The rise of 'selfie lice'
The rise of 'selfie lice'

Gaggles of tweens and teens with smartphones are touching heads while snapping and sharing pictures of themselves, all the…

Why are so many Kiwis obese?
Why are so many Kiwis obese?

Our understanding of what causes obesity in Kiwis could change dramatically with a new million-dollar study drawing on the…

Shrinking Violet's post-surgery update
video Shrinking Violet's post-surgery update

After having 2.5kg of excess skin removed from her body, Christchurch woman Elora Harre is in love with her new tummy. The…

Shrinking Violet 'in love' with new body
Shrinking Violet 'in love' with new body

After having 2.5kg of excess skin removed from her body, Christchurch woman Elora Harre is in love with her new tummy.

Health & Wellbeing

October the month to quit
October the month to quit

Thousands of Kiwis will be kicking smoking to the curb for Stoptober this year.

Obese people hard-wired to find food irresistible

Obese people may have brains that are hard-wired to find food irresistible, a study has found.

A 20-minute walk each day adds seven years to your life

In the first trial of its kind, researchers discovered that modest exercise in middle age has an anti-ageing effect on the…

The only hangover cure that works

A pint of water after a big night? Or a takeaway to soak up the booze? Scientists have now revealed the only certain cure…

Blog: Realign your integrity
Blog: Realign your integrity

This week I would like you to do an Integrity Inventory with your good and gorgeous self. It's simple…

Can you reverse sunburnt skin?

We may only be in the first few days of Spring but sunburn can occur in as little as 20 minutes and can take up to six hours…

Naked cyclists ride for 'body freedom'

Thousands of bicyclists in various stages of undress have pedaled their way around Philadelphia to promote fuel conservation…

Take a nap at work, it's good for you

People should follow in the footsteps of Sir Winston Churchill and enjoy a lunchtime nap, say experts.

Paul Little: Can't get over it? It's in the genes

Get over it. Let it go. Move on. A bunch of phrases that have always sounded meaningless to me. If you have experienced…

Mother of quins escapes whopping fee
Mother of quins escapes whopping fee

A London hospital failed to chase up a bill of £145,000 it should have charged a Nigerian woman who…

How to spring clean your life

Clear the clutter, sort your wardrobe and get healthy.

Jamie Oliver's war on sugar

Crusading chef wants a sugar tax to curb obesity and diabetes.

Niki Bezzant: Bacon and eggs don't mix

Researchers have found a link between frequent consumption of processed meats and lower fertilisation in men, writes Niki…

'Sexist banter' is bad for your health

Sexist "banter" in the workplace can be bad for women's health, according to a study. Research found condescending comments…

How pregnancy makes you sick decades later
How pregnancy makes you sick decades later

From morning sickness to swollen ankles and high blood pressure, pregnancy certainly takes its toll…

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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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