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My 138-day battle with vertigo
My 138-day battle with vertigo

When I woke up Friday morning at 6:15 and got out of bed, the world was whirling counterclockwise.

Alicia Silverstone reveals controversial parenting - No medicine, potty train outdoors

Alicia Silverstone has risked the wrath of parenting groups by sharing her controversial views on motherhood in a new book…

Healing and helping when illness strikes

It's a room any child would love. Toys are scattered everywhere - there is a play kitchen, a giant soft toy dog sitting…

When is 'the flu' a cold?

It is not easy to identify the cause of your cold or flu-like illness.

Travellers' Tips

Top five reasons to visit Christchurch Top five reasons to visit Christchurch

The Garden City's slow but steady rebirth is welcomed…

My holidays: Rose Matafeo My holidays: Rose Matafeo

The comedian once had two taxidermied stoats confiscated…

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Nurse cleared over $300k will fight
Nurse cleared over $300k will fight

A nurse bequeathed $315,000 by an elderly couple who she cared for has been cleared of unethical behaviour by the health…

Cow dung may spur antibiotic resistance
Cow dung may spur antibiotic resistance

Scientists in the US say cow manure used to fertilise vegetable crops may contribute to resistance to antibiotics. A study…

Calorie count: Does it add up?
Calorie count: Does it add up?

But do calories matter? Well, yes. But should we be counting them? Well, no.

Nurses don wigs to promote better health
Nurses don wigs to promote better health

Staff at East Tamaki Healthcare general practices have been donning wigs, wings, hula skirts and decorating clinics to encourage…

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Fitness challenge: A tough yoga workout
Fitness challenge: A tough yoga workout

DDP Yoga What is it? A non-impact, cardio workout that gives flexibility and strength conditioning…

Heart op should be for all, says patient

A Taranaki farmer who became the first Kiwi to undergo a revolutionary heart procedure has joined a push for it to be made…

Homeopaths fight back

New Zealand doctors are said to be backing the findings of an Australian study that says homeopathic remedies do not work…

Big portions - bigger appetite?

Faced with a portion of food twice as big as what you normally consume will lead you to eat about a third more food than…

Whoopi's praise for pot
Whoopi's praise for pot

Making her debut as an online pot columnist, Whoopi Goldberg has sung the praises of the pot vaporizer…

Pop a pill to cure measles?

A new drug could pave the way to a measles pill that cures infections and stops them spreading.

Casual cannabis use alters brain, warn scientists

Experimenting with cannabis on a casual basis damages the brain permanently, research has found.

Birth keepsakes ban eases

The Waikato District Health Board has lifted its ban on women having their labours and births photographed professionally…

Controversial pap smear alternative sparks debate

A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups.

'They didn't think he'd pull through'
'They didn't think he'd pull through'

Six weeks ago he was in a critical condition after being assaulted. Now his mother says he's had a recovery…

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Life & Style

What makes musicians sexy?
What makes musicians sexy?

Naturalist Charles Darwin's theory that music's primary function is sexual courtship may have been proved right.

Live Blog: Royal visit Down Under
Most scary cakes you'll eat
Lee Suckling: When friends do drugs
video Raw: Royal couple tours Uluru
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