Headlines Tagged with New Zealand — 3,921 headlines found
[New Zealand] Scientists unlock crucial mechanism driving colliding epidemics of smoking and tuberculosis
the white blood cells located in the lungs of smokers and ex-smokers, which are responsible for fighting infections, showed a weakened response to the TB infection. In the smoker’s lungs, these cells malfunction, and fail to make the chemical messengers t
Nov 17, 2014 New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:15
Reformatting Quitline information could improve its visual salience and readability and capitalise on the dissonance that pictorial warning labels and plain packaging create. Enhancing stimuli that may prompt smokers to try and quit, affirming their decis
Oct 31, 2014 Tobacco Control
added Nov 11, 2014 09:23
A quit smoking programme that promises gift vouchers to expectant mothers who kick the habit is being hailed a success. A Northland health provider is giving Kiwi mums up to $300 to spend on things like petrol and groceries - provided they blow clean dur
Nov 8, 2014 nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Nov 8, 2014 13:34
The significance for New Zealand is that Republican majorities in both the House of Representatives and the Senate will likely enable President Barack Obama to complete trade negotiations for the Trans Pacific Partnership
Nov 5, 2014 National Business Review (nz)
added Nov 5, 2014 09:26
Hundreds of smokers around New Zealand are participating in the Stoptober campaign to quit smoking. James Ihaka spoke to four people in the programme two weeks ago and caught up with them again yesterday to see how they’re getting on
Oct 15, 2014 New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:41
Flaws in the tobacco industry's argument that smokers exercise "informed adult choice" when they start smoking have been highlighted in new study. The University of Otago research involved 15 in-depth interviews with 18-25 year olds who had started sm
Sep 15, 2014 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 16, 2014 00:48
If you are up to 28 weeks pregnant, smoke and are Maori or Pasifika, Waikato District Health Board (DHB) may have up to $250 worth of gift vouchers to give you.
Sep 3, 2014 Voxy (nz)
added Sep 3, 2014 13:33
Nearly half of the papers examined children and adolescents and found the more often young people saw tobacco displays or promotions, the more likely they were to smoke.
Sep 2, 2014 Radio Network (nz)
added Sep 3, 2014 13:13
[Australia, New Zealand] AUDIO: Plain packaging gets a go ahead - but does it work? [ Audio duration: 6′ 9″ ]
Conflicting evidence in Australia is questioning the effectiveness of plain packaging for cigarettes and tobacco.
Aug 6, 2014 Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Aug 9, 2014 09:28
Associate Minister of Health Tariana Turia has welcomed the Health Select Committee report for the Smokefree Environments (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Amendment Bill saying it is another significant step towards a Smokefree Aotearoa 2025.
Aug 7, 2014 Voxy (nz)
added Aug 7, 2014 11:37