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WHO Will Be The “Biggest Loser” in 2015?

Residents of the Bay of Plenty will have the opportunity to lose weight and completely transform themselves thanks to the Biggest Loser 12 Week Challenge.

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September 8th, 2015 at 3:37 pm

Regions & Categories: Bay Of Plenty,Health,Tauranga

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City Dentists announces launch of realtime online appointment booking in Wellington

Dental practice first to launch one-of-a-kind online scheduling system for dental appointments. The first fully integrated system reading and writing live appointment data enabling patients to book online.

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August 31st, 2015 at 9:09 am

Regions & Categories: Health,Wellington

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Kiwi firm aims to reduce child obesity, firstly here in NZ and then across the ditch

Kiwi firm, Complete Kids Nutrition is passionate about making a difference and helping you as parents. They want to change the way kids perceive healthy foods and snacks and give parents the peace of mind that they are feeding them something genuinely healthy.

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August 6th, 2015 at 9:05 am

Regions & Categories: Food,Health,New Zealand

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Attitudes to disability need to change

Disabled people still experience serious barriers that prevent them from fully participating in society and feeling accepted, according to two new reports. Based on interviews with disabled people, the reports share examples where people feel their human rights have not been respected. As well as sharing their experiences, the disabled people interviewed called for a change in attitudes to disability, greater awareness throughout society and a more accessible New Zealand for all.

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April 23rd, 2015 at 8:50 am

Regions & Categories: Disabilities,Health,New Zealand

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Tennis elbow clinical trial at the Dunedin School of Medicine, patients and funding wanted

Globally, 3% of the population suffers from a Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylitis) inflammation. A highly successful experimental device has been recently tested in Germany using a very densed acoustic pressure which loosens both inflammation and scar tissue in only 24 hours. An exclusive clinical trial will be conducted at the Dunedin School of Medicine. For this clinical trial we need both patients who have suffered more than 12 months as well as funding.

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March 20th, 2015 at 2:14 pm

Regions & Categories: Health,New Zealand,Sport

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Worksafe Services – Helping Auckland Businesses Comply with Health and Safety Regulations

Keeping track of and implementing workplace safety legislation can be complicated and time consuming. But the risk of a fine or imprisonment for a health and safety violation makes it vital for a business to ensure they are conforming to regulatory standards.

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March 19th, 2015 at 7:49 am

Auckland Suicide Awareness Carnival

Native American Lakota John has been working in the suicide black-spot area of Kawarau in the Bay of Plenty for three years. He will be a guest speaker, as well as introducing Charitable Trust Nga Hau e Wha (Pukenga) at this weekend’s Suicide Prevention carnival in Auckland.

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December 4th, 2014 at 3:09 pm

Regions & Categories: Auckland,Events,Health,New Zealand

Better Melanoma Screening Needed

One of the country’s leading skin cancer experts says the lives of hundreds of New Zealanders and millions of dollars could be saved if more at risk Kiwis were screened regularly for melanoma.

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December 2nd, 2014 at 12:27 pm

Regions & Categories: Health,New Zealand

Mental Health Debate: The practice of seclusion in New Zealand hospitals

The debate – the practice of seclusion. Hosted by End Seclusion Now, a campaign group working to bring about a prompt and decisive end to the practice of seclusion. Seclusion (solitary confinement) continues to be used in New Zealand hospitals. This is despite recommendations by the United Nations for immediate legislation for the elimination of seclusion, as well as an expectation of elimination that is called for in key polices set by the Ministry of Health for each of the 21 District Health Boards.

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December 1st, 2014 at 7:50 am

Regions & Categories: Health,Wellington

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Vote for the NZ entry in the Pink Glove Dance competition

Henderson Medical Centre has entered their ‘Dancing with the Scars’ video into the 2014 Medline Pink Glove Dance competition. We need your votes to help us win $10,000 for the NZ cancer charity ‘Look Good Feel Better’.

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September 16th, 2014 at 3:31 pm

Body Transformation Challenge Launches Nationwide – WHO will be the BIGGEST Loser?

Biggest Loser 12 Week Challenge launching nationwide. Weight loss competition available to participants in the Bay of Plenty.

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August 26th, 2014 at 3:33 pm

Regions & Categories: Bay Of Plenty,Health

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Kiwi Women Believe Man Flu Alive & Well – Survey

According to the new Vicks VapoRub survey, New Zealand women believe their partners suffering from a cold demonstrate increased moaning and complaining – classic ‘Man Flu’ behaviors.

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July 11th, 2014 at 10:51 am

Regions & Categories: Health,New Zealand

Family History Eye Disease Risk Factor

Leading New Zealand eye specialist Dr Justin Mora says Kiwis with a family history of conditions like cataracts and glaucoma may have an increased risk of developing eye disease.

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June 24th, 2014 at 5:31 pm

Regions & Categories: Health,New Zealand

Vivere New Zealand continues to help Samoa

Vivere NZ is heading back to Samoa to help train ambulance responders.

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May 2nd, 2014 at 9:07 am

Regions & Categories: Health

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Eating Healthy Easy with Fresh Direct

Fresh Direct launches a new range of cut fruit called EasyFruit, available in selected Auckland Countdown stores with many more stores to come.

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April 1st, 2014 at 4:45 pm

Regions & Categories: Auckland,Food,Health,New Zealand

Organic Fettuccine New Weight-Loss Weapon!

Slendier Organic Konjac Fettuccine is gluten-free, fat-free, low in calories and carbohydrates and good source of fibre making it the perfect choice for people who have food allergies, coeliac disease or are diabetics.

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March 6th, 2014 at 11:08 am

Regions & Categories: Auckland,Food,Health,New Zealand

Exam gloves are now available in NZ

Pro-Val Safety Products are pleased to announce that after recently having our medical examination gloves listed on the NZ MedSafe Medical Device Database, our range of exam gloves are now available in New Zealand, with stock located in our Auckland warehouse.

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March 4th, 2014 at 3:07 pm

Team Training Works on Many Levels for Manukau Women

Team Training is the newest phenomena to hit women’s only gym “True Women’s Fitness and Well-Being” in Manukau. It provides support, motivation, camaraderie and results.

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February 27th, 2014 at 8:20 am

Regions & Categories: Auckland,Health,New Zealand

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Revolutionary new approach to our growing obesity epidemic

Have you tried over and over to lose weight? Do you wonder why your hard work and effort is so hard to sustain and never really pays off? Why do you lose weight only to put it back on plus more? Or why does our healthy green country have one of the highest rates of obesity in the world? It’s all down to mindset. Now True Women’s Fitness and Well-Being in Manukau is taking a new and unique approach to this problem.

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January 30th, 2014 at 3:41 pm

Regions & Categories: Auckland,Health,New Zealand

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YMCA Ellerslie Open Day

The YMCA Ellerslie Recreation Centre welcomes local residents and communities to join us in their open day on Saturday 1st of February. It will be a fun day filled with activities for the entire family including Zumba, Spin, kids gymnastics, bouncy castle and animal balloons.

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January 18th, 2014 at 11:03 am

Regions & Categories: Auckland,Health,New Zealand,Sport