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Methamphetamine easier to buy than cannabis
Preliminary results from New Zealand's first online Drug Trends Survey have found methamphetamine is currently more available than cannabis,...
Opinion: New Zealand's middle distance running legacy
Public reaction to the passing of Sir Roger Bannister last week highlights the important connection between sport and society.
Massey offers expert advice on healthy school lunches
The Eat Right, Be Bright campaign have turned to Human Nutrition and Dietetics staff and students for advice about the best types of food for...
Opinion: Transgender guidelines need to be carefully considered
It's better watching some sports played by women - a slightly slower-paced game can emphasise the importance of skill over power.
Professor Emeritus inducted into Legends of Sport
Internationally-renowned sports psychologist Professor Emeritus Gary Hermansson, will be inducted into the Manawatu Legends of Sport.
Social supply to underage drinkers still too high
New research shows social supply of alcohol to friends under 18 has reduced following a law change but the quantities of alcohol supplied are still...
Opinion: Is exercise the enemy?
Research has repeatedly demonstrated the benefits that regular exercise has on our health.
E-cigarettes could be helpful for smoking cessation in hospitals
New research indicates e-cigarettes, used as an alternative form of nicotine replacement, could be helpful for curbing smoking during hospital stays.
Opinion: Alcohol harm - who pays?
Emergency room doctors who regularly bear the brunt of alcohol intoxication have become frequent advocates for alcohol policy, Professor Sally...
Stopping smoking main reason for vaping
A recent survey of vapers found the majority started smoking e-cigarettes to help them quit smoking.

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