Couple's CrossFit engagement photos
Couple's CrossFit engagement photos

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

'Menopause' is no longer a dirty word
'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.

Comment: Why anti-vaxxers just ‘know’ they’re right
Comment: 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 perpetual scatterbrain…

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Comment: Why curiosity is important for parents, too
Comment: 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!…

'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…

Comment: Angelina Jolie is saving lives

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

No regrets over eradicating rogue gene

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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…

Kids eat more veggies when tasty - study

Children just hate all vegetables, no matter how tasty you make them, right?

Jolie has ovaries removed

Angelina Jolie has described the difficult decision to have her ovaries removed after a cancer scare.

Another tick for teen's bucket list

An Auckland teen has ticked off another milestone on her bucket list.

Why we laugh inappropriately

An attack of the giggles can sometimes appear at the strangest moments, but laughter often isn't to do with comedy value…

Why do you go grey?
Why do you go grey?

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