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Test could predict breast cancer nine years before it strikes
Test could predict breast cancer nine years before it strikes

The findings of a new study could be used to help stop women from developing breast cancer at all, British researchers say…

Young dads more likely to die early

Men who become fathers before they are 25 have a greater risk of dying in middle age than those who delay having children…

Intimate pregnant portraits reveal all

"I cried and threw up when I saw the positive pregnancy test - my life literally flashed before my eyes and I cried like…

Young mums struggle to find support

Teenaged and non-European mothers take longer to find a midwife than older, European mums, new research shows.

Travellers' Tips

Travel tidbits and deals of the week Travel tidbits and deals of the week

We bring you some of the best travel deals going -…

My holidays: Lydia Smith My holidays: Lydia Smith

Filmmaker Lydia Smith, whose Walking the Camino: Six…

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Foods that aren't as good as you think
Foods that aren't as good as you think

The reality is many items construed as healthy options are not even close. We give you the low-down plus our healthier alternatives…

US doctor now aware of identity theft
US doctor now aware of identity theft

The American doctor who allegedly had his identity stolen by a man now facing charges in Hamilton is aware of the case.

Don't ignore picky eaters
Don't ignore picky eaters

Picky eating in small children may be a sign of serious mental problems that should not be ignored, say experts.

Why women freeze in office air-con
Why women freeze in office air-con

Many women have thought it for years but now scientists have confirmed females are at risk of being over-chilled by office…

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Give jab rebels another job
Give jab rebels another job

It beggars belief that any nurses employed in public hospitals would be allowed to decline vaccinations…

'I let the patient and myself down'

A doctor who wrongly advised a pregnant woman to continue taking medication that could harm a fetus has been found in breach…

Support worker failed disabled man - HDC

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall released her report about the case today.

Doctor accused of identity fraud named

The 54-year-old allegedly stole the credentials of a doctor in the United States with a similar name to get a job at the…

Jaw replacement from too much gum
Jaw replacement from too much gum

"One minute I was laughing and chatting normally - the next, without any warning, my jaw was suddenly…

Women lured by cheap implants

"You can save yourself money but you don't know what you're getting, how long they are going to last and what they're going…

The really good thing about being busy

Busyness can be a good thing and a bad thing, writes columnist Louise Thompson.

Fired for not getting jab

One worker has now been sacked for defying a new hard-line policy forcing unvaccinated Waikato District Health Board staff…

Nuclear protesters call for radiation health study

Veterans of New Zealand's nuclear protests in the South Pacific are calling for a study into the effects of radiation on…

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…

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