Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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Battling the bugs

Just as you’re returning to the workforce after having children, it feels like all your leave is poured into looking after a sick preschooler. Rebekah Fraser looks at why young children get sick so often and how to cope.

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...

How to set and get your goals in three easy steps

Jason Whitelaw provides a simple recipe that can have life-changing results.

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.

Physiotherapy, chiropractic and osteopathy: what you might not know

Pelvic health physiotherapy We rarely talk about problems in your nether regions i.e. “poos, wees and sex” and that needs to change, says Tauranga-based pelvic floor physiotherapist Claire Baker. “We’ll talk about lower back pain...

Allergies and intolerances: what’s the difference?

Living with food allergies can take its toll. Rebekah Fraser finds out more about a subject that affects many Kiwi families.

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 to the core of reformer Pilates

As reformer Pilates continues to grow in popularity, Sonya Macefield explains why it’s so good for us.

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...

It IS easy (and healthy) being green

The Green Prescription (GRx) is an exercise and wellbeing referral programme. Funded by the DHBs, it is run by regional sports trusts, primary health organisations and Māori health organisations. People are generally referred by...

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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