The High Court has affirmed the right of local government to fluoridate drinking water.
Dairy farmers once bulked out the All Blacks' forward pack. Not any more.
Govt missed an opportunity to tackle high rates of child abuse with half-hearted response to parliamentary report, critics say.
The average New Zealander would need to cut their daily sugar intake to a sixth of what it is now to meet new World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines.
Twelve-year-old girl with cystic fibrosis is denied life-saving drug costing $360,000 a year.
Passengers on Air NZ flight from Brisbane to Auckland may have been exposed to measles.
People who buy alcohol after 10pm are twice as likely to be binge drinkers or alcoholics than those who buy it earlier.
Investigations continue into the death of a high-needs teen who drowned in a bath while in respite care in Palmerston North.
Researchers have found that a hangover has a "very modest effect on subsequent drinking".
Stethoscopes carry more bugs than doctors' hands, a new study shows.
A health professional who repeatedly had sex with a teenage student staying at his home wants to return to work.
Hospital slated after doctors were too busy to see to an elderly woman who later died.
Warning, this story may make you lose your lunch. But read it anyway - your health may depend on it.
OPINION: Charlotte Dawson's death has started a conversation about suicide.
NZ patient latest person to be diagnosed with incurable brain disorder Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
An outbreak of deadly dengue fever that swamped hospitals in Fiji may be headed here.
Should fluoride in water be the responsibility of central government?