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Viva to our Waikato anaesthetics registrars - Waikato New! 2019-10-15 21:19:48Six anaesthetics registrars from Waikato Hospital passed their Part One FANZCA exam last week - a massive achievement that they spent a good part of a

Demand for funded family planning devices puts pressure New! 2019-10-15 21:16:26Family Planning says demand for the fully-funded Mirena and Jaydess contraceptive devices is so high that just two days after PHARMAC’s announce

Deputy PM admits Pharmac needs more money - New! 2019-10-15 20:55:01Patient Voice Aotearoa welcomes the comments made by the Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters on ‘The Project’ on Friday last week.

Future fathers should eat well for heart health 2019-10-15 20:00:11When trying to get pregnant, couples often change their lifestyles, going on crash diets or taking up stricter exercise regimens. New research, done o

Gaping shortage of hospital specialists in Northland - 2019-10-15 16:40:33A staffing survey carried out by the senior doctors’ union, the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, has found a gaping shortfall of hos

October 16 is World Spine Day 2019-10-15 03:36:33The New Zealand Chiropractors’ Association (NZCA) is urging Kiwis to get spine active and stay healthy as part of the NZCA’s contribution

Radiologists and radiation oncologists to gather in Auckland 2019-10-14 23:50:23Around 1,000 radiologists and radiation oncologists from around Australia, New Zealand and beyond will gather in Auckland this week for The Royal Aust

NZNO critical of proposed staffing changes to elderly 2019-10-14 20:57:10The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says changes proposed to staffing for the CREST service proposed by Canterbury District Health Board (DHB)

Kiwi researchers make TB discovery 2019-10-14 20:21:36Worldwide approximately one in four people is infected by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and while overall New Zealand has relatively low rates of TB, M&A

Nothing else matters when you can't breathe - 2019-10-14 19:06:30Nothing else matters when you can’t breathe and knowing how to do it well, improves how you live. Most people take their breathing for granted u

No more excuses on specialist shortages - ASMS 2019-10-14 18:40:33Patients are increasingly being turned away for treatment and there can be no more excuses from the Government over properly funding district health b

Eliza McCartney backs Kiwis to Switch to Water 2019-10-14 18:07:55New Zealand Olympic pole-vaulter Eliza McCartney is pushing the ‘water works wonders’ message this November as part of the New Zealand Den

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Do You Know How to Restart a Heart? 2019-10-15 16:22:0016 OCTOBER 2019 Every year, cardiac arrest kills more New Zealanders than road accidents, a statistic everyone can change.

New Zealand gets its own surgical risk calculator 2019-10-15 16:06:00Unique New Zealand data has been used in a surgical risk calculator that allows patients to better understand the risks versus the benefits of their o

World Spine Day “Get Spine Active” (#getspineactive) 2019-10-15 15:17:00The New Zealand Chiropractors’ Association (NZCA) is urging Kiwis to get spine active and stay healthy as part of the NZCA’s contribution

Let’s Talk Cancer Hui 2019-10-14 22:38:00Both speakers and attendees took away learnings from the well-attended Let's Talk Cancer Hui last month in Rawene.

Nothing else matters when you can't breathe 2019-10-14 20:37:00Nothing else matters when you can’t breathe and knowing how to do it well, improves how you live. Most people take their breathing for granted u

Kiwi researchers make TB discovery 2019-10-14 20:23:00Worldwide approximately one in four people is infected by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and while overall New Zealand has relatively low rates of TB, M&#

Forgotten and neglected: The late effects of 2019-10-14 19:08:00Survivors of New Zealand’s Poliomyelitis epidemics in the 1950s and 60s are largely being forgotten and neglected as they suffer from the late e

Eliza McCartney backs Kiwis to Switch to Water 2019-10-14 16:49:00New Zealand Olympic pole-vaulter Eliza McCartney is pushing the ‘water works wonders’ message this November as part of the New Zealand Den

Fingers Crossed for Christchurch Youth Hub Resource Consent 2019-10-14 15:23:00The dream to build New Zealand’s first, purpose-built ‘one-stop-shop’ for Youth Health and well-being moves a step closer to reality

