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Radio New Zealand
Measles case reported in Auckland, warning issued
New Zealand Herald
A warning has been issued to people who may have come into contact with a person who had the measles. Photo/File. A new case of measles has been reported in Auckland and people who may have come into contact with the person are being asked to ...
New measles case has been confirmed in AucklandStuff.co.nz
New measles case confirmed in AucklandNew Zealand Doctor Online
Measles case prompts warning for AucklandRadio New Zealand
NZCity -Newshub
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Fox News
Mum survives cervical cancer, dies from heart failure after twin's birth
New Zealand Herald
A mother who beat cancer during her pregnancy with twins gave birth to them only to die a day later from heart failure. Courageous Jamie Snider, 30, of Fresno, California, had treatment and chemotherapy for a rare, aggressive form of cervical cancer ...
Mom who beat cancer while pregnant dies day after giving birth to twinsFox News
Brother of courageous Fresno mom: 'She made sure those babies would live'KGO-TV
Mom who beat cancer while pregnant dies after giving birth to twinsFOX 61
The Sun -Toronto Sun -Fresno Bee -Newser
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New Zealand Doctor Online
GPs too busy to assess unmet need, but true picture needs painting
New Zealand Doctor Online
New Zealand needs a better way to measure unmet secondary health need, but GPs don't have time to record it, a new study has found. Published in today's New Zealand Medical Journal, the study (NZ Med J, 24 March online), found GPs asked to measure ...
'Damning picture of unmet health need' - researcherRadio New Zealand
Study shows 'damning' level of unmet health care needNew Zealand Herald
NZ's unmet health needs "appalling, but not surprising"Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Stuff.co.nz -Voxy -Newshub -Indian NewsLink
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HIV trial: Jury sent to deliberate whether man infected lover
New Zealand Herald
Mikio Filitonga appears in the Auckland District Court on charges of deliberate HIV infection. Photo/Jason Oxenham. The case against a man charged with infecting his boyfriend with HIV stands and falls on whether a jury believes the complainant, a ...

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Stuff.co.nz
Young women with endometriosis becoming opioid addicts, victim warns
Stuff.co.nz
Olivia Heslop, 21, was left with an addiction to prescription pain killers and untreated endometriosis until her mother sought help from Endometriosis New Zealand. A young woman was left with an addiction to prescription pain-killers after an eight ...
Endometriosis: Health system 'oblivious to suffering' of one in 10 women affected by 'silent epidemic'ABC Online

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Inside Edition
American boy diagnosed with a brain tumour after shaving his head for cancer
Stuff.co.nz
A 12-year-old American boy who shaved his head to raise money for cancer awareness received some devastating news - he was diagnosed with a brain tumour. Benny Martinez from Illinois, United States, had just raised more than $US1700 ($NZ2400) for ...
Boy, 12, Diagnosed With Brain Tumor Right After Shaving His Head For Cancer FundraiserInside Edition

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Los Angeles Times
Science Says: Who and what is to blame for cancer?
New Zealand Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) " Cancer patients often wonder "why me?" Does their tumor run in the family? Did they try hard enough to avoid risks like smoking, too much sun or a bad diet? Lifestyle and heredity get the most blame but new research suggests random ...
Nearly Two-Thirds of Cancers Are Due to Random DNA 'Mistakes'Live Science
'Bad luck' with random DNA errors is responsible for two-thirds of cancer mutations, study saysLos Angeles Times
'Bad luck' mutations increase cancer risk more than behavior, study saysKSL.com
Medical Xpress -RTE.ie -Popular Science -NPR
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BBC News
Nine Lives: Indian women with tuberculosis speak out
BBC News
India is the tuberculosis (TB) capital of the world. According to the World Health Organization, the country records 2.8 million new tuberculosis cases annually, of which more than 100,000 are multidrug resistant (MDR). The disease kills 485,000 ...
World Tuberculosis Day 2017 - Unite to End TB: Leave No One BehindYahoo News
Taking a long-term view of tuberculosisTODAYonline
India has a drug-resistant tuberculosis crisis but lacks the right tools to detect casesScroll.in
CIDRAP -Medical Xpress -Daily Mirror -Business Standard
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Huffington Post
Mylan Recalls 81000 EpiPens Outside US After Reports Of Failure
Huffington Post
Generic drugmaker Mylan NV has recalled about 81,000 EpiPen devices in countries outside the United States, following two reports of the life-saving allergy shot failing to work in emergencies. In both situations, patients were able to obtain treatment ...
Two NZ batches in global EpiPen recallStuff.co.nz
EpiPen recalled due to safety concernsRadio New Zealand
EpiPens Recalled For Failing To WorkLifehacker Australia
Bendigo Advertiser -Investor's Business Daily -ModernMedicine -New Zealand Doctor Online
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Irish Examiner
Midwife on call: Domino service delivers the goods to mums and babies
Irish Examiner
To mark Mother's Day, Helen O'Callaghan talks to midwives and experts about the growing woman-centred Domino service in Ireland. ONCE pregnancy's confirmed, more and more women living within 10km of Cork University Maternity Hospital are phoning ...
Why new mums have real cause for complaintNew Zealand Doctor Online

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