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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 feet summer-ready

Maintaining an active lifestyle is great for improving and maintaining overall health; however, being active can take its toll on your feet. Blisters, sprains and strains, pain and fungal infections should all be managed...

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...

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...

Patient portal opens door to personal health management

Managing your health and medical records online is becoming a reality with the development of patient ‘portals’. ManageMyHealth is one such system that allows people access to their health information wherever there is an internet...

Simple lifestyle changes reduce the risk of dementia

Keeping an active mind and body is crucial to helping you continue to get the best out of life. “If we enter old age with better developed, healthier brains, we are likely to live longer,...

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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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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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