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Medical Students Excited About Their Year In Northland

Published: Wed 23 Jan 2019 03:33 PM
For the twelfth year running a select group of year five students from the University of Auckland, School of Medicine were welcomed into the esteemed Pūkawakawa programme at a pōwhiri in Whangarei on Monday. Read more...

Annual hearing loss awareness month

Published: Wed 23 Jan 2019 03:06 PM
In March 2019, the National Foundation for the Deaf (NFD) is holding its first Silent March awareness month. Read more...

New Zealand among world’s highest lifetime risk of stroke

Published: Wed 23 Jan 2019 11:42 AM
Globally, almost one in four people aged 25 years are at risk of developing a stroke during their lifetime, according to a new scientific study. Read more...

Back to school and asthma attacks - the unseen danger

Published: Wed 23 Jan 2019 10:34 AM
Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ today, Wednesday 23 January 2019, issues a warning to asthma sufferers about the increased risk of severe asthma flare-ups when heading back to school. Read more...

Whooping cough spike prompts call for immunisation catch ups

Published: Wed 23 Jan 2019 10:06 AM
Auckland Regional Public Health Service is asking parents to get their children immunised for the school year as a second spike in whooping cough cases continues. Read more...

NZ among world’s highest ‘lifetime risk of stroke’

Published: Wed 23 Jan 2019 09:34 AM
Almost one in four people aged 25 years are at risk of developing a stroke during their lifetime, according to a new scientific study. Read more...

Are you a super pooper?

Published: Tue 22 Jan 2019 05:05 PM
Fecal transplants could be used to treat intestinal disorders like inflammatory bowel disease – and perhaps even help prevent Alzheimer’s and cancer – if we can unlock the secrets of the gut-rejuvenating “super donor”, say researchers ... Read more...

Goodbye Hagley Outpatients, hello Rangiora Health Hub

Published: Tue 22 Jan 2019 01:42 PM
It’s been all go on the corner of the hospital grounds bordering Riccarton Ave and Hagley Park over the past two months as the old Hagley Outpatients was deconstructed and trucked away. Read more...

Green Party welcomes open, public debate on Drug Reform

Published: Tue 22 Jan 2019 12:38 PM
The Green Party welcome the National Party to the drug law reform conversation, with Paula Bennett announced today as the party’s spokesperson on the issue. Read more...

Coordinated approach to drug reform needed

Published: Tue 22 Jan 2019 11:13 AM
A coordinated approach across health, education, law and order and border control is needed to counter the complex issues around drugs in New Zealand, National’s new spokesperson for Drug Reform Paula Bennett says. Read more...
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