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Breast cancer survivors have good chance of living for years - study
Breast cancer survivors have good chance of living for years - study

Breast cancer survivors have more than a 70 per cent chance of living for at least another 10 years after battling the disease…

St John's cardiac arrest record outstrips global counterparts

A new report has revealed that cardiac arrest patients treated by St John Ambulance have a better rate of survival than…

Is NZ the best country to grow old in?

New Zealand rates highly in a global list of the best countries in the world to grow old in, ranking above both Australia…

'You saved Theo and gave us a family'

HELP OUR KIDS: Read this incredibly moving letter of thanks to Starship. It will show you why the hospital matters to families…

Travellers' Tips

My holidays: Theo Randall My holidays: Theo Randall

The Michelin-starred chef shares his travel memories…

Travel tidbits and deals of the week Travel tidbits and deals of the week

We bring you some of the best travel deals going -…

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Is US ready for its first Ebola case?
Is US ready for its first Ebola case?

The United States has diagnosed its first case of the deadly Ebola virus in a man who became infected in Liberia and travelled…

Nigeria's Ebola outbreak almost over
Nigeria's Ebola outbreak almost over

The Ebola outbreak in Nigeria is almost over, after an ordeal that began in July when a sick man with US-Liberian citizenship…

Smokers join Stoptober campaign
Smokers join Stoptober campaign

Hundreds of smokers have joined a Stoptober campaign to give up the habit, and many more will try to quit on their own -…

From rat-infested dump to NZ's heart
From rat-infested dump to NZ's heart

Before Starship sick children were treated in a tired and run-down hospital. In 1991 all that changed, but the great hospital…

Health

Energy drinks could be making you more tired, experts warn
Energy drinks could be making you more tired, experts warn

Soaring numbers of of teenage girls are suffering iron deficiency because they consume too many energy…

Deep-fried Mars' stroke danger

It has been hailed as Scotland's most unhealthy snack, dripping with sugar and covered in fat. And now doctors have warned…

When cigarette packs look the same, fewer people buy them

France is on the verge of introducing some of the most stringent anti-smoking legislation in the world, following Australia's…

All you need to know about oil

Do we need another expensive oil in the pantry? And if so, what on earth do we use it for? Delaney Mes explains.

Sexually active teen girls should use implants - experts
Sexually active teen girls should use implants - experts

Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants - long-acting birth control methods that…

Antibiotics 'link to child obesity'

Children who are given antibiotics in the first two years of their lives are at greater risk of becoming obese in early…

Not just an Auckland hospital

Starship isn't just an Auckland hospital - it's the national children's hospital. Here's why it matters to all of New Zealand…

Zest for life after brush with tumour

Toby Cunliffe-Steel had a golfball-sized tumour in his brain. He wouldn't be here without the care Starship hospital provided…

Name your fear and cuddle it

Depression and anxiety are about fear, says Sir John Kirwan. Here he highlights ways young people can overcome that fear…

Music to ease pain of bad times
Music to ease pain of bad times

Kelly Harrison started cutting herself when she was 13: "It wasn’t so much coping, it was more surviving."…

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Life & Style

10 culturally suspect fashions
10 culturally suspect fashions

The debate around cultural appropriation is hot. We look at 10 instances of borrowing from another culture in the name of…

Creeky the world's oldest clown dies, aged 98
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Ten reasons to love single life
The app that gives sex consent
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