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Has 8-year-old found a cancer cure?
Has 8-year-old found a cancer cure?

In most families, dinner table conversation is restricted to what happened at school or whether homework has been completed…

What your food cravings mean

Experts say that cravings are the body's way of telling us that something is missing. But what do our desires for certain…

Boost in Parkinson's battle

An innovative concept which would override the damaging brain patterns of Parkinson's disease could give new hope to sufferers…

Future Auckland: Recreation and leisure

In the final part of our Future Auckland series, we aim to stimulate debate.

Travellers' Tips

Room check: Kinloch Lodge, Glenorchy Room check: Kinloch Lodge, Glenorchy

Shandelle Battersby checks into a remote Central Otago…

Kia ora: Waihi Kia ora: Waihi

Community spirit, cool cafes and amazing walks add…

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How to keep cool on hot days
How to keep cool on hot days

Are neck, hand or forearm cooling, ice-cube sucking or cold showers effective ways to lose heat on those dog days of summer?…

Heartburn could signify cancer
Heartburn could signify cancer

Having heartburn most days for three weeks or more can be a sign of cancer, according to a British health campaign.

'Snail facials' slip in to spas (+video)
'Snail facials' slip in to spas (+video)

The fact that this latest addition to the global beauty and wellness craze "snail facials" should surface in the hills of…

Crying guys - why the taboo?
Crying guys - why the taboo?

When I cried in public, I refused to hide it - not at funerals, not at the movies when the house lights came up...

Health

Years to wait for breast reconstruction
Years to wait for breast reconstruction

A 33-year-old Dunedin woman left with just one breast after cancer says she's waited two years for surgery…

Teachers struggle to find voice

Being a teacher doesn't just mean losing your patience with unruly pupils - it can also mean losing your voice.

Future Auckland: Health

In part four of the Herald series on how to make Auckland better, we look at the pros and cons of health-care in New Zealand's…

Potential cure for deadly peanut allergy - research

Australian researchers have found a possible cure for people with potentially fatal peanut allergies.

Is he just selfie-obsessed or a narcissistic psychopath?
Is he just selfie-obsessed or a narcissistic psychopath?

Friends who post too many selfies can be annoying, but is something darker afoot?

5 easy ways to keep wellness on track

If your New Year's resolutions have collapsed try these small and totally achievable health and wellbeing tips. Your body…

Why you're a mozzie target

There’s always one in a crowd, a person mosquitoes seem to target more than others. What is it about these unlucky chosen…

Cannabis beats prescription drugs for chronic pain - research

Cannabis might provide more relief from chronic pain than prescription drugs, new research suggests.

Katie Grant: How I got over my fear of vomiting

A phobia of vomiting is surprisingly common. For Katie Grant, it led to a food obsession and near breakdown. She describes…

What comes after Ebola?
What comes after Ebola?

Schools are reopening, but in three Ebola-ravaged African countries, children have had their innocence…

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Life & Style

'Kiwis have been generous to Catton'
'Kiwis have been generous to Catton'

The Taxpayers’ Union says Kiwis have done more than enough to support under-fire author Eleanor Catton, who received upward…

Heidi: 'Pants are coming off'
In love with Invisible Boyfriend
A 3D-printed food revolution?
What's with weird names?
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