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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called the US decision to overturn Roe v Wade "incredibly upsetting," while National's Christopher Luxon says it is an "issue for the American people."
A stunning discovery in a mangrove forest may change how we think about bacteria and the world around us Audio
Thousands of Americans have taken to the streets in peaceful protests against the Supreme Court's decision that has overturned the Roe v Wade case that recognised a constitutional right to an…
Clinics have already begun closing in some US states after a Supreme Court ruling removed the constitutional right to abortion.
The public should still have confidence in Middlemore Hospital's emergency department, despite a continuing investigation into a patient's death at the hospital, Counties Manukau DHB says.
New research from a UK study shows Omicron may be less likely to cause long Covid than its predecessor, Delta. Audio
Another 12 people with Covid-19 have died and there are 5285 new community cases to report today, the Ministry of Health says.
A petition calling for student nurses to be paid during their placement hours has gained more than 5300 signatures.
Another district health board, this time in the South Island, is offering patients vouchers to get them out of its emergency department and into GP clinics for free.
South Auckland GPs will offer free appointments for the second weekend in a row in a bid to curb the pressure on Middlemore Hospital. Counties Manukau DHB are paying GP practices up to $350 per… Audio
A petition to ban sugary drinks from all New Zealand schools has been presented to Green MP Dr Elizabeth Kerekere at parliament today. Audio
Comment - While there are inhalers that work well on immediate symptoms, preventive medicines are key for long-term asthma control. One potential solution lies in digital technologies.
Dr Philip Slavin, Associate Professor of History at the University of Stirling in Scotland talks to us about his recent research into the Origins of the Black Death. Audio
Health New Zealand has made its first permanent appointment today. Dr Nick Chamberlain will be the national director of the new national public health service.
Prefabricated wooden buildings are being considered as a temporary replacement for the quake prone Hutt Hospital.
The UN committee against torture has urged the government to compensate a former patient of the Lake Alice psychiatric hospital and criticised a failure to charge anyone over allegations of…
As Chris Hipkins apologises to Charlotte Bellis for comments about her MIQ application, it can be revealed the government dropped a similar case days before a scheduled court hearing.
A petition calling for sugary drinks to be banned from all New Zealand schools has gone to Parliament.
The group behind it - Health Coalition Aotearoa - also wants new rules forcing schools and kura… Video, Audio
Over Matariki weekend some general practitioners in south and east Auckland will be taking up the slack for Middlemore's slammed emergency department, staying open longer and providing some free… Video, Audio
Covid-19 Response Minister Dr Ayesha Verrall says the virus is expected to continue to evolve, which is why the Ministry of Health has been asked to plan for how that may happen.