When it comes to making a difference in people’s lives, it’s not about how many medicines you have, but having the ones that work, says PHARMAC Chief Executive Steffan Crausaz.
A new, in depth study of children and teenagers struggling with weight issues found their physical activity levels were low, while their screen time was high.
The successful diabetes health programme Jumpstart is going national with programmes starting in Wellington and Invercargill on 7th February, and Christchurch on 1st May.
Helping fight the modern epidemic of lifestyle diseases is at the heart of further work by a New Zealand medical researcher who is taking up the inaugural Campbell Fellowship to advance her study overseas.
It seems unbelievable that only a few generations ago that smoking was accepted and the health risks ignored.
Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) will introduce paid parking for staff and visitors to its Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldier’s Memorial and Corporate Office site in Hastings from 1 March.
Critical data collected from the Australian Breast Device Registery (ABDR), rolled out in 2015 to replace the earlier Breast Implant Registry (BIR), is on track to achieve the greatest levels of reliability required to transform breast device safety for women in Australia, according to an article
Waikato DHB has joined forces with telecommunications firm Spark to trial a new way of helping young people with rheumatic fever to receive their vital medication called ‘Top up 4 yr top ups’.
The 21st Public Health Summer School starts at the University of Otago, Wellington today. As part of the Public Health Summer School, the university will host four free evening talks by leading international public health experts throughout February.
Warding off a mid-afternoon slump at work could be as easy as eating a healthy lunch, according to the results of a recent 5+ A Day survey.
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