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Vietnam’s showcase Covid response

Opinion: Vietnam’s success against Covid-19 is remarkable given the lack of material resources. Natasha Hamilton-Hart and Celia Caughey discuss how it was done.

Tangling with Trump: scientist as activist

Eric Topol blew the whistle on what he saw as Donald Trump's undermining of the US Covid-19 response. The American heart doctor and University of Auckland visiting professor turned “full activist”.

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

Whilst pregnancy is an exciting time for most, it does take some planning to keep both you and baby well. Ideally you would see an Integrative Medicine practitioner prior to trying to become pregnant...

Covid-19: A planetary disease

This blog by Louise Delany* focuses on the underlying environmental causes of Covid-19 (Covid) and the role of international law in tackling both Covid-19 and other planetary crises. I argue that major changes to...

Opinion: Tracy Chandler – Fluoride 2020

2020 is my year to be brave.  And so, with my big girl boots on, I’m going to tackle the controversial topic of fluoridation of our water.  As this is just a brief summary...

It’s time to talk about dementia: Simon Holst

New Zealand cooking legend Dame Alison Holst recently moved into care some five years after being diagnosed with dementia. It was not an easy decision for the family, says Simon Holst, the other half of...

Dr Tracy Chandler – is it time to revisit ‘the pill’?

I have to say that while I believe ‘the pill’ is a lifesaver and a necessary evil, it is also an over-prescribed ‘castration’. Since its conception (excuse the pun) in the 1950s’, use of the oral contraceptive...

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Botulinum, an unusual mental health tool

With mental health firmly entrenched in the nations thoughts at the moment it would seem strange to discuss botulinum aka ‘Botox’.  However, a young patient I saw recently led me to contemplating the benefits...

Opinion: Jarad Bryant – A Climate of Anxiety

I grew up in the UK during the end of the Cold War period, under the threat of being eviscerated in one second by nuclear missiles. If not that, I could have died slowly...

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Up-healthing popular foods

Last Sunday’s ‘Cheese toastie day’ and September ‘Shake’ month seem unusual celebrations but I’m not one to turn down an opportunity to talk about food.  Those timely celebrations link to my recent opinion piece...

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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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