Baby pain can have later-life effects
Baby pain can have later-life effects

When newborns are subjected to pain from medical procedures, it shapes brain development and can leave them with an altered…

Love thy Neighbour?
Love thy Neighbour?

The flat next door to us is occupied by a man who is such a complete mystery to us that we wonder whether one day, while…

Determined to make a difference and raise diabetes awareness
Determined to make a difference and raise diabetes awareness

Diabetes has affected Heidi-Jane Humphries for years, but she's on a mission to show people that the condition doesn't need…

Marital bliss, keeping score?
Marital bliss, keeping score?

This column highlights a 'blinding flash of insight' business, cultural and sports leaders have experienced, and how this…

Health & Wellbeing

E-cigs much safer than normal smokes - study
E-cigs much safer than normal smokes - study

Vapour from e-cigarettes has a fraction of the toxins of traditional cigarettes, and much less nicotine…

Couple's CrossFit engagement photos

Engaged couple Iliana and Joe headed to their local gym for a unique engagement photoshoot - a CrossFit session.

Allison Pearson: 'Menopause' is no longer a dirty word

A woman like Angelina Jolie using the scary M Word is a huge breakthrough, says columnist Allison Pearson.

Thom Scott-Phillips: Why anti-vaxxers just 'know' they're right

"The matter is not as simple as plain stupidity. Some anti-vaxxers are not that stupid, and some stupid people are not anti-vaxxers…

Is the internet giving us all ADHD?
Is the internet giving us all ADHD?

It's no secret that the internet presents a bevy of distractions. Many of us have grudgingly accepted…

Lauren Knight: Why curiosity is important for parents, too

What happens when we join in that curiosity with our children? What happens when we say, "I don't know! Let's find out together!"…

'Disease mongering' has created a multibillion-dollar industry - critics

What exactly is "disease mongering?" It's the concept of selling sickness to otherwise healthy people. Many people have…

Cooked rice could cut calories

Rice, the lifeblood of so many nations' cuisines, is perhaps the most ubiquitous food in the world.

Wine can ruin your teeth

In laboratory studies, University of Adelaide researchers simulated the exposure to wine acid normally experienced by professional…

Dangers of too much sleep
Dangers of too much sleep

Sleep is vital for good health but more of it may not always be better for everyone, warns Professor…

Jane Merrick: Jolie's drive to live saving others

The ‘Angelina effect’ of star’s surgery will help raise awareness of ovarian cancer, writes Jane Merrick.

No regrets over eradicating rogue gene

Niki Orchard had discovered she had the BRCA1 gene in spring 2009, after losing her own mother to cancer in February.

Twelve Questions: Dr Sue Fleming

Dr Sue Fleming is director of women’s health at Auckland District Health Board. She has been a trailblazing leader in the…

Diana Williams: Why I chose to be a mother at 50
Diana Williams: Why I chose to be a mother at 50

Why would a single, middle-aged woman endure years of fertility treatment in order to have twins? Diana…

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Exercise

CrossFit couple's engagement photos
photos CrossFit couple's engagement photos

Engaged couple Iliana and Joe headed to their local gym for part of their unique engagement photoshoot - a CrossFit session…

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