Topshop slammed as 'shocking' skinny mannequin photo goes viral
Topshop slammed as 'shocking' skinny mannequin photo goes viral

This image has already been retweeted thousands of times, attracting huge interest.

454 major incidents at health boards
454 major incidents at health boards

A baby died in a water-birth, a mother bled to death after giving birth, and a mental health patient with motor-skills trouble…

Why you need STI checks
Why you need STI checks

Sexuality is a means of pleasure, fulfilment and intimate connection with other humans. But it can also be a source of anguish…

'Dieting must die' - expert
'Dieting must die' - expert

Leading health authority Dr David Katz speaking exclusively to nzherald.co.nz, sharing his top five tips for families keen…

Health & Wellbeing

Coke to introduce low calorie green fizz
Coke to introduce low calorie green fizz

With less kilojoules, less sugar and less trademark red packaging, Coca-Cola's new Life drink, sweetened…

Milk - is it really as good as we think?

Drinking more than three glasses of milk a day may not protect bones against breaking - and may even lead to higher rates…

Milk dangers exposed in new research

Milk has long been recommended for boosting calcium intake, but new research suggests that it does little to strengthen…

Alicia Silverstone: Move away from meat

Alicia Silverstone may have made her acting mark as a Clueless valley girl, but these days she'd rather be known as someone…

Sex with 20 women lowers prostate risks
Sex with 20 women lowers prostate risks

Sleeping with numerous women protects a man from prostate cancer, a study has found. But the same does…

Robyn Pearce: Being too busy is a mindset, not a badge of honour

When we tell ourselves that we're too busy, that message becomes part of a loop between our speech and our subconscious.

Experts begin mapping our body clock

A body-clock "atlas" mapping the 24-hour activity patterns of thousands of genes has been created by scientists. The five-year-project…

Anna van Praagh: My mum's botched facelift shocked the whole family

Cosmetic surgery doesn't affect only the patient, as Anna van Praagh recalls

C-sections raise autism link

Babies born through Caesarean section are more likely to develop autism, a new study says.

Louise Thompson: Conscious Christmas energy
Louise Thompson: Conscious Christmas energy

The run-in to Christmas creates a perfect storm for Kiwis to become exhausted. Why?

A cure for forgetfulness?

Cocoa can help to slow and even reverse age-related memory loss, according to a study pointing to the previously unknown…

From fat to fit in six weeks

The Men's Health: Small Change, Big Gain challenge is on.

Facebook pulls breast cancer ad

Facebook has pulled down a page featuring a screen shot of women’s breasts used in a highly successful cancer awareness…

Mystery over twin's growth

Despite being born only two minutes apart, Axel is considerably smaller than his twin brother, and has a raft of significant…

Daily glass of wine aids memory in older folk - research
Daily glass of wine aids memory in older folk - research

Drinking a glass of wine most days of the week can sharpen memory in the over-60s, research has found…

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Exercise

Running in the family
Running in the family

Instead of chasing after your kids all the time, Sarah Ell suggests joining them and getting fit and having a whole lot…

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