things happening within the program over the last few months, inlcuding a new partnership with Tennis Queensland.

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In other news …

In other news …

20.07.2018

The last few months have been busy and exciting for My health for life. From undertaking thousands of risk assessments across QLD to holding our first community forum in Mackay.

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Our engagement gets experiential

Our engagement gets experiential

20.07.2018

Did you know that 85 per cent of today’s consumers find information provided by other consumers more influential than any form of information shared by a brand itself? With this in mind, My health for life is undertaking a series of community events over the coming months, bringing the brand to life by creating an emotional connection with potential consumers.

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