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Two male inpatients at the unit died in suspected suicides this week.
"If you leave it too long, people can die," cancer patient tells.
Grieving family takes battle with Waikato DHB over son's death to Prime Minister.
The spinal surgery Kay Billman waited 18 months for gave her back her life.
The money question: Should private practice be used to entice specialists to stay in NZ?
Parents strike hurdle in their desperate bid to bring their daughter home after 5 years.
A couple's call for help funding a cancer drug was met in record time.
Roughly a third of Kiwis have untreated tooth decay amid calls for free treatment.
One man is so desperate for treatment he's considering moving back to the US.
NYT: She had lost every last bit of her skin. During the day I became her torturer.
Clinicians could abuse their power by pushing patients to private practise. So do they?
Dylan Cleaver: Head knocks are never "safe", but don't take my word for it.
"I struggle to see when it is ever necessary to yank a baby away."
New Zealanders need to start talking about our bowels. Niki Bezzant explains why.
Could an ancient cure-all be the secret to easing eczema's itch? Rebecca Blithe finds out.
Kay Billman lived in pain for 18 months because she could not afford private surgery.
Wait times for surgery can be fixed says a former Health Ministry deputy director-general.
COMMENT: The sector is ready to participate in a co-design approach to develop solutions.
James ''Jimbob'' Lawrence has taught sports at the Kaikohe school since 1975.
Make sure mum feels special every day, expectant mum and midwife Eleanor McQueen says.
Scientists split into "camps" when it comes to CTE, says godfather of concussion.
Damaging hits to the head can be barely perceptible, says expert.
Doctors says there are about 50 operations each year in NZ to reshape children's skulls.
Former Junior All Black John 'JJ' Williams believes he could be living with brain injury.
CTE is often linked to the NFL but a number of British footballers have died of dementia
Head injuries are the focal point of health concerns in contact sport.
The figures on assaults within Ward 10A paint a disturbing picture.
The long-term dangers of kids playing contact sports could outweigh the benefits.
At the end of their lives, they want to ensure the same mistakes won't happen to others.
"More than anything, we need change," experts say.
Hamilton mum-of-five battling brain cancer wants New Zealanders to know there's hope.
Emma Russell talks to researchers and patients about what needs to change.
Comment: Surprising decisions show coalition capable of common sense.
There are calls for urgent changes to curb a growing amputation toll.
A specialist incorrectly told a woman medication she was on could not harm her baby.
"This was a tragic situation ... such tragedies impact us deeply."
The deep divide between parents of children with autism.
Whitinga Harris needs $100,000 to pay for a drug, not funded in New Zealand.
The heart of the issue is whether legalisation would reduce harm more than the status quo
"The not knowing what was wrong with me or how serious it was, was the worst part."
COMMENT: Our current model of medical care is failing Māori in a spectacular manner.
And Tukituki MP Lawrence Yule says the cannabis referendum could become NZ's Brexit.
Thousands of people are only being diagnosed with cancer after ending up in ED.
Editorial: Inside NZ's Meth Crisis is a harrowing but necessary story.
Freda Evans and her two sisters are among only 11 people in NZ with rare Pompe disease.
Governments everywhere are 'struggling' with the same issues.
Ardern emceed a fundraiser to help pay for breast cancer treatment for an Auckland doctor
Why can't Pharmac just buy all the drugs people need?
New York Times: A defining symbol of a profession may also be teeming with bacteria.
Father told his severe symptoms were nothing to be concerned about. Now he's dying.