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Up to 40% of older Kiwis drink hazardously

There is a common misconception that hazardous or risky drinking is something only young people do, but new research shows that between 35 to 40 per cent of New Zealanders aged 50 years or older may also drink hazardously.

Sep 21, 2018
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Breast cancer screening does not reduce mortality

Fewer women are dying from breast cancer in recent years, but surprisingly, this decline is just as large in the age groups that are not screened. The decline is therefore due to better breast cancer treatment and not attributable ...

Sep 13, 2018
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