Welcome to Your Health from Southern Cross, one of New Zealand's most visited health information websites.
As much as we like helping you when you're sick, we know you'll be even happier if you can avoid health issues in the first place. So we've created a range of resources to help you take charge of your own health.
Take the heart health test. In just 5 minutes you can get an assessment of your personal risk of having a heart attack or stroke in the next five years, and identify lifestyle factors that will reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease.
Our plain-English Medical Library offers information about a broad range of medical conditions and procedures, including prevention tips and health promotion ideas. Our 15 categories include Children's, Men's and Women's health through to blood, brain, heart, lung, joint, skin and automimmune conditions.
And there’s our Health Features - magazine-style stories themed around healthier living. This is a great place to browse if you want to pick up ideas and tips to enhance the health of you and your family. Take a look around, or type the health subject or medical condition you're interested in into the Site Search box at the top, right of this page.