Latest Ministry of Health figures show 17 percent of adults have arthritis, up from 15 percent five years ago – and Māori are more likely to have arthritis than non-Māori.
New Zealanders are being advised by the Council of Medical Colleges to talk to their health professional first before requesting antibiotics for summer skin rashes or x-rays for back pain.
In this summer podcast series, the Go to Health podcast tackles a different health issue each week. Today, it's how to stay motivated when you're trying to make a positive change. Frances Cook asks how do you get motivated through the inevitable hard parts of making a change and how do we stick with these changes long enough to make it a habit.
Parents who repeatedly don't apply sunscreen on their children in the hot summer sun have been accused of child abuse by a top doctor.
Australian nutritionist Fiona Tuck has busted the five biggest health myths that you should ditch today.
Water retention and bloating is something that many of us suffer from and there can be several reasons why. PMS, menopause, a diet that is high in sodium and dehydration can all cause water retention. Julia and Libby explore ways that water retention can be treated.
If you need an alarm to get up in the morning, you're probably not getting enough sleep.
A group of Auckland dentists is hoping to put a smile on the faces of the city's most needy.