Despite half Juanita Birch's household being deaf, the house is far from quiet.
Call for vaccination as whooping cough outbreak spikes in Central Otago.
A Patea woman with mental health issues says she was told to toughen up by a care worker.
A Waikato toddler received an unusual gift for his birthday - a healthy home.
Mid Canterbury rest home criticised following 96-year-old resident's death.
An investigation is under way after prescriptions were strewn through a Lower Hutt neighbourhood.
A support worker did not take proper care of a 20-year-old autistic man who died in a house fire, says health agency.
A man who allegedly used a fake CV to get a job at Waikato District Health Board has had his identity revealed.
An average of two people a day need to be hospitalised after being bitten by dogs, research shows.
Paul Newman's past year has been anything but ordinary, from heart surgery to daily physical activity.
A dispute between a landlord and liquidators of Relationships Aotearoa prevented patient files being handed over.
One Waikato District Health Board worker has been sacked and a "number" of others suspended for not complying with the board's flu jab policy.
A doctor who pioneered cardiology services at Waikato Hospital has retired.
A patient is angry over the advice and medication she was given by a doctor accused of fraud.
A growing tendency for Kiwis to self-diagnose allergies is putting their health at risk – particularly for children.
Weight-loss surgery is being denied to the growing population of obese teenagers, a surgeon says.
Researcher's simple test shows which kids might be most likely to crave fatty food.
The soft drink industry says "don't blame us" for the rotting teeth of toddlers.
Flu rates have reached epidemic levels across New Zealand.
The flu season has gone crazy in the past week, soaring to epidemic levels.
"There's no spark there. That's really hard to see," says mum of girl suffering from rare, incurable disease.
An unlikely alliance is making cannabis treatments a reality for Kiwis.
Lack of housing insulation has been blamed for a Wellington boy's rheumatic fever.
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We know Coca Cola is full of sugar. Despite this, we continue to drink it but this might change your mind.
Officials proposing study to see whether children would get abused wouldn't have thought of them as "lab rats", ethics expert says.
As Wellington's hospitals reach near full capacity, Government moves to boost senior nursing staff.
A Christchurch woman who received new lungs has taken her first breaths.
More needle exchange initiatives are urgently needed to control the silent epidemic of Hepatitis C, health leaders say.
Fitim Rudi has been battling chronic liver disease for most of his life. His family came to New Zealand as refugees from Kosovo and would love to take him back there for a family reunion.