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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Health & Safety articles  Health & Safety
    Poverty leading to child deaths: report
     26 April 2018
    Children living in impoverished conditions are three times more likely to die in childhood or adolescence than those in affluent areas, a report has found.
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    Immune system studies exciting: professor
    25 Apr: Research into our immune systems has medical teams on the cusp of exciting breakthroughs in the fight against disease, a world-leading Kiwi professor says.... more
    Elderly, tourists not buckling up: report
    24 Apr: It is not just young people who are dying on New Zealand roads because they aren't wearing seatbelts, but also the elderly and tourists, a new study has found.... more
    Australian public hospitals cannot meet rising demand for obesity care, experts warn
    24 Apr: Australia's public hospital system is not adequately resourced to treat the 1 million adults who currently live with clinically severe obesity, a new study has found.... more
    Push for portable gas heaters to be banned
    24 Apr: Master Plumbers wants portable gas heaters banned from all residential properties in New Zealand, due to the serious risks they pose to health and safety.... more
    75pc of elderly at risk of malnourishment
    24 Apr: Almost 75 per cent of older adults involved in a recent study were at risk of malnourishment, or were malnourished, when they were admitted to hospital.... more
    Duchess of Cambridge goes into labour, Kensington Palace says
    23 Apr: The Duchess of Cambridge is admitted to St Mary's Hospital in London in the early stages of labour, Kensington Palace announces.... more
    Gynaecologist failed to get consent
    23 Apr: A woman who thought it was possible one fallopian tube might need to be removed woke from surgery to find both gone.... more
    Kiwis uninformed about medicine: study
    23 Apr: A new research paper says doctors and pharmacists are not informing patients often enough about the risks associated with their prescribed medicines.... more
    Woman pleads guilty to faking cancer after raising $45,000 from community
    18 Apr: A 35-year-old NSW woman pleads guilty to fraud offences after falsely claiming she was raising money for her own cancer treatment.... more

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