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US Ebola patient had contact with kids
US Ebola patient had contact with kids

New revelations in the US' first Ebola case - including that the man was sent home from hospital for 2 days, and he had…

Pregnancy diabetes rate could be halved

Nearly half of all cases of diabetes during pregnancy can be prevented if young women eat well, exercise regularly and stop…

Hospital's heart unit proved a life saver

Oliver Szparagowski owes his life to the decision to build a heart unit at Starship children's hospital, his surgeon says…

Multiple dramas all in a morning's work

It's early morning at the Starship operating theatres and a vital instrument needed to treat a sick, tiny newborn can't…

Travellers' Tips

Travel review: Samsung Galaxy K Zoom Travel review: Samsung Galaxy K Zoom

The new Samsung camera gives control back to the photographer…

My holidays: Theo Randall My holidays: Theo Randall

The Michelin-starred chef shares his travel memories…

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Student's app may be a lifesaver
Student's app may be a lifesaver

University of Auckland business student Laurelin Okan is developing monitoring technology to help save the lives of people…

Ebola: From Africa to America
Ebola: From Africa to America

Authorities in the US are racing to track down family and friends of a man who'd recently travelled from Liberia to Dallas…

Breast cancer survivors have good chance of living for years - study
Breast cancer survivors have good chance of living for years - study

Breast cancer survivors have more than a 70 per cent chance of living for at least another 10 years after battling the disease…

St John's cardiac arrest record outstrips global counterparts
St John's cardiac arrest record outstrips global counterparts

A new report has revealed that cardiac arrest patients treated by St John Ambulance have a better rate of survival than…

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Is NZ the best country to grow old in?
Is NZ the best country to grow old in?

New Zealand rates highly in a global list of the best countries in the world to grow old in, ranking…

'You saved Theo and gave us a family'

HELP OUR KIDS: Read this incredibly moving letter of thanks to Starship. It will show you why the hospital matters to families…

Is US ready for its first Ebola case?

The United States has diagnosed its first case of the deadly Ebola virus in a man who became infected in Liberia and travelled…

Nigeria's Ebola outbreak almost over

The Ebola outbreak in Nigeria is almost over, after an ordeal that began in July when a sick man with US-Liberian citizenship…

Smokers join Stoptober campaign
Smokers join Stoptober campaign

Hundreds of smokers have joined a Stoptober campaign to give up the habit, and many more will try to…

From rat-infested dump to NZ's heart

Before Starship sick children were treated in a tired and run-down hospital. In 1991 all that changed, but the great hospital…

Energy drinks could be making you more tired, experts warn

Soaring numbers of of teenage girls are suffering iron deficiency because they consume too many energy drinks, experts have…

Deep-fried Mars' stroke danger

It has been hailed as Scotland's most unhealthy snack, dripping with sugar and covered in fat. And now doctors have warned…

When cigarette packs look the same, fewer people buy them

France is on the verge of introducing some of the most stringent anti-smoking legislation in the world, following Australia's…

All you need to know about oil
All you need to know about oil

Do we need another expensive oil in the pantry? And if so, what on earth do we use it for? Delaney Mes…

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