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21 May 2019
How to fight the flu this winter
We’re officially in the clutches of the cooler weather here in New Zealand, with the fresh temperatures bringing the inevitable sniffles, scratchy throats and throbbing headaches. We all know the traditional methods to beat the bugs, but experts are discovering new, and slightly peculiar ways you could flu-proof yourself this season.

15 May 2019
Supplements and vitamins – separating fact from fiction
Whether it’s a multivitamin with breakfast or a chug of protein powder before breaking a sweat at the gym, chances are you’ve tried a supplement at some point in your life. There are a whole cabinet’s worth of pills and potions out there that claim to keep your joints healthy, fight disease, increase cognitive ability and more, but are these products really all they’re cracked up to be?

15 May 2019
Six ways you can benefit from Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture
As patients look beyond the walls of traditional western medicine to help with ailments and prevent diseases, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is becoming a popular option with many.

15 May 2019
Commonly asked questions about pre-existing conditions
Many people believe that having a pre-existing medical condition will mean you either can’t get health insurance or that you’ll pay huge premiums. But the good news is, this isn’t the case.

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