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Canterbury DHB's performance strong despite challenges

The Canterbury DHB’s performance in Quarter 2 of the 2016/2017 National Health Targets has remained strong despite several challenging disruptions.

Rotorua Smokefree zones extended

All Rotorua sportsgrounds, skate parks, bus stops and shelters are becoming smokefree zones under Rotorua Lakes Council’s extended Smokefree Outdoor Spaces Policy.

Waikato DHB makes good progress on new healthy kids target

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health target results show Waikato DHB has made good progress on the raising healthy kids target.

Latest health target results - Bay of Plenty

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health target results show Bay of Plenty DHB has made good progress.

"The health targets help to improve performance across the health system, ensuring that Kiwis get better access to health services," says Dr Coleman.

A look at work limitations four years after mild traumatic brain injury

A new study from researchers at the Auckland University of Technology’s National Institute for Stroke and Applied Neuroscience has discovered a dramatic link between people who have suffered a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), such as concussion, and their employment status four years later.

Good progress made on new healthy kids target

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health target results show DHBs have made good progress on the new raising healthy kids target, up 23 per cent on the previous quarter.

Boil water notice still in place in Waimarama

Further results from tests of the Waimarama water supply have come back clear today.

Health warning - Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at Whitecliffs Domain

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (benthic cyanobacteria) were found in the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at the Whitecliffs Domain.

Professor on first international panel on chronic respiratory diseases

Decades of international leadership on asthma and allergies, especially in children, and of the Global Asthma Network, has led to a New Zealand paediatrician being appointed to the first World Health Organisation expert panel on non-communicable diseases.

Strength training carries weight for obese teens

Strength training is a must-do for obese teenagers and even outperforms cardio when it comes to health benefits.

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