If you want to live longer, eat smaller plates of food
If you want to live longer, eat smaller plates of food

Most of us eat three square meals a day, every day. But, for most of human history, that would be a very unusual situation…

5 food tips for your heart
5 food tips for your heart

If you have had a close call, these five food tips from Clare Collins will help get your health back on track.

Biggest regret at middle-age
Biggest regret at middle-age

Regrets? The over-50s have had a few ... and one of the most common is marrying the wrong person.

Cricket: Alarming reminder of game's dangers
Cricket: Alarming reminder of game's dangers

Bouncers have broken noses and jaws, dislodged teeth, fractured skulls and drawn buckets of blood over the years.

Health & Wellbeing

Not feeling sexy? Try frogs in a blender
Not feeling sexy? Try frogs in a blender

Suffering from stress? Not feeling sexy? High in the Andean mountains, some locals believe putting frogs…

'I am a paedophile...'

Eddie has struggled with his sexual fascination for children but has now spoken out as radical new theories on how to prevent…

US fast food chains must reveal calories

US chain restaurants and pizza parlours will have to publish calorie counts on menus under sweeping new rules.

Anemia could be good for you

Anemia can be a crippling condition, but a growing pile of clinical evidence shows that low iron stores and mild anemia…

'Naughtiest' names revealed
'Naughtiest' names revealed

It has long been claimed that names can influence your chances of doing well in life and now it seems…

Best and worst in kids' food industry

The "goodies" and "baddies" of the kids' food industry have been named in the annual Munch Food Awards.

The common disease nobody's heard of

Sarah Rainey talks to a sufferer of 'the most common disease nobody has heard of' - a form of dementia.

Warning: Backyard sports and booze don't mix

Kiwis are being urged not to mix backyard sports with alcohol this summer after more than 100 people injured themselves…

Flu survivor pushing message

A swine flu survivor has called for more people to be vaccinated after a study found on average 400 New Zealanders die each…

Kiwi firms want fit workers
Kiwi firms want fit workers

An increasing number of Kiwi firms are trying to keep staff healthy by shouting breakfast or fruit…

Elderly patient wasn't properly monitored - report

An 87-year-old man with dementia left the Waitemata District Health Board when he was not being properly monitored and suffered…

Louise Thompson: Four simple ways to build confidence

Let's face it - life is easier with confidence. Here are four techniques to raise your confidence that you can start applying…

Are 'health products' a waste of money?

Expensive sunscreens Pharmacy price: up to $235 You can spend a lot of money on sunscreen but it's not necessarily going…

Health drive brings rewards

This isn't a competition - it's about getting healthy. (Translation: It's totally a competition.)

Legionnaires' blamed for chef's death
Legionnaires' blamed for chef's death

A surge in the number of deadly Legionnaires' disease cases has health authorities worried.

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CrossFit: Pointless pain?
CrossFit: Pointless pain?

It’s a known fact that exercise is addictive. But CrossFitters are infamous for their fanatical devotion to their fitness…

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