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Charities funding applications to open in July

The Trusts, a social enterprise that derives its funding from its hospitality and retail operations is committing over $1 million to charities and local groups this year - despite facing an uncertain trading environment. The...

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.

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.

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.

What’s the alternative?

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

MitoQ: Making powerful magic for athletes

“I don’t get excited about supplements that easily but from my own experience, anecdotally, and subjectively I’m seeing MitoQ can make a difference,” he says.

Guilty pleasures

Nutritionist Fiona Boyle exposes the truth about some of our national indulgences – coffee, chocolate and alcohol.

How to survive the holiday season

Overindulging in food and alcohol, a lack of exercise, overspending and other pressures can put a dampener on the whole season. Here are some tips to help you look after your mental and physical...

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...

DR WELLNESS

Opinion: Dr Tracey 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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