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Assaults, violence cases stretch Christchurch hospital social workers
New Zealand Herald
An overflowing ED and workers struggling to get the minimum nine-hour break between shifts are some of the problems described in a report. Photo / Christchurch Star. Christchurch Star. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more ...

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Why Laura bet herself $500 she could lose weight through Fit Camp
Stuff.co.nz
For four months Laura Day paid $20 a week for a gym she rarely walked inside. Now the 20-year-old has laid down almost $500 to slim down for summer. And she plans on getting every cent back. But there's a catch. For most people the weight loss is about ...

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I sent in my DNA to get a personalised diet plan and it was disturbing
Stuff.co.nz
US-based Habit is one of the latest disrupters in the food tech sector. It tests your biological samples for genetic variants and biomarkers, and then makes personalised meals for you based on the results. OPINION: National Ice Cream Pie Day happened ...

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Hokianga marae goes smokefree
New Zealand Herald
Morehu Marae has taken a stand to further ensure the survival of its descendants by becoming the first marae in Pawarenga to go auahi kore - smokefree. The committee celebrated its adoption of its auahi kore marae policy early this month in a bid to ...

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Shepparton News
Help fight cancer
Shepparton News
Helping hand: Cancer Council Shepparton volunteer Vic Earl will be out and about on Friday raising money for the fight against cancer. Share · Share · Share · Email; 0 Comments. Share · Share · Share · Email; 0 Comments. More than 1700 people have ...
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Why it's OK to find meditation and mindfulness practice boring
Stuff.co.nz
Boredom is often cited as the barrier to regular meditation practice but why are we so resistant to the possibility of being bored? On a biological level, we're designed to do things to help us survive like find food and shelter and avoid threats. We ...

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Texas woman documents aggressive skin cancer
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Mother-of-two, Bethany Gambardella-Greenway, started the raw and honest public diary on Facebook to inform others and document her graphic surgery and healing process. Gambardella-Greenway with a medicated compression bandage to help the skin ...

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How many NZ kids miss out on going to the doctor due to cost?
Stuff.co.nz
The number of NZ children unable to get to the doctor because of cost hasn't changed since free healthcare for kids was introduced. Most of the youngest New Zealand children get to the doctor when they are sick, but that changes as they get older.

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Geo News, Pakistan
Scientist Hawking blames UK government for health service 'crisis'
Geo News, Pakistan
Physicist Stephen Hawking sits on stage during an announcement of the Breakthrough Starshot initiative with investor Yuri Milner in New York April 12, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/Files. LONDON: Physicist Stephen Hawking found himself in a war of ...
Jeremy Hunt accuses Stephen Hawking of 'pernicious falsehood' in NHS rowThe Guardian
Stephen Hawking is my hero, but there is no evidence to support his claims about the NHS under the ConservativesTelegraph.co.uk
Hunt v Hawking: Why you should 'never attack a national treasure'Sky News
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NZCity
Drug use in South Africa takes dangerous turn as addicts share blood in 'Bluetooth' trend
NZCity
"Bluetooth" involves one addict injecting themselves with heroin, then injecting their own blood into a friend's. It's a dangerous and risky practice, but many of the young South Africans doing it say they are desperate and no longer care about their own.

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 20 Aug 2017 

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