The Health Navigator NZ team was delighted to win an award at the Plain English Awards earlier this month. Our type 2 diabetes empagliflozin medicine fact sheet won the Best Plain English Document - Public Sector award. Read more here.
Angina is chest pain that occurs when blood supply to the muscles of your heart is restricted. While it's not usually life-threatening, it is a warning sign that you could be at risk of a heart attack or stroke. Read about signs, symptoms and treatment options.
If you are hapū (pregnant), there is some kai that will help you to stay healthy, put on the right amount of weight and support your pēpē (baby). Read about foods to avoid to keep your baby safe and how to keep your diet healthy and balanced.
1–7 November is #MedSafetyWeek, where people are encouraged to report suspected side effects after vaccination. Like all medicines vaccines can cause side effects, although not everyone gets them. Some side effects are more common than others. Read more.
The Insomnia Coach app has a 5-week training plan to help users change their sleeping habits. It provides advice on sleep hygiene, setting up your sleep environment and managing habits that may impact on your sleep. Read more.
Sometimes it’s hard to know whether you or someone in your whānau is sick enough to see a doctor. Or you may have a question about your health that you'd like advice on. Call Healthline – it’s no bother – they’re there to help.
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