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Waikato Hospital Is Baby Friendly

Waikato Hospital Is Baby Friendly

Waikato Hospital is once again officially deemed a 'baby friendly hospital'.

The hospital received the maximum three-year accreditation last week from the New Zealand Breastfeeding Association (NZBA) following an audit last year.

Heart Medicine Price Cut

Heart Medicine Price Cut

Wellington, Sept 20 NZPA - People at risk of heart attacks will have easier access to treatment from next month when the price of cholesterol-lowering medication is cut.

The Flawed Guru - Technology Part 2

The Flawed Guru - Technology Part 2

The Flawed Guru

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Computer Programme To Help The Depressed

Computer Programme To Help The Depressed

Wellington, Sept 17 NZPA - People with moderate to mild depression will be able to turn to their computers for help, though psychologists warn it is not the total solution.

Legislation Still Stands For Smoking Areas

Legislation Still Stands For Smoking Areas

Waikato District Health Board's Population Health staff are warning owners of licensed premises in the Waikato that old bad habits creeping back in will not be tolerated.

Waikato DHB Delivers More Frontline Care

Waikato DHB Delivers More Frontline Care

The Waikato District Health Board is getting more Government funding, employing more health professionals and delivering more health services than ever before.

Online Depression Therapy Service To Launch

Online Depression Therapy Service To Launch

Medtech led consortium wins mental health contract New Zealanders with moderate to mild depression will soon have free access, through their GPs, to a new online therapy service called "Beating the Blues".

Pioneer Japanese Heart Surgery Used On NZ Patients

Pioneer Japanese Heart Surgery Used On NZ Patients

Wellington, Sept 16 NZPA - Six patients who would normally need open heart surgery for chronically blocked arteries were operated on using methods pioneered by the Japanese to open up their arteries in Hamilton this week.

Maternal Deaths Worldwide Drop By Third

Maternal Deaths Worldwide Drop By Third

UN estimates reveal fewer women dying from pregnancy-related causes, but 1000 still die a day and more needs to be done to achieve set targets

Phl Medical Launches As A New Medical Distributor For The Healthcare Sector

A new medical consumable distributor has launched into a sector of the healthcare market which traditionally has had a limited number of players. PHL Medical is the medical division of Packaging House, which has formed the new operation in response to customer demand.