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Single parent kids suffer more health issues - study
Single parent kids suffer more health issues - study

Children who live with just one parent after a family break-up suffer from more health problems than those whose parents…

Why do I have stretch marks?

Most women get them. Some men get them. Few people welcome them. Rodney Sinclair explains stretch marks.

Vouchers urged for social services

A major shift to more voucher-type funding of social services, including health and education, is proposed in a new official…

Can yoga give you an orgasm?

Besides improving your flexibility, the ancient practice apparently has another, rather unexpected, benefit, says Maxine…

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My holidays: Tom Binns My holidays: Tom Binns

The British comedian shares his holiday memories.

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193 Bosnian preschoolers suffer food poisoning
193 Bosnian preschoolers suffer food poisoning

Authorities in Bosnia’s capital have declared a food poisoning epidemic after nearly 200 preschool children became sick…

Dad on lifesaving mission for son
Dad on lifesaving mission for son

Robbie Martin is used to helping youths in his local community. Now the community is helping to raise $10k so he can fly…

Five deadly parasites spread
Five deadly parasites spread

Global events such as climate change and an international trade have caused a number of dangerous parasites to emerge in…

Scientist's bold claim: I'll live to be 150
Scientist's bold claim: I'll live to be 150

A scientist specialising in anti-ageing research has made the bold claim that he will live to be 150, and he takes 100 drugs…

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How caterpillars could ease arthritis pain
How caterpillars could ease arthritis pain

A fungus found on caterpillars could be used to relieve pain in osteoarthritis sufferers, according…

How to be naturally happy

Being a naturally fit person starts with the right mindset. It always starts with mindset. Once we have that right everything…

True grit: oh the misery at Les Mills

I'm someone who jogs most days and boasts to his friends that he's reasonably fit, writes Jack Tame.

Call for free chicken pox jabs

Vaccinations for chicken pox, meningococcal C and HPV for boys must be added to NZ's free immunisation register, a health…

I do, a second time
I do, a second time

Most people don't renew their wedding vows within the first year of marriage - but most people don't…

'Evil twin' growing in her head

Surgeons have found and removed an embryonic twin, complete with hair, bone and teeth, from deep in the brain of a PhD computer…

Controversial additive no longer in cake

Two supermarket chains say their supplier has removed a preservative from its cakes which is restricted in Europe due to…

Fighting Fat: Drain your stomach

In a new attempt to control New Zealand's obesity epidemic, severely overweight patients will have a stomach drain installed…

Second health worker negative for Ebola

A second healthcare worker who recently returned from Sierra Leone has tested negative for the Ebola virus.

Kiwis happier than Aussies
Kiwis happier than Aussies

New Zealanders are happier than their rivals from across the ditch, according to a new report released…

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