The cold, damp homes of NZ could be making children sick, shocked researchers find.
Parents can feel more confident they are giving children the right amount of Pamol, thanks to changes in dosage instructions.
A review into residential care for the disabled finds the Ministry of Health failed to act on some cases of long-term abuse by carers.
A nurse accused of getting his wife to impersonate his boss berated the tribunal chairman and called a witness a "madwoman".
Telehealth nurse allegedly hung up on callers while checking emails, opening medical records, and instant messaging.
French man who sold breast implants filled with industrial silicone in countries including NZ convicted of fraud.
Wife of nurse at centre of misconduct allegations says husband was being bullied and feared poisoning.
All Clinton Tata wants this Christmas is to see his six children on Christmas morning.
New medicines poised to reshape treatment of the most common form of leukemia among adults.
A nurse is facing charges of professional misconduct after a series of complaints.
GPs found to have failed woman who died of a blood clot by not properly assessing her suitability for the drug Estelle.
New report shows one in four children remain mired in poverty.
Pair believed clear of HIV after stem cell transplants have their hopes dashed as AIDS causing pathogen returns.
Patients are being "routinely" turned away from Christchurch Hospital's intensive care unit.
Teenagers at risk of suicide are waiting up to three months to get the help they need, school counsellors say.
A drinking buddy who allegedly spiked his mate's beer put the man in hospital for four days.
Judge rules in favour of an ACC claimant in a case