July 2022 26
How Much Water Should I Drink In A Day NZ?
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Have you often wondered: how much water should I drink in a day, and been told it should be 8 glasses/2 litres at least? But is that actually true, and what is the basis for…

July 2022 21
What Are The Top 5 Long Covid Symptoms In New Zealand?
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Long Covid is a term used to describe the effects of COVID-19 that continue for weeks/months after, with Long Covid symptoms varying widely and affecting people differently. Long Covid symptoms may change over time and…

July 2022 16
Five Top Covid Symptoms Now: Sore Throat, Headache & More
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Top Covid symptoms are a sore throat or a cough, according to data from 17,500 people who reported they had tested positive for the virus this week in the UK. Other common symptoms reported were…

July 2022 06
KN95 or Surgical Face Mask: Which is the Best?
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In New Zealand the experts recommend the KN95 face mask, or equivalent FFP2 face mask as being the best option, with disposable face masks coming in second. But both can have a place. You may…

June 2022 08
Health and Wellness: A Quick Solution to the Medicine Problem
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Health and wellness are firmly in the spotlight during these tough financial times. Many people across New Zealand cannot afford to hold a good supply of medicines at home in advance of when they may…

May 2022 06
Vitamin C and Immunity: Expert Advice on the Benefits
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The benefits of taking Vitamin C for immunity have been a hot topic for years, but there is no doubt that Vitamin C is an essential micronutrient for humans.  Vitamin C for immunity Vitamin C…

April 2022 11
What Is The Best Medicine For A Wet Dry Cough?
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If you get a wet dry cough, it is always difficult knowing what is the best medicine for wet versus dry cough, as it will vary depending on your symptoms. Coughing is your body's way…

March 2022 25
KN95 Face Mask, FFP2, N95 or P2? It Can Be Confusing!
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KN95 Face Mask, FFP2, N95 and P2 are all a type of certification or class given to a face mask, based on its performance in a standardised test – or the ‘standard’. What standards do…