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Live a long, happy life
Live a long, happy life

In Woody Allen's cult classic Sleeper , Allen's character Miles Monroe is cryogenically frozen, then defrosted 200 years…

US Ebola patients prepare for transfer

Plans are underway to bring back the two American aid workers sick with Ebola from Africa.

Lion Heart: Amber-Rose Gailer

What does it take to save a baby's life? Suzanne McFadden traces the incredible story of a baby's will to live.

Queenstown tops organ donor offers

Queenstown-Lakes District residents are more willing to donate an organ than other New Zealanders - possibly because they…

Travellers' Tips

Room check: Heritage Akl Room check: Heritage Akl

Winston Aldworth overnights at a classic central city…

Kia ora: Dannevirke Kia ora: Dannevirke

Elisabeth Easther explores this picturesque town's…

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Hospital pushed to limit as flu hits hard
Hospital pushed to limit as flu hits hard

Cases of winter flu have spiked up to twice the national rate in Auckland, with hospitals reporting a surge in admissions…

Ugly side of the beauty industry
Ugly side of the beauty industry

Dozens of complaints about poor hygiene and dangerous practices have presented an alarming picture of Auckland's beauty…

Brian Gaynor: Private equity plays back in the spotlight
Brian Gaynor: Private equity plays back in the spotlight

The healthcare sector was in the headlines this week with Abano Healthcare's profit announcement, a takeover offer for Acurity…

Doctors told 'practice what you preach'
Doctors told 'practice what you preach'

Doctors have been told to "practice what they preach" in a study that has found medical professionals regularly risk infecting…

Health

IVF's ethical inconsistency
IVF's ethical inconsistency

Although IVF treatments are widely accepted in New Zealand, it is ethically inconsistent that the human…

US preparing to receive Ebola patient

A hospital in the southern United States is preparing to receive an Ebola patient, with reports it could be one of two Americans…

Over five-a-day makes no difference - study

British nutritionists threw down the gauntlet to dietary guidelines in April by declaring seven daily portions of fresh…

Ebola 'out of control' as fears grow

Fears that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to other continents have grown. European and Asian countries are…

Study finds sleep issues start young
Study finds sleep issues start young

Nearly 40 per cent of Auckland University students in a survey had significant sleep problems, with…

Measles case reported in Northland

A case of measles has been confirmed in Northland this week. Northland District Health Board has reported an unimmunised…

Mums more likely to use Google than Dr for sick kids

Mothers are more likely to turn to "Dr Google" than their family doctor to seek advice if their child is poorly, a British…

Booze kills 15 Aussies per day - report

Alcohol kills 15 and hospitalises 430 Australians every day, a new report says. In a decade, the number of fatalities linked…

Preterm babies' brains catch up in teenage years

The brains of premature babies can perform almost as well as those born at full-term by the time they're teenagers, depending…

NZ plans for ebola outbreak
NZ plans for ebola outbreak

New Zealand health experts are making contingency plans to manage the ebola virus in case the deadly…

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Life & Style

Review: Cassia, Auckland CBD
Review: Cassia, Auckland CBD

Out in the suburbs it is difficult to suppress a yawn when it is announced a new Indian restaurant is to open.

Fashion: One direction
Brunch: Bolaven, Mt Eden
Art of making memories
WWI: Brothers in arms
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