More than 1000 Northland smokers turned to Quitline for help to give up smoking in the past year.
Sunburn, bug stings, trips and falls, and run-ins with the barbie hotplate cost hundreds of millions of dollars in injury expenditure each summer.
Increasing the price of tobacco continues to be the single most effective tool for reducing tobacco use, an evaluation on the impact of excise increases says.
A psychologist says bullying is one of the biggest workplace issues she deals.
Too much blue light at night – from screens and artificial lights – may increase the risk of not only sleep problems but also obesity, depression and possibly cancer, says a just released report by the Royal Society Te Apārangi.
Less than half of one percent of the health budget goes into prevention measures, argues a new coalition formed to reduce the health damage of smoking, alcohol and unhealthy diets.
Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) says conventional medicine needs to continue to embrace the growing recognition of the role of food and nutrition in health.
What you eat and drink is crucial to remaining fit and excelling in sporting events and one aspect that can be detrimental to you performing well on a game day is the possibility of receiving cramp. This article, written by Jamie Costello, provides further detail on how you can adjust your diet to help prevent cramps.