Health

02:06
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.

01:54
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.

03:34
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.

04:05

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.

00:43
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.

00:09
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.

02:11
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.

04:58
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.

04:13
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.

02:20
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.

02:02
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.

04:19

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.

04:33
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

01:56
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.

Watch: Mum posts heart-breaking video following her toddler son's sepsis death

The UK mum aims at spreading awareness about the common but little known medical condition, sepsis.

Protesters wanting to legalise cannabis targeting police stations today

There will be protests outside 26 police stations today across the country.

Nelson triplets cancer diagnosis rarest in the world

Ricky and Zelia Boyd, and their three toddlers, are taking part in international research studies in the hopes of finding some answers.

04:05
Nick Allen thought his diagnosis in his twenties was a death sentence, but he couldn't have been more wrong.

Young MS sufferer's amazing journey from suicidal thoughts to scaling a Himalayan mountain

Nick Allen thought his diagnosis in his twenties was a death sentence, but he couldn't have been more wrong.

00:45
Marlena and Dave Peacock have launched a petition calling on the government to intervene in son Ashley's case.

'It's just not good enough' - frustrated parents petition DHBs not to keep autistic son in isolation

Dave and Marlena Peacock gave a petition with 5,100 signatures to Parliament asking for their son to be relocated .

They say the move to a molecular five-yearly test system is premature – but the Ministry of Health says it will save lives.

Cervical smear test age to rise from 20 to 25

There's now strong evidence that screening women between 20 and 24 causes more harm than good.

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