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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Health & Safety articles  Health & Safety
    Australia's 10 most commonly prescribed medicines revealed by PBS data
     1 December 2020
    A significant rise in prescriptions of an antidepressant has seen it make the list of the nation's most commonly prescribed drugs for the first time.
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    Obtaining vaccines will only be the first step, in the global roll-out of vaccines for Covid 19
    1 Dec: Obtaining vaccines will only be the first step, in the global roll-out of vaccines for Covid 19... more
    A chiropractor's in hot water after starting a sexual relationship with a patient - that lasted two and a half years
    30 Nov: A chiropractor's in hot water after starting a sexual relationship with a patient - that lasted two and a half years... more
    Potting mix has taken its toll on five people hospitalised with legionnaire's disease
    30 Nov: Potting mix has taken its toll on five people hospitalised with legionnaire's disease... more
    Hopes for much-needed answers for families, as a coronial inquest into six sudden epilepsy deaths begins
    30 Nov: Hopes for much-needed answers for families, as a coronial inquest into six sudden epilepsy deaths begins... more
    How has medicine changed in the past 20 years? A look at dementia, cancer care and chronic disease
    28 Nov: The factors that affect our health, wellbeing and life expectancy have changed a lot in the last 20 years. What do we know now that we didn't then, and how far have we really come?... more
    Hospitality businesses and workers are turning to the industry's new support programme in droves
    28 Nov: Hospitality businesses and workers are turning to the industry's new support programme in droves... more
    Reassurances Samoa's Covid-19 defences are strong
    27 Nov: Reassurances Samoa's Covid-19 defences are strong... more
    Almost a third of people in the Gisborne district are "hazardous drinkers" causing social harm and health problems to themselves and others
    27 Nov: Almost a third of people in the Gisborne district are "hazardous drinkers" causing social harm and health problems to themselves and others... more
    Thousands of New Zealanders are missing out on specialist medical treatment, due to staffing shortages - with fears it will get worse
    26 Nov: Thousands of New Zealanders are missing out on specialist medical treatment, due to staffing shortages - with fears it will get worse... more

     Most Popular Recent Health & Safety News
     04 Nov: We have two additional cases of Covid-19 today - as well as the community case confirmed last night +++++++
     07 Nov: Covid-19 testing continues to be available for Cantabrians today ++++++
     03 Nov: There is one new case of Covid-19 in the community +++++
     15 Nov: Passengers flying to the Cook Islands have been quarantined after a Covid-19 scare +++++
     11 Nov: A lawyer says a worker's large payout over a job dismissal is justified +++++
     12 Nov: There is a new community case of covid-19 in Auckland -- with no clear link to the border or any isolation facilities +++++
     08 Nov: New Zealand's first medicinal cannabis summit, MedCan 2020, starts tomorrow at the Aotea Centre in Auckland, with over 700 registrations +++++


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