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Winter skin care for loved ones

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Winter skin care for loved ones

Taking care of your skin in winter is important. The skin is the largest organ that we have. Its main function is to protect us, but it becomes visibly affected by the passage of time.

Restless, twitchy legs at night? You’re not alone – and you don’t have to suffer

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Restless, twitchy legs at night? You’re not alone – and you don’t have to suffer

What are some of the things that come to mind when imagining a great night’s sleep? Smooth, luxurious sheets. The cool side of a perfectly plumped pillow. A sense of our body relaxing and letting go of the stress of daily life.

Men’s Health Week: How Healthy are you guys?

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Men’s Health Week: How Healthy are you guys?

June 13 – 19th 2022 is Men’s Health Week, an important week to bring awareness to and help men get on top of their biggest asset – their health.

How to prevent dry winter skin

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How to prevent dry winter skin

Have you ever noticed how your skin changes with the seasons? If so, you may have noticed how the cooler months will often make your skin drier and flakier.

Aging in Place

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Aging in Place

Aging can be a distressing process. Suddenly many of the things you used to be able to do with ease becomes more of a challenge, or downright impossible.

Going Blue for Prostate Cancer

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Going Blue for Prostate Cancer

With statistics showing 1 in 8 New Zealand men will be diagnosed with Prostate cancer in their lifetime, it is not difficult to see why it’s important to go blue for Prostate cancer during the month of September.

The common causes of hair loss and how to treat them

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The common causes of hair loss and how to treat them

Hair loss can be an embarrassing issue for both males and females. Research has shown that hair loss can have more than a physical impact and affect people psychologically, resulting in low self-esteem, depression and feelings of unattractiveness.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is one of the third most common cancers in New Zealand, with more than 3,000 women and 25 men diagnosed each year.

Wellness Essentials for a Healthier Summer

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Wellness Essentials for a Healthier Summer

Explore our Top 5 picks for Summer 2024! From innovative fitness gear to rejuvenating skincare, we've curated a list to ensure you live life well throughout the season.

World Diabetes Day

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World Diabetes Day

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, bringing diabetes to the forefront. The theme for 2021-2023 is “Access to Diabetes Care” - calling on policymakers to increase access to education for those who are affected or have loved ones that are affected by diab

Top 5 Health Essentials for School Year 2024

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Top 5 Health Essentials for School Year 2024

Ease into the new school year with our Top 5 Back-to-School Health Product Picks for 2024, specially curated to prioritize your child's health. Ensuring a stress-free start for both kids and parents.

Move Your Butt: empowering men to confront bowel cancer in New Zealand

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Move Your Butt: empowering men to confront bowel cancer in New Zealand

Bowel cancer, the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in New Zealand, poses a significant health risk. However, initiatives like the "Move Your Butt" charity event are making a difference. This remarkable campaign raises awareness and promotes early det

Ask an expert: Your Questions about Defibrillators

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Ask an expert: Your Questions about Defibrillators

Have you got questions about defibrillators? Our expert has answers! Claire Greenwood was a cardiac intensive care nurse for fifteen years and is now USL Medical’s product manager for critical care capital.

Can Your Gut Tell You’re Stressed?

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Can Your Gut Tell You’re Stressed?

While we often associate stress with its impact on our mental health, physical ramifications can extend to many areas of our body. For example, there is a growing understanding that stress influences gastrointestinal (GI) health.

Leg Cramps at Night: Regaining Restful Sleep

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Leg Cramps at Night: Regaining Restful Sleep

Have you ever woken up in the night to painful leg twitches or cramps? These involuntary muscle contractions can ruin sleep quality and leave you feeling sore and tired. So, what are the causes of leg cramps and how can the pain be alleviated?

Embrace Comfort: Mastering Sweat Control

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Embrace Comfort: Mastering Sweat Control

Excessive sweating can be a challenge to get under control. However, by implementing these tips and tricks you’ll be able to embrace comfort and confidently move through your daily life without being hindered by worrying about excess sweat.

The Essentials of Ear Health for Swimmers

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The Essentials of Ear Health for Swimmers

Swimming can be a great source of relaxation and exercise both outdoors and inside in the pool. However, it can come with some hidden risks to your ear health.

Top Tips: Treating a Dry and Itchy Scalp

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Top Tips: Treating a Dry and Itchy Scalp

Many people suffer with scalp problems, leading to dryness, itching, and flaky dandruff. Symptoms can be alleviated by understanding their causes and implementing some practical tips.

5 Top Tips for Treating Acne

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5 Top Tips for Treating Acne

We’ve been there – acne affects millions of people worldwide. It is a skin condition that occurs when hair follicles become clogged by sebum, dead skin cells, and bacteria.

Top Tips for Travelling: Enjoy Adventures in Ease

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Top Tips for Travelling: Enjoy Adventures in Ease

Grab your luggage, it’s time to go! Whether it be cruising, globe-trotting adventures, or a day trip away, travelling is back on the cards for many people. SA