Health

Paratyphoid fever cases in Hawke's Bay prompt warning

People are being reminded that shellfish from contaminated water can be a cause of the illness.

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One woman thinks it's about time to highlight the right things to say.

Watch: What's the best way to talk to someone with a terminal illness like cancer?

One woman thinks it’s about time to highlight the right things to say.

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The National leader says: "Sometimes things don't go as they should".

1 NEWS Debate: 'That is not a modern health system' - Jacinda lambasts Bill over long surgery waiting lists

English has defended National's record on health funding against Ardern's scathing attack.

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1 NEWS speaks to a woman whose baby died after she was left languishing in the hospital for 17 hours.

Waikato DHB member slams management for lack of information after seven baby deaths

He said the board is not getting accurate information about serious events.

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Out of a Wellington flat, a small sanitary product supply business was formed by two students.

'Don't want this to be an issue anymore' – Two women begin sanitary product supply business to help teens in need

Out of a Wellington flat, a small sanitary product supply business was formed by two students.

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The number has risen 10 per cent in the past year, and the city mission expects the problem to get worse.

'We'd love to do ourselves out of a job' - Christchurch mission experiences spike in bed demand from homeless

People seeking beds in the city mission has risen 10 per cent in the last year.

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1 NEWS speaks to a woman whose baby died after she was left languishing in the hospital for 17 hours.

Exclusive report: Seven baby deaths in seven weeks - are Waikato Hospital's maternity services in crisis?

A woman says her baby died and she nearly lost her life after a lack of action.

The Labour Party leader had to take a moment before readdressing the crowd.

Labour's Jacinda Ardern reveals that her grandmother has died

Her grandmother suffered a stroke last week.

Southern DHB to speed up biopsy reviews

Last month it was revealed that 10 prostate cancer patients in Dunedin had to wait seven months for urgent surgery.

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The Auckland team is teaching families with a rare genetic disorder how to cook to literally save their lives.

Starship Children's hospital team's vital cooking lessons for Christchurch families

The Auckland team is teaching families with a rare genetic disorder how to cook to literally save their lives.

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The Auckland team is teaching families with a rare genetic disorder how to cook to literally save their lives.

Watch: Starship Children's hospital's vital cooking lessons for Christchurch families

The Auckland team is teaching families with a rare genetic disorder how to cook to literally save their lives.

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The data was collected on 1 NEWS' online election tool Vote Compass.

Two-thirds of Kiwis agree terminally ill should be allowed to end life with medical help

The data was collected on 1 NEWS' online election tool Vote Compass.

Whangarei Hospital moves to contain virus by isolating patients and closing ward

The hospital has put 11 patients in isolation to contain a likely norovirus outbreak.

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That’s according to new data from the 1 NEWS online election tool Vote Compass.

Two-thirds of Kiwis in favour of euthanasia for patients with terminal illness, Vote Compass results show

Despite Bill English not supporting euthanasia 65 per cent of National supporters are in favour of it.

02:29
Seven people dead in a month after 'unprecedented' spate of synthetic cannabis harm.

Synthetic drugs may be linked to the deaths of 20 people in New Zealand

The dangerous chemical in the drugs have also been identified.

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Early results from the Australian-led trials shows the spread of cancer in some high-risk patients can be cut in half.

Melanoma drug trials 'a game-changer' in stopping cancer spread

Early results from the Australian-led trials shows the spread of cancer in some patients can be halved.

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Campaigners calling for a mental health inquiry brought 606 shoes to parliament today.

'Happy to encourage the suicide of the elderly' - National MP hits out at Jacinda Ardern over suicide views

Simon O'Connor says ardern's views on suicide are inconsistent because of her support for voluntary euthanasia.

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National's leader says he 'wasn't aware' no one from National was at a suicide awareness gathering outside Parliament on Sunday.

Watch: 'We're doing as much as we can' – Bill English defends National's record on suicide prevention

National's leader says he 'wasn't aware' no one from National was at a suicide awareness gathering outside Parliament yesterday.

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New research shows geography is a factor in what causes the most common cancer among Kiwis.

Blood test could help with early identification of deadly melanoma

New Zealand and Australia have the highest incidence of melanoma in the world.

Paramedic and hospitals have been stretched to their limits as thousands are reporting breathing problems.

Household mould could lead to asthma in children, new research says

The study carried out by researchers at the University of Otago.

Coroner slams handling of death of Christchurch man discharged from hospital, left abandoned at bus stop

The Coroner said there were multiple missed opportunities to medically asses the man.

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Ian Powell says the increase in number will only lead to more burnout in the medical workforce.

Medical specialists say elective surgery boost promise will lead to even more 'overstretched workforce'

National is promising to increase the number of elective surgeries performed.

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