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video Jake Bailey on his cancer fight
Jake Bailey on his cancer fight

Jake Bailey has vowed to use his experiences in beating cancer to help other young people. The Christchurch Boys High School…

Kiwi claims cancer ointment cure

A Kiwi woman claims to have cured a melanoma on her chest using black salve ointment, a controversial alternative medicine…

Child's odd teeth lead to shocking find

Why an article in a paediatric journal, and the accompanying photos of the patients' missing and distinctively misaligned…

video CDC: Expect 'significant number' of Zika cases

CDC Director Thomas Frieden told a congressional committee that the U.S. should expect to see "significant numbers" of infections…

Travellers' Tips

Room Check: Sofitel Auckland Room Check: Sofitel Auckland

Our room was large with a balcony overlooking a Maori…

Kia Ora: Mangaweka Kia Ora: Mangaweka

The Rangitikei town of Mangaweka, gateway to the water…

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Target dads, says jab study
Target dads, says jab study

New Zealand fathers-to-be are nearly twice as likely as their pregnant partners to be undecided about immunisation before…

Friends to ride for hospice
Friends to ride for hospice

The hospice which cared for their loved one in her gutsy battle against cancer has inspired three friends to cycle the length…

Health groups call for more tax on tobacco
Health groups call for more tax on tobacco

Parliament heard today that further tax hikes should be introduced over the next few years to curb smoking rates, which…

Kiwis give a lot to help those in need
Kiwis give a lot to help those in need

Phuket crash victim gifted second highest amount through Givealittle site last year.

Health

Being fit or eating well - which is more important?
Being fit or eating well - which is more important?

Losing extra kilos through good eating is more beneficial than exercise alone.

Kiwi teen tests positive for Zika virus

Jen Byrn's infection with the mosquito-borne zika virus has been confirmed by her doctor.

NZ considers increasing Zika aid to Tonga

Australia has pledged $500,000 to help Tonga stop the spread of the virus after they last week declared an outbreak

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
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…

Louise Thompson: Body love

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…

Niki Bezzant: 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…

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