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Transplanted to a new world
Transplanted to a new world

Of all the places to perform dialysis, the back seat of a car in the South Island's Lewis Pass must be one of the strangest. Former…

Dying mum seeks care for kids

There have been moments of joy and wonder since Jennifer Doolabh was diagnosed with terminal breast cancer aged 25.

It's crucial to get the whole process right

Donation should be discussed compassionately and respectfully, recognising that donation comes out of human tragedy, writes…

Little use in keeping a low-carb diet

I'm tired of the debate about what we should eat being framed as "fat vs sugar". Just cutting carbs or fat is no guarantee…

Travellers' Tips

Flight check: Dallas to Sydney Flight check: Dallas to Sydney

Winston Aldworth flies on the longest commercial flight…

Cheap and cheerful travel tips Cheap and cheerful travel tips

For last-minute travel plans on the cheap, Megan Singleton…

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Khloe Kardashian loses 15 kg and shares her secret
Khloe Kardashian loses 15 kg and shares her secret

The 31-year-old reality TV star is addicted to working out because of how good it makes her feel and is thrilled with the…

Ebola vaccine could stop virus
Ebola vaccine could stop virus

An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work, scientists say.

Are you a perfectionist in the office? Beware of burning out
Are you a perfectionist in the office? Beware of burning out

Workers who strive for perfection may not always make the best employees.

Baby undergoes operation in womb
Baby undergoes operation in womb

A baby's life was saved by a pioneering operation carried out when she was still in her mother's womb.

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No jab, no job for nurses
No jab, no job for nurses

Three Waikato Hospital nurses have been suspended for defying a controversial new policy forcing non-vaccinated…

Space suit helps Honor take control

4-year-old Honor Griffiths is learning to take her first steps thanks to a bungy-style suit originally used by Russian cosmonauts…

Human skin grown in Kiwi labs

Kiwi scientists are investigating how human skin could be synthetically grown in a lab - something that could revolutionise…

Wendyl Wants To Know: Less is more in wrap battle

On a quest to find store-bought wraps that don't have a strange chemical smell, Wendyl Nissen discovers a good organic alternative…

Peter Lyons: Govt trading away health costs for what?
Peter Lyons: Govt trading away health costs for what?

In simple terms it appears that NZ will need to pay more for our medicines in return for the possibility…

Feeling stressed? Get an aquarium

Watching tropical fish swim around a tank, it can seem like they don't have a care in the world.

Texting and walking? You look drunk

People who send text messages on the move are just like drunks, researchers have claimed.

Male menopause not a midlife crisis

It's a real problem that should be treated with testosterone replacement therapy, scientists say.

Red flags over psychiatrist's work led to fraud allegations

The medical worker who allegedly stole a US doctor's identity and became registered as a psychiatrist in the Waikato was…

YouTube star reveals depression battle
YouTube star reveals depression battle

One of New Zealand's most popular YouTube stars, Shaaanxo, has made the revelation in a heartfelt video…

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