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Woman starts website after losing 92kg
Woman starts website after losing 92kg

The nanny and make-up artist has now lost a total of 92kg and has set up a website to inspire others in their battle with…

Charcoal detox may cure that hangover

Forget fatty food and fizzy drink - charcoal pills and super shakes featuring the black grit are the hit new hangover cure…

'If I didn't have an operation, I would be dead'

Flava FM host Sela Alo didn't know what was happening when he started "spinning out" on air.

Why I hated going to Granny's house

As a teen, I couldn't have explained why, because I've only just figured it out, writes Verity Johnson.

Jake Bailey on his cancer fight
video Jake Bailey on his cancer fight

Jake Bailey has vowed to use his experiences in beating cancer to help other young people. The Christchurch Boys High School…

Kiwi claims cancer ointment cure
Kiwi claims cancer ointment cure

A Kiwi woman claims to have cured a melanoma on her chest using black salve ointment, a controversial alternative medicine…

Child's odd teeth lead to shocking find
Child's odd teeth lead to shocking find

Why an article in a paediatric journal, and the accompanying photos of the patients' missing and distinctively misaligned…

CDC: Expect 'significant number' of Zika cases
video CDC: Expect 'significant number' of Zika cases

CDC Director Thomas Frieden told a congressional committee that the U.S. should expect to see "significant numbers" of infections…

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Target dads, says jab study
Target dads, says jab study

New Zealand fathers-to-be are nearly twice as likely as their pregnant partners to be undecided about…

Friends to ride for hospice

The hospice which cared for their loved one in her gutsy battle against cancer has inspired three friends to cycle the length…

Health groups call for more tax on tobacco

Parliament heard today that further tax hikes should be introduced over the next few years to curb smoking rates, which…

Kiwis give a lot to help those in need

Phuket crash victim gifted second highest amount through Givealittle site last year.

Being fit or eating well - which is more important?
Being fit or eating well - which is more important?

Losing extra kilos through good eating is more beneficial than exercise alone.

Kiwi teen tests positive for Zika virus

Jen Byrn's infection with the mosquito-borne zika virus has been confirmed by her doctor.

NZ considers increasing Zika aid to Tonga

Australia has pledged $500,000 to help Tonga stop the spread of the virus after they last week declared an outbreak

NZ now safer for our kids

Child safety advocates are hailing the reduction in child deaths and hospital admissions from unintentional injuries.

Lunchtime treat at Mt Roskill school

Healthy scroggin and fruit pottles are replacing chips as lunch for some Mt Roskill schoolchildren.

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…

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Did the Church of England just troll Richard Dawkins?
Did the Church of England just troll Richard Dawkins?

Following the news of his minor stroke, the Church of England posted a tweet about Dawkins which is causing bafflement and…

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