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Doctors Are Prescribing Park Visits to Boost Patient Health

Doctors Are Prescribing Park Visits to Boost Patient Health | Health | Scoop.it
Sometimes called ParkRx, new programs aim to get people outdoors.
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Girls' Night Out

Girls' Night Out | Health | Scoop.it
Young professional women present the fastest-growing demographic of dangerous drinkers downunder. So when does the party end up being a problem?
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Some children drinking up to 2 litres of sweet drinks a day - study - National - NZ Herald News

Some children drinking up to 2 litres of sweet drinks a day - study - National - NZ Herald News | Health | Scoop.it
Overweight and obese children drink a median of one glass of fizzy or other sweetened drink per day, say researchers who are battling deeply-ingrained bad eating habits. - New Zealand Herald
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MIRIAM TIO - NZ LIGHTWEIGHT MUAY THAI CHAMP

New Zealand’s light weight Muay Thai champ, Miriam Tio, talked to BUZZED about the effects and consequences of her journey with alcohol, cannabis and met
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TIKI TAANE

Tiki Taane sat down with Buzzed to share his journey and experiences with alcohol and other drugs. Credits: Lot23 Media - Production & Post DOP / Editor
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Shelley Bridgeman: Should being fat be celebrated? - Opinion - NZ Herald News

Shelley Bridgeman: Should being fat be celebrated? - Opinion - NZ Herald News | Health | Scoop.it
Attitudes towards fat people have long been complicated. A column in 2011 about fat activism and the fact that fat people are fighting against discrimination elicited 140 reader - New Zealand Herald
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The relentless bullying of Molly

The relentless bullying of Molly | Health | Scoop.it
Since intermediate school, Molly Lowndes has been viciously bullied, ridiculed and abused. And somehow she's grateful.
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Drinking Powerade 'because Richie does'

Drinking Powerade 'because Richie does' | Health | Scoop.it
Five-year-old needing teeth removed arrives at hospital drinking Powerade because of marketing featuring his sporting hero.
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Head boy's speech about racism in NZ wins Race Unity Speech Awards - National - NZ Herald News

A head boy's stirring speech about racism in New Zealand has won him first place in the national final of the 2016 Race Unity Speech Awards in Auckland. - New Zealand Herald
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Sugar-free schools way to go: adviser - National - NZ Herald News

Sugar-free schools way to go: adviser - National - NZ Herald News | Health | Scoop.it
The Government's top child health expert has backed calls for schools to go sugar-free. - New Zealand Herald
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Resilience a skill we can all learn

Resilience a skill we can all learn | Health | Scoop.it

What distinguishes those who break from those who overcome adversity?


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Official Music Video: Long White Cloud

Long White Cloud is about Kiwi pride and unity. Creating an anthem ahead of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games was the brainchild Attitude CEO & Founder Robyn Sco...
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Facebook at bedtime hits grades - Technology - NZ Herald News

Tired of battling with teenage children about putting their mobile phones away before bed? - New Zealand Herald
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Stigma and lack of awareness stop young people testing for sexually transmitted infections

Stigma and lack of awareness stop young people testing for sexually transmitted infections | Health | Scoop.it
Despite significant medical advances, rates of sexually transmitted infections are on the rise, including some old foes like syphilis.

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Interactive body map: physical inactivity and the risks to your health

Interactive body map: physical inactivity and the risks to your health | Health | Scoop.it
Being physically inactive has been shown to significantly increase the risk of many causes of death and disease. This interactive body map highlights the links between physical inactivity and disease.
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Shelley Bridgeman: How sexist is your favourite fairy tale? - Lifestyle - NZ Herald News

Shelley Bridgeman: How sexist is your favourite fairy tale? - Lifestyle - NZ Herald News | Health | Scoop.it
Judging by the panicked response you're forgiven for thinking the sky has fallen in but, don't worry, it's still up there. In fact, a teacher in England simply created a lesson plan - New Zealand Herald
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MIKE KING

Mike King, former comedian now working in mental health empowering young people to find solutions to their problems by making it ok to ask for help, sa
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7 Surprising Benefits of Exercise

7 Surprising Benefits of Exercise | Health | Scoop.it
New research is revealing that even small amounts of physical activity trigger dozens of beneficial changes in the body
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How the desire for masculinity might drive some disadvantaged young men to substance abuse

How the desire for masculinity might drive some disadvantaged young men to substance abuse | Health | Scoop.it
Awareness of social factors, such as society's perpetuation of masculinity, are critical to understanding the interconnections between trauma, disadvantage and substance abuse in young men.
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London 2012: The Olympic body, from Greek ideal to modern reality - video

With the London 2012 Olympics about to start, we speak to 31 British and Team GB athletes about the reality of what it takes to make an Olympic body
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The physical effects of smoking - National - NZ Herald News

The physical effects of smoking - National - NZ Herald News | Health | Scoop.it
It's well known smoking dramatically increases the risk of lung cancer, but it also has a number of other effects on your body - here are a few: - New Zealand Herald
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Exercise Slows Brain Aging By 10 Years

Exercise Slows Brain Aging By 10 Years | Health | Scoop.it
Being more active can be an effective way to combat memory and cognitive problems

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Joao Augusto Almeida's curator insight, April 4, 2016 7:29 AM

Be healthy. Be smart.

 

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Polly Gillespie: Don't wait as long as I did for a diagnosis - Life & Style - NZ Herald News

Polly Gillespie: Don't wait as long as I did for a diagnosis - Life & Style - NZ Herald News | Health | Scoop.it
I remember it to be an absolutely ordinary day. I was 13 and walking home from the bus stop on Victoria St in Hamilton to my home at the fire station in Anglesea St. - New Zealand Herald
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NRL State Of Mind

NRL State Of Mind | Health | Scoop.it
Mental illness doesn't discriminate. 1 in 2 people are affected by mental illness, and at the crisis end, suicide is the largest killer of individuals aged 15 – 44. Join the NRL and take action now!
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