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31/08/2007

Health TV

06/08/07 HealthTV

Health TV is a New Zealand-owned TV network for Medical Centre waiting rooms. Its mission statement is to engage, educate and entertain patients as they wait to see their doctor.

Programming covers a wide range of health and lifestyle topics from diet and exercise through to disease prevention, stress management, parenting and relationship advice.

The programme content is updated once a month.

Can patients interact with HealthTV?

A texting option allows the patient to request more information sent to them via a text/email on a particular programme or product/services they are interested in.

If a patient misses part of a documentary, how can they see the full version?

They can view it on the website: www.everybody.co.nz

Search for a movie on a health topic below.

Movie Index

HUMAN ATLAS

3D Movies of health conditions here.

HEART RISK CALCULATOR

Ever wonder what your heart health is like? Find out your risk of heart attack or stroke in the next five years here.

WHAT'S YOUR BMI?

Calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI).

BABY'S DUE DATE

Find out your baby's due date.

BONE NUTRITION QUIZ

Following on from Osteoporosis Awareness week - try our six question quiz to find out how much you know about your bones... click here

SMOKING COST CALCULATOR

Find out how much you could save in a year by quitting smoking here.

HEART RATE FOR FITNESS

To work out your fitness zone heart rate click here.

MEDICAL DICTIONARY

To find the meaning of a medical term click here.

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