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NZ now safer for our kids NZ now safer for our kids

Child safety advocates are hailing the reduction in…

Lunchtime treat at Mt Roskill school Lunchtime treat at Mt Roskill school

Healthy scroggin and fruit pottles are replacing chips…

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Drinking three cups of tea a day could beat curse of brittle bones
Drinking three cups of tea a day could beat curse of brittle bones

Research shows that tea drinkers have stronger bones, cutting their risk of painful fractures, including broken hips.

Your health: Managing teenage stress
Your health: Managing teenage stress

Hi Sandra, our daughter is going into her last year at school, she has always got quite stressed about exams and achieving…

Kiwi teen may have Zika after holiday
Kiwi teen may have Zika after holiday

A teenager is anxiously awaiting the results of medical tests amid fears she contracted the Zika virus during a holiday…

Louise Thompson: Body love
Louise Thompson: Body love

Would you like this year to be the "Year Of Your Best Body?" Of course! Who wouldn't. No shortage of ways to achieve that…

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Niki Bezzant: It's only natural to keep it natural
Niki Bezzant: It's only natural to keep it natural

What does the word "natural" mean to you? If you're like most people, it's something appealing, especially…

How novelist baked her way out of depression

Best-selling author Marian Keyes tells Jennifer Dann why she hates the term chick-lit and how she baked herself out of depression…

Science & Tech: Heart disease

Heart disease kills more people in New Zealand than in most other OECD countries, according to a recent international OECD…

How your kitchen affects your diet, study

The link between kitchen clutter and your food choices.

Diary of a detox: A day with a Nutribullet
Diary of a detox: A day with a Nutribullet

The Herald Life & Style team road test health and fitness trends so you don't have to.

Is Netflix keeping you up at night?

A new report reveals the downside of binge-watching.

You can't get bikini bod in one weekend

Sunburn, insomnia and why you should never cram all your workouts into one weekend.

Boy, 4, saves mum's life after allergy shock

Michelle Woods was driving when she had a severe allergic reaction to ice cream.

Women's response to Zika

The World Health Organisation is planning an emergency meeting to discuss the "explosive" spread of the Zika virus.

New outpatient facility gets green light
New outpatient facility gets green light

A new outpatient facility will be completed in 2018 and is to be located directly opposite Christchurch…

Is resolve at the heart of your resolution?

Let's look at the language of resolution itself. New Year's resolution is a term that has become shared code for "this thing…

Are cats or dogs better for de-stressing?

After a tough day at work, there's nothing better than coming home and playing with your dog or cat to make you feel better. But…

Are flavonoids the new superfood?

Flavonoids are all over the news at the moment, boasting how you can slim down by only eating a few grapes and how some…

Your health: Treating a baby with colic

Hi Sandra, my baby is crying constantly, our midwife says our daughter is healthy but suffering from colic. I've heard gripe…

Big squeeze goes on juice
Big squeeze goes on juice

We all know the mantra: five-plus a day is the ideal number for our fruit and vegetable intake.

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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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