Glass Wings Blog: Health

A 4-day week might not work in health care. But adapting this model could reduce burnout among staff
A cancer centre is the latest victim of cyber attacks. Why health data hacks keep happening
A Reality Check About Solar Panel Waste and the Effects on Human Health
After Maui fires, human health risks linger in the air, water and even surviving buildings
AI has potential to revolutionise health care – but we must first confront the risk of algorithmic bias
Air pollution: how bad is particulate matter for your health?
Almost 90% of children brought from Nauru suffered physical health problems
An interview with Arijit Chakravarty on ending of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency: Part 1
Australia should follow Ireland’s lead and add stronger health warning labels to alcohol
Australian Labor government slashes annual health budget by $11 billion
Australian students handed ‘wellbeing shots’ made by subsidiary of British American Tobacco – as experts fear new front in health wars
Call of the Rewild: Restoring Ecological Health to the Emerald Isle
The CDC’s new indoor air guidelines are a monumental victory for health
Cell death is essential to your health − an immunologist explains when cells decide to die with a bang or take their quiet leave
Changing Australia’s approach to managing COVID-19 pandemic may help reduce burden on health system
Climate-related disasters leave behind trauma and worse mental health. Housing uncertainty is a major reason why
COP28: health is finally on the agenda – but there’s more to do as we face continued climate extremes
Covid backlash hobbles public health and future pandemic response
COVID-19 cases in the NT a worry for Indigenous health group
COVID-19 Fueled Record-Breaking Investments in Global Health
Dangerous selfies aren’t just foolish. We need to treat them like the public health hazard they really are
Ditching fossil fuels improves health: Deaths from particulate pollution have dropped 16% since 2005
Does private health insurance cut public hospital waiting lists? We found it barely makes a dent
Don’t listen to Gwyneth Paltrow – IVs are not a shortcut to good health
'Endemic' SARS-CoV-2 and the death of public health
Engineered stone kills tradies. Bunnings and IKEA stopping its sales is a big win for public health
The EPA’s plan to eliminate lead in buildings is a ‘gigantic leap forward’ for public health
The Floating Health Clinics Delivering Care to Isolated Island Dwellers
Florida Department of Health altered data to make vaccines look dangerous
Forget the conspiracies, 15-minute cities will free us to improve our mental health and wellbeing
Getting COVID-19 Multiple Times Is Risky for Your Health
Ghana offers free long-term contraception in a ‘game changer’ for women’s reproductive health rights
Global air pollution is a major health risk
Good vibrations: how listening to the sounds of soil helps us monitor and restore forest health
The Great Barrington Declaration and “natural herd immunity” versus public health three years later
Green light for Red Panda Ravi’s health check-up
Handkerchief or tissue? Which one’s better for our health and the planet?
Health care offered to women in prison should match community standards – and their rights
Health evidence against gas and oil is piling up, as governments turn a blind eye
Health, nutrition and heroes in rural Afghanistan
The Health Risks of Gas Stoves Explained
Health Star Rating only on about a third of Australian supermarket products that should carry it, report shows
Homelessness today sees workers and families with nowhere stable to live. No wonder their health is suffering
How a Melbourne recycling program is using old hotel soap to solve a global health problem
How an underwater sculpture trail plays a role in the health – and beauty – of the Great Barrier Reef
How both health and safety are compromised for people living with long COVID and intimate partner violence
How ‘Coffee Breaks’ for Colorado Farmers Cultivate Better Mental Health
How digital marketing of legal but harmful products escalates health threats to the most vulnerable
How does Australia’s health system stack up internationally? Not bad, if you’re willing to wait for it
How Indian health-care workers use WhatsApp to save pregnant women
How Zipline’s instant delivery is changing public health in Ghana
Institutional COVID denial has killed public health as we knew it. Prepare to lose several centuries of progress.
Is it finally time to ban junk food advertising? A new bill could improve kids’ health
It’s not just tax. How PwC, KPMG and other consultants risk influencing public health too
‘Life changing’ – what 50 years of community-controlled housing at Yumba-Meta tells us about home and health
Lives saved by public health restrictions over the Victorian COVID-19 Delta variant epidemic wave, Aug-Nov 2021
London's Low Emission Zones improve air quality, health, and people's well-being, says new analysis
Long COVID: The health and economic impacts in Australia
Long COVID will take your health, your wealth — then it will come for your marriage
‘Looming global health crisis’: urgent action needed to prevent spread of drug-resistant superbugs, CSIRO says
Low emission zones are improving health, studies show
Medicare turns 40: since 1984 our health needs have changed but the system hasn’t. 3 reforms to update it
Met police to stop attending emergency mental health calls
'Nature prescriptions' can improve physical and mental health: study
New report reveals shocking state of prisoner health. Here’s what needs to be done
New Zealand joins Horizon Europe Research and Innovation Programme, focuses on digital, climate, health and other areas
No Health Care in School? Anti-LGBTQ Moms Sacrifice Kids to Ideology.
Not all mental health apps are helpful. Experts explain the risks, and how to choose one wisely
‘Overwhelming’ support for regulation of vape imports amid ‘health emergency’, TGA reports
Perth man rows from Australia to Africa to raise funds for youth mental health
Power of social media in a health crisis: Real-life stories
Promotional techniques on junk food packaging are a problem for children’s health – Australia could do better
The real cost of New Zealand’s two-tier health system: why going private doesn’t relieve pressure on public hospitals
Regulations reducing lead and copper contamination in drinking water generate $9 billion of health benefits per year, according to new analysis
Rwanda’s Health-Care Success Holds Lessons for Others
Science experiments traditionally only used male mice – here’s why that’s a problem for women’s health
Solar energy could power all health facilities in poorer countries and save lives, experts say
Supporting vaccinations and strengthening health systems in 16 African countries
There are too few toilets in Africa and it’s a public health hazard – how to fix the problem
‘They are despairing’: climate crisis weighs heavy on mental health of young Australians
Three Years Later, Covid-19 Is Still a Health Threat. Journalism Needs to Reflect That
Top Mental Health and Prayer Apps Fail Spectacularly at Privacy, Security
Universal Access to New Vaccines in 2023: A Necessity for Public Health
Vaccine hesitancy is one of the greatest threats to global health – and the pandemic has made it worse
Ventilation matters - why clean air is vital to health
We are in denial about the huge consequences of long COVID on Canadians’ health
‘We don’t know what tomorrow will bring’: how climate change is affecting Fijians’ mental health
We provided health care for children in immigration detention. This is what we found
We used DNA from Beethoven’s hair to shed light on his poor health – and stumbled upon a family secret
‘Wear a mask’: NSW Health responds to a rise in cases in light of new subvariant strains
What are microaggressions? And how can they affect our health?
Who gets to be healthy? The ‘social determinants of health’ can reduce inequities, but many policies neglect them
WHO has recorded 974 attacks against health care in Ukraine since Russia’s full-scale invasion
The WHO says we shouldn’t bother with artificial sweeteners for weight loss or health. Is sugar better?
Why more needs to be done to reduce COVID-19 transmission in health and aged care settings
Why walking backwards can be good for your health and brain
Woodworking and Hugs: Inside the Mental Health Movement for Men
World Health Network Infographics
World Health Organization Warns Against Using Artificial Sweeteners
‘You are still overweight’: how a doctor’s health advice triggered Sarah’s eating disorder
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