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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Health & Safety articles  Health & Safety
    'Scared to chew': How a betel nut chewing habit nearly cost an ARIA-award winning singer his gift
     22 July 2018
    George Telek has been chewing 'buai' — a highly addictive mixture of betel nut, slaked lime powder and mustard — for most of his life. But when doctors were forced to remove a cancerous mouth tumour earlier this year, he now says he's too "scared to chew"
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    Hopes a cheap drug will help chemotherapy patients feel better
    20 Jul: Hopes a cheap drug will help chemotherapy patients feel better... more
    A Maori health advocate says a culture change is needed before people start to put down the smokes
    20 Jul: A Maori health advocate says a culture change is needed before people start to put down the smokes... more
    Smokefree targets for Maori and Pasifika are looking unlikely to reach a key 2025 milestone
    19 Jul: Smokefree targets for Maori and Pasifika are looking unlikely to reach a key 2025 milestone... more
    China's floating hospital helping win hearts and minds in an increasingly contested Pacific
    19 Jul: China's floating hospital, known as the Peace Ark, is setting sail for Vanuatu, Fiji and Tonga before moving on to South and Central America but will bypass countries that give diplomatic recognition to Taiwan.... more
    The misuse and overuse of antibiotics could lead to an antibiotic resistance problem in New Zealand
    18 Jul: The misuse and overuse of antibiotics could lead to an antibiotic resistance problem in New Zealand... more
    Health professionals are trying to get the message through about antibiotics ..
    18 Jul: Health professionals are trying to get the message through about antibiotics ..... more
    There are claims the medical privacy of up to 800,000 Aucklanders has been put at risk
    17 Jul: There are claims the medical privacy of up to 800,000 Aucklanders has been put at risk... more
    Sir Richard Hadlee's cancer has taken another turn
    16 Jul: Sir Richard Hadlee's cancer has taken another turn... more

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