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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Health & Safety articles  Health & Safety
    Study identifies adult obesity predictors
     23 March 2018
    Otago University research based on a Christchurch longitudinal study of children born in 1977 has identified some predictors of adult obesity.
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    DHB admits failures in hiring 'bad apple'
    22 Mar: Waikato DHB admits its own policies and procedures were not followed when it hired Nigel Murray as its chief executive.... more
    Middlemore Hospital walls full of mould
    22 Mar: Four buildings at south Auckland's Middlemore Hospital are full of rot and mould, but Counties Manukau Health bosses say patients are not at risk.... more
    Lifeline adds text support service
    21 Mar: Lifeline is introducing a text support service as another way for people in distress to get into contact and receive counselling.... more
    Police defend hospital incident response
    20 Mar: Police say they headed to a more urgent incident after being told the person who allegedly attacked three nurses in a Christchurch hospital had been restrained.... more
    Cirque du Soleil aerialist Yann Arnaud dies after falling during Volta performance
    19 Mar: Yann Arnaud dies in hospital after he was injured performing the aerial straps number during a show in Florida on the weekend. A day earlier he had announced on Instagram that his act was "finally in the show".... more
    Fine after boat passenger breaks back
    19 Mar: A woman whose back was broken when the boat she was on hit a large wave in the Bay of Islands has been awarded more than $32,000 in reparation.... more
    Surgical mesh reform a failure, advocates
    17 Mar: Campaigners have withdrawn their support for government restrictions on surgical mesh, calling it a "smokescreen" that fails to improve patient safety.... more
    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

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