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    Measles warning for passengers aboard Air NZ flights

    A measles caution was issued to passengers aboard flights between Auckland and Palmerston North last week.

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    Medicinal cannabis scheme open to public feedback

    Hikurangi Cannabis Director Manu Caddie says patients might be disappointed that the government’s medicinal cannabis regulatory scheme falls short.

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    Antidepressants not a "silver bullet"

    A recent study has found that adults suffering severe depression are more than twice as likely to attempt suicide if they are taking antidepressants compared with a placebo drug.

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    A rongoā cure for kauri dieback?

    A Northland woman says a recent experiment she conducted to treat kauri dieback has had remarkable results.  Lynn Butterworth, a student of Māori medicinal expert Tohe Ashby, tested the possibilities of using to rongoā Māori to treat the tree disease. 

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    Rongoā Māori plants at risk from climate change

    Some plants traditionally used in Māori medicine may become less available as a result of climate change according to new research.

  6. Video for Husband demands inquiry into PHARMAC costs for life saving cancer drugs
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    Husband demands inquiry into PHARMAC costs for life saving cancer drugs

    Malcolm Mulholland says his wife is battling breast cancer and is finding it difficult to access drugs in NZ because of costs. He is calling for the Māori Affairs Select Committee to hold an inquiry into PHARMAC to reduce the costs.

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    'Wellbeing outcomes' to be included in 2019 Budget

    Treasury's Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update figures show the coalition government's books are in order.  However, Finance Minister Grant Robertson wants to see the well-being of New Zealanders improved too. Today the minister announced his plans for next year's "Wellbeing" budget.

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