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Likelihood of NZ getting case of Coronavirus is high

The likelihood of New Zealand getting a case of the coronavirus is "high", says Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield Bloomfield says he wants to...

Whooping cough bug becoming ‘smarter’, researchers warn

By RNZ Australian researchers are warning that whooping cough is evolving, and new vaccines will be key to combat it in the future. New South Wales researchers...

Otago researcher’s discovery paves way for advances in treating cardiovascular disease

A University of Otago researcher has made an innovative discovery which paves the way for advances in treating cardiovascular disease including high blood pressure. Dr...
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OPINION

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...

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Botulinum, an unusual mental health tool

With mental health firmly entrenched in the nations thoughts at the moment it would seem strange to discuss botulinum aka ‘Botox’.  However, a young...

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Climate-friendly food choices protect the planet, promote health, and reduce healthcare...

Increased uptake of plant-based diets in New Zealand could substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions while greatly improving population health and saving the healthcare system...

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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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