World Osteoporosis Day is October 20th

Osteoporosis is common and under-diagnosed in New Zealand. It’s a condition where your bones are weak and are at risk of fractures. To help protect your bones we recommend adequate vitamin D/sun exposure, dietary calcium and keeping physically active. If you...

HPV vaccine free for boys & girls from 2017

Did you know? The HPV vaccine helps prevent cervical, genital & throat cancers as well as genital warts. And the good news is that from 2017 it is free for boys and girls up to age 26. The HPV vaccine Gardasil had been funded for girls age 12 to 18 since 2008. The...