Information to keep your family healthy, from nutrition through to fighting bacterial or viral infections, or preparing for surgery.
A reported 1600 deaths every winter are attributed to New Zealand's notoriously cold and damp housing.
Teaching your kids healthy habits and effective hand washing techniques at home is a great way to help protect them from germs when they are at school and out and about.
When your baby is unwell and feverish, keeping an eye on their temperature can be difficult, trying to measure their temperature and ensuring it is not reaching dangerous levels, can be disturbing and even distressing for your baby.
A ground-breaking study by the University of Otago has found links between the human papilloma virus (HPV) and several pregnancy complications, including premature birth and pre-eclampsia.
Just because diseases such as measles, polio and whooping cough have almost completely disappeared from our society, don't be fooled into thinking that they are not serious. The vaccine preventable diseases are severe and immunisation prevents them.