Emergency Department (ED) workers are exposed to such frequent and high levels of violence, that being on the receiving end of death threats, offensive sexual abuse and hitting, go unreported and are simply accepted as part of the job, a new study has found. By Rachel Helyer Donaldson.
Removing the taboos surrounding menstruation and ensuring hygiene issues don’t stop girls attending school are the aim of Menstrual Hygiene Day.
An increasing number of Auckland children under 15 are being admitted with type 2 diabetes, a study released today shows.
A rise in syphilis cases has prompted renewed calls for people to practise safe sex, including the use of condoms.
Employers may be able to measure how well rested or stressed out their staff are under a new corporate wellness programme set to be rolled out by health insurer Southern Cross.
Fewer than one in six people survived cardiac arrests that happened outside hospitals last year, the latest figures from St John show.
B vitamins are crucial for optimal health, energy, handling stress, liver detoxification, and mood balance. These water soluble vitamins work as a team to promote healthy nerves, skin, eyes and hair, yet deficiencies are very common. Find out why each one does and why it’s so important.