Health

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Mike Thorpe sits down for a meal and a chat with Rosa and Margo Flanagan.

Watch: Christchurch sisters challenging New Zealand's meat-first mentality

Mike Thorpe sits down for a meal and a chat with the "Raw Sisters".

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Nurses will walk off the job twice next month, if they don't reach an agreement with District Health Boards.

Strikes still loom as nurses latest pay negotiations with DHBs fail

Twenty-four-hour strikes are planned for July 5 and 12.

Irene Kereama Royal.

Breast cancer services 'still racist towards Māori women'

Irene Kereama Royal says a clinical nurse told her: "Oh, I did not think that Māori women want reconstruction".

Associate Professor Louise Signal from the University of Otago says new research shows the level of advertising children are exposed to.

Government told to consider adding calorie counts to menus

The UK has announced their new Childhood Obesity Plan, which aims to halve obesity rates within 12 years.

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Dr Gerhard Sundborn says sugar causes obesity, while the acidic PH level of the drinks also causes dental issues.

Kiwi doctor says NZ should follow UK and ban sale of energy drinks to kids

Advertising restrictions are also proposed there to curb the sale of unhealthy foods to kids.

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Nurses will walk off the job twice next month, if they don't reach an agreement with District Health Boards.

Nurses return to mediation in another attempt to avoid impending strikes

Nurses will walk off the job twice next month if they don't reach an agreement with DHBs.

Smiling female high school student communicating with her male friend during a class in the classroom. Focus is on girl.

Lawsuits challenge abstinence-only strategy to prevent teen pregnancy in US

The lawsuits are against an "ineffective" abstinence-only-until-marriage curriculum.

Nearly 400 terminally-ill Californians took life-ending drugs in first year of legalisation

Adults can obtain the drugs if they have six months or less to live.

Doctor filmed dancing and rapping while patients out cold explains her actions

Dr Windell Boutte is facing nearly 100 complains from former patients.

Nurse hospital generic

Three babies among those to receive donor tissue from patient who had brain cancer

Queensland's chief health officer said the tissue was only "potentially" contaminated.

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Talks will continue on Monday in a bid to avert nurses walking off the job next month.

Nurses, DHBs fail to make deal in urgent pay talks as nationwide strikes loom

Talks will continue on Monday in a bid to avert nurses walking off the job next month.

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New research has been released today, and it raises questions about whether our health system can copy with this increase.

'Wake up call' - NZ stroke rates predicted to rise 40 per cent in decade

Stroke costs New Zealand an estimated $700 million each year.

Miss Great Britain 2009 Sophie Gradon arrives at the Miss Great Britain party, at the Red Room, at Les Ambassadeurs, Mayfair, central London.   (Photo by Dominic Lipinski/PA Images via Getty Images)

Love Island UK contestant, Sophie Gradon, dead at 32

Also a former Miss Great Britain, Gradon was found dead in a north east England property, on Thursday.

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The PM's first child is due June 17, and yesterday she released some details around photo ops and hospitals to address public interest.

Jacinda Ardern's newborn 'hungry and alert' with mum 'a bit tired' after staying up all night feeding her

At 4.45pm yesterday, the Prime Minister gave birth to a 3.31kg healthy baby girl.

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1 NEWS reporter Paul Hobbs is at Auckland Hospital where Jacinda Ardern spent the night after giving birth.

'Jacinda do you need a babysitter?' – Cute note left for PM on hospital window

The PM is already receiving offers of help less than a day after giving birth.

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Nurses will only walk off the job, however, if mediation on Friday fails.

Nurses, district health boards to meet today for mediation talks

It's a last attempt to avoid strike action after nurses rejected the latest pay offer.

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There's optimism the Prime Minister and partner Clarke Gayford will cope well with the challenge of parenthood.

Mums share advice for Jacinda and Clarke on day PM gives birth - 'Go with your gut'

There's optimism the PM and partner Clarke Gayford will cope with the challenge.

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The nation waits as Jacinda Ardern enters Auckland Hospital to give birth to her first baby

The Prime Minister was accompanied by her partner Clarke Gayford when she went to hospital early this morning.

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The Hello Cup is made of medical grade TPE and its Hawke's Bay developers reckon it will create a revolution in women's health.

Friends say their NZ-made menstrual cup will revolutionse women's health

Robyn McLean and Mary Bond of Hawke's Bay say their product helps the environment and saves money.

Health Minister says his priority is to 'defend the interests of the public patient' as National challenges him on pending nurses' strike

"The health system deserves to be supported adequately," Minister David Clark told Parliament.

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Nurses will only walk off the job, however, if mediation on Friday fails.

DHBs receive notice of strikes as nurses to hold urgent mediation talks

There are still hopes, however, the action will be averted.

Tanya Fillia, her daughter Willow-Mina and husband John Fillia

Calls for equal recognition of rongoā Māori in healthcare

A terminally ill woman says Māori healing methods have helped to keep her alive for years longer than doctors expected.

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Last year 197 Kiwis were infected by the disease, but experts say it's too early to know whether the reduction will be maintained.

New Zealand sees drop in people diagnosed with HIV

Dr Sue McAllister said despite the drop being encouraging, it was too early to determine whether the decline would be maintained.

Woman finds bag of meth in Whangārei Hospital children's ward

'What kind of people take P into a children's ward in a hospital?' her partner asks.

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