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Radio New Zealand
'Shake it off': Tonga PM touts weight-loss competition to Pacific leaders to tackle obesity
Wheaton Journal
'Shake it off': Tonga PM touts weight-loss competition to Pacific leaders to tackle obesity The Prime Minister of Tonga Akilisi Pohiva has called on fellow heads of state in the Pacific to slim down to set the right example for the region's rotund ...
NZ advises Pacific countries to ask China for debt forgivenessRadio New Zealand

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Newshub
More New Zealanders being given anti-psychotics, many for 'off-label' reasons like sleep
New Zealand Herald
A dramatic rise in prescription drugs used to treat severe psychiatric disorders has sparked warnings from health experts about the risk of significant side effects if taken in high doses. The jump in anti-psychotics is being attributed to aggressive ...
Steep rise in antipsychotic prescriptions - researchVoxy
A call to investigate the use of anti-psychotic drugs for off-label conditionsNZCity
'Interesting but concerning': NZ antipsychotic use up 50 percent in under a decadeNewshub
TVNZ
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Newstalk ZB
1080 dropped halted after deer killed
Newstalk ZB
Poison drops on New Zealand's largest farm have been suspended after scores of red deer were died in a 1080 operation targeting possum. Deer hunters self-funded an aerial survey of the historic 180,000-hectare Molesworth Station in the South Island ...

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Science
Tide of lies
Science
The researcher at the center of an epic scientific fraud remains an enigma to the scientists who exposed him. Open in new tab. ILLUSTRATION: SARA GIRONI CARNEVALE. The first thing that went through Alison Avenell's head when she heard Yoshihiro ...

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Science
Tide of lies
Science
The researcher at the center of an epic scientific fraud remains an enigma to the scientists who exposed him. Open in new tab. ILLUSTRATION: SARA GIRONI CARNEVALE. The first thing that went through Alison Avenell's head when she heard Yoshihiro ...

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New Zealand Herald
Poison drops on Molesworth Station suspended after 1080 drop kills dozens of red deer
New Zealand Herald
Poison drops on New Zealand's largest farm have been suspended after scores of red deer died in a 1080 operation targeting possum. Deer hunters self-funded an aerial survey of the historic 180,000-hectare Molesworth Station in the South Island after a ...

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AsiaOne
Florida public school employees donate sick days to cancer-stricken teacher so he can get treatment
Brinkwire (press release)
When a Florida teacher ran out of sick days while undergoing treatment for his recent cancer diagnosis, public school employees across the state answered his desperate call for help by giving up their own. Robert Goodman, 56, found out he had Stage III ...
School employees give sick days for Gardens High teacher's cancer fightMyPalmBeachPost

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AsiaOne
Florida public school employees donate sick days to cancer-stricken teacher so he can get treatment
Brinkwire (press release)
When a Florida teacher ran out of sick days while undergoing treatment for his recent cancer diagnosis, public school employees across the state answered his desperate call for help by giving up their own. Robert Goodman, 56, found out he had Stage III ...
School employees give sick days for Gardens High teacher's cancer fightMyPalmBeachPost

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Samoa Observer (press release) (blog)
Human error suspected in deaths
Samoa Observer (press release) (blog)
The Director General of the Ministry of Health, Tole'afoa Dr. Take Naseri, says human error is suspected over the deaths of two toddlers who died after they were administered the MMR vaccine in Savai'i. Toleafoa revealed this during an interview with ...

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Gabrielle Union has adenomyosis
NZCity
Gabrielle said: "Towards the end of my fertility journey I finally got some answers. Everyone said 'You're a career woman, you've prioritised your career, you waited too long and now you're just too old to have a kid - and that's on you for wanting a ...

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