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Hydrotherapy helps road to recovery

Levin woman Ann Collings has been a long-time advocate for the Levin Aquatic Centre for recreation and therapeutic exercise.

Hearing and balance disorders focus for new centre

A multidisciplinary collaborative research centre dedicated to research into hearing and balance disorders was launched in Auckland this week.

Mumps info for schools and universities - Ministry of Health

In the last five months there has been an increase in cases of mumps in New Zealand, with 25 cases reported between 1 September 2016 and 9 February 2017. This number is 2 - 3 times higher than for the same period in the three previous years.

Big Day In highlights new horizons in dental health care

It was a glimpse into the new future of dentistry which is moving away from conventional materials and techniques of treating kids tooth decay.

148,000 more Kiwis receive First Specialist Assessments

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says latest data shows around 148,000 more Kiwis have received a First Specialist Assessment (FSA) since 2008.

Researchers awarded long-term condition funds to tackle diabetes

Diabetes is one of New Zealand’s fastest growing long-term health conditions with enormous costs for individuals, the health care system and society.

Smoking health target success in Bay of Plenty

Over 26,000 Bay of Plenty smokers have been given help to quit during the past 15 months as a major health target is met for the first time.

Mental health workers speak out after Capital and Coast DHB report

Mental health workers from Capital and Coast DHB have taken the unusual step of approaching the public after the Mellsop report into services there, the PSA says.

Digitech to play a big health role

A special event at Parliament next week will mark the 15th anniversary of the New Zealand Health IT (NZHIT) cluster as digital technology gains momentum in the health sector.

The NZHIT group was formed in February 2002 in a major push to start digitising all things health.

Family First petition calls for inquiry on health harms of porn

Family First NZ has launched a petition calling on politicians to investigate the public health effects and societal harms of pornography.

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