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Tiring the legs also tires the eyes - the remedy is caffeine

A new study published in Nature Scientific Reports (www.nature.com/articles/srep26614) shows for the first time that our eyes may feel the strain of exercise.

Hamilton Lake / Lake Rotoroa e.coli levels

Hamilton City Council has advised that the levels of the potentially harmful E.Coli have risen in Lake Rotoroa at Hamilton Lake Domain.

Second confirmed case of measles in Nelson

The Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service confirms that there has been a second confirmed case of measles in Nelson.

Elevated e.coli levels in Hamilton's Lake Rotoroa

The levels of the potentially harmful E.Coli have risen in Lake Rotoroa at Hamilton Lake Domain.

This is a common occurrence at this time of year, as the lake’s resident duck population increases significantly with birds seeking sanctuary during duck shooting season.

NZ represented at World Health Assembly meeting

New Zealand is among 194 member states taking part in the 69th Annual World Health Assembly, tackling a diverse range of issues including tobacco control and pandemic influenza preparedness.

Report identifies simple solutions to keep people with MS in the workplace

A report by the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation (MSIF), released today to coincide with World Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Day 2016, shows that a significant number of people living with MS are leaving employment earlier than they need to, and that a range of simple and reasonable workplac

More smokefree areas in Lower Hutt

Hutt City Council has extended its Smokefree Policy to include more outdoor public areas in Lower Hutt.

All eyes on Rotorua - Bupa

Action is beginning in Rotorua with the first public meeting to discuss an age-friendly and dementia-inclusive city with learnings being shared on a global level.

Southern DHB performance against Health Targets improves

Southern DHB continues to see improvements in its performance against the National Health Targets.

Southern DHB Chief Executive, Carole Heatly says the latest results are particularly pleasing.

Immunisation rates 'well covered for Canterbury'

Protecting our vulnerable children from diseases is high on the radar for Cantabrians, according to the latest National Health Target results.

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