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    Measles update- 20 cases confirmed

    Twenty cases of measles have been confirmed in the Canterbury region. The Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) has also confirmed that the youngest baby affected is 17 weeks old, while the oldest person affected is 54 years old.

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    Measles count up, vaccine stocks low

    There are now 16 confirmed cases of measles in the Canterbury region.  The Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) say the latest case confirmed today is a male in his 40s.

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    Tax breaks for smokeless Tobacco sticks “out of order” – Cancer Society   

    A Tobacco giant says it wants a tax break for its smokeless tobacco sticks which it claims are less harmful to consumers. But the Cancer Society says this is out of order if the product's nicotine levels remain the same and just as addictive.

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    Inquiry into Māori health inequities announced

    The New Zealand Māori Council welcomes the Māori Affairs Select Committee announcement of an inquiry into health inequities for Māori.

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    Freeing up dental care

    The New Zealand Medical Association is calling for a comprehensive and affordable dental service to be made available to all New Zealanders, however, one Māori dental specialists says Māori also need to understand how important it is to get their teeth checked. 

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    Hearing week looks to focus on hearing loss issues

    Today is the World Health Organisations Hearing Day and the beginning of Hearing Week which will focus on the importance of hearing loss issues.

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    Auckland's fun run in its 47th year

    Thousands of Aucklanders will be gearing up to partake in Auckland’s annual Ports of Auckland Round the Bays event today.

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    Graduate teacher given 12 months to live

    Whitinga Harris, 31, is currently fighting the biggest fight of his life after being diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer  shortly after finishing his teaching degree last September.

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    Smoke-free sector criticises "vaper-bashing"

    A Whanganui Chronicle opinion piece which criticises Ministry of Health vaping recommendations has come under fire from community members and the smoke-free sector.

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    Youth report racism, violence and poverty as key themes in life- report

    The new 'What makes A Good Life' report released today shows that drugs, poverty, violence and discrimination are prevalent themes preventing youth from living happy lives. Oranga Tamariki and the Children's Commissioner surveyed more than 6000 youth to hear their thoughts.

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