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Ian O'Dwyer: The population are experiencing health issue 30 years too early

According to Ian O'Dwyer, Movement Practitioner with Niagara Therapy, Australia's leading manufacturer of medical and health products for athletes, soldiers, the injured and the aged, more young people are developing problems associated with old age due to a lack of movement and living a sedentar

Greyhound joins Hawke's Bay Hospital's Intensive Care team

Felicity the Greyhound is a new member of Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s Intensive Care team.

While she might not have the medical and nursing backgrounds of those who work in the unit, she’s no fool to working out who needs a pat or a friendly paw.

Live organ donors loss of earnings compensation takes effect

New loss of earnings compensation for live organ donors takes effect People who donate a kidney or part of their liver can now do so knowing they can be fully compensated for lost earnings as a result of their donation surgery.

Marine Biotoxin alert: Northland's west coast

Northland District Health Board, Public Health Unit advises the public NOT to collect or eat shellfish from the Northland west coast area between from Lower Kina Road south of Oakura northward to the Hokianga Harbour mouth.

NZNO congratulates passing of the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act

NZNO congratulates the new government on passing the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act in advance of Human Rights Day on 10 December.

National outbreak of whooping cough declared

The Ministry of Heath has declared a national outbreak of whooping cough, as a total of 1,315 cases have been reported since the beginning of 2017.

Study finds label use leads to healthier food choices

In newly published research, ‘Do nutrition labels influence healthier food choices?

NZ in early stages of whooping cough outbreak

New Zealand is in the early stages of a national outbreak of whooping cough (pertussis). Babies aged up to one are particularly vulnerable to whooping cough.

Keep the bugs at bay and enjoy a healthy summer holiday

With the year drawing to a close and school holidays fast approaching, we can almost taste rest and recreation. With this in mind, the local Medical Officer of Health is reminding residents to check that their immunisations are up to date to prevent summer plans being spoiled by illness.

Sunscreens test shows need for regulation - Consumer NZ

Consumer NZ’s latest test of sunscreens highlights New Zealand’s situation of classifying sunscreens as cosmetics is not protecting consumers and needs to change.

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