ACC should be overhauled to meet the original vision of a single system for people incapacitated by both illness and accidents, says former Prime Minister Sir Geoffrey Palmer.
New Zealand's latest "upsetting" suicide statistics underscore the Government's efforts to confront the issue, Health Minister David Clark says.
The 300 Kiwi women told each year they have advanced breast cancer are likely to die twice as fast as people in comparable countries, says a just released Breast Cancer Foundation report.
By: Emma Russell The syphilis outbreak is now the worst it has ever been in New Zealand, with health professionals urging people to take extra precautions. A total of 470 New Zealanders were reported to have...
A new global report on physical activity shows the world’s richest countries are becoming increasingly inactive – and New Zealanders are the third ‘laziest’ of the rich Western nations.
New cautions – ranging from reducing unnecessary ultrasounds of pregnant women to being careful how health professionals talk about statistical risks and benefits – have been released by the Choosing Wisely campaign.