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How Much Water Should I Drink In A Day NZ?

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 it? Do I need 8 glasses of water a day? In 2007 the peer reviewed British Medical Journal included the:

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Five Top Covid Symptoms Now: Sore Throat, Headache & More

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 headache and a blocked nose. The React-1 researchers, from Imperial College London, say a high temperature or fever, and loss

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KN95 or Surgical Face Mask: Which is the Best?

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 chose to buy some of each, to use at different times, depending on where you are and who you are

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Using a digital thermometer to check someone's temperature can help identify fever which may be a symptom of a cold or the flu.

Fever In Children: How To Use A Thermometer NZ

Fevers, or having a high temperature, are common in children so knowing which thermometer NZ to look for is key. Even an ordinary cold can cause a high fever. A thermometer is an incredibly simple, yet important tool, to monitor fever or high temperature in your child, and an absolute must have item for home.

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Health and Wellness: A Quick Solution to the Medicine Problem

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 need them. Whether it is loved ones, employees, or beneficiaries of your charitable trust, help relieve their burden by giving

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Manuka Honey NZ: What Makes It So Good!

Manuka honey is a special type of honey. It is commonly used as a natural sweetener, cough suppressant, and applied topically for minor wounds and burns. But there other health benefits as well. Manuka honey benefits Honey is made by honeybees, from the nectar of flowering plants. Honey contains mostly sugar, but also amino acids,

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Vitamin C and Immunity: Expert Advice on the Benefits

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 is a potent antioxidant and an important factor for many body functions, including protecting cells from damage, helping with wound

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Best Medicine For Your Child: Cold & Flu

Cold and flu are common in children, but what is the best medicine that can be given to relieve symptoms? Cold and flu medicines can help reduce the symptoms of cold and flu, such as fever and cough, but they do not cure the infection. Cold and flu signs and symptoms The flu (influenza) is

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What Is The Best Medicine For A Wet Dry Cough?

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 of getting rid of an irritant. The cough reflex is triggered when something irritates your throat. It is also triggered

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