Sugar needs to be looked at in the same way as alcohol and tobacco if our health system is to cope in the future, health researchers say.
Doses of ordinary paracetamol may help patients recover from infections more quickly, Kiwi study says.
A record number of New Zealanders are killing themselves, with young men the biggest victims.
Doctors say reassurances the TPPA will not make medicines more expensive for Kiwis ring hollow.
"I do remember coming out of hospital and looking at my kids and breaking down in tears."
Prayer is successfully treating alcohol and drug addiction in the Waikato.
When Eleanor Bensemann found out her grandson was homeless she would sit down for dinner each night and wonder if he was going without.
They are used to help sore legs running, but anti-inflammatories treatments could be dangerous.
Glen Valentine is one of few men working in the midwifery business.
Obese men earn $140 per week more, but obese women $60 less, than their average-sized peers.
"Unprecedented" disquiet at Ministry of Health as staff forced to swear they weren't source of leak.
Elizabeth Millen, 2, has cerebral palsy and needs an expensive operation to help her walk.
Growing wealth in Southeast Asia is helping fuel demand for expensive IVF treatment.
One patient described the hurt at having to forgo crucial cancer treatment due to the cost, and then watch the Government spend $1m on pandas.
More than five years since her daughter's death in Wellington Hospital, Rozalia Biczo is still fighting.
When Nikki Herbert was told she had two to three years to live, she thought, "how on earth are we going to tell the kids?".
The retirement of Stewart Island's GP has left residents feeling uncertain about the future of their health.
An email blunder has leaked the private health data of 24,000 Kiwis.
Sativex is the only treatment that has reduced Alisha Butt's seizures, but her family can't afford it.
Fired Wellington paramedics win latest court battle.
OPINION: Fat Studies is as legitimate as any other field of study, senior lecturer says.
Media have never been allowed into a St John 111 call centre - until now.
After an amputation and 10 months of chemotherapy, Deanna Marsden is happy to be back in Nelson.
The Southern DHB new financial year is not off to a good start but commissioners are convinced it will get better.
Calls for bolder steps as the deadline looms for NZ to stub out smoking.
Adelle McBeth needs a new kidney, but she isn't sitting at home waiting for the phone to ring.
What pharmacists sell is not always what the doctor ordered.
Complaints about poor communication and disrespectful staff attitudes are among concerns about the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board fielded by a national health watchdog.
Great Barrier Island is not the typical venue for a discussion about global pandemics and the possible end of civilisation as we know it.
The Nelson Marlborough District Health Board may move to extend its ban on sugary drinks, the board's principal dental officer says.