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C. difficile

Caesarian section: later births

Calcaneal apophysitis

Calcific tendinopathy

Calcium channel blockers

Calcium: food sources

Calcium for osteoporosis

Calf stretches

Calluses

Calming breathing techniques

Campylobacter

Cancer

Cancer: alternative treatments

Cancer: bile duct

Cancer: bladder

Cancer: bowel

Cancer: BRCA genes

Cancer: breast

Cancer: cervical

Cancer: endometrial

Cancer: liver

Cancer: lung

Cancer: mouth and throat

Cancer: ovarian

Cancer: prostate

Cancer: reducing your risk

Cancer: side effects of treatment

Cancer: skin

Cancer: testicular

Cancer: thyroid

Cancer: uterus

Cancer: uterus

Cancer: youth and teens

Cancer Society

Cancer support services

Canker sores

Cannabis

Can't breathe: what to do

Carbohydrates

Cardiac bypass

Care of your cast

Cardioversion

Carer support

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome in pregnancy

CAT scan

Cataracts

Catheters

Cellulitis

Cerebral palsy

Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer vaccine

Cervical polyps

Cervical screening

Cervical screening: results

Cervical smears

Cervical smears: results

Cervix

Chair blocks

Chair: choosing

Chair: getting into & out of

Chair raisers

Chair troughs

Chalazion

Challenging behaviour

Champix

Chemical poisoning

Chemicals in eyes

Chemists

Chemotherapy: mouth care

Chest infection in babies

Chest pain

Chest pain: angina

Chickenpox

Child behaviour

Child dental services

Child health and development checks

Child health websites

Chilblains

Child health support services and groups

Child obesity

Child sex abuse

Childbirth

Childhood asthma

Childhood asthma action plan

Childhood cough

Childhood diabetes

Childhood ear infections

Childhood fever

Childhood hearing

Childhood strabismus

Childhood vaccinations

Children: physical activity

Children: feet

Chiropractors

Chlamydia

Choking: first aid

Cholecystectomy

Cholecystitis

Cholelithiasis

Cholestasis of pregnancy

Cholesterol

Cholesterol test results

Choosing a chair

Choosing medical care wisely

Chronic adrenal insufficiency

Chronic bronchitis

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)

Chronic GN

Chronic jaw pain

Chronic kidney disease (CKD)

Chronic kidney disease: causes

Chronic lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease rehabilitation

Chronic pain

Chronic pain: joints

Chronic pain: treatment

Chronic renal failure

Chronic sinusitis

Chronic venous disease

Circumcision

Cirrhosis of the liver

Clavicle (collar bone): broken

Clawed hand

Cleft lip and palate

Clostridium difficile infection (CID)

Club foot

Cochlear implant

Coeliac disease in adults

Coeliac disease in children

Coeliac disease: gluten-free diet

Cognitive impairment

Cold medicines for children

Cold sores

Colds

Colectomy

Collagenase injection

Collapsed lung

Colonoscopy

Colposcopy

Coronary artery bypass

Commercial weight-loss programmes

Communicating with someone who has dementia

Community health providers for Māori

Community nursing

Community rehabilitation for older adults

Community support services for older adults

Community support workers for mental health

Community-based activities

Complementary medicine for cancer

Complete blood count test

Compressed ulnar nerve

Compulsive hoarding

Compulsive overeating

Compulsive overeating in men

Computer time for children

Concussion

Concussion: first aid

Concussion in children

Condoms

Condylar fracture

Cone biopsy

Confidentiality for youth and teens

Congenital heart disease

Congenital scoliosis

Conjunctivitis

Conserving energy

Constipation in adults

Constipation in babies

Constipation in children

Constipation in palliative care

Constipation in pregnancy

Contact dermatitis

Continence

Contraception

Contraception after having a baby

Contraception: diaphragms

Contraception implant

Contraception injection

Contraception: IUDs

Contraception for men

Contraception: morning-after pill

Contraception: the Pill

Contraception: WINZ Special Needs Grant

Contraception for youth and teens

Controlling symptoms in palliative care

Cooking for older adults

Cooking for one

COPD

Corns

Corticosteroid injections

Cortisone injections

Costochondritis

Cot death (sudden unexpected death in infancy)

Cot death: safe sleeping positions

Coughing in palliative care

Coughing up blood

Coughs in children

CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure)

CPR for adults & children

CPR for babies

Crabs (pubic)

Cradle cap

Cramps in the legs

Croaky voice

Crohn's disease

Croup

Crowns (dental)

Crutches: how to use them

Crutches and flying

Crying baby

Cryotherapy

Cryptosporidium

CT scan

CTEV

Culture & suicide

Curly toes

Cutting (self-harm)

Cyber-bullying

Cystic fibrosis

Cystitis in men

Cystitis in women

Cysts: Bartholin's

Cysts: ovarian

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