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NZNO insists on good faith bargaining in light 2021-05-11 21:49:54The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says it’s ironic that, on the eve of the International Day of the Nurse, it had to attend a meeting w

Address the nursing workforce gap - NZMA 2021-05-11 19:26:50Nurses are amongst the most valued and respected members of our community. Today is International Nurses Day - and underlines the vital role nurses pl

Using 'food havens' to reduce high obesity rates 2021-05-11 19:01:07A new concept in food environments, the food haven, developed by AUT researchers at the Child and Youth Health Research Centre, aims to reduce high ob

Stand behind us on International Nurses Day - 2021-05-11 17:27:39On the International Day of the Nurse (12 May) the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is asking the people of Aotearoa New Zealand to get behind n

Whanau Awhina Plunket celebrates International Nurses'Day 2021-05-11 17:09:33Whānau Ä€whina Plunket is celebrating two special occasions this month - International Nurses’ Day and the charity’s

Calls build for ban on puberty blockers for 2021-05-11 00:37:43Medical professionals and groups are sounding growing international concern around the use of puberty blockers to treat young people with gender dysph

No Vaping signs displayed in schools from today 2021-05-11 00:16:34The Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products Act has taken another important step forward today with a key new requirement taking effect.

Cancer Control Agency backs proposals for Smokefree Aotearoa 2021-05-10 20:41:26Te Aho o Te Kahu, the Cancer Control Agency, fully supports the initiatives in the Proposals for Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 Action Plan. "Lung cancer ca

Record number of presentations to Hawke's Bay Hospital 2021-05-10 20:09:27Hawke’s Bay Hospital saw 188 presentations over 24 hours to its Emergency Department (ED) yesterday, (10 May) setting a new record and forcing s

Extra hands on board for vaccine rollout - 2021-05-10 18:14:30The rollout out of the COVID-19 vaccine in the Whanganui region is well under way, with border workers, frontline health staff, rest home, police, fir

Lack of resources hampering Long Covid recovery - 2021-05-10 17:49:33Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a complex and disabling disease that affects many parts of the body, including the brai

Nursing, Midwifery celebration focuses on self-care - Otago 2021-05-10 17:22:12It’s an oft-repeated line that "team" or "teamwork" contains no "i". Yet an Otago Polytechnic School of Nursing academic wants those in th

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Nurses Extremely Disappointed At Pay Freeze Announcement 2021-05-06 01:29:00NZNO says health care workers across Aotearoa New Zealand are extremely disappointed following the government’s pay freeze announcement. Despite

Govt Decision Will Help Make Vaccines More Accessible 2021-05-06 01:09:00Aotearoa New Zealand is the latest country to support the proposal for a TRIPS waiver to COVID-19 vaccines, following in the steps of the Biden admini

Northland DHB On Track To Deliver 4000 COVID-19 2021-05-06 00:22:00Over the past six weeks, the number of COVID-19 vaccines administered by Northland DHB has increased from 300 doses a week to nearly 4000 a week &ndas

Canterbury COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout Makes Its Way To 2021-05-05 23:42:00Vivienne vaccinating Nadia. Canterbury’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout is progressing, with residents in community-based care, including Aged Res

2021 ME Day 12th May ANZMES 2021-05-05 21:28:00May 12 marks the international Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Awareness Day, on Florence Nightingale’s birthday (as

Health Access Must Be Based On Need Not 2021-05-05 21:25:00Rare Disorders NZ (RDNZ) supports Patient Voice Aotearoa’s nationwide ‘Lie Down for Life’ to call for better access to modern medici

No New Community Cases; 1 New Case Of 2021-05-05 20:54:00There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today.  There is one new case and three cases being investigated as

New Technology Could Help Find Warning Signs Of 2021-05-05 19:13:00A University of Canterbury (UC) student has come up with a new computerised method of reading mammograms that could help radiologists detect warning s

Update On New South Wales Community Case 2021-05-05 13:26:00May 5, 2021 The Ministry of Health’s current assessment is that the public health risk to New Zealand from the New South Wales community case an

HiNZ Launches Podcast Series EHealthTalk NZ 2021-05-04 23:13:00A new podcast series with news and views on New Zealand’s data and digital health sector has been launched. eHealth Talk NZ is hosted by editor

No New Community Cases; 3 New Cases Of 2021-05-04 20:54:00There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today.  There are three new cases and three historical cases to repo

A Beer A Day Can Reduce Risk Of 2021-05-03 22:36:00“A recent study published in the journal Nutrients [1] concluded that moderate beer consumption of 1 beer per day for women and 1–2 beers

