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    Free blood pressure checks for Tauranga residents

    The Stroke Foundation’s Big Blood Pressure Van will be hitting the road to provide free blood pressure checks to all New Zealanders.

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    A call for more live kidney donors

    Today is World Kidney Day and the Waikato District Health Board are calling for more live kidney donors through their Give One Gift One campaign.

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    Medavivors tell their story to select committee

    Pharmac is a Crown entity that decides on behalf of District Health Boards which medicines and pharmaceutical products are subsidised. This morning Parliament's Health Select Committee spoke to cancer sufferers who want cheaper access to cancer drugs.  

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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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