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Pharmacists gave out wrong type of insulin
Pharmacists gave out wrong type of insulin

Two pharmacists have been held to account for dispensing the wrong kind of insulin for a man who has diabetes.

Middlemore criticised for delay

Middlemore Hospital has been criticised over a vague policy, missed opportunities and "unacceptable" delay in treating a…

Health board faulted for delaying treatment

A Wellington health board has been faulted for inadvertently delaying treatment of a 68-year-old woman with kidney cancer…

video Shrinking Violet's post-surgery update

After having 2.5kg of excess skin removed from her body, Christchurch woman Elora Harre is in love with her new tummy. The…

Shrinking Violet 'in love' with new body
Shrinking Violet 'in love' with new body

After having 2.5kg of excess skin removed from her body, Christchurch woman Elora Harre is in love with her new tummy.

October the month to quit
October the month to quit

Thousands of Kiwis will be kicking smoking to the curb for Stoptober this year.

Obese people hard-wired to find food irresistible
Obese people hard-wired to find food irresistible

Obese people may have brains that are hard-wired to find food irresistible, a study has found.

A 20-minute walk each day adds seven years to your life
A 20-minute walk each day adds seven years to your life

In the first trial of its kind, researchers discovered that modest exercise in middle age has an anti-ageing effect on the…

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The only hangover cure that works
The only hangover cure that works

A pint of water after a big night? Or a takeaway to soak up the booze? Scientists have now revealed…

Blog: Realign your integrity

This week I would like you to do an Integrity Inventory with your good and gorgeous self. It's simple but it's not easy.

Can you reverse sunburnt skin?

We may only be in the first few days of Spring but sunburn can occur in as little as 20 minutes and can take up to six hours…

Naked cyclists ride for 'body freedom'

Thousands of bicyclists in various stages of undress have pedaled their way around Philadelphia to promote fuel conservation…

Take a nap at work, it's good for you
Take a nap at work, it's good for you

People should follow in the footsteps of Sir Winston Churchill and enjoy a lunchtime nap, say experts…

'She's my heart, my glue in this family'

Susan Mead tries hard to keep life as normal as possible for her daughter Jacqueline.

11-yr-old skier flown to hospital

An 11-year-old boy who fell ill when he was skiing at Mt Ruapehu was flown to hospital.

Paul Little: Can't get over it? It's in the genes

Get over it. Let it go. Move on. A bunch of phrases that have always sounded meaningless to me. If you have experienced…

How to spring clean your life

Clear the clutter, sort your wardrobe and get healthy.

Child, 4, dies as flu virus takes hold
Child, 4, dies as flu virus takes hold

A 4-year-old boy has died of flu in what experts are warning is one of the most intense seasons in recent…

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