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Calories in this pizza will make you gasp
Calories in this pizza will make you gasp

Before you sink your teeth into Pizza Hut's new cheeseburger crust pizza, you'll need a fitness plan ready to work off its…

External beauty an inner boost

After being diagnosed with cancer, Tracy Judd understood how something that seems as minor as applying some makeup can mean…

Niki Bezzant: Bring on the sugar tax

Preliminary results from a study by Mexico's National Institute of Public Health show their sugar tax has decreased the…

Opinion: 'Vaccinating' girls against pregnancy problematic

Kerre McIvor asks if it’s appropriate to insert long-lasting contraception in the bodies of girls too young to be having…

Travellers' Tips

Flight check: Auckland to Taipei Flight check: Auckland to Taipei

Eli Orzessek flies China Airlines from Auckland to…

Ben Stanley: Along for the ride Ben Stanley: Along for the ride

The cool thing about ridesharing on your travels isn't…

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'Sniff test' may help detect autism - research
'Sniff test' may help detect autism - research

A simple sniffing test could determine if children have autism even before they are able to speak, researchers say.

Drinking orange juice may raise risk of skin cancer - research
Drinking orange juice may raise risk of skin cancer - research

Drinking just two glasses of orange juice a day could increase your risk of getting the deadliest form of skin cancer.

How scientists can pinpoint an exact time of death
How scientists can pinpoint an exact time of death

Austrian scientists have come up with a method that allows calculation of the time of death even after ten days.

Anorexia relapse sparks novel
Anorexia relapse sparks novel

With her positive messages and dark themes, Louise O’Neill is leading a new wave of young adult fiction that appeals to…

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Measles kills vaccinated woman
Measles kills vaccinated woman

A woman killed by measles in Washington state had been vaccinated against the disease as a child but…

Is this the world's most dangerous drink?

Devotees say raw milk is the ultimate health food. So why do scientists think it’s so toxic?

Dementia, desperation fuels debate

A former lecturer killed his dementia-suffering wife in an act of desperation, then took his own life after being charged…

Runner goes the distance

Eugene Bingham describes how running helps him find freedom - freedom to quit worrying and be happy.

Wendyl Wants To Know: Home-made's still best, but this one comes close
Wendyl Wants To Know: Home-made's still best, but this one comes close

This pre-made garlic bread will do if you're running late, writes Wendyl Nissen, but it doesn't beat…

Five things the ancient Greeks can teach us about medicine today

Although we now have a far more detailed and accurate picture of medicine, the ancient Greeks can help us think through…

Exercise can boost productivity - research

"We all know exercise is good for our physical and mental health, but this data suggests that regular exercise may also…

Do you suffer post-party ‘hangxiety’?

Increasing numbers of people say they feel panicky and paranoid after drinking. New terms 'hangxiety' and 'boozanoia' describe…

Is marriage making you fat?

Marriage can boost your health in a number of ways but it appears there is one measure where it lets you down – your waistline…

More wishes granted for charity thanks to big funding boost
More wishes granted for charity thanks to big funding boost

When doctors told Kavanna Jade she might not live to see her 14th birthday she made a bucket list to…

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Top 5 pizza places
Top 5 pizza places

Invented in Naples, the pizza has become one of the world’s favourite fast foods. But for every good pizza there are many…

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