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Understanding Occupational Health Regulations in Australia 

Occupational health regulations in Australia are designed to ensure that workers in certain industries are medically fit to perform their duties safely and effectively. These regulations help prevent workplace injuries and illnesses by mandating periodic medical examinations. This blog will explore the industries where these medicals are required, how they are typically conducted, and some […]

Case Study: Smoking Cessation And Workplace Benefits

HealthNow is proud to be supporting companies across the country in optimising their returns, improving their workplace culture and productivity, supporting the hiring and retention of new staff, and gaining a myriad of benefits by supporting the health of their employees – a true win-win partnership. We are always intrigued as to the large range […]

Neglected Healthcare For Employees: Is Your Company Doing Enough?

In an era of financial uncertainties and rising living costs, employees are grappling with challenging decisions concerning their well-being. The combination of inflation and increasing expenses has a profound impact on people’s lives, influencing not just their financial choices but also their health-related decisions. In recent times, inflation has surged to 7.7% in New Zealand, […]

Cold Homes: The Impact On NZ Families And Their Health

As with each year here in New Zealand, winter comes, the temperature significantly drops, and many of us face a cold home at a time when we should be relying on the warmth and comfort in our homes to see us through the cold months. However, for some, homes may not provide the respite they […]

Fat Freezing vs Laser Fat Reduction: Which Is Best?

When it comes to reducing excess fat, there are various options available on the market today that go far beyond the traditional recommendations such as diet and exercise – because let’s face it – this advice doesn’t work so well or go so smoothly for everyone.    Thankfully, advancements in technology and the growing demand […]

Botox vs Fillers: Which Is Best?

If you’re new to the world of cosmetic injectables, knowing what you should use, where and for what can be really confusing – especially when many people don’t even share that they have any cosmetic treatments done in the first place. As you do more research, you’ll likely be presented with two common options: botox […]

Why Do I Keep Getting Shin Splints?

Recurring shin pain every time you run or try to be proactive about your health? You’re not alone.   Shin splints are a common pain that affects the front of the shin bones, being very frustrating for both sports players and those just wanting to enjoy a casual evening jog. If you’re a runner, you […]

Osteoporosis: What Is It, And How Can I Reverse It?

Osteoporosis – it’s only something I have to worry about when I’m very old, if ever, right? There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to osteoporosis, with the humbling reality being that it’s a global health epidemic, as stated by the World Health Organization (WHO). Currently, more than 200 million people worldwide suffer […]

How to Access Healthcare and Rehabilitation after an Achilles Rupture

The Achilles tendon is the largest in the human body, connecting the calf muscles to the heel bone. It plays a crucial role in walking, running and jumping. However, an Achilles tendon rupture can occur when the tendon is stretched beyond its capacity, causing a partial or complete tear. This injury is common among athletes […]

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