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Smalley: Vaccination should be compulsory
Smalley: Vaccination should be compulsory

COMMENT: "I don't know why we continue to question the science of this."

Psychiatric orders 'violate' human rights

A standard NZ psychiatry practice may violate human rights conventions, say researchers.

Nasty gash: Ambo refused to elderly man

Aupito Pupu Lolesio was refused an ambulance after suffering a gash in a fall.

Emotional plea for mental health inquiry

Mental health patients' stories will give most people sleepless nights, one mother says.

Gene variants could explain high Maori gout rates
Gene variants could explain high Maori gout rates

Gene variants that could help explain high rates of gout in Maori and Pacific people.

Parties seek big boost in health funding
Parties seek big boost in health funding

Opposition parties reveal what they want to see in the health budget on Thursday.

Seven-year-old Maya's gutsy battle
Seven-year-old Maya's gutsy battle

She wasn't supposed to survive after just 12 weeks in the womb. Now Maya Gourlay is 7.

Early puberty linked to poor environment
Early puberty linked to poor environment

Children from disadvantaged households are more likely to hit puberty early.

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Napier water tests positive for E coli
Napier water tests positive for E coli

The council says it won't be necessary to boil water despite bug's detection.

Quake aftermath: from palace to nursing

Alex Steele realised in the Christchurch earthquake that she wanted to care for others.

Macquarie lifts F&P price target by 7.3pc

Macquarie Group lifted its 12-month target price on F&P Healthcare by 7.3 per cent

New alcohol-detection anklets

The anklets detect alcohol through sweat.

10 reasons marriage is good for your health
10 reasons marriage is good for your health

Research reveals the perks of tying the knot.

What it's like to live with dementia

Scientists explain what it's like to live with the disease day in and day out.

Adult ADHD medication use up 50 per cent

"Psychiatrists are far more accepting... that ADHD can exist in adulthood."

DHBs miss five of six ministry targets

The latest Ministry of Health targets are a mixed bag this quarter.

Watch NZH Local Focus: Restoring Lake Horowhenua to full health

Muaupoko tribe wants a $1.6 million injection. Made with funding from NZ On Air.

MidCentral DHB in breach of health code
MidCentral DHB in breach of health code

Care of diabetic woman which ended in stillbirth of her baby prompts review of DHB.

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