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Beyond the free fruit and yoga: what does wellbeing in the workplace really look...

The modern workplace is brimming with wellbeing initiatives, but unless these are underpinned by a culture that truly values and looks after its employees, these initiatives won’t benefit businesses in the way they hoped. By Jude Barback.

Two-thirds of parents say lack of time to eat well impacts their emotional and...

Nearly three quarters - 73 per cent - of all parents surveyed opt for takeaways either once or twice a week.

Praise for Piki: Wellington students welcome free mental health support

Tertiary students in the greater Wellington region are pleased to see the expansion of Piki, a free youth mental health support pilot.

Tackling doctor burn-out: the importance of self-care in medicine

Health experts discuss the importance of wellbeing and self-care in an effort to prevent doctor burn-out.

The power of protein

We get protein from a range of foods including meat, chicken and fish; tofu; eggs; dairy products, nuts, beans and other legumes.

Achilles NZ chapter returns to Whangārei after 20-year absence

After two decades of waiting, Achilles NZ has returned to Whangārei to promote active lifestyles for people with and without disabilities.

Push for every school leaver to have first aid education

Following the UK's move to make first aid training compulsory in state schools, St John New Zealand are pushing for the same in Kiwi schools so that  every school leaver graduates with basic first aid education.

New Zealand ranks bottom of developed countries on youth mortality rates

New Zealand has the highest death rate for teenagers and young people among 19 of the world's developed, wealthy countries.

Injuries, disease from bad housing costs New Zealand up to $164m a year

Poor housing is causing preventable injury and disease that is estimated to cost New Zealand up to $164 million a year in hospital admissions and accident compensation claims.

Fund Botox for migraine patients, say specialists

Health experts are calling on district health board bosses to cover Botox treatment for people suffering from chronic migraines.
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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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