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Philly health official forced to resign over MOVE New! 2021-05-13 18:02:02Philadelphia’s top health official is out of a job after the mayor said he learned human remains from the 1985 bombing of the headquarters of th

'Great day for America': Vaccinated can largely ditch New! 2021-05-13 17:52:36The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is easing mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to stop wearing masks outdoo

EXPLAINER: Ohio offers $1M weekly prize as vaccine New! 2021-05-13 17:50:48Gov. Mike DeWine's announcement of a weekly $1 million prize to entice Ohioans to get coronavirus vaccines is raising questions and objections

West Virginia trial puts spotlight on sprawling opioid New! 2021-05-13 17:50:39Local governments seeking to hold drugmakers, pharmaceutical distributors and other companies accountable for the U.S. opioid crisis in the U.S. are f

The Latest: Washington state schools soon to be New! 2021-05-13 17:34:24Washington authorities said Thursday all schools in the state must provide full-time, in-person education for students for the 2021-22 school year and

For Muslims in America, Eid al-Fitr comes as New! 2021-05-13 16:50:02As they celebrate the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims are once again seeking ways to balance

Texas lawmakers approve abortion ban as early as New! 2021-05-13 16:49:54Texas lawmakers have approved a measure that would ban abortions after as early as six weeks and allow private citizens to enforce the rule through ci

Ontario keeps ban on outdoor recreation for 2 New! 2021-05-13 16:37:19Ontario’s premier is keeping outdoor recreational activities like golf courses closed for at least two more weeks despite calls by health offici

Philadelphia health commissioner out over cremation, disposal of New! 2021-05-13 16:36:45Philadelphia health commissioner out over cremation, disposal of victims' remains after 1985 bombing of Black group

Twin MDs battle entrenched racism in the medical New! 2021-05-13 16:30:29Identical twin doctors who have fought bigotry all their lives have a lofty new mission: dismantling racism in medicine

Manchin courtship: WVa senator joins Jill Biden at New! 2021-05-13 16:00:44The White House’s courtship of Joe Manchin has followed the U.S. senator to his home state of West Virginia

Missouri governor drops voter-approved Medicaid expansion New! 2021-05-13 15:30:22Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has dropped plans to expand the state's Medicaid program after the Legislature declined to provide money for a measure appr

NYT > Health

In Covid-19 Vaccine Data, LGBTQ People Fear Invisibility 2021-05-10 17:53:00Few states collect sexual orientation or gender identity data, so no one knows how many people in some communities are getting vaccinated.

Parents Are Reluctant to Get Their Children Vaccinated 2021-05-10 17:50:06The new survey also found only 9 percent of adult respondents hadn’t gotten the shot but planned to do so, suggesting the country is nearing the

Pfizer to Seek Authorization to Give Covid Vaccine 2021-05-10 17:49:34The company said it also plans to apply this month for full F.D.A. approval — not just emergency authorization — for the vaccine’s u

FDA Authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for Children 12 to 2021-05-10 17:43:26The shots may allow millions of youngsters to get back to school, camps, sleepovers and hangouts with friends.

The F.D.A. authorizes the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children 2021-05-10 17:17:35The shots may allow millions of youngsters to get back to school, camps, sleepovers and hangouts with friends.

Palliative Care in the ICU: What to Know 2021-05-10 13:34:47Time-limited trials offer I.C.U. patients and their families a sense of empowerment in the face of low odds.

MDMA Reaches Next Step Toward Approval for Treatment 2021-05-10 12:41:47A new study shows that MDMA, known as Ecstasy or Molly, can bring relief when paired with talk therapy to those with severe post-traumatic stress diso

How MDMA and Psilocybin Became Hot Investments 2021-05-10 11:39:12Psilocybin and MDMA are poised to be the hottest new therapeutics since Prozac. Universities want in, and so does Wall Street. Some worry a push to lo

From the Wastewater Drain, Solid Pandemic Data 2021-05-10 10:53:31The coronavirus could turn sewage surveillance into a mainstream public health practice.

CureVac Covid Vaccine Could Bring Hope to the 2021-05-10 09:34:36The German company CureVac hopes its RNA vaccine will rival those made by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech. It could be ready next month.

Pharmacies Are Entering the Mental Health Market 2021-05-10 07:00:51Call it the ultimate in “retail therapy.” Now you can shop for mental health services at CVS, Rite Aid and other national chains.

After a Traumatizing Year, Black People Turn to 2021-05-10 06:52:41The death of George Floyd and other high-profile police killings have prompted African-Americans to seek help, mental health experts say.

