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What it takes to arrive at ‘looking good’

What it takes to arrive at ‘looking good’

Fortunately, this person works for one of those family companies that place considerable value in their employees and their families.
Benefits and Risks of Medicinal Use of Cannabis

Benefits and Risks of Medicinal Use of Cannabis

Our aim in this article is to present information about potential benefits and known risks and to encourage informed discussion about the use of cannabis products.

Exercise and nutrition experts talk to local support groups

Two local support groups join up for interesting talks from exercise and nutrition experts.
Many Different Kinds of Pain Everyday

Many Different Kinds of Pain Everyday

This is what arthritis looks like. Arthritis is painful. The hardest part of having arthritis is reduced mobility.
Everyone is Affected by Arthritis

Everyone is Affected by Arthritis

This is what arthritis looks like. Arthritis is painful. The hardest part of having arthritis is reduced mobility.
Flare-ups are exhausting, cause all-consuming fatigue

Flare-ups are exhausting, cause all-consuming fatigue

A flare-up is exhausting. The all-consuming fatigue is next level. Hannah struggles to brush her hair and feed herself during a bad flare-up.
Anything But Fine

Anything But Fine

Arthritis is a debilitating yet mainly invisible disease that robs you of so much in life. It is so hard to explain to people that you feel like sh*t yet look normal.
This Is How We Help

This Is How We Help

Merle has Osteoarthritis in her hands, neck and knees. She phoned Arthritis New Zealand's 0800 line to see if she could get some help.
Tackling the Myths about Arthritis

Tackling the Myths about Arthritis

Monday, October 12th is World Arthritis Day. A day that Arthritis New Zealand is using to tackle some myths about arthritis- myths that contribute to significant misunderstanding of the condition. Currently, over 700,000 people in New Zealand are affected by arthritis, making it a significant health condition and one that needs to be better understood.
‘The longest time I had to be off work was three months’

‘The longest time I had to be off work was three months’

Brent was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), also known as lupus, about 20 years ago.
‘The disease is not controlled, and I continue to slowly deteriorate’

‘The disease is not controlled, and I continue to slowly deteriorate’

A disease like this that takes over and sets physical and mental limits and barriers changes you and what you think of yourself.
Being a Mum with Arthritis

Being a Mum with Arthritis

This is what arthritis looks like. Mum of a toddler keeps active to stay healthy and mobile.

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