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The Government is taking advice on what steps are needed to control a resurgence of rickets, a crippling bone condition that causes bow legs.
The number of New Zealanders aged 65 and older is steadily increasing.
A man who went missing earlier this morning in Upper Hutt has been found and is currently receiving medical treatment.
A 27-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter over the death of a two-year-old girl in her Hawera home.
Not one child diagnosed with rickets over a three-year span received treatment for the serious bone disorder, with one in three developing a skeletal deformity as a result.
Putting a tax on fizzy drinks to combat obesity isn't the best way to go, Prime Minister John Key says.
Measures taken to improve safety on backyard trampolines could be backfiring, as research shows injury rates are bouncing up, not down.
It's a subject most commonly associated with women, but men's fertility is now under the microscope.
A group of nurses who left a psychiatric patient on the floor have been criticised by the deputy health commissioner.
An elderly man died when his GP mistakenly gave him a two-week course of a medication he'd previously had an adverse reaction to.
Oncologists are calling for a new melanoma drug to be fast-tracked through the regulatory process so Kiwis can reap the benefits as soon as possible.
Getting a bit long in the tooth doesn't mean you'll be out of a job with New Zealand coming second in the latest PricewaterhouseCoopers Golden Age Index.
A man has been arrested and charged with assault in relation to the death of a two-year-old girl at her home in Hawera.
The closure of a rest home affected by flooding for up to six months is putting pressure on aged-care facilities on the West Coast.
When it comes to cancer, doctors don't like using words like cure, but there's a new drug they're quite openly describing as a game changer.
Given three months to live last October, Gareth Jones has survived eight months so far on self-medication with cannabis, and he wants a law change in New Zealand.
A new medicines plan envisages a greater role for pharmacists, according to associate health minister Peter Dunne.
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