Five ways to manage migraines

Recent studies provide new clues for managing migraine pain.

Studies have yielded some fresh approaches - such as what to eat and when to Tweet - to ward off pain.

Breaking 'downward spirals' stuff nation

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Most of us get nervous in social situations from time to time, but it doesn't have to overwhelm you.

Back pain? Pills won't help

Scientists have never been able to definitively explain what causes the sometimes crippling condition of lower back pain.

Study finds paracetamol, currently recommended as the first treatment for lower back pain, may be virtually useless.

She Instagrammed herself thin

Jessica Semmens, 22, shed six dress sizes after using Instagram as a dieting tool.

Asking strangers to rate how healthy her meals were led to this British woman losing a whopping 60kg.

Does clutter make you fat?

If this is a bit like your home environment, it could be causing weight gain as well as stress.

Tackling the clutter at home can also mean shedding some excess kilos.

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Five ways to manage migraines

Recent studies provide new clues for managing migraine pain.

Studies have yielded some fresh approaches - such as what to eat and when to Tweet - to ward off pain.

Back pain? Pills won't help

Study finds paracetamol, currently recommended as the first treatment for lower back pain, may be virtually useless.

Paleo: 10 things to know

Your dog or husband could have PMS

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Does clutter make you fat?

If this is a bit like your home environment, it could be causing weight gain as well as stress.

Tackling the clutter at home can also mean shedding some excess kilos.

How to cope with energy vampires

They are the No.1 ticketholder in their own fan club, and rarely think of other people and their needs.

Cycling coach Gary Gibson sets the pace for Holly Blakely,15, at the Hataitai Velodrome, as she gears up for next week's nationals in Invercargill.

Trainer gets youngsters' wheels spinning

A Hataitai man is on a crusade to get more Wellington school children on bikes.

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She Instagrammed herself thin

Jessica Semmens, 22, shed six dress sizes after using Instagram as a dieting tool.

Asking strangers to rate how healthy her meals were led to this British woman losing a whopping 60kg.

Feeling broken? Juicing helps video

Plant-based diet advocate Joe Cross is on a mission to help us upgrade to "Human 2.0", after a 45kg weight loss of his own.

Ross Taylor, Trent Boult and Chris Donaldson hug with happiness.

Kiwi men embracing the hug video

It's becoming hip for Kiwi blokes to say "I love you man" and embrace a buddy for a bear hug.

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