Articles Categorized: Health

More sufferers to be reached

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PARKINSON’S NZ’s Bay of Plenty branch is hoping to reach more people suffering from the disease following the appointment of its new community educator for…

Raising funds for breast cancer

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A ZUMBA group has raised $627 for breast cancer. Fitness instructor Erika Neuhauser runs Zumba Gold, Zumba Fitness and Zumba Chair, lower-impact dance fitness classes…

Allergy sufferers should shop around

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ALLERGY sufferers can slash their antihistamine bill in half by shopping around, a Consumer NZ investigation has found. While one Christchurch pharmacy sold a 90-pack…

Recovery is possible

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The outcomes for people who experience mental illness is much brighter these days NOT so long ago, if you had a serious mental illness, the…

Nurse’s labour of love helps abroad

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EVERY six months or so Lydia Snell packs up a van loaded to the brim with unwanted medical supplies from Whakatane Hospital bound for countries…