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The story of About Health is different to most other companies. While most businesses start with an entrepreneur who has an idea for a product or service, About Health is really the result of two stories, what happened to my … continue reading "For my Father" »

Sun protection is a major concern particularly in New Zealand and Australia, the two countries with the highest rates of melanoma in the world. This is where the ozone is thinnest and offers the least protection from cancer-causing ultraviolet rays. … continue reading "Does sunscreen cause more harm than good?" »

It’s getting near summer again and we must be nearly due for the annual ‘slip slop slap’ message pounding the airwaves. Horror stories will emerge about people who did not follow this advice and ended up with melanoma, the most … continue reading "Sunscreen and Vitamin D" »

A study has suggested that desk-bound office workers have double risk of bowel cancer than their non-sedentary counter-parts. Spending years hunched over a computer screen in a desk job may be more than soul destroying; it can be bad for your … continue reading "Sitting Down; Doubles Your Risk" »

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