Co-ordination of care in neurosurgery ward 2019-10-13 21:52:00Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding Capital & Coast District Health Board in breach of the Code of Hea

Postoperative care following bowel surgery< 2019-10-13 21:51:00Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding Nelson Marlborough District Health Board in breach of the Code of Heal

Measles case on flight from Sunshine Coast to 2019-10-13 19:22:00Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been notified of a passenger with measles flying from Australia’s Sunshine Coast to Auckland

ABC News: Health

Jury selection set to begin in landmark federal New! 2019-10-16 09:00:13Jury selection is scheduled to begin in the first federal trial over the opioids epidemic

Scrutiny of vaccine exemptions banishes some from schools New! 2019-10-16 06:25:18New York state recently did away with religious exemptions for vaccines.

Study: 'Medicare for All' not only way to New! 2019-10-16 06:20:25Study: 'Medicare for All' is not the only way for US to get universal coverage

Pope on World Food Day laments paradox of New! 2019-10-16 05:51:38Pope Francis is calling for lifestyle and dietary changes to address the paradox of people suffering from malnutrition in some parts of the world and

NKorea seen as weak link in swine fever's New! 2019-10-16 01:26:02Snipers, drones, traps part of SKorean effort to stop spread of swine fever across border with North

New study: Opioid crisis cost US economy $631B 2019-10-15 17:55:54A new study finds that the opioid crisis cost the U.S. economy $631 billion over the past four years

Judge blocks Michigan's ban on flavored e-cigarettes 2019-10-15 17:38:10A Michigan judge is blocking the state's two-week-old ban on flavored e-cigarettes

The Latest: Michigan governor vows to appeal e-cig 2019-10-15 17:23:29Michigan governor says she will appeal a ruling that blocks enforcement of state's ban on flavored e-cigarettes

France OKs bill legalizing IVF for lesbians, single 2019-10-15 13:14:55France's lower house of parliament approves a bill that would give single women and lesbian couples legal access to in vitro fertilization, egg freez

Removal of Notre Dame's melted scaffold to begin 2019-10-15 08:47:41France's culture minister says the melted, twisted scaffolding atop Notre Dame Cathedral will be removed "in coming weeks" to allow restoration wor

Beverly Sackler, an owner of Purdue Pharma, dies 2019-10-14 20:05:54Beverly Sackler, a philanthropist and one of the owners of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, has died

Correction: Opioid Crisis-Purdue story 2019-10-14 16:55:34Correction: Opioid Crisis-Purdue story

NYT > Health

Five Reasons the Diet Soda Myth Won’t Die 2019-10-14 05:00:07Repeated studies on a health bogeyman help explain wider problems with food research.

Helping Teenagers Quit Vaping 2019-10-14 05:00:06As vaping deaths rise, quitting has a new urgency. But experts say withdrawal can be even more challenging than from conventional cigarettes.

Staying on Guard Against Skin Cancer 2019-10-14 05:00:05If you see something on your skin that is new, changing, not healing or doesn’t seem right, get it checked out as soon as possible.

E-Cigarettes Went Unchecked in 10 Years of F.D.A. 2019-10-14 02:30:19A decade after Congress gave the F.D.A. the power to regulate tobacco products like e-cigarettes, the federal government has repeatedly delayed or wea

Your Paycheck May Impact Your Heart Health 2019-10-13 14:52:26The risk for cardiovascular disease may increase when a person’s income goes down, and decrease when it goes up.

Kipchoge’s Inspiring Marathon Run, Just in Time for 2019-10-12 08:00:09Between the breaking of the two-hour barrier and the Chicago Marathon, it’s a big weekend in running.

Karli on ‘Sesame Street’ Reveals Her Mother’s Addiction 2019-10-11 22:46:15It’s the latest example of the show introducing characters or expanding their backgrounds to explain tough topics to children.

Judge Orders Pause in Opioid Litigation Against Purdue 2019-10-11 19:47:52The stay is only until Nov. 6. During that time, the parties must negotiate a plan for disclosing the details of the Sacklers’ wealth and Purdue

Carlos Celdran, 46, Philippine Activist and Performance Artist, 2019-10-11 18:35:21He received widespread attention for his dramatic protest against the Roman Catholic Church after it blocked the passage of a reproductive health bill

No Drop in Vaping Cases, C.D.C. Says 2019-10-11 15:41:58Health officials say the flu season may complicate diagnosis of the lung damage from vaping, masking symptoms.

