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Anti-euthanasia group speaks at right-to-die hearing
Anti-euthanasia group speaks at right-to-die hearing

If doctor-assisted suicide was legalised disabled and vulnerable people would be placed in danger, an anti-euthanasia group…

Opposition to new abortion law

Family Planning will fight a potential new abortion law.

Warning on new blackmarket drug

The use of a black-market drug in the Auckland area that has caused deaths overseas has sparked a warning from Associate…

Assisted suicide under spotlight

Vulnerable people who may prematurely decide to end their lives have come under the spotlight during Lecretia Seales' bid…

Travellers' Tips

Five reasons to visit Vanuatu Five reasons to visit Vanuatu

Good food, waterfalls and gorgeous beaches are great…

Derek Cheng: My bowel runneth over Derek Cheng: My bowel runneth over

When you get that bad gut feeling, Derek Cheng advises…

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Dear D&P: My friend is lying about how she got slim
Dear D&P: My friend is lying about how she got slim

My best friend had her stomach stapled and is really slim now, but tells everyone it was done through dieting and exercise…

Can you check for Alzheimer's?
Can you check for Alzheimer's?

Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their…

Four reasons to have another coffee
Four reasons to have another coffee

Some like it hot, some like it iced, and some just don't like it at all. Until recently, coffee was on the list of habits…

Kiwis are better off and mostly happy
Kiwis are better off and mostly happy

Statistics NZ's General Social Survey has been conducted every two years since 2008-09.

Health

Ozone treaty reduced NZ cancer rates
Ozone treaty reduced NZ cancer rates

New Zealand could today be facing even higher rates of skin cancer had the world not agreed to rein…

F&P Healthcare record result tipped

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare could beat its own guidance for a record-breaking annual profit when its full-year result is…

Just a spoonful of flexibility ...

Winter marks the beginning of cold and flu season for many Kiwis. In offices where people work in close proximity a cold…

Kiwis struggle with accepting mental illness

New Zealanders are accepting of diversity, sexuality and religion but not of mental illness.

How traffic could make you fat
How traffic could make you fat

Living next to a busy road could increase the risk of obesity, the first research into the effects of…

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder kids 19 times more likely to cause trouble

Youth with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder are 19 times more likely to get into trouble with the law than other people…

'No law to allow for euthanasia'

A woman looking to end her life with the help of a doctor before her illness makes the last months of her life unbearable…

Who makes call on fluoridated water?

Peter Dunne spoke on the issue on NewstalkZB this morning, the United Future leader was cautiously in favour of fluoride…

Gardens can boost concentration - study

Don't grab a coffee for that concentration boost, just glance out the window at a city roof garden.

Bad news for allergy suffers in Europe
Bad news for allergy suffers in Europe

Global warming will bring much more sneezing and wheezing to Europe by mid-century, a new study says…

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