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Small Business: Keeping well with Grant Difford of Waking Giants
Small Business: Keeping well with Grant Difford of Waking Giants

Caitlin Sykes talks with Grant Difford, creative director and founder of Waking Giants, about keeping well.

Doctors can't explain rise in penis birth defect

A condition which causes baby boys to be born with deformed penises is becoming more common in Sweden, for reasons unknown…

'Shock and kill' approach cures mice of HIV in world first

A combination of four drugs can flush out HIV-infected cells from hidden reservoirs in the body and kill them with a boost…

Teen not told of chemo infertility risk

Hospital staff have been criticised after a 14-year-old cancer patient was not told about the risk of infertility or given…

Travellers' Tips

Kia ora: Te Kauwhata Kia ora: Te Kauwhata

Detour through a town you always pass but never stop…

Bar/fly: Pilsner in the Czech Republic Bar/fly: Pilsner in the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic has given the world many things…

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Breastfeeding mums cut postnatal depression risk in half
Breastfeeding mums cut postnatal depression risk in half

Women who do not breastfeed their babies are at a higher risk of postnatal depression, according to a major study of more…

Obese people at riske of dementia - research
Obese people at riske of dementia - research

People who are obese could be putting themselves at risk of dementia in later life, new research suggests.

Cancer teen's dream is for history trip
Cancer teen's dream is for history trip

Cancer patient Samantha France dreams of going to Europe on a school trip as part of her history studies.

DHB staff call off industrial action
DHB staff call off industrial action

Nearly 12,000 unionised health workers have called off industrial action after reaching a settlement over pay. Staff at…

Health

Drug blocks Ebola-like virus in monkey tests
Drug blocks Ebola-like virus in monkey tests

An experimental drug treatment can help monkeys survive an otherwise deadly infection with a tropical…

Small Business: Keeping well with Gregg Walden of The Jungle Gym

Caitlin Sykes talks with Greg Walden, owner of The Jungle Gym, about keeping well.

Botox could slow cancer

Botox has frozen the faces of countless Hollywood stars, and international researchers said Wednesday the toxic injections…

Shelley Bridgeman: Why is healthcare so hard?

What's your experience of being processed by healthcare providers? Shelley Bridgeman has been less than impressed.

Entrepreneurship the answer for some with autism
Entrepreneurship the answer for some with autism

Matt Cottle's boss told him he'd never do anything more than collect grocery carts working at his local…

Smoking can hurt grandkids

Smoking during pregnancy can affect the growth of a woman’s future grandchildren, a new study has warned.

Programme launched to get children get off feeding tubes

Children on feeding tubes are being taught how to eat and drink again in a pilot programme at Starship Children's Hospital…

Potential Ebola case in California

A patient who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus has been put in isolation at a hospital in Sacramento, California…

Ebola: Curfew ordered

Liberia’s president declared a curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine a slum home to at least 50,000 people as…

Youth suicide falls, elderly rate rises
Youth suicide falls, elderly rate rises

New Zealand’s youth suicide rate has dropped by a quarter – but suicides among the elderly are rising…

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Exercise

Exercise and diet go hand in hand
Exercise and diet go hand in hand

In the spring of 1986 I opened my first gym in East Hampton, New York, home to the Big Apple's elite. Very quickly, this…

Can running be bad for you?
Un-processing processed food
Dave Shaw: Reduce stress, eat well, be healthy
Les Mills tells members what to wear
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