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Huntington’s disease is a cruel killer

It's a ghastly disease that destroys lives and shows no mercy. Carmen Hall talks to families affected by Huntington's disease.

Groundbreaking surgery bringing back smiles

Staci Chappell is looking forward to smiling on her wedding day thanks to a groundbreaking surgical technique.

Immunotherapy drugs the future of cancer treatment

Immunotherapy drugs like Keytruda could well be the future of cancer treatment, experts say.

Midwife reprimanded after speaking out about abuse and neglect in South Auckland

A sick midwife who posted a heartfelt message about the horrific situations she came across in South Auckland has been forced to take it down.

Tauranga mum in funding plea for son’s medical monitor

A Tauranga mum says funding is needed for a medical device which monitors her diabetic son's blood sugar levels overnight.

Memory walking for dementia

Otaihanga Domain is hosting a Memory Walk this weekend in support of the more than 60,000 people living with dementia in New Zealand.

Clothing swap for multiple sclerosis support

Clothing will be scattered across the tables and new wardrobes will be created next weekend in support of multiple sclerosis sufferers.

A voice of hope: Mental illness survivor Genevieve Mora speaks out

After 10 years of crippling anxiety, hiding her symptoms in shame, now 23-year-old Genevieve Mora is speaking out to remove the stigma around anxiety disorders.

Lance O’Sullivan: Taking a big leap for a good cause

Bungy jumping off a bridge takes guts - but so does dealing with an often debilitating disease.

Speaking out for Foetal Anticonvulsant Syndrome

In honour of September's annual FACS awareness month, Ki, a youth ambassador for Foetal Anticonvulsant Syndrome New Zealand (FACS NZ), is speaking out about the often unknown syndrome.

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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