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Sarah’s Success Story

Workbridge New Zealand 24-year old Sarah shares her unique story about how working has allowed her to gain more independence and responsibility – ultimately giving her the ability to live her life the way she...

A Mild Touch of the Cancer

David’s book, A Mild Touch of the Cancer is due for release on 12 August. It is a frank, open account of his struggle, from diagnosis through to the end of his therapy in the US....

Strong interest in surgical mesh forums

The Ministry of Health’s Chief Medical Officer Dr Andrew Simpson is pleased by the positive response to the announcement of surgical mesh restorative justice forums, which begin today. “Since we opened the registration process earlier...

‘Well, that was a weird moment’ and other signs of dementia family members should...

Julie Staple was a child when her dad, Mark Womack, began exhibiting odd behaviour. An award-winning violin, viola and cello maker, Womack was not following through for clients nor returning phone calls promptly. He...

Getting to the heart of the matter

Q: Can you tell us about the book and how it came about? Pam: The book is called Getting to the Heart of the Matter. It is autobiographical and describes my journey from being well, through to...

Thank you – you just saved a life! Blood donors recognised this World Blood...

Today is World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) and the New Zealand Blood Service (NZBS) is giving a big shout out to all its generous blood donors via a new campaign.

Urgent call for increased cochlear implant funding

The current funding structure for cochlear implants condemns most adults to a future life without hearing, say advocates who are calling for funding to be increased.

Fund Botox for migraine patients, say specialists

Health experts are calling on district health board bosses to cover Botox treatment for people suffering from chronic migraines.

Free dental care brings smiles to Wairoa

A dental volunteer team makes a big difference to a community where many residents struggle to afford dental treatment, reports Ruby Harfield.

Mums matter: Postnatal trauma haunts years later

Ellen Chisholm is a mother who suffered a traumatic birth and was pressured to leave hospital less than three hours after giving birth and drive an hour north.

DR WELLNESS

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Health pregnancy optimisation tips (for you,...

Whilst pregnancy is an exciting time for most, it does take some planning to keep both you and baby well. Ideally you would see...

Opinion: Hope is the key

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