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The not-so-secret weapon for busy women

Jude Barback asks New Zealand novelist and super-busy woman Catherine Robertson how she balances a hectic life with “hormonal shenanigans”.

Newborn screening: helping babies have the best start in life

The Paediatric Society of New Zealand strongly recommends metabolic screening for newborn babies.

Fussy eaters and night wakers: solving the parenting puzzle

Karitane Mothercraft Nurse Dorothy Waide offers sage advice for parents of little ones – but warns there is no ‘one size fits all’ guideline for parenting.

Superwomen need supplements too

Jude Barback talks to American Ninja Warrior finalist and Spartan Race champion Rose Wetzel about how we can each live our fullest life.

Innovative MRI technology created by university researchers

University researchers have developed new technology to make magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines more comfortable, accessible, and affordable, in a collaboration between scientists and designers at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington. “Current MRI technology...

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.

Navigating New Zealand’s dental care

Unlike most other healthcare in New Zealand, dental care is not publicly funded, and the cost can deter people from getting treatment. While children and adolescents are entitled to free basic oral health services...

What’s the alternative?

Jody Hopkinson looks at possible substitutes for the foods and drinks we hate to love.

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.

A carnivore’s journey to becoming plant-powered

Ex-carnivore and athlete Brad Dixon shares why he became a vegan and how a plant-powered diet has changed his life.

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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...

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