Two years ago, Annette Taylor was diagnosed with melanoma, today she says she feels "lucky to be alive".
Like many 4-year-olds Jaidyn Webb leads an active life, but she is just a knock away from danger.
Mental health workers from four different DHB's protested outside Waikato Hospital's Henry Bennett Rongomau Centre on Friday about the risk to their current roster system.
As a Govt scheme aimed at honing the waistlines of chubby children kicks off, health experts question whether it will be enough to stem the rising tide of obesity.
An increase in smartphone health apps is worrying health professionals.
A leaked document sent to Labour's health spokeswoman reveals the Southern District Health Board's finances are in trouble.
At least two Southland Hospital patients have laid official complaints with the privacy commissioner.
A restructure is set to take place at the Waikato District Health Board.
A midwife has admitted failings in her care for a baby, who died soon after birth, and his mother.
Health authorities on alert after man with measles visits several public places in Auckland while infectious.
Young Kiwis stuck in the wrong sex remain in limbo, more than a year after the retirement of our only sex-change surgeon.
Paracetamol is an effective pain reliever but also reduces feelings of pleasure, a study suggests.
DHBs should reject "crazy" idea of outsourcing food production, says Annette King.
A bowel screening programme could save millions of dollars, say academics, after new research shows the Health Ministry could be significantly underestimating the costs of treating cancer.
Kiwis diagnosed with cancer are surviving the disease with more success than in the past.
Wairarapa opioid prescriptions are the highest in New Zealand, but local health authorities are questioning the figures.
A Northland doctor is home safe and sound after spending three months fighting the largest Ebola outbreak ever known.
Jo Bhagat has one last chance at saving her life from an aggressive and rare form of breast cancer.
A new campaign is raising $1.2m for an angiography suite at Taranaki Base Hospital.
Waikato woman Katie van de Pas never thought something as common as the flu could leave her fighting for her life.
After a life filled with adversity, Michael Yeatman's struggles are over.
A Hamilton orthodontist worries that the overseas trend of do-it-yourself orthodontistry will catch on in NZ.
The record of individual doctors could be opened to public scrutiny for the first time.
The Royal District Nursing Service has received 14 complaints from clients and one from a staff member since it took over a Southland home support contract in 2013.
Waikato has two permanent breast screening sites and twenty mobile units, yet women aren't taking up the service.
The Government is not ruling out bringing in a "no vaccine, no money" scheme that has been touted in Australia.
An unqualified caregiver hit, pinched and engaged in "rough play" with an intellectually disabled man who he was meant to be helping with community engagement.
A New Zealand man stuck in Australia with a heart condition has lost his battle to recover.
A woman had a healthy breast removed after a biopsy botch-up by Southern Community Laboratories.
Epilepsy support groups will help to remove social stigma.