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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Health & Safety articles  Health & Safety
    Spend on housing to prevent falls: study
     22 March 2017
    Government social investment in safer housing would be justified to prevent falls, an Otago University study has concluded.
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    Pacific Edge gets $3m extension to grant
    21 Mar: Pacific Edge has won a two-year extension to its research grant to fund the development of its Cxbladder products for bladder cancer detection.... more
    Medsafe probes use of Primodos in NZ
    20 Mar: Medsafe says it's looking into if and how many women were given drug Primodos in the '60s and '70s after an investigation linked it to birth defects in Britain.... more
    Rural health pressure risks economy: RHA
    19 Mar: The Rural Health Alliance says increasing pressure on rural health services could potentially damage New Zealand's economy.... more
    Too many kids given antibiotics by five
    16 Mar: Almost all New Zealand children have taken antibiotics by the time they are five-years-old, new research has found.... more
    Deaf Kiwis forced to wait for interpreters
    16 Mar: A report has found more than half of New Zealand's district health boards don't provide 24-hour access to sign language interpreters for deaf patients.... more
    Salads recalled after listeria found
    10 Mar: LeaderBrand salads have been recalled from supermarkets and food service chains after listeria was found in one product.... more
    Study backs school rheumatic fever clinics
    9 Mar: An Auckland University study has provided evidence to support community initiatives to prevent acute rheumatic fever in children.... more
    Death risk for deaf Kiwis in evacuations
    8 Mar: The lives of deaf New Zealanders are at risk because of current laws which don't make visual fire alarms compulsory, according to a man who wants change.... more
    Sleep link to tackling child obesity
    8 Mar: Giving families expert advice on their children's sleep could help to tackle child obesity, according to an Otago University study.... more

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