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March 17, 2008

Sexual Health Checks We know that you have a lot of reading to do so this year we are keeping the health articles short and to the point. This week’s topic is Sexual Health in around 300 words. Why have a sexual health check?

February 18, 2008

Nau mai, haere mai welcome to both new and returning students from everyone at the Student Health Service. Thank you to Tristan and the team at the Salient for the opportunity to write about our service in the Orientation Edition.

February 19, 2007

Haere Mai, welcome to both new and returning students from the team at the Student Health Service (SHS). My name is Catherine, I am a nurse at the SHS. This year I will be writing a page in every second edition of Salient.

October 9, 2006

There is so much to mention regarding summer holidays and health. I am going to list a few key messages basically because they just have to be acknowledged.

September 25, 2006

The end of the second trimester is within sight, which means there are only a few more weeks until the study and examination period.

September 11, 2006

Chances are if you do not have asthma you probably know someone who does. In New Zealand asthma is a prevalent health condition affecting both children and adults. Some children grow out of asthma by their teens, although it may return later, while a third of adults who have asthma did not have it as […]

July 31, 2006

Issues around sexual and reproductive health comprise a significant part of our work at the Student Health Service (SHS). Last Trimester I wrote about sexual health – now I will look at contraception.

July 17, 2006

Prevention of coughs, colds and influenza that can be a headache for students.

March 29, 2004

Winter is approaching – so now is a good time to review common respiratory viruses such as common colds, influenza and viral or bacterial meningitis. Fortunately, we are not at risk of having SARS and Avian Flu in NZ.

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