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

Gaggles of tweens and teens with smartphones are touching…

Starship launches 'Spring Clean' fundraiser Starship launches 'Spring Clean' fundraiser

Campaign that asks Kiwis to clean out their cupboards…

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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.

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 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
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…

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The only hangover cure that works
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…

Blog: Realign your integrity

This week I would like you to do an Integrity Inventory with your good and gorgeous self. It's simple but it's not easy.

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
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

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

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
Niki Bezzant: Bacon and eggs don't mix

Researchers have found a link between frequent consumption of processed meats and lower fertilisation…

'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

From morning sickness to swollen ankles and high blood pressure, pregnancy certainly takes its toll on a woman's health. But…

Counting calories? Don't bother

Doctors are being urged to promote the powerful benefit of healthy food rather than focusing on calories and handing out…

Vitamin D sparks movement in bowel health

Vitamin D could play an important role in bowel problems, new research from the University of Auckland suggests.

Parkinson's 'burns out' brain cells
Parkinson's 'burns out' brain cells

Brains cells affected by Parkinson's disease die prematurely because they are prone to burning out "like…

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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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