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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Health & Safety articles  Health & Safety
    Button batteries a risk to children: govt
     2 February 2018
    About 20 children are each year rushed to Auckland's Starship Hospital for treatment for swallowing a button battery, the Consumer Affairs Minister says.
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    US opioid epidemic alarming for NZ: report
    2 Feb: America's "unprecedented epidemic of deaths" from opioid abuse should act as a warning for New Zealand to avoid similar deaths locally, a medical report says.... more
    Australian doctor Sarah Kemp arrested in Nepal for practising without proper accreditation
    1 Feb: An Australian woman is among 17 doctors arrested in Nepal after the country's top medical body initiates a crackdown against foreigners practising without proper accreditation.... more
    Singapore deal lifts Pacific Edge shares
    1 Feb: Shares in Dunedin's Pacific Edge have lifted 6.5 per cent following news of the cancer diagnostics firm's deal with Singapore's Raffle Medical Group.... more
    Healthy Lealiifano targets Super triumph
    31 Jan: Brumbies star playmaker Christian Lealiifano has set his sights on ending a Super Rugby title drought as he marks a year in remission from cancer.... more
    Terminally ill US teen with weeks to live marries high school girlfriend
    31 Jan: When American teenager Dustin Snyder was told his cancer had returned and he had only weeks to live, he proposed to his high school sweetheart.... more
    NZ shares rise in light trading
    29 Jan: NZ shares gained on Monday, led higher by Fisher & Paykel Healthcare and Kathmandu in quiet trading due to the Auckland Anniversary Day.... more
    Fletcher loses bid over bad hospital pipes
    26 Jan: Fletcher Construction (FCC) has lost its bid to toss out a claim by Capital & Coast District Health Board (CCH) over leaky pipes at Wellington hospital.... more
    Whooping cough a risk to babies: study
    26 Jan: Health officials have warned thousands of babies could be exposed to whooping cough this summer if parents do not vaccinate themselves against the disease.... more
    Oceania's 1H profit nearly doubles
    25 Jan: Oceania Healthcare's first-half profit has nearly doubled on the back of its investment properties becoming more valuable and selling more retirement units.... more

     Most Popular Recent Health & Safety News
     25 Jan: Oceania's 1H profit nearly doubles ++++++++++++
     26 Jan: Fletcher loses bid over bad hospital pipes +++++++++++
     07 Feb: Garden flower may prevent diabetes: study ++++++++++
     02 Feb: Button batteries a risk to children: govt ++++++++++
     24 Jan: Potentially toxic algae in Hurunui River ++++++++++
     31 Jan: Terminally ill US teen with weeks to live marries high school girlfriend ++++++++++
     25 Jan: NZ border declared free of exotic mosquito ++++++++++


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