Tag Archives: issue

Dark issue lurking behind Games glitz

Even without huge crowds, the electric atmosphere surrounding the Olympic Games in Tokyo is intoxicating, with the best of the best competing for glory in a glittering spectacle of physical excellence. It’s truly something to behold for viewers, crowded around their televisions in living rooms across the globe to witness their countrymen and women vie… Read More »

Pressure building on PM over ‘cruel’ issue

Greens leader Adam Bandt has slammed the federal government’s “cruel” handling of a refugee family’s immigration case, while calling for changes to the nation’s asylum seeker laws. Prime Minister Scott Morrison is facing growing calls to immediately release a Tamil family, who lived in Biloela, from detention and returned to their Queensland home. On Sunday,… Read More »

Blue Button breach stems from coding issue, data of 10K affected

A data breach at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has affected the protected health information of about 10,000 Medicare beneficiaries and 30 applications. Early analysis suggests that the leak of information was a result of a series of missed opportunities by CMS and a third-party application partner. For example, the code that caused… Read More »

Why is asthma a public health issue

People who have chronic heart problems need to avoid acute stress, good practice examples The Respiratory Futures website share best practice around respiratory initiatives and new models of care taking place around the country. A major contributor to the overall life expectancy gap between the rich and the poor, ePA’s Citizen’s Guide to Pest Control… Read More »