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Confirmed measles case at Tokoroa wedding 2019-10-17 19:41:36The Medical Officer of Health Dr Richard Hoskins has been informed there was a child confirmed to be infectious with measles after attending a wedding

New CEO appointed to Life Unlimited 2019-10-17 19:29:51Life Unlimited has appointed Megan Thomas as the organisation’s new chief executive. The Hamilton-based charitable trust, which nationally provi

1 NEWS OIA release on tobacco sales cause 2019-10-17 18:57:30Yesterday a journalist from 1 NEWS published statistics reflecting the sharp decline in tobacco sales since 2016.

Falling smoking rates prove vaping’s value says vaping 2019-10-17 17:10:47The latest statistics released by the Health Promotion Agency showing a dramatic fall in the numbers of cigarettes being sold in supermarkets, service

Ultrasound guided procedure can increase pregnancy rates - 2019-10-17 14:14:15Using ultrasound rather than X-ray to guide flushing of the uterus and fallopian tubes can increase pregnancy rates and avoid unnecessary radiation ex

UC researchers respond to disturbing children and nutrition 2019-10-16 23:13:34UNICEF’s shocking 2019 State of the World’s Children report reveals that at least two out of three children in the world are not fed the

New mental health facility for Waikato 2019-10-16 22:36:27The Government has approved funding for a new acute mental health facility for Waikato which will provide better care and support to people with menta

Measles case on Auckland to Gold Coast flight 2019-10-16 22:20:26Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been notified of a case of measles in a New Zealand passenger travelling from Auckland to the Gold

Win for mental health in the Waikato - 2019-10-16 21:23:48New Zealand First is today welcoming the announcement of a $100m mental health facility for Waikato to improve outcomes for those with mental health a

Voting open for Clinical Informatics Leadership Award 2019-10-16 20:38:51Voting is open to select the winner of the inaugural Clinical Informatics Leadership Award.

Incompatible kidney transplants a reality in Wellington 2019-10-16 18:55:22Patients needing incompatible kidney transplants no longer need to travel to Auckland or Christchurch thanks to close collaboration between the Renal

Radiation can up survival rates in elderly brain 2019-10-16 17:30:34Elderly patients with Glioblastoma (primary brain tumours) and good baseline performance status had similar survival outcomes to younger patients when

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Korean community representatives welcome the SuMRC report 2019-10-17 03:12:00PRESS RELEASE – “Korean community representatives welcome the SuMRC report on Asian suicides in Aotearoa New Zealand and calls on the Gove

Smile Direct Club Announces Expansion into NZ 2019-10-17 03:02:00Smile Direct Club Announces Expansion into New Zealand to Increase Access to Affordable and Convenient Teeth Straightening Solutions Teledentistry pio

Fiji Kava Signs Agreement with Green Cross Health 2019-10-17 02:32:00Fiji Kava Signs Agreement with New Zealand’s Leading Pharmacy Group, Green Cross Health • Fiji Kava has signed a Memorandum of Understandin

Measles case on Auckland to Gold Coast flight 2019-10-16 22:24:00Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been notified of a case of measles in a New Zealand passenger travelling from Auckland to the Gold

Voting open for Clinical Informatics Leadership Award 2019-10-16 19:04:00The three finalists for the 2019 award are; David Ryan, IS clinical change manager, Waitematā DHB; Rebecca George , clinical lead allied health i

Incompatible kidney transplants a reality in Wellington 2019-10-16 19:01:00Patients needing incompatible kidney transplants no longer need to travel to Auckland or Christchurch thanks to close collaboration between the Renal

Events inspire workplaces to address mental health crisis 2019-10-16 18:17:00Leading employers and wellbeing experts will explore how workplaces can address New Zealand’s poor mental health statistics next week.

New measles case confirmed in South Canterbury 2019-10-16 16:11:00Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health team has been working to identify all close contacts of this man both at work, and in his private l

Demand for funded devices puts pressure on appointments 2019-10-15 21:15:00Family Planning says demand for the fully-funded Mirena and Jaydess contraceptive devices is so high that just two days after PHARMAC’s announce

Five Ways with Strawberries Through Spring and Summer 2019-10-15 21:11:00AUCKLAND, Wednesday 16th October 2019: The taste of summer is finally here with plump New Zealand-grown strawberries now on sale and plenty of ways to

Measles alert for North Island school holiday camp 2019-10-15 21:06:00Children and adults who were at a Seventh Day Adventist camp in Rotorua may need to go into quarantine if not immune to measles, after being exposed t

Joint approach to help prevent measles spreading 2019-10-15 19:06:00The Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education have signed a memorandum of understanding, so they can work together to help prevent the spread o

ABC News: Health

J&J recalls baby powder after trace asbestos found 2019-10-18 17:12:39Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder as a precaution after testing found asbestos traces in a single bottle

Challenge of Louisiana abortion rules survives, for now 2019-10-18 16:47:41A federal appeals court has declined, for now, to grant Louisiana's request to kill key parts of a lawsuit challenging nearly all of Louisiana's abo

CEOs, attorneys general trying to reach opioid settlement 2019-10-18 16:30:11Chief executives of a handful of pharmaceutical and drug distribution companies are negotiating with government attorneys to see if they can reach a s

Over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac pulled in US, Canada 2019-10-18 15:58:21Drugmaker Sanofi latest to recall over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac because of possible contamination

Woman pleads to homicide in botched buttocks injection 2019-10-18 15:22:56Prosecutors say a New York woman who fled to London rather than face charges in a fatal silicone injection has pleaded guilty to criminally negligent

