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Casual cannabis use alters brain, warn scientists - New Zealand Herald

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Casual cannabis use alters brain, warn scientists
New Zealand Herald
The study is published in the Journal of Neurosciences.
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Suicide: What can be done? - Southland Times

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Suicide: What can be done?
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... prescription and illegal medications to suicide and mental illness.
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Overweight: How our kids measure up - Life & Style - NZ Herald News

Overweight: How our kids measure up - Life & Style - NZ Herald News | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
South Auckland parents believe their children are as healthy as the average youngster, even though their obesity level is far above national norms. - New Zealand Herald

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Beating the Diabetes Tsunami in NEw Zealand - Geoff Simmons on TVNZ news

Geoff Simmons, author of Health Cheque talking on TV NZ news on nutrition in New Zealand, The diabetes epidemic and public policy around health care.
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Pre diabetes - what you can do -- a guide for New Zealanders

How to keep yourself or someone you love free from diabetes. Did you know that one in five New Zealanders has something called "pre diabetes"? That means you...
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New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes (NZSSD)

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New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes (NZSSD) is an incorporated society that is open to people involved in the care of people with diabetes.

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Diabetes Warning to New Zealanders

John Denton, General Manager, Diabetes NZ, warns of the impact of diabetes on the New Zealand population in the near future. Posted by:http://www.diabeteswai...
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Junk food in sport, child obesity link - Otago Daily Times

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Otago Daily Times Junk food in sport, child obesity link Otago Daily Times Overweight and obesity are significant risk factors for heart disease, cancer and diabetes - which in particular is increasing in New Zealand at worrying levels.'' Studies...

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250,000 people in NZ with incurable disease

Diabetes can seriously damage your health, and the lives of your children and grand children. Obesity is part of the diabetes epidemic. John Denton, General ...
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Diabetes and Your Vision

The Diabetes Problem: The body runs out of insulin that is used to transport glucose from our bloodstream in our cells to be used for energy. Due to obesity ...
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Regular Exercise Against Diabetes

Watch this video on how exercise may help prevent type two diabetes created by the students at Howick College, New Zealand. This video was one of the entries...
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More evidence that bullying raises kids' suicide risk - Medical Xpress

More evidence that bullying raises kids' suicide risk - Medical Xpress | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
More evidence that bullying raises kids' suicide risk Medical Xpress The findings "establish with more certainty that bullying is related to suicide thoughts and attempts," said study lead author Mitch van Geel, a researcher with the Institute of...
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Kids bullied into mental care - Marlborough Express

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Kids bullied into mental care
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New Zealand has one of the highest rates of youth suicide in the developed world, particularly among young men.
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Alcohol Deliveries to Teenage Online Shoppers Raises Concern - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

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Alcohol Deliveries to Teenage Online Shoppers Raises Concern
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Liquor retailers must have processes in place to prevent online deliveries of alcohol to underage buyers, says New Zealand First.
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New Zealand's Synthetic Drug Law to Pave Way for Marijuana Legalisation - International Business Times AU

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New Zealand's Synthetic Drug Law to Pave Way for Marijuana Legalisation
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New Zealand's synthetic drug laws could pave the way for legalisation of marijuana in the country.
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Polyfest moves to ban sugary drinks - Radio New Zealand

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Polyfest moves to ban sugary drinks
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Auckland's annual Polyfest schools cultural competition is moving to ban sales of sugary drinks during the four-day event with the aim of combatting diabetes and obesity.
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New Zealand faces wave of diabetes, research suggests - Medical Xpress

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3News NZ New Zealand faces wave of diabetes, research suggests Medical Xpress However, those with pre-diabetes (with a glucose metabolism disorder that typically leads to diabetes) numbered 18.6% of the adult population, meaning that prevalence of...

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New Zealand looking at new ways to fight diabetes disaster

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Maori and Pacific island communities, who are generally more obese than the majority European population, is around three times higher than other New Zealanders.


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Diabetes the Ticking Time Bomb

Posted by: http://www.diabeteswaikato.org John Denton from Diabetes NZ explains a prominent international study about the disease. • 1 in 10 has diabetes • P...
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Home - Diabetes New Zealand

Home - Diabetes New Zealand | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it

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Tackling Diabetes in NZ_Part 2

Part 2 progress as a NZ woman takes control of her Type 2 diabetes with help from the CLOSEUP TVNZ team. Posted by: http://www.diabeteswaikato.org.
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WOF3 Episode 3 - Type 2 Diabetes Part 3 of 3

Lisa Clayton Kai Tahu/ Rangitane is one of over 200000 New Zealanders who know they have type 2 diabetes .It's estimated that another 100000 have the disea...
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WOF3 Episode 3 - Type 2 Diabetes Part 1 of 3

Lisa Clayton Kai Tahu/ Rangitane is one of over 200000 New Zealanders who know they have type 2 diabetes .It's estimated that another 100000 have the disea...
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Pregnant P users hinder baby's motor skills - New Zealand Herald

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Pregnant P users hinder baby's motor skills
New Zealand Herald
An on-going joint study between New Zealand and US researchers has been tracking the neurodevelopment of 107 children in Auckland whose mothers used methamphetamine during pregnancy.
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