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Bali Legionnaires Disease Warning

Bali Legionnaires Disease Warning

Wellington, Jan 21 NZPA - The Ministry of Health is warning New Zealanders about an outbreak of Legionnaires disease on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali.

Health Warning - Unsafe Recreational Water Quality After Rainfall

Health Warning - Unsafe Recreational Water Quality After Rainfall

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after high levels of faecal bacteria were found in consecutive samples taken from Okains Bay estuary.

Coping With The Uncertainty Of Earthquake Aftershocks

Coping With The Uncertainty Of Earthquake Aftershocks

The uncertainty of how long aftershocks will continue to rattle the Canterbury region is driving the anxiety of its residents, a trauma specialist says.

Legionellosis In Australian Travellers Returning From Bali

Please find below a link to a media release issued by the Australian Department of Health and Ageing, following a number of cases of legionellosis contracted after travel to Bali.

Pets And Parkinson's Study

Pets And Parkinson's Study

The School of Population Health at the University of Auckland, supported by Parkinson's New Zealand, is conducting a study in New Zealand which aims to understand how pets can help people with Parkinson's Disease. One of the participants taking part in this study is William.

Hugh Green Charitable Trust Donates $500,000 To Bring Hope To Millions Of Newborn Babies

Hugh Green, New Zealand businessman and philanthropist, today donated $500,000 to Medicine Mondiale, Sir Ray Avery's charity for the development of an affordable high tech, robust, quality neonatal incubator that will make the difference to lives of babies throughout the world and in particular t

Health Warnings For Canterbury Rivers

Wellington, Jan 20 NZPA - Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning following ongoing high levels of faecal bacteria in samples taken from the Ashburton/Hakatere River.

Bladder Cancer Detection Breakthrough Announced At Biotech Showcase 2011

Bladder Cancer Detection Breakthrough Announced At Biotech Showcase 2011

A breakthrough in bladder cancer detection technology was announced by Pacific Edge (PE), a New Zealand based Biomedical Company, at the annual Biotech Showcase in San Francisco this month.

Health Warning At Ashburton/hakatere River

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning following ongoing high levels of faecal bacteria in samples taken from sites along the Ashburton/ Hakatere River.

Skippers Beat Odds And Save Heart Attack Victim

Coromandel, Jan 20 NZPA - A 30-year-old Auckland casino dealer owes his astonishing recovery from a heart attack to the determination of two Whitianga cruise boat skippers.