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Are receipts bad for health?
Are receipts bad for health?

Receipts: first they prove you spent too much; then they fade before tax time; and now they could be bad for your health…

Cigarette maker snuffs out workplace smoking

America's second-biggest tobacco company is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings.

Biggest contraception myths

15 myths about contraception - alongside the facts

All Black shows off artistic side for Starship

All Black Keven Mealamu is not only a star on the rugby field - he has also made his mark in the realm of children's books…

Travellers' Tips

Bar/fly: Adelaide Bar/fly: Adelaide

Penfolds' founder knew nothing about winemaking when…

Travel 'interns' to tour 2000km of NZ Travel 'interns' to tour 2000km of NZ

Forget a summer internship of fetching coffee and…

More Travellers' Tips
WHO pools experimental Ebola vaccines as experts scramble to beat virus
WHO pools experimental Ebola vaccines as experts scramble to beat virus

A batch of experimental Ebola vaccine was Tuesday set to arrive in Switzerland from Canada, as researchers scramble to beat…

Sick? Use bugs, not drugs
Sick? Use bugs, not drugs

When you’re sick, you want the most effective treatment to help get you back on your feet. But what if that involved bugs?…

Woman in fake cancer cash accusation
Woman in fake cancer cash accusation

The safety of online fundraising is in the spotlight after charges were laid against a woman alleged to have raised more…

Starship help... then hope
Starship help... then hope

When Sarah Morrell had operations to place screws, rods and plates into her bones at Starship, there was no way of treating…

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Ebola seminar for NZ healthcare workers
Ebola seminar for NZ healthcare workers

Hundreds of healthcare workers from Auckland and surrounding areas will attend a seminar on the Ebola…

Freak beach accident could help paralysed patients walk

A freak accident at Bondi beach more than a decade ago has led to a medical breakthrough that could allow paralysed patients…

Why food rot is hot to trot

A little bit of rot is hot to trot these days. That is, food that has been intentionally fermented. And here's why.

Why some people survive Ebola

Even in Ebola-ravaged West Africa, not everyone dies from the virus. So why do some people escape, and not others?

The guide to 'eating for two'
The guide to 'eating for two'

regnant women are understandably confused. So, how do you strike the balance between nutrition and safety…

3D printer saves cancer patient's leg

Doctors have used a 3D printer to help save an Australian man from losing his leg to cancer. After Victoria man Len Chandler…

Drink alcohol and eat meat to improve male fertility - but cut down on coffee, studies suggest

Drinkers reported better sexual function than teetotallers, while meat-eaters had a higher sperm density than vegetarians…

Nigeria's Ebola free - how did it do it?

Nigeria has been declared Ebola-free - and doctors who survived credit heavy doses of a nasty home-made concoction with…

120 people remain on US Ebola watch-list

About 120 people are now being monitored for possible infection with Ebola because they may have had contact with one of…

Nigeria declared free of Ebola
Nigeria declared free of Ebola

Nigeria has been declared Ebola-free in a "spectacular success" in the battle to contain the spread…

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Exercise

On the move
On the move

Measuring your fitness levels with advanced tracking gadgets is growing ever popular — and it’s not just for tech-heads…

This fitness fad's out of puff
'Healthy' marketing for sports drinks opposed
Sutton gets to play it cool
Does 'magic weightloss' work?
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