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Bowel cancer screening a 'no-brainer'
Bowel cancer screening a 'no-brainer'

Bowel cancer survivor Trisha Cooney can see no reason the Government can't immediately start creating a national screening…

NZ lags behind Aust in cancer survival

Kiwis with cancer die from the disease sooner than Australian cancer patients, research shows, with some of the larger survival…

Worst killers of Kiwis changing

More New Zealanders died from Alzheimer's disease and chronic kidney disease last year than in 1990, a study has found.

Holiday camps aim to give MS families a break

Having a sometimes debilitating disease is tough for many people. But it can be especially difficult for their children.

Smoking pill could be the answer to addiction
Smoking pill could be the answer to addiction

New Zealand researchers have shown that a low-cost, Soviet-era quit-smoking pill is more effective than nicotine-replacement…

Revealed: How long we live
Revealed: How long we live

People around the world are living on average to the ripe old age of 71.5, up from 65.3 in 1990.

Why do men get into yoga?
Why do men get into yoga?

A new Harvard University study has revealed that yoga is as good for you as, you know, "proper exercise".

How fruit cuts depression risk
How fruit cuts depression risk

Eating at least two pieces of fruit a day can lower your risk of depression, a study suggests.

Health

UK to ban smoking while kids in car
UK to ban smoking while kids in car

Adult smokers in the UK who light up with children in the car will be fined £50 ($101), under new Government…

Sports hit back at ad rule proposals

The All Blacks, Warriors and the Black Caps say proposed changes to alcohol sponsorship and advertising would threaten the…

Kiwi nurse details battle with Ebola

A New Zealand nurse who spent time working in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone says an end to the outbreak is in sight.

Safety push for NZ water tourism

Shark cage divers and parasailers should be safer under new voluntary guidelines for avoiding risks in the water tourism…

Kids all ears in the hot seat
Kids all ears in the hot seat

Wriggling toddlers will meet their match when Kidz First Clendon Community Clinic nurses get the best…

Quit rate on e-cigarettes higher with nicotine

Electronic cigarettes are more effective at helping smokers to quit tobacco when they contain nicotine, a review of studies…

E-cigarettes more effective with nicotine - studies

Electronic cigarettes are more effective at helping smokers to quit tobacco when they contain nicotine, a review of studies…

More teens trying e-cigarettes than the real thing - US survey

More teensagers are trying out e-cigarettes than the real thing, according to a US annual drug use survey.

Cricket: Muscle- Strained Mills' cup squad selection hinges on medical report

Medical reports on experienced seamer Kyle Mills are shaping as crucial for New Zealand's World Cup squad planning.

Can identifying illness stop attacks?
Can identifying illness stop attacks?

New studies have challenged thinking that psychological problems are only a minor factor in the making…

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Life & Style

Kate's hair a 'nightmare'
Kate's hair a 'nightmare'

Her lustrous locks are the envy of women the world over. But the Duchess of Cambridge's hair is a "nightmare" to style because…

Biggest beauty news of 2014
Shelley Bridgeman: Slow drivers - get out of the fast lane
2014: The year to flash flesh
Food: 2014's biggest recipes
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Exercise

Top five fitness fads for 2015
Top five fitness fads for 2015

It's a crazy thought that 2015 is just a month around the corner, bringing with it the joy of our hottest months, skimpy…

CrossFit: Pointless pain?
Samantha Bluemel: 7 ways to shake up your health routine
Booze and bacon temptation
New bike park for Woodhill
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