After two years of declining numbers of HIV cases in New Zealand, there was a slight increase in 2019, but many of these cases were first diagnosed overseas. Figures released today by the AIDS Epidemiology...
While paracetamol was the most common substance of enquiry for calls to the National Poisons Centre in 2018, new research reveals most New Zealanders have large quantities of the painkiller stockpiled in their homes. In...
Reducing smoking and bed-sharing will be the targets of a new national programme launched this week to reduce Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI).
Northland District Health Board is holding back its annual report to the Government as chief executive Nick Chamberlain battles a financial crisis amounting to a $7.5 million deficit this year after underfunding of almost $30m over three.
A programme tailored for obese kids has yielded some promising results, with children reporting better physical and emotional health after just a year.
A judge has dismissed claims that three intellectually disabled men were subject to inhumane treatment while in care, instead giving a glowing review of the workers who cared for them.
Life-threatening and complicated childbirths can now be trained for on a life-like human simulator, only the second of its kind in New Zealand, at Waikato Hospital.