July 2021 Newsletter
Whooping cough (also known as pertussis) is an infectious disease that causes coughing and difficulty breathing. Find out when to see a doctor and what you can do to prevent it.
Tinnitus is hearing noise or ringing in your ears without a sound from outside. It is common, affecting about 15% of the population, especially older adults. Learn how to manage this condition.
When you’re pregnant, some foodborne illnesses can be more dangerous than usual and may harm your own health or the health of your developing baby. Keep safe with these tips and warnings.
Top tips for wellbeing
Do you have a family, whānau member, friend or workmate who may be experiencing anxiety or depression? If so, checking in to see if they are okay or need support can make a world of difference to them. Here are some tips on how to do that well.
Taking good care of your body’s need for sleep, healthy food and exercise supports your mental wellbeing. Find out how to achieve this.
Anti-inflammatories are also called NSAIDs or non-steroidal anti-inflammatories drugs. Taking them with some other medicines can cause harm. Learn about NSAIDS so you can avoid harm from these medicines.
There’s an app for that
There are a number of fertility apps to track menstrual cycles, predict ovulation and plan conception. Here are some apps to get you started.
Video of the month
Watch these videos about COVID-19 vaccines, including people explaining why they are getting the COVID-19 vaccine to protect themselves and their whānau.