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How to exercise during self-isolation

If you’re a bit of a gym-bunny but you’ve found yourself in self-isolation, it can be hard to know how to keep yourself active when you’re stuck at home. Before you get cosy channel-surfing,...

On mission for women’s health

An educational venture directed at women's health and wellbeing was stirred by Waikanae woman Belinda Falconar's own battle with postnatal depression (PND).

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.

Dietitian reveals 10 most common health questions

Washington Post By: Cara Rosenbloom One of my favourite parts of being a dietitian is teaching group nutrition classes, whether at workplaces, hospital wellness clinics or community centres. I enjoy answering common food and health questions, and...

Waking up to the importance of sleep

Sleep is an essential component to overall health, yet its importance is only highlighted when it is lacking. CanSleep’s Dr Michael Hlavac said sleep was vital to wellbeing and health. “There are three ‘cornerstones’ of health....

Increase in HIV cases, but decline in numbers first diagnosed in New Zealand

After two years of declining numbers of HIV cases in New Zealand, there was a slight increase in 2019, but many of these cases were first diagnosed overseas. Figures released today by the AIDS Epidemiology...

Collaboration gets funding to track COVID-19 spread and evolution in NZ

A collaboration between the University of Otago and ESR has received a substantial government grant to lead an international team of scientists to sequence the genomes of all of New Zealand’s positive COVID-19 cases...

Dentists desperate to assist New Zealanders

Dentists in New Zealand are desperate to get back to work to assist their patients.

Endometriosis Awareness Month

Julie-Anne Genter yesterday launched the new best-practice and guidelines for endometriosis in New Zealand as we mark the beginning of Endometriosis Awareness Month (March). Endometriosis affects over 10% of New Zealand women and girls, causing...

Drug testing shows Kiwis using $8.9 million in illicit substances each week

Illicit drugs detected in New Zealand's wastewater in the last few months would have generated almost $500 million of criminal profit over a year. And on average Kiwis use $8.9 million worth of drugs each...

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Opinion: Hope is the key

In an example of conventional medicine at its worst, a patient of mine recently had her beautiful hope dashed. This inspiring young mum of two...

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Psychological support for the wellbeing of Frontline healthcare workers during the...

Sponsored article chnnl (pronounced channel), an app which anonymously tracks employee mental wellbeing, is helping healthcare providers across New Zealand provide psychological support for the...
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