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Treat drugs as a health issue, says justice sector review

Amongst the recommendations in the report the Group call on the Government to strengthen regulation of alcohol, legalise and regulate personal use of cannabis,...

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Loneliness

What factor has the same health risk as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, is as lethal as alcoholism, is twice as harmful as obesity,...

Privilege of working with the elderly

When you feel it’s a privilege to be working with and looking after the elderly, you know you have that special gene. It takes...
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OPINION

Dr Tracy Chandler – is it time to revisit ‘the pill’?

I have to say that while I believe ‘the pill’ is a lifesaver and a necessary evil, it is also an over-prescribed ‘castration’. Since its conception...

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Botulinum, an unusual mental health tool

With mental health firmly entrenched in the nations thoughts at the moment it would seem strange to discuss botulinum aka ‘Botox’.  However, a young...

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MidCentral DHB and Wright Family Foundation Announce Partnership at Birthing Centre

MidCentral District Health Board has announced an innovative, exciting opportunity for birthing women in the region. MidCentral DHB and Wright Family Foundation have entered into...

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DR WELLNESS

More than just a ‘pill for every ill’

Dr Tracy Chandler (a.k.a. Dr Wellness) says we need to move beyond the current ‘pill for every ill’ model of general practice to a more patient-centred integrative approach.

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“There for me every step of the way”

“Lucky” is not an adjective many people would choose after going through what Barbara Bew experienced.  Yet despite enduring a terrifying domestic assault after...
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