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Keeping dental decay at bay

The New Zealand Dental Association says how well you look after your teeth on a daily basis has a greater impact than what happens at the dental surgery.

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Supplements – do we really need them?

Jody Hopkinson talks to naturopath Yolande Waho about which supplements and vitamins we need at different stages of our lives.

Let’s get physical

Exercise Association of New Zealand chief executive Richard Beddie says the biggest challenge with physical activity is getting started.

Fussy eaters and night wakers: solving the parenting puzzle

Karitane Mothercraft Nurse Dorothy Waide offers sage advice for parents of little ones – but warns there is no ‘one size fits all’ guideline for parenting.

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John Appleton points out that humans are one of the very few species that don’t produce their own vitamin C – yet it is vital to our health and wellbeing.

An insider’s guide to getting the most from your GP

Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) explains how a preventative medicine approach can change your health.

Getting feet summer-ready

Maintaining an active lifestyle is great for improving and maintaining overall health; however, being active can take its toll on your feet. Blisters, sprains and strains, pain and fungal infections should all be managed...

Respecting the hole in our sky: preventing melanoma

New Zealand has the world’s worst rates of new melanoma diagnoses and deaths. Because of our population growth and ageing population, the number of New Zealanders diagnosed with melanoma is expected to increase over...

The sabre tooth tiger that’s still here – anxiety, masculinity and men’s health

Even men for whom middle age seems like a remote and abstract concept know that prostate cancer is something we’re all going to have to think about sooner or later, and while things like...

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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