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Diet versus nutrition

The US Centre for Disease Control estimates that at any given time 45% of women and 23% of men are on a diet (http://goo.gl/B4h5cz). Of these, 35% go on to […]

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Allergic rhinitis, aka hay fever

Spring is hay fever season for about 1.2 million kiwis. Despite the name, hay fever is almost never triggered by hay; and it doesn’t produce a fever. The scientific name […]

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Health and safety across national borders

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has estimated that there are more than 2.3 million work-related deaths around the world per year. Every 15 seconds a worker dies from a work-related […]

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Processed meats get a roasting

The media is having a field-day with news that the WHO has classified processed meat as carcinogenic. Some reports are saying that bacon, sausages and ham now sit alongside plutonium, […]

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Dealing with a drug addiction

Nearly half of kiwi adults (49%) have used illegal or illicit drugs at some stage of their life, according to Ministry of Health research (http://goo.gl/Mv81ic). The most used substance is […]

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The use and misuse of antibiotics

Antibiotics cure disease by killing or injuring bacteria. The first antibiotic was penicillin, discovered in 1928. Today, over 100 different antibiotics are available to doctors to cure minor discomforts as […]

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Hand-held lasers

Laser pointers pens are a tool often used during training and presentations.  They are also involved in a lot of eye injuries, as well as dangerous pranks against vehicles and […]

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Diabetes: the basics

More than 5% of adult kiwis have been diagnosed with diabetes (MOH 2013/14 http://goo.gl/LZWSGW). About 100,000 more are suffering but have not yet been diagnosed (https://goo.gl/m3wuDF). Could you be one of […]

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Hazardous Substances

The Environmental Protection Authority uses the “Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals” The programme (GHS, http://goo.gl/Bd0Ely) serves as its authority for symbols and signage. A substance’s properties classification […]

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New data on health and safety prosecutions

WorkSafe recently added a new feature to their website: health and safety prosecutions. It’s a welcome addition, as there has been no comprehensive collection of such data until now. Whether […]

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Diet versus nutrition

The US Centre for Disease Control estimates that at any given time 45% of women […]

Read More…

Allergic rhinitis, aka hay fever

Spring is hay fever season for about 1.2 million kiwis. Despite the name, hay fever […]

Read More…

Health and safety across national borders

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has estimated that there are more than 2.3 million work-related […]

Read More…

Processed meats get a roasting

The media is having a field-day with news that the WHO has classified processed meat […]

Read More…

Dealing with a drug addiction

Nearly half of kiwi adults (49%) have used illegal or illicit drugs at some stage […]

Read More…

The use and misuse of antibiotics

Antibiotics cure disease by killing or injuring bacteria. The first antibiotic was penicillin, discovered in […]

Read More…

Hand-held lasers

Laser pointers pens are a tool often used during training and presentations.  They are also […]

Read More…

Diabetes: the basics

More than 5% of adult kiwis have been diagnosed with diabetes (MOH 2013/14 http://goo.gl/LZWSGW). About 100,000 […]

Read More…

Hazardous Substances

The Environmental Protection Authority uses the “Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals” […]

Read More…

New data on health and safety prosecutions

WorkSafe recently added a new feature to their website: health and safety prosecutions. It’s a […]

Read More…

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