Kiwis urged to get flu vaccinations before Easter
Kiwis urged to get flu vaccinations before Easter

Doctors are urging people to get flu vaccinations before the Easter holidays. The flu virus could be spread by people getting…

Dave Shaw: 7 healthy hints from farmers
Dave Shaw: 7 healthy hints from farmers

You don't need to know anything about nutrition to eat healthy, writes Dave Shaw. I'm reminded of this every time I visit…

Truth, memory and the trial of Oscar Pistorius
Truth, memory and the trial of Oscar Pistorius

Watching Pistorius be cross-examine reminds us that in the courtroom, detailed, complete, and reliable recall is demanded…

Louise Thompson: Five ways to find joy
Louise Thompson: Five ways to find joy

Louise Thompson asks; "How do we bring meaning into our daily routine when we barely have to time to breathe, let alone…

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Fitness challenge: Rustic run a winner
Fitness challenge: Rustic run a winner

Coatesville Classic What is it? An event in Coatesville (15 minutes' drive north of Auckland)…

The courage to change

Some people choose to make changes in their life, sometimes personal, others are work related. For other people, though…

Bob McCoskrie: Gender agenda confusing children

There has been no shortage of media reports lately regarding gender change - even of children.

Can you just die suddenly?

The sudden death of a previously healthy young individual is a rare but tragic event.

Deaths reported after Xeplion injections
Deaths reported after Xeplion injections

Seventeen people have died after being injected with its drug to treat schizophrenia since it was launched…

Jem Beedoo: Wake up to benefits of being sleep deprived

Sleep is bizarre, it really is. But you have to "get" it, as we've all been admonished since the beginning. Get sleep! Get…

Older women underestimate breast cancer risk

Older women underestimate their risk of developing breast cancer, new research shows.

UK touts lab-grown noses, ears

In a north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in a bold attempt to make body parts in…

Melanoma find raises new drugs hope

Melanoma researchers have made an important finding in how cancer cells use energy, which they hope will help drug makers…

Peaches and the new Twitter mortality
Peaches and the new Twitter mortality

The ascent of social media has produced a type of hyper-experience of mortality, Rosemary Overell writes…

Vinegar for jelly stings? Maybe not

Stung by a jellyfish? You should apply vinegar, right? Wrong. Queensland researchers have found the remedy might even kill…

video Influenza story: Courtney Sit

In this video, 25-year-old Courtney Sit talks about her experience with the flu, which has convinced her of the importance…

Brain study offers hope for gambling addicts

Gamblers mistakenly believe they can always beat the odds in a game of chance because they have developed a different pattern…

Super-skinny models hit back

Two Australian models have hit back at claims that unhealthily thin women are appearing at Australian Fashion Week.

Teeth grinding on the rise
Teeth grinding on the rise

If modern life leaves you grinding your teeth in frustration, you are not alone.

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Life & Style - this week's best bits
Life & Style - this week's best bits

In case you missed it, here's a roundup of the most popular stories on Life & Style over the last week, a royal recap and…

This week's best bits
Oscars' style: Best and worst
This week's best bits
Life & Style: Best bits
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