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Can you reverse sunburnt skin?
Can you reverse sunburnt skin?

We may only be in the first few days of Spring but sunburn can occur in as little as 20 minutes and can take up to six hours…

Naked cyclists ride for 'body freedom'

Thousands of bicyclists in various stages of undress have pedaled their way around Philadelphia to promote fuel conservation…

Take a nap at work, it's good for you

People should follow in the footsteps of Sir Winston Churchill and enjoy a lunchtime nap, say experts.

'She's my heart, my glue in this family'

Susan Mead tries hard to keep life as normal as possible for her daughter Jacqueline.

11-yr-old skier flown to hospital
11-yr-old skier flown to hospital

An 11-year-old boy who fell ill when he was skiing at Mt Ruapehu was flown to hospital.

Can't get over it? It's in the genes
Can't get over it? It's in the genes

Get over it. Let it go. Move on. A bunch of phrases that have always sounded meaningless to me. If you have experienced…

How to spring clean your life
How to spring clean your life

Clear the clutter, sort your wardrobe and get healthy.

Child, 4, dies as flu virus takes hold
Child, 4, dies as flu virus takes hold

A 4-year-old boy has died of flu in what experts are warning is one of the most intense seasons in recent years.

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Jamie Oliver's war on sugar
Jamie Oliver's war on sugar

Crusading chef wants a sugar tax to curb obesity and diabetes.

When bacon and eggs shouldn't go together

Researchers have found a link between frequent consumption of processed meats and lower fertilisation in men, writes Niki…

'Sexist banter' is bad for your health

Sexist "banter" in the workplace can be bad for women's health, according to a study. Research found condescending comments…

How pregnancy makes you sick decades later

From morning sickness to swollen ankles and high blood pressure, pregnancy certainly takes its toll on a woman's health. But…

Vitamin D sparks movement in bowel health
Vitamin D sparks movement in bowel health

Vitamin D could play an important role in bowel problems, new research from the University of Auckland…

Counting calories? Don't bother

Doctors are being urged to promote the powerful benefit of healthy food rather than focusing on calories and handing out…

Parkinson's 'burns out' brain cells

Brains cells affected by Parkinson's disease die prematurely because they are prone to burning out "like an overheating…

Wendyl Wants To Know: Chicken nuggets? Where's the chicken?

I've looked at chicken nuggets before but never have I seen a packet which contains so little chicken.

video Honey proves to be a natural way to control acne

New Zealand researchers have shown that a kanuka honey formulation can help control acne.

Concern over number of beds for aged residential care
Concern over number of beds for aged residential care

Some West Coast District Health Board staff are worried Westport won't have enough hospital and aged…

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