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Kiwis hungover, but not pulling sickies
Kiwis hungover, but not pulling sickies

Wellingtonians and people in their thirties and forties are the most partial to a mid-week bender, according to a new survey…

Let's talk about sex over sixty

The Baby Boomer generation is renowned for challenging norms around sex and age and this has continued in recent decades…

Where does our personality come from?

'How can it be that my children have turned out so differently, when we treated them all exactly the same?'

Being tired is like being drunk - expert

People who boast about getting by on less than five hours sleep should be stigmatised like smokers because of the harm that…

Travellers' Tips

Five cheap and cheerful travel tips Five cheap and cheerful travel tips

For last-minute travel plans on the cheap, Megan Singleton…

Travel tidbits and deals of the week Travel tidbits and deals of the week

We bring you some of the best travel deals going -…

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Mexican commuters swap squats for train tickets
video Mexican commuters swap squats for train tickets

Mexico City is giving away condoms and metro tickets to commuters willing to do 10 squats as part of a programme to promote…

Psychopaths v sociopaths: The difference
Psychopaths v sociopaths: The difference

Psychopath and sociopath are popular psychology terms to describe violent monsters born of our worst nightmares, but how…

Tobacco tax increases could save billions
Tobacco tax increases could save billions

But expert warns that the benefits won't be seen for several decades.

Where to live for the longest life
Where to live for the longest life

Life expectancy at birth for NZ females was on average 83.2 years compared with 79.5 years for males in the 2012-14 period…

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Why 'dry shampoo' can give you bald patches
Why 'dry shampoo' can give you bald patches

The increasingly popular product can have a number of unexpected - and highly unpleasant - side effects…

Overhaul of health funding welcomed

A major overhaul of how public health services are funded is being explored - with Health Minister Jonathan Coleman welcoming…

Is this a powerful new way to beat breast cancer?

Researchers found a class of inexpensive, existing generic called aromatase inhibitors, which suppress hormones, reduce…

'The most complex identity fraud'

A doctor acting as a psychiatrist in Waikato allegedly used legitimate documents and referees belonging to another man with…

What causes headaches?
What causes headaches?

We all get headaches from time to time. In fact, nearly every second person in the world had a headache…

Do placebos really work?

The placebo effect is real - even if you know the treatment you've been given has no medical value, research has concluded…

Why you should be sarcastic

Sarcasm may be the lowest form of wit, but psychologists have found that it makes people more creative. Even those at the…

Puppy love at heart of dog appeal

When Cleo the golden Labrador came into the life of little Melissa, who has Type 1 diabetes, the assistance dog "changed…

Cannabis spray considered for public funding

A cannabis spray used to treat epilepsy, pain and multiple sclerosis will be considered for public funding next month.

'This is a problem for the whole of NZ'
'This is a problem for the whole of NZ'

So-called Hindu 'witch doctors' have some in the Auckland Indian community living in fear of black magic…

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