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How to keep your brain sharp
How to keep your brain sharp

Keeping your brain sharp requires more than just a game of Sudoku each day, says an expert holding a public talk in Auckland…

Choice to die 'a sound decision'

The woman fighting to have the option of dying on her own terms says she was not coerced into making the decision before…

Physio who had sex with patient breached standards

A physiotherapist who had sex with a woman he had been treating has been judged to have breached professional standards…

Call to restrict unhealthy food marketing to kids

The marketing of unhealthy foods to children and adolescents must be further restricted to help control obesity, according…

Travellers' Tips

Room check: 1888 Hotel, Sydney Room check: 1888 Hotel, Sydney

Graham Reid stays at "the world's first Instagram…

Kia ora: Kawhia Kia ora: Kawhia

Lovely harbour has a rich history and top fish and…

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26,000 healthcare workers reject collective agreement
26,000 healthcare workers reject collective agreement

Nurses, midwives and health care assistants at 20 District Health Boards (DHBs) have rejected a proposed collective agreement…

Right to die case heard in court
Right to die case heard in court

The doctor of a lawyer fighting to be given the option of a doctor assisted death said her patient was competent to be able…

Lawyer fights for right to end life
Lawyer fights for right to end life

A lawyer dying of incurable brain cancer says she is determined to live her life well, while she is still able to.

Opinion: The good thing about bad times
Opinion: The good thing about bad times

If there is one thing I have learned as a professional coach it's that everyone has "gone through stuff". Everyone. No exceptions…

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Synthetic cannabis health scare
Synthetic cannabis health scare

More than 30 people have been treated at hospitals for bad reactions to what is thought to be a potent…

Govt considers e-cigarette restriction

The Government has been urged to consider restricting sales of nicotine electronic cigarettes to pharmacies.

Let's give these kids a pair of pyjamas

Child poverty figures can be hard to believe. The very word poverty hardly seems appropriate for a country with New Zealand's…

How bad high heels really are

Film festival organisers sparked controversy this week when it emerged a group of women, some of whom had medical conditions…

Rugby: Doctor calls for sport concussion law
Rugby: Doctor calls for sport concussion law

Australian injury expert believes legislation needed to protect young brains.

Gene find gives hope for prostate cancer

Thousands of men with advanced prostate cancer have been given new hope of a cure after scientists discovered the genetic…

Seales trial to explore suicide in light of bill of rights

Ahead of Lecretia Seales' euthanasia legal battle, two experts say there's a strong case the law here doesn't stop doctors…

Breakthrough offers hope for prostate cancer cure

Scientists discover genetic background to disease - and treatments are already available.

Dad made me eat junk food for 10 days

Student Tom Spector explains how he became a McDonald's regular, and why his diet might help to cure obesity.

Funding for bowel checks 'pathetic'
Funding for bowel checks 'pathetic'

Bowel cancer screening will be extended beyond the original four years in Auckland's north and west…

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Health & Wellbeing

65-year-old now mother of 17
65-year-old now mother of 17

A 65-year-old German woman has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine…

Matt Heath: Sleep anxiety a wake-up call
Quadruplets for 65-yr-old
Stop it guys - it's all about image, not reality
Allergic to partner's semen
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