Does Your Toothbrush Have an App Yet? 2019-10-11 12:48:13New technology is creating some excitement in the formerly ho-hum world of dental care.

Little Wished-for Deaths 2019-10-11 05:00:15When faced with a death that had felt as if it never would come, I was surprised at the depth of my sadness.

Scientific American: Health

Vaping-Related Illness Has a New Name: EVALI 2019-10-15 12:30:00The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noted the name in new guidance on the illness, which has sickened nearly 1,300 people across 49 st

Are Antibiotics Damaging Your Family's Health? 2019-10-15 12:00:00The CDC calls their misuse “one of the most serious public health problems in the United States” -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Living with Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes 2019-10-14 12:00:00Thailand is trying to communicate the risk through museum exhibitions -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Can We Reverse the Decline in Breast 2019-10-13 12:00:00Making it more convenient and less painful would be a great start -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Cells Sense Oxygen Levels: Nobel Prize in 2019-10-07 20:11:00William Kaelin, Jr., Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg Semenza share the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine “for their discoveries of how cells

Discovery of Molecular Switch for How Cells Use 2019-10-07 08:10:00Research by William Kaelin, Jr., Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg Semenza led the way for applications in treating anemia, cancer and other diseases -- Read

Nobel in Physiology or Medicine for How Cells 2019-10-07 06:54:00The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine goes to William G. Kaelin, Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza “for their discoveri

Teeth Tell Black Death Genetic Tale 2019-10-06 23:45:00DNA from the teeth of medieval plague victims indicates the pathogen likely first arrived in eastern Europe before spreading across the continent.

Is It Possible to Get Fit Fast? 2019-10-05 10:00:00Everybody wants to get that beach body right now or to run that 10k next month, but can you really get fit fast? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.co

The U.S. Needs to Tighten Vaccination Mandates 2019-10-04 12:00:00Existing religious and philosophical exemptions endanger public health -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

While Searching for the Perfect Vaccine, Keep Using 2019-10-04 12:00:00The anti-vaccine movement fails to live up to its own rhetoric -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Does Eating Too Much Fiber Cause Mineral Deficiencies? 2019-10-04 10:00:00The Institute of Medicine hasn’t set an upper limit on fiber, meaning that there’s no amount at which it’s considered toxic. That do

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Health Tip: Broken Toe Care New! 2019-10-16 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Broken Toe CareCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Are You Eating More Calories Than You Think? New! 2019-10-16 03:00:00Title: Are You Eating More Calories Than You Think?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Childhood Risk Factors Can Predict Adult Obesity New! 2019-10-16 03:00:00Title: Childhood Risk Factors Can Predict Adult ObesityCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2019 12:00:00

US STD Rates Reach All-Time High New! 2019-10-16 03:00:00Title: US STD Rates Reach All-Time HighCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Sleep Apnea Linked to Diabetic Eye Disease New! 2019-10-16 03:00:00Title: Sleep Apnea Linked to Diabetic Eye DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Meat Study Authors Have Financial Ties to Beef New! 2019-10-16 03:00:00Title: Meat Study Authors Have Financial Ties to Beef IndustryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2019 12

Happy Spouse, Healthy You New! 2019-10-16 03:00:00Title: Happy Spouse, Healthy YouCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: Why You Yawn New! 2019-10-16 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Why You YawnCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

How to Spice Up Everyday Oatmeal 2019-10-15 03:00:00Title: How to Spice Up Everyday OatmealCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Don't Let SAD Get the Better of You 2019-10-15 03:00:00Title: Don't Let SAD Get the Better of YouCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Is Melanoma Suspected? Get 2nd Opinion From Specialist, 2019-10-15 03:00:00Title: Is Melanoma Suspected? Get 2nd Opinion From Specialist, Study SaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10

What Foods Are Most Likely to Cause Acne 2019-10-15 03:00:00Title: What Foods Are Most Likely to Cause Acne Breakouts?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/14/2019 12:00:


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