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01 September 2014

A study to identify and better understand risk factors for rheumatic fever – one of New Zealand’s most mysterious and serious illnesses – starts recruiting participants in Auckland this week.

29 August 2014

Ngā Kanohi Kitea recipient Mate Heitia talks to Māori Television about her food security and wellbeing project with R.E.K.A Charitable Trust.

28 August 2014

A trial of a family-based, second-hand smoke intervention has failed to reduce the occurrence of acute respiratory illness in indigenous infants in Australia and New Zealand, despite previous research suggesting that such an intervention could be effective.

28 August 2014

Reducing the cost of subsidised co-payments appears to have led to an increase in the number of children under 6 using after-hours accident and medical clinics.