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NZ now safer for our kids
NZ now safer for our kids

Child safety advocates are hailing the reduction in child deaths and hospital admissions from unintentional injuries.

Lunchtime treat at Mt Roskill school

Healthy scroggin and fruit pottles are replacing chips as lunch for some Mt Roskill schoolchildren.

Drinking three cups of tea a day could beat curse of brittle bones

Research shows that tea drinkers have stronger bones, cutting their risk of painful fractures, including broken hips.

Your health: Managing teenage stress

Hi Sandra, our daughter is going into her last year at school, she has always got quite stressed about exams and achieving…

Travellers' Tips

How to avoid getting mugged overseas How to avoid getting mugged overseas

Any number of things can go wrong when you're travelling…

'Clueless' tourist mistakes revealed 'Clueless' tourist mistakes revealed

Whether it's not knowing the language or misunderstanding…

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Learning to love your body
Learning to love your body

Would you like this year to be the "Year Of Your Best Body?" Of course! Who wouldn't. No shortage of ways to achieve that…

It's only natural to keep it natural
It's only natural to keep it natural

What does the word "natural" mean to you? If you're like most people, it's something appealing, especially when it relates…

Don't sleep with your mouth open
Don't sleep with your mouth open

Sleeping with your mouth open isn't just unsightly - it can also cause tooth decay, a NZ study has found.

UK healthcare deal for Kiwis axed
UK healthcare deal for Kiwis axed

Prime Minister John Key has hit out at new legislation meaning New Zealanders will have to pay over $320 for health and…

Health

Public slams Dior for perfume ad featuring cigarettes
Public slams Dior for perfume ad featuring cigarettes

Dior has been slammed on Instagram for posting a photo depicting a model holding a cigarette for its…

How novelist baked her way out of depression

Best-selling author Marian Keyes tells Jennifer Dann why she hates the term chick-lit and how she baked herself out of depression…

Science & Tech: Heart disease

Heart disease kills more people in New Zealand than in most other OECD countries, according to a recent international OECD…

Why sugar is so hard to quit

Strategies for getting the upper hand on the sweet stuff.

Which face do you see? Image reveals eye strength
Which face do you see? Image reveals eye strength

How good's your eyesight? This optical illusion could reveal if you need glasses.

Revealed: The drug that keeps you young

New drug could 'have profound effects on healthspan and lifespan' say scientists.

I let my brain tumour grow for 10 years

After learning about her tumour by accident, Carol Krucoff decided not to do anything about it.

How do you tell a five-year-old child he's dying?

Given just nine months to live, five-year-old Arian's parents have drawn up a bucket list of experiences for their curious…

Zika could inject fear back into sex

News that Zika can be sexually transmitted has injected fear into a world just recovering from the HIV epidemic.

Measles alert after flight arrival
Measles alert after flight arrival

A passenger on China Southern Airlines flight, CZ305, to Auckland was identified as having measles.

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