Health

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The US man was diagnosed with stage four brain cancer three weeks before his wife was due.

Watch: Cancer-stricken father leaves intensive care to meet newborn son

The US man was overcome with emotion when he finally got to hold his baby.

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The Breakfast host rolled up his sleeve in the studio, understandably expecting everything to be normal.

Video: Jack Tame's live on air blood pressure check shock

The Breakfast host rolled up his sleeve in the studio, understandably expecting everything to be normal.

Female hands hold one pill and glass of water close-up

The pill is linked to depression risk, new study says

Reseachers at the University of Copenhagen analysed health registry data of one million Danish women.

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Carolyn Robinson, in the latest from her Food for Thought series, tests how safe peanut-free meals are.

A matter of life and death: Seven Sharp tests 'peanut free' claims from Auckland eating places

Carolyn Robinson, in the latest from her Food for Thought series, tests how safe peanut-free meals are.

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The Otago University study shows higher rates of three concerning birth complications, including oxygen deprivation, when a midwife is in charge.

'We need to take it seriously' - Ministry concerned over study claiming babies at more risk when cared for by midwives

The Otago University study shows higher rates of three concerning birth complications.

Kiwi Simone Anderson became a social media sensation over a year ago when she began her weight loss journey, losing 92kg to date.

'I don't have a single regret' - Kiwi social media star opens up about skin removal surgery

Simone Anderson had excess skin removed in the US last year after losing 92kg.

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Ellie Wernham's study has prompted a Ministry of Health investigation.

High level concerns over birth safety revealed in new research

Otago University research has identified three adverse birth outcomes for babies born to mothers registered with autonomous midwives.

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After a 'messed up' couple of weeks, Breakfast host Jack felt the need for something healthy at the weekend.

Jack on his weekend salad binge, 'better energy' and questions to Dr Libby about sex hormones

After a 'messed up' couple of weeks, Jack shares his need for something healthy.

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Two prostate cancer survivors are sharing their stories in the hope of getting more men to get themselves checked.

Blue September aims to push men to face their fears

Two prostate cancer survivors are sharing their stories in the hope of getting more men to get themselves checked.

Doctors are increasingly concerned about keeping overweight patients safe during surgery.

NZ way behind Aussie in global health stakes - study

New Zealand is 30th in the Global Burden of Disease Study, trailing Australia in 10th spot out of 188 countries.

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Junior doctors around the country are poised to strike, after the DHB's once again rejected their pleas for safer working hours.

'Junior doctors can be required to make pretty high consequence decisions…you don't want to be sleep deprived'

Junior doctors around the country are poised to strike, after the DHB's once again rejected their pleas for safer working hours.

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Young doctor's remarkable navigation through life with motor neurone disease

Claire Reilly understands better than most the cruel workings of her disease, but her dark humour helps her through.

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Young doctors struggling with hectic schedules are speaking out about severe fatigue incurred by working so much.

Exclusive video diaries of our fatigued young doctors: 'My sole aim is to get through without screwing anything up'

A number have filmed video diaries detailing the exceptionally long hours that they work for up to 12 days in a row.

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The BBC’s Fergus Walsh used ham, a jug of water and a battery to highlight the danger of small children swallowing tiny batteries.

Watch: Shocking experiment shows the damage a small button battery can do to a child's throat

"We have seen rupture of the oesophagus within four hours," says a paediatric surgeon.

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Doctors say thousands are still in pain, being denied surgery

Joint operations barely matching population rise, study finds

The research also showed up geographically-based inequities in getting treatment.

The current system puts people in certain parts of the country ahead of others for public funding.

Older, stoic patients suffering in silence with hip and knee operations falling behind

New Research shows government funding is struggling to keep pace with our growing, ageing population.

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How difficult is it to eat out with a life-threatening allergy? Carolyn Robinson went to see how many people could safely offer her lunch.

Reporter pretends to have dairy allergy to test if Kiwis comply – the results were not good

How difficult is it to eat out with a life-threatening allergy? Carolyn Robinson went to see how many people could safely offer her lunch.

How can orange juice come out of a Coca-Cola can? Only the Band of Magicians know how.

Dairy near Rotorua pledges to stop stocking Coca-Cola products

The Okere Falls Store is banning fizzy drinks for health and environmental reasons.

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Allergy NZ wants the pens to be available in all the same places as defibrillators.

Mylan CEO defends cost of lifesaving EpiPens to angry lawmakers

The list price of EpiPens increased by more than 500 per cent since 2007.

ONE News reporter's story: My sister-in-law gave me the gift of life, hopefully now others will become organ donors too

Lorelei Mason says donors should have always received full reimbursement for lost income.

Science and Lab Research.A scientist holding a Petri Dish with Virus and bacteria cells.

Medical experts call for action in NZ in fight against superbugs

The call comes as the UN holds a special meeting on antimicrobial resistance in New York today.

surgeon with his fresh delivery

Full compensation for live organ donors, select committee recommends

At present donors are only eligible for the sickness benefit while they recuperate.

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In 26 years there’s been a 70% drop in the number of people being charged for cannabis use and possession.

Police turn blind eye to smokers, target cannabis dealers and growers

There's been a massive drop in the number of people charged with possession in the past two decades.

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The Hawke's Bay Regional Council has growing concerns about maintenance of water bores.

Third case in a month of Guillain-Barre Syndrome confirmed after gastro outbreak

Checks are underway to see if it is linked to the contamination of Havelock North's water.

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Babies should be introduced to a wide range of solids to battle allergies – Allergy NZ CEO

A UK study has found that giving eggs and peanuts to babies could stop food allergies.

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Erin Conroy goes inside an organisation that's saved the lives of many Kiwis – but now faces the chop.

'It gave me hope' - Lifeline pamphlet blew to desperate man's feet

Carl, a suicide survivor, has emerged as an example of the hope Lifeline can bring, as the counselling service faces the axe.

Hands rolling a cigarette with rolling tobacco. Outdoors

Health experts push for price hike for roll-your-own tobacco

The research has also found making tobacco papers a mustard colour will reduce appeal.

Overweight child

Obese Kiwi kids showing signs of serious health problems, study reveals

It is the first study to show the prevalence of these risk factors in obese New Zealand children

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It's estimated the number of people affected by dementia in New Zealand will triple by 2050 to 146,000.

Dementia awareness walkers undeterred by bad weather

It's estimated the number of people affected by dementia in New Zealand will triple by 2050 to 146,000.

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