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Charcoal detox may cure that hangover Charcoal detox may cure that hangover

Forget fatty food and fizzy drink - charcoal pills…

'If I didn't have an operation, I would be dead' 'If I didn't have an operation, I would be dead'

Flava FM host Sela Alo didn't know what was happening…

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Sweat and ice cream: How to get a bikini body
Sweat and ice cream: How to get a bikini body

They've reached the half way point of Instagram fitness star Kayla Itsines' Bikini Body Guide. Six weeks in, it's been far…

Household chores that burn calories
Household chores that burn calories

No time to get to the gym? Cleaning house could be the answer to a fitter new you.

Do electric toothbrushes damage teeth?
Do electric toothbrushes damage teeth?

Lauded as a revolution in teeth cleaning, electric brushes may do more damage than good.

Why I hated going to Granny's house
Why I hated going to Granny's house

As a teen, I couldn't have explained why, because I've only just figured it out, writes Verity Johnson.

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Double blow strikes family
Double blow strikes family

Natasha Woolf was reeling when her teen daughter was diagnosed with a rare debilitating condition. Then…

'I try to not look too far into the future'

After beating cancer Jake Bailey doesn't want to let what he's been through define him: "For me, this is just an opportunity…

Jake Bailey: Nurse convinced me to give 'that' speech

WATCH: The Christchurch Boys High School senior has vowed to use his experiences in beating cancer to help other young people…

Six surprising signs of heart disease

The seemingly insignificant ailments that are actually common symptoms of the world's biggest killer.

video CDC: Expect 'significant number' of Zika cases
CDC: Expect 'significant number' of Zika cases

CDC Director Thomas Frieden told a congressional committee that the U.S. should expect to see "significant…

Jake Bailey: The headline I didn't want

EXCLUSIVE: Inspirational teen tells Mike Hosking he's taking it one day at a time since beating cancer.

Target dads, says jab study

New Zealand fathers-to-be are nearly twice as likely as their pregnant partners to be undecided about immunisation before…

Battling a shock cancer diagnosis in your 20s

She's a young woman battling the big C but is determined to ease the way for others in their 20s facing a similar diagnosis…

Fitbit reveals woman's pregnancy

Concern over a high heartbeat reading was thought to be a fault with the device.

Study shows we're smarter in summer
Study shows we're smarter in summer

It seems our minds are geared to be able to pay more attention when the days are long.

Brain 'hack' chance to beat jet lag

Jet lag can be prevented by "hacking" into the body's circadian rhythm during sleep using a flashing alarm clock, Stanford…

Being fit or eating well - which is more important?

Losing extra kilos through good eating is more beneficial than exercise alone.

Kiwi teen tests positive for Zika virus

Jen Byrn's infection with the mosquito-borne zika virus has been confirmed by her doctor.

Why ab workouts suck and McDonald's is a must

How are our challengers coping as they hit week five of Kayla Itsines' Bikini Body Guide?

A mum's 'A to Z' guide to sleep
A mum's 'A to Z' guide to sleep

COMMENT: 'D' is for death. I just Googled whether or not you can die from sleep deprivation.

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Nicky Park: Good neighbours, good friends
Nicky Park: Good neighbours, good friends

Nicky Park has found people in New Zealand very responsive to a forward approach of getting to know neighbours - moreso…

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