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01:27
There’s been mixed messages over its effect on our health.
Coffee drinkers can rest at ease: Research out of Australia nixes cancer links
Seven people have caught measles in Canterbury.
Supermarket shoppers, ED patients in Hawke's Bay warned after baby contracts measles
Parents say severely disabled teen suffering in seven-year wait for accessible state house
The Australasian study claims drinking just once a week can have serious repercussions.
'Pervasive addiction' - Psychiatrists call for rise in NZ's alcohol-buying age, price hikes
05:33
Study co-author Anja Misdrak called it “a missed opportunity” for public health.
Walking, cycling for short trips could save billions in healthcare costs, study finds
06:03
The Mental Health Foundation’s Shaun Robinson discussed the reasons behind the inequality.
People living with mental illness have shorter life expectancy by 20 years - research
00:49
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.
Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global emergency by World Health Organisation
Wheelchairs, prosthetic arms and legs, as well as a new guide dog and an ear with a hearing aid all feature in the new emojis.
Apple, Google celebrate diversity unveiling over 70 new symbols
Lifelike 3D rendering of a bedbug.
Pilot awarded $3k compensation after quarantine in bed bug-infested Auckland apartment
04:04
Now the pair can see each other face-to-face.
Pakistani twins joined by the head at birth finally separated after more than 50 hours of surgery
Wellington, New Zealand - March 5, 2016. Air New Zealand airplane in the skies above Wellington, New Zealand.
Measles warning issued to passengers onboard pair of Air NZ flights between Auckland, Palmerston North
02:49
While the odd bouts of worry and stress are a part of life, around a quarter of us suffer from chronic anxiety.
Watch: Dr Sash talks us through the signs anxiety may be impacting your life
The DHB's also developed a Far North local response group, a school based initiative and a suicide prevention training programme for youth workers
Study reveals mental illness can reduce life expectancy by up to 20 years
01:50
The Wellington Curtain Bank has operated for a decade, helping out 4000 households with over 14,000 curtains.
Wellington curtain donation service struggling to help locals fend off freezing winter temperatures
01:54
It comes as a number of morbidly obese patients are stuck at one of our biggest hospitals.
South Auckland food hub sets standard as obesity rate sparks calls for prevention
Dr. Jori Fleisher, neurologist, examines Thomas Doyle, 66, at the Rush University Medical Centre in Chicago. Doyle, 66, hopes blood tests may someday replace the invasive diagnostic testing he endured to be diagnosed 4.5 years ago with Lewy body dementia.
Scientists close in on blood test to screen people for Alzheimer's
04:03
The twins from Pakistan were born joined at the head.
British surgeons perform mammoth surgery on twins joined at the head
Measles warning for end of school holidays
02:05
The global study, involving New Zealanders, shows a person’s genetic make-up is a factor.
Origins of anorexia are both metabolic and psychiatric, new research finds
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.
Pastor contracts Ebola bringing disease to eastern Congo
Drinking water tap
Boil water notice issued for Ohakune due to high rainfall
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 file photo, an elderly couple walks past the Berlaymont building, the European Commission headquarters, in Brussels. Research released on Sunday, July 14, 2019 suggests that a healthy lifestyle can cut the risk of developing Alzheimer's even if you've inherited genes that raise your risk for the mind-destroying disease. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)
A healthy lifestyle may offset genetic risk for Alzheimer's
02:13
Mother’s ACC battle leads to dozens more sharing their story
00:35
The 10-year-old was kept alive while awaiting a heart transplant.
Chinese girl survives six days with no heartbeat thanks to dedicated surgical team
Newborn baby feet with identification bracelet tag name.
Six-month-old baby with superbug seen four times at hospital ED before getting specialist referral
Valentus SlimROAST coffee products.
Warning after Class C amphetamine drug found in diet coffee being sold in NZ
Disability services hit by rising costs and funding freeze
02:31
The New Plymouth mother of three has been fighting ACC for nearly six years.
ACC revokes cover for woman who was surgically injured
St John's new purpose-built rural ambulance, which it says is more 'nimble'.
New 'nimble' rural ambulances mean quicker response - St John
01:39
The combination of tennis, ping pong and badminton is fast, fun and seriously addictive.
Pickleball making a racket in NZ having taken off in the US
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