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Nuts can reduce risk of heart disease death - study
Nuts can reduce risk of heart disease death - study

The next time you reach for a snack, you may want to make it a handful of nuts because research shows they can reduce your…

Is your music too loud?

About 1.1 billion young people are listening to music at volumes that endanger their hearing and can have other negative…

Coffee fans mad on daily grind

For at least one in four Kiwi coffee lovers, breakfast consists of a cuppa and no food, a new online survey shows.

Pharmacist apologises after giving out wrong medication

A woman spent five days in hospital recovering from liver problems caused by being given the wrong medicine by a pharmacist…

Sex injuries hit six-year high
Sex injuries hit six-year high

Love hurts: injuries sustained during sex have hit a six year high, ACC figures reveal.

'Sumo babies' born in the UK
'Sumo babies' born in the UK

Hundreds of babies are being born clinically obese in the UK every year - including some weighing more than a stone.

Louise Thompson: We care more about cellphone than self
Louise Thompson: We care more about cellphone than self

You know how it is, when you notice the battery on your phone is running down it's actually an almost panicky feeling.

Plain packs - heat on Govt
Plain packs - heat on Govt

The Government is being lobbied to bring the tobacco plain-packaging bill back to Parliament for a final vote.

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Leader visits stricken teen
Leader visits stricken teen

Chile's president went to a hospital Saturday to meet with a 14-year-old girl who shocked the country…

Drinking tea may reduce risk of diabetes

Drinking three cups of tea a day can cut the risk of diabetes, says new research. Two studies show that black tea has a…

Wellbeing: Say goodbye to the monkey

Jenny strecker has a monkey on her back and the Mairangi Bay resident says there's only one way to get rid of it - finish…

Rodney Hide: Mann up and take responsibility, how can poverty make you fat?

But why does being poor make you fat? Here's a thought: it could be a lack of personal responsibility, writes Rodney Hide…

Full tums help the sums
Full tums help the sums

With more children coming to school hungry, a scientific study will for the first time guage the impact…

Water quality improves at Auckland beaches

Signs warning swimmers that one of the city's most popular beaches was off-limits after a bacteria scare have been removed. Auckland…

Training opens water to everyone

The freedom of diving is no longer restricted to able-bodied people, writes Sarah Ell.

Caught up in the cult of busy?

We work shorter days than ever, spend less time on household chores and more time on social media —so why are we are all…

Editorial: Gift-of-life donors need more help

New Zealand has a remarkably low number of organ donors compared with most other countries.

Fast food foils calorie-counters
Fast food foils calorie-counters

A low-calorie diet isn't necessarily a healthy and balanced diet.

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Legal fight over Cindy photo
Legal fight over Cindy photo

The photographer behind the unretouched image of Cindy Crawford at a 2013 lingerie shoot is taking legal action amid allegations…

'Most hated' woman fires up NZ
Meeting people while travelling alone
Five reasons to bare your face
Man gets a tattoo of The Dress
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