Scientific American: Health

CDC Says Vaccinated People Do Not Need to New! 2021-05-13 18:00:00The agency’s latest guidelines provide an incentive for people to get vaccinated, but some may see them as premature -- Read more on ScientificA

Will COVID Force Public Health to Confront America's New! 2021-05-13 10:00:00In California’s San Joaquin Valley, some researchers are turning political to address the social determinants of health -- Read more on Scientif

Adolescents Can Finally Get Vaccinated against COVID New! 2021-05-13 09:45:00Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine approval is younger teens’ shot at freedom -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

One Hurdle at a Time New! 2021-05-13 09:30:00What the experts say people can do after they get a vaccine -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Decoded: What Is a Virus, Exactly? 2021-05-12 10:00:00These sometimes deadly packets of genetic information are more numerous in number than the stars in the cosmos -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Each of Us Can Prepare for the 2021-05-11 12:00:00Cooperative Extension programs have a long history of teaching readiness and survival skills—and with more funding, they could help us get ready

Damage to a Protective Shield around the Brain 2021-05-10 11:30:00The blood-brain barrier deteriorates with aging, but animal studies indicate repairs can make old brains look young again -- Read more on ScientificAm

The Forgotten History of the World's First Trans 2021-05-10 09:00:00The Institute for Sexual Research in Berlin would be a century old if it hadn’t fallen victim to Nazi ideology -- Read more on ScientificAmerica

It's Time to Reevaluate How We Talk about 2021-05-10 07:30:00It exists on a spectrum, and pretending activities are either deadly or risk-free helps no one -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Failure of Genetic Therapies for Huntington's Devastates Community 2021-05-07 16:30:00Hopes were high for drugs designed to lower levels of a mutant protein, but development has stalled -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Coronavirus News Roundup: May 1–May 7 2021-05-07 15:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

COVID, Quickly, Episode 6: The Real Reason for 2021-05-07 13:45:00Today we bring you a new episode in our podcast series: COVID, Quickly. Every two weeks, Scientific American’s senior health

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All COVID Infections Raise Odds for Lingering Symptoms New! 2021-05-13 03:00:00Title: All COVID Infections Raise Odds for Lingering SymptomsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/11/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/12/2021 12:00

AHA News: 47-Year-Old Came Home From a Work New! 2021-05-13 03:00:00Title: AHA News: 47-Year-Old Came Home From a Work Trip and Had Two StrokesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/11/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5

Meat Production Is Dirtying the Air You Breathe New! 2021-05-13 03:00:00Title: Meat Production Is Dirtying the Air You BreatheCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/11/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/12/2021 12:00:00 AM

Grief Can Strike Even Before a Loved One New! 2021-05-13 03:00:00Title: Grief Can Strike Even Before a Loved One Is GoneCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/12/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/12/2021 12:00:00 AM

Uber Rides, Vouchers & Free Beers as Feds, New! 2021-05-13 03:00:00Title: Uber Rides, Vouchers & Free Beers as Feds, States Seek More Vaccine TakersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/12/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial

Sleep Disorders Cost U.S. Health Care System Nearly New! 2021-05-13 03:00:00Title: Sleep Disorders Cost U.S. Health Care System Nearly $95 Billion Per YearCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/11/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie

Gene Therapy Uses HIV to Rescue Kids Born New! 2021-05-13 03:00:00Title: Gene Therapy Uses HIV to Rescue Kids Born Without Immune SystemCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/12/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/12/2

U.S. Seniors Are Getting Fewer Abdominal Surgeries New! 2021-05-13 03:00:00Title: U.S. Seniors Are Getting Fewer Abdominal SurgeriesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/12/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/12/2021 12:00:00

Rural U.S. Schools Are Bringing Back In-Person Learning New! 2021-05-13 03:00:00Title: Rural U.S. Schools Are Bringing Back In-Person Learning Faster Than Urban SchoolsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/12/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editor

Most Severe COVID Cases Involve Neuro Issues, and New! 2021-05-13 03:00:00Title: Most Severe COVID Cases Involve Neuro Issues, and They're More Often FatalCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/11/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Re

We Started Loving Carbs a Very Long Time New! 2021-05-13 03:00:00Title: We Started Loving Carbs a Very Long Time AgoCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/12/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/12/2021 12:00:00 AM

In Girls as Young as 7, Weight May New! 2021-05-13 03:00:00Title: In Girls as Young as 7, Weight May Predict Odds for Eating DisorderCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/11/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/

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