11 Jul 2018

The Panel with Victoria Stewart and Morgan Godfery (Part 1)

From The Panel, 4:03 pm on 11 July 2018

Nurses are set to walk off the job for 24 hours from tomorrow morning. It's believed that nearly half of those belonging to the nurses union don't want to strike. And Jenny Carryer who is a profesor of nursing at Massey University says the strike is disappointing. She says the government and DHBs are under severe pressure. A three-year study has reached the conclusion that New Zealand's high rates of obesity are "inevitable". Researchers from the University of Auckland fpund there's here's an unrelenting bombardment of advertising, fast food availability and unhealthy food in supermarkets in lower socio-economic areas. Is it possible to stop this marketing juggernaut? We talk to marketer Karen Dewar about ethical marketing. If you work the night shift you run a greater risk of obesity, stroke and heart disease. Researchers from Washington State University and the University of Surrey say it's a lot to do with changing your body clock such as going from nights to days when you have a weekend. A fear of failure and mental illness are behind more than half of tertiary students wanting to quit their studies. The student life can be very tough. The lack of money, lack of parental support and for many, living away from home for the first time. But do they need to recognise there'll be tough times and soldier on?