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Budget Needs To Help Eradicate The Pest That Is Youth Vaping

Monday, 27 May 2024, 12:16 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation

The Government needs to support efforts to eradicate a persistent and pervasive pest - youth vaping. This is the call from the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ for the upcoming Budget announcement on Wednesday. More >>

'It's Pretty Horrible Seeing Your Child's Lips Turning Blue' - Mum Recounts Life-Threatening Asthma Attack

Monday, 6 May 2024, 9:31 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation

"I hadn’t been to the hospital for something big like that, so I thought it was life-threatening and I was very scared." More >>

New Medical Director For Asthma And Respiratory Foundation

Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 10:17 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation

Professor Hancox is a respiratory specialist who combines epidemiological and clinical research to investigate why people develop diseases such as asthma, allergies, and chronic lung disease, then seeks better ways to assess and treat these disorders. More >>

Leading Respiratory Health Organisation Calls For Ban Of All Engineered Stone Products

Wednesday, 20 March 2024, 10:00 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ is calling for a ban on engineered stone to better protect respiratory health for all workers throughout the country. This echoes calls from Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) and the Thoracic ... More >>

Renewed Commitment To "perfecting The Air" For Respiratory Health

Tuesday, 12 March 2024, 3:12 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation

Air conditioning specialist Daikin is continuing its support of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation at the same time it commits to "perfecting the air" for the next 100 years. Daikin has re-signed as a bronze sponsor in the Foundation’s Friends ... More >>

Black Market For Vapes Emerges In Schools

Monday, 11 March 2024, 10:24 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation

A black market for vapes has sprung up in schools, while toddlers are getting their hands on their older siblings’ vapes. These are just some of the shocking stories the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ’s youth vape educators hear from students ... More >>

Respiratory Health Warning Over Port Hills Fire

Thursday, 15 February 2024, 11:21 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation

Kiwis living with a respiratory condition near Port Hills in Christchurch are being urged to take precautions to protect themselves from exposure to the billowing smoke. The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ is advising residents near the blaze - and ... More >>

NZ Teenage Daily Vaping Rates Almost Double, New Data Reveals

Thursday, 14 December 2023, 12:54 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation

The number of teenagers vaping every day has almost doubled in the past year. New data from the New Zealand Health Survey, released today, shows the daily vaping rate of those aged between 15 and 17 years old has increased from 8.3% in 2021/2022 to ... More >>

GJ Gardner Continues Support Of Respiratory Community

Monday, 30 October 2023, 6:40 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation

New Zealand’s most trusted home builder G.J. Gardner is continuing its ongoing support of Kiwis living with respiratory conditions. The company has re-signed as the only Platinum partner of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation’s Friends of ... More >>

Winners Announced For National Teen Art Competition Highlighting Harms Of Vaping

Monday, 17 July 2023, 10:23 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ and the Life Education Trust are thrilled to announce the winners in the first ever Don’t Get Sucked In Poster Challenge: a national art competition for young people highlighting the harms of vaping. Entrants ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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