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Measles outbreak: Number of people who have contracted virus reaches 135

Another 20 New Zealanders have contracted measles in the last week, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 135 so far this year.

Shouting to be heard: the worrying effects of noise in early childhood education services

Susan Bates raises concerns about the potentially damaging effects of the high noise levels in many early childhood education centres in New Zealand and asks: what is being done about it?

Report opens eyes to concerns over child myopia

New child myopia report highlights looming public health crisis for New Zealand children.

Two-thirds of parents say lack of time to eat well impacts their emotional and...

Nearly three quarters - 73 per cent - of all parents surveyed opt for takeaways either once or twice a week.

Home visits expand Tū Mahi workplace wellness programme

A project to expand Gisborne-based Turanga Health’s workplace wellness programme with follow up home visits is ensuring at-risk clients have access to wrap-around services.

Praise for Piki: Wellington students welcome free mental health support

Tertiary students in the greater Wellington region are pleased to see the expansion of Piki, a free youth mental health support pilot.

Northland DHB asks unimmunised children to stay away from school

Northland health authorities have asked schools to consider sending children home for at least two weeks if they have not been vaccinated against measles.

Schools get involved for World Asthma Day

Over 130 schools throughout New Zealand have signed up to celebrate World Asthma Day today to educate children and teachers on the triggers and management of asthma.

Asthma rivals malaria’s death toll

Malaria is recognised as a killer – particularly in low-income countries, but less known is that worldwide asthma has a similar death rate and affects nearly one of every 20 people.

Toothache for northern kids

A new study has found that about two thirds of pre-school aged children have tooth decay in northern New Zealand, and experts warn this is not surprising.

DR WELLNESS

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – 5G, there’s nowhere to hide!

Our health is more important than having cars that talk to each other or faster movie downloads, states Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) who says we should be wary of 5G.

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