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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Health & Safety articles  Health & Safety
    Kids can't escape supermarket alcohol ads
     11 October 2017
    New Zealand children are constantly exposed to alcohol marketing when they go to the supermarket, researchers from Otago and Auckland universities have found.
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    NZ students self-harming in droves: study
    10 Oct: Almost a third of Kiwi high school students surveyed for a youth wellbeing study have self-harmed to manage their negative emotions.... more
    Junk food ads bombard Kiwi kids: study
    10 Oct: Kiwi kids are being exposed to twice as much marketing for unhealthy foods as healthy foods, new research has found.... more
    Baby gets 'inadequate care' in hospital
    9 Oct: A baby has been inadequately cared for by two registered nurses and a district health board, according to the Health and Disability Commissioner.... more
    Auckland mumps outbreak causes alarm
    8 Oct: A severe mumps outbreak has led to almost twice as many Aucklanders catching the illness in the last 10 months as in the two decades prior.... more
    Rehab speech trial for stroke victims
    7 Oct: A major Australasian trial to help stroke victims improve speech is taking place at Tauranga and Christchurch hospitals.... more
    Call for New Zealand men's health strategy
    6 Oct: Men's health in New Zealand is not just about prostate or testicular cancer, with the country needing a targeted men's health strategy, researchers say.... more
    Heath sector urged to help slavery victims
    6 Oct: Health workers have been urged to intervene and protect victims of modern forms of slavery in New Zealand, such as worker exploitation and forced marriage.... more
    Religion can help smokers quit: doctor
    5 Oct: A speaker at a Christchurch health conference wants imams and priests to join doctors in preaching the importance of giving up smoking.... more
    Teens now less risky, but why is a mystery
    4 Oct: Teenagers today are indulging less in risky behaviour than adolescents 20 years ago, but an Otago University researcher says the reasons aren't yet clear.... more

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