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Five of the best: Tips to get a good night's sleep
Five of the best: Tips to get a good night's sleep

Getting a good night's sleep puts your brain and body in good stead for the week ahead. It helps you make good decisions…

Heart-stopper newlyweds to marry again

Malcolm Jondahl looked up at his bride-to-be and said sorry. The 35-year-old from Whangarei was minutes from exchanging…

DNA holds clues to mortality

Chemical changes in DNA can help us understand people’s “biological age” - a measure of how old their body is that seems…

Cancer sufferer labelled 'freak'

Thousands of social media users have shown their support for a breast cancer sufferer after a stranger told her she was…

Travellers' Tips

Daytripper: Stand-up paddleboarding at Matakana Daytripper: Stand-up paddleboarding at Matakana

It is no wonder stand-up paddle boarding has taken…

Room check: Kinloch Lodge, Glenorchy Room check: Kinloch Lodge, Glenorchy

Shandelle Battersby checks into a remote Central Otago…

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Passion takes the lead for older women
Passion takes the lead for older women

Midlife crisis? What crisis? Suzanne McFadden meets three women in their 40s reinventing their lives.

The science of why we lie
The science of why we lie

We tell 10 lies every week — but what’s the reasoning behind so many untruths, asks Olivia Goldhill.

Inquiries into botched home operations
Inquiries into botched home operations

Two investigations are under way after botched home circumcisions resulted in 10 boys being taken to hospital - one of whom…

Mum and baby's deaths 'preventable'
Mum and baby's deaths 'preventable'

The deaths of a young mother and her newborn son might have been prevented had the mother received the care of an obstetrician…

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John Roughan: Child poverty - a lesson for Key's team
John Roughan: Child poverty - a lesson for Key's team

In the flush of election victory, John Key said something about tackling child poverty in this term…

Has a kid found a cancer cure?

In most families, dinner table conversation is restricted to what happened at school or whether homework has been completed…

What your food cravings mean

Experts say that cravings are the body's way of telling us that something is missing. But what do our desires for certain…

Boost in Parkinson's battle

An innovative concept which would override the damaging brain patterns of Parkinson's disease could give new hope to sufferers…

Future Auckland: Recreation and leisure
Future Auckland: Recreation and leisure

In the final part of our Future Auckland series, we aim to stimulate debate.

How to keep cool on hot days

Are neck, hand or forearm cooling, ice-cube sucking or cold showers effective ways to lose heat on those dog days of summer?…

Heartburn could signify cancer

Having heartburn most days for three weeks or more can be a sign of cancer, according to a British health campaign.

'Snail facials' slip in to spas (+video)

The fact that this latest addition to the global beauty and wellness craze "snail facials" should surface in the hills of…

Crying guys - why the taboo?

When I cried in public, I refused to hide it - not at funerals, not at the movies when the house lights came up...

Years to wait for breast reconstruction
Years to wait for breast reconstruction

A 33-year-old Dunedin woman left with just one breast after cancer says she's waited two years for surgery…

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Life & Style

4 meals you can make at work
4 meals you can make at work

Sophie Kaiser has come up with four meals you can make at work - even in that small - sometimes smelly - communal kitchen…

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