Christmas being associated with partying and eating doesn’t mean people along with eating themselves a lot also overfeed their pets that could affect their health.
Shivaun Statham, Purina’s resident pet-care expert warns owners of pets for their over-feeding during the festive season that could harm their health.
Dr. Pat Tuohy, a renowned personality in the Government health sector in New Zealand, has applauded the efforts put in by Before School Check and the Well Child programme that was initiated in Hawke's Bay in 2009 to identify and address the health and behaviour issues associated with a child’s development and ability.
Recently almost 38,000 people were tested through colonoscopy for bowel cancer in New Zealand as a large number of people die due to the disease each year.
Health Minister Tony Ryall said: "Bowel cancer kills more than 1,200 New Zealanders a year but it is also one of our most treatable and curable cancers if caught early. Colonoscopies detect bowel cancer and early detection can save lives".
Raising concern about the disparities in Maori and non-Maori women getting affected by breast cancer, Associate Health Minister, Tariana Turia said there was "institutionalised racism" in the health system, and differences in the quality of care.
After months of industrial action, the stalemate between the agitating lab workers and DHB New Zealand over pay hike appears to be nearing an end, with the latter offering a 2.5% pay rise to the protesters.
According to the Medical Laboratory Workers’ Union, they would in all likelihood accept the salary-raise offer as made by the DHB New Zealand and, therefore, return to work.
The USA higher authority has declared that Kyoto Protocol can’t be elongated further due to lack of uniformity among countries which must come under one umbrella to negotiate on the future plan for the reduction of greenhouse gas.