A pilot study into the hearing of high school-aged children has some alarming results.
How bad are headphones for the hearing of young people?
It’s thought up to 3000 students could be affected.
Northland DHB offers to check schools for vaccination status
Alfred Ngaro could front a conservative Christian party at the next election, and he’s already making headlines.
Abortion debate: Does Crimes Act make women feel like criminals?
Jane Stevens is calling for the PM to step in and provide mediation in her ongoing dispute with Waikato DHB.
Mum of mental health patient Nicky Stevens, who died while in care, has positive meeting with 'sincere' Jacinda Ardern
Some argue that the filter, which Snapchat calls a "lens," could be a therapeutic tool that leads to self-discovery.
Gender filter stirs emotions for some trans people
Mel B was 'very, very scared' over vision loss
Emergency department nurse Liana Penney talks to Breakfast about her decision to work overseas.
Kiwi nurse says she moved to Australia because she was 'burnt out' and 'underpaid'
New Zealand Medical Association’s Chair Kate Baddock spoke to Breakfast about the issue.
Euthanasia bill 'goes against the ethics of our profession' - Medical Association chair says
1 NEWS has learned an internal dispute over where the money should be spent could see ambulance officers strike.
St John staff could walk off job despite Government giving ambulance services $21m
The list of popular baby names is out.
Teething gel withdrawn in South Australia over safety concerns
Dentist Lieutenant Amanda Rowe, assisted by a New Zealand Defence Force Dental Assistant, treats a man in Samoa as part of Exercise Tropic Twilight.
Hundreds of 'high-needs patients' in Samoa get dental work from NZ Defence Force
The charity is facing a multi-million-dollar deficit.
Ambulance services get $38 million funding boost, but falls short of amount St John want
World Vision Eastern Zone Director Helen Barclay-Hollands says work to contain the virus in Eastern Congo is being hampered by violence towards medical staff.
UN health agency struggles with staff abusing travel expenses
Ambulance services to get boost but won't be fully Government funded - sources
It outlines how a combination inhaler can more than halve the risk of severe asthma attacks.
New Zealand-led research could change the way doctors treat asthma
A total of $320 million has been put forward as part of the Government's Wellbeing Budget.
Government to invest $320m into sexual violence support services for Wellbeing Budget
Prince William calls Princess Diana's death a 'pain like no other'
Cost of EpiPens putting children at risk, specialists say
Patients are being turned away or waiting weeks for an appointment.
Patients turned away as Northland doctor shortage reaches crisis point
Jenny Salesa says its crucial that the initiative is picked up by whanau and community.
Government announces $12m Wellbeing Budget for rheumatic fever initiative
The breakthrough could mean cancer sufferers will live a lot longer.
Scientists hopeful drugs that stop cancer becoming resistant to treatment ready in next decade
Nurse hospital generic
Two patients die at Waitematā DHB mental health unit in a week
NZ measles cases likely to stem from single initial patient - experts
Group of doctors in a hurry down the hospital hallway for emergency
Bowel cancer increasing in people under the age of 50
Sky Tower shines red as firefighters raise over $1M for cancer patients
Sky Tower lights up red as Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge raises over $1 million for cancer patients
Family still fighting for answers two years after death of Kiwi man in Japanese psychiatric hospital
Jazz Thornton has dedicated her life to helping others after police officer Meika Campbell’s lifesaving act.
Auckland woman using 'caring' cop's heroic act to inspire others battling mental health issues
High levels of cat allergens in some classrooms, asthma study finds
Harmony and Gotham’s daughter was born at 26 weeks an with serious health complications, meaning they spent nearly two months in hospital.
'A blessing' - Knitting initiative to help families with premature babies attracts global attention
Wakaito Hospital
Trade union claims security guard injured while defending nurses in Waikato Hospital assault was not protected