Old classic a weird munch
Old classic a weird munch

The last time I came across these milk biscuits was at primary school in the late 60s, and my taste for them hasn't changed…

How much salt are kiwis consuming?
How much salt are kiwis consuming?

Salt levels have been slashed in some processed foods, but New Zealanders are still consuming too much sodium, a new study…

Controversial baby paleo book released
Controversial baby paleo book released

The book was going to be published in hard copy by Pan Macmillan but was scrapped when health experts warned some of the…

Measles scare for Sky Tower climbers
Measles scare for Sky Tower climbers

A participant who stayed at SkyCity hotel over the weekend of May 22 to 24 and participated in the Firefighter Sky Tower…

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Four coffees max a day
Four coffees max a day

Drinking the caffeine equivalent of more than four espressos a day is harmful to health, the European…

Parents branded 'cruel' for having baby

Having a healthy baby is a top concern for parents-to-be. One couple went through pregnancy knowing their baby was likely…

Herpes virus used to fight skin cancer - trial

A genetically modified herpes virus has been effective in fighting skin cancer by infecting and destroying cancer cells…

Terrible twos? Here's why

The abundance and diversity of certain bacterial species can impact a child’s behaviour, particularly that of boys, according…

Dear D&P: My friend is lying about how she got slim
Dear D&P: My friend is lying about how she got slim

My best friend had her stomach stapled and is really slim now, but tells everyone it was done through…

Can you check for Alzheimer's?

Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their…

Four reasons to have another coffee

Some like it hot, some like it iced, and some just don't like it at all. Until recently, coffee was on the list of habits…

Kiwis are better off and mostly happy

Statistics NZ's General Social Survey has been conducted every two years since 2008-09.

Kiwis struggle with accepting mental illness

New Zealanders are accepting of diversity, sexuality and religion but not of mental illness.

How traffic could make you fat
How traffic could make you fat

Living next to a busy road could increase the risk of obesity, the first research into the effects of…

It's confirmed: Kiwis are happy

Landmark social survey shows New Zealanders are satisfied bunch - but younger people still not as happy as their elders.

Gardens can boost concentration - study

Don't grab a coffee for that concentration boost, just glance out the window at a city roof garden.

Bad news for allergy suffers in Europe

Global warming will bring much more sneezing and wheezing to Europe by mid-century, a new study says.

Stop junk food ads aimed at Kiwi kids - experts

A broad range of public health experts concerned about New Zealand's growing obesity rates want a clampdown on the marketing…

Leg amputated with old saw
Leg amputated with old saw

A Scottish health board is investigating claims that surgeons used a saw found in a hospital cupboard…

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