Police security sought for Missouri abortion clinic hearing 2019-10-18 14:50:55Missouri officials are asking St. Louis police to provide security for an upcoming hearing on the state's effort to end the abortion license for a St

UN says Ebola in Congo still qualifies as 2019-10-18 13:50:27UN says deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo still qualifies as global emergency

California invalidates 1,400 pharmacist license test scores 2019-10-18 13:14:59California authorities have invalidated test scores of 1,400 pharmacists because more than 100 questions from the state licensing exam were leaked onl

Pelosi moves on drug prices despite falling-out with 2019-10-17 20:11:11Pelosi pushing drug price bill through the House despite falling out with Trump

Vaping-related illnesses still rising, though at slower pace 2019-10-17 18:42:41Number of vaping illnesses still rising, though at a slower pace

Juul halts sales of fruit, dessert flavors for 2019-10-17 18:07:41Juul Labs stops selling fruit and dessert flavors for its electronic cigarettes

Suit: Hospital mishandled infection that killed 3 babies 2019-10-17 16:51:11The parents of a newborn who died in a Pennsylvania hospital's neonatal intensive care unit allege in a lawsuit that hospital officials failed to pro

NYT > Health

W.H.O. Continues Emergency Status for Ebola Outbreak in 2019-10-18 17:49:42New cases are down to 15 a week from a high of 128 in April, but outbreaks are still popping up in remote and dangerous mining areas.

Dorothea Buck, 102, Dies; Nazi Victim and Voice 2019-10-18 17:14:34After a forced sterilization at 19, she became first a sculptor and then an advocate for more humane psychiatric care in modern Germany and beyond.

Coming Out as Bipolar in Modern Love and 2019-10-18 15:53:33In 2008, Terri Cheney went public about her mental illness. The essay led to a new career as a writer and an episode of the ‘Modern Love’

NASA’s First All-Female Spacewalk Makes History 2019-10-18 15:43:46Two women on Earth, Jessica Bennett and Mary Robinette Kowal, had a chat about two women astronauts in medium-sized spacesuits.

Judge Summons Drug C.E.O.s for Talks on Sweeping 2019-10-18 14:45:05Representatives of states and localities hard hit by the opioid epidemic are also to be present. The high-stakes move is an effort to propel a resolut

Zantac Recall Widens as Sanofi Pulls Its Drug 2019-10-18 14:07:34The company’s announcement follows decisions by Walgreens, CVS and others to remove the drug from their shelves and after other manufacturers re

A ‘Menopause Champion’ at Work? Yes. You Also 2019-10-18 12:10:05A British broadcaster says its new menopause policy will help free up a “taboo” subject and close what has been called the “gender p

Death on an Airplane 2019-10-18 11:09:52The defibrillator beeps. No response. The air is prickly with his life force waning. “One, two, three…,” they count.

How Pending Decision on Obamacare Could Upend 2020 2019-10-18 05:00:20A federal appeals court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act could be a huge headache for the president and take Democrats’ focus off Medic

Raising a Twinless Twin 2019-10-18 05:00:06I didn’t want my daughter to experience survivor guilt or worse, to feel incomplete, as if she were part of a broken set.

25 Modern Love Essays to Read if You 2019-10-18 01:31:44To celebrate the column’s 15th anniversary this month, and the new series on Amazon Prime Video, we pulled together some greatest hits.

Juul Suspends Online Sales of Flavored E-Cigarettes 2019-10-17 17:51:43Facing multiple inquiries into its marketing practices and its role in the rise of teenage vaping, the company suspended internet access to mango, cuc

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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Deaths Due to Suicide, Homicide on the Rise 2019-10-19 03:00:00Title: Deaths Due to Suicide, Homicide on the Rise Among U.S. YouthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/18/20

Juul Halts Sale of Fruit, Dessert Flavors of 2019-10-19 03:00:00Title: Juul Halts Sale of Fruit, Dessert Flavors of E-CigarettesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/18/2019

Why Maintaining a Healthy Weight Is Important in 2019-10-19 03:00:00Title: Why Maintaining a Healthy Weight Is Important in AdulthoodCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/18/2019

More Patients With Heart Disease Die at Home 2019-10-19 03:00:00Title: More Patients With Heart Disease Die at Home Than in HospitalCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/18/2

Your Personality as a Teen May Predict Your 2019-10-19 03:00:00Title: Your Personality as a Teen May Predict Your Risk of Dementia: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1

AHA News: He Used CPR in an Emergency 2019-10-19 03:00:00Title: AHA News: He Used CPR in an Emergency – Then He Became the EmergencyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Re

Gross But Useful? Mucus Disarms Microbes, Says Study 2019-10-19 03:00:00Title: Gross But Useful? Mucus Disarms Microbes, Says StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/18/2019 12:00

Mercury in Creams, Feces in Cosmetics: Beware Bargain 2019-10-19 03:00:00Title: Mercury in Creams, Feces in Cosmetics: Beware Bargain Beauty ProductsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

Certain Blood Pressure Meds Tied to Suicide Risk 2019-10-19 03:00:00Title: Certain Blood Pressure Meds Tied to Suicide Risk in StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/18/2019

Health Tip: Planning a Stress-Reducing Vacation 2019-10-19 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Planning a Stress-Reducing VacationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/18/2019 12:00:00 A

Your Noisy Knees May Be Trying to Tell 2019-10-19 03:00:00Title: Your Noisy Knees May Be Trying to Tell You SomethingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/18/2019 12:00

Health Tip: Brain Games for Seniors 2019-10-19 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Brain Games for SeniorsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AM


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