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Red Cross supporting guests in Whangaparāoa

Since the day after the arrival of 158 evacuees from Wuhan, our New Zealand Red Cross disaster welfare and support (DWST) volunteers have been at the...

Demise of dental amalgam

Fillings in your teeth? If both local and global trends are anything to go by, soon they won’t have anything to do with mercury. A...

Opinion: Tracy Chandler – Fluoride 2020

2020 is my year to be brave.  And so, with my big girl boots on, I’m going to tackle the controversial topic of fluoridation...
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OPINION

It’s time to talk about dementia: Simon Holst

New Zealand cooking legend Dame Alison Holst recently moved into care some five years after being diagnosed with dementia. It was not an easy decision...

Dr Tracy Chandler – is it time to revisit ‘the pill’?

I have to say that while I believe ‘the pill’ is a lifesaver and a necessary evil, it is also an over-prescribed ‘castration’. Since its conception...

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Delay over bowel cancer screening decision ‘costing lives’: Māori Party

                  People are dying while officials decide whether to give Māori and Pacific New Zealanders free bowel cancer screening from the age of 50, the...

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NURSING

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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“There for me every step of the way”

“Lucky” is not an adjective many people would choose after going through what Barbara Bew experienced.  Yet despite enduring a terrifying domestic assault after...
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