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Opinion: Is exercise the enemy?
Research has repeatedly demonstrated the benefits that regular exercise has on our health.
E-cigarettes could be helpful for smoking cessation in hospitals
New research indicates e-cigarettes, used as an alternative form of nicotine replacement, could be helpful for curbing smoking during hospital stays.
Opinion: Alcohol harm - who pays?
Emergency room doctors who regularly bear the brunt of alcohol intoxication have become frequent advocates for alcohol policy, Professor Sally...
Stopping smoking main reason for vaping
A recent survey of vapers found the majority started smoking e-cigarettes to help them quit smoking.
Launch of new online health data website - healthspace
Massey University's Environmental Health Indicators team has released healthspace, an online visualisation tool for health-related data in New...
Children’s milk drinking habits analysed
New research shows a direct relationship between the consumption of cow's milk, and socio-demographic factors.
Opinion: Data deluge needs human analytical filter
New Zealand faces a critical shortage of skilled practitioners able to analyse, interpret and disseminate the wealth of data needed to inform and...
Opinion: Reflections from a palace in Salzburg
Who would have thought there is an organisation whose main activity is facilitating pop-up think tanks to challenge current and future leaders to...
Opinion: Pushing limits on legal drugs tarnishes sport
The sport of cycling has suffered another blow, in the eyes of the public at least, with a "non-negative" drug test from four-time Tour de France...
Over 55s needed for survey on ageing in NZ
Massey University researchers are seeking 400 people aged over 55 to do an online survey that will contribute to research and knowledge on health and...

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