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Fed up with perceived inaction, the head of Alzheimers New Zealand is calling on the Government to do more to support the increasing number of Kiwis living with dementia.
When Lynne Johnston takes her final breath, she's not being buried or cremated â she's donating her entire body to science.
As threats of attack loom and tobacco tax prices soar, Auckland dairy owners may be on board with ceasing cigarette sales, new research shows.
At least three people have been admitted to intensive care and others treated within 24 hours in Christchurch after using synthetic cannabis.
In a moment of desperation Sarah Baker made a decision that she instantly regretted, taking a knife to her breasts in an effort to reduce their large size.
A Dunedin doctor has been fined and censured after altering the medical records of a dozen patients.
It was considered one of the deadliest natural disasters in history, but you'll struggle to find many memorials or plaques honouring those who died from Spanish Flu in New Zealand.
When her friends started self harming, 13-year-old Greer Wilson went to see counsellors with them because they were too scared to go alone.
Her husband was sending her money from prison, encouraging her to spend it or transfer it to others.
Sue Glassey was biking with a friend when she felt a popping in her chest, followed by a sickening pain.
Crushed flammable liquids are among a swag of safety issues found at Wellington Regional Hospital, a leaked document shows.
The Taranaki family who are moving to New York in search of a cure for their son's rare cancer have received more than $21,000 in donations since sharing their story.
An Aucklander who called a 24/7 mental health crisis line at night was "devastated" to be told she would have to wait until the next day for help.
ï»¿An Auckland mother believed her baby had a bad case of colic, but it turned out he had a rare and deadly heart syndrome.
A woman who went blind aged 21 is just one of many young type 2 diabetics experiencing serious complications due to poor management of the condition.
OPINION: On talkback radio a couple of weeks ago, a succession of male callers talked about their experience of prostate cancer.