Your weekly health news round-up from a variety of trusted sources
Taking care of your mental health post Christchurch attacks
University of New South Wales Professor and Director of Traumatic Stress Clinic, Richard Bryant, outlines ways to look after your mental health following the Christchurch terrorist attacks. Read more.
Helpline sees increase in calls
The free national phone and text counselling service 1737 has had a five-fold increase in the number of people seeking help following the Christchurch terrorist attacks. Read more.
Woman dies of meningococcal disease
A 24-year-old woman has died from meningococcal disease at Waikato Hospital. Read more.
Having more kids slows ageing process
Having more children could help keep women looking younger, according to new research. Read more.
Link between cannabis and serious mental illness
New research shows people who smoke strong forms of cannabis are at a higher risk of experiencing a serious mental illness. Read more.