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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Health & Safety articles  Health & Safety
    Surgical mesh reform a failure, advocates
     17 March 2018
    Campaigners have withdrawn their support for government restrictions on surgical mesh, calling it a "smokescreen" that fails to improve patient safety.
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    Mums-to-be upsold expensive multivitamins
    16 Mar: Would-be mums are being upsold expensive pregnancy multivitamins by pharmacies, a Consumer NZ mystery shopper has found.... more
    Bad batch of drugs taken was not ecstasy
    14 Mar: What was believed to be a bad batch of ecstasy that made a group of people in Christchurch ill has turned out to be a much more potent drug.... more
    Plain cigarette packaging hits shelves
    14 Mar: New Zealand legislation preventing the tobacco industry from using branding on cigarette packs takes effects on Wednesday.... more
    Second measles case in Auckland
    13 Mar: A second case of measles has been confirmed in Auckland and it has been linked to the same flight from Singapore that arrived on February 22.... more
    Faithful dog waits outside Brazilian hospital four months after his homeless owner dies
    12 Mar: More than four months after its owner died in hospital after being stabbed in a park, a dog still refuses to leave the entry of the building in Sao Paulo, Brazil.... more
    Meningococcal case prompts warning
    11 Mar: A suspected case of meningococcal disease in New Plymouth has prompted a call for vigilance in the community.... more
    Smoking numbers fall among nurses, doctors
    9 Mar: The number of doctors and nurses smoking has declined, analysis of recent census figures show, but psychiatric nurses are bucking the trend.... more
    Sanitary product donations boost dignity
    7 Mar: Pregnant women are being encouraged to donate new packs of sanitary products to help Kiwi schoolgirls missing out on education because of period poverty.... more
    Heets complaint came from rival
    5 Mar: The Ministry of Health received a complaint about Philip Morris' electronic tobacco product from a rival company, it was revealed in court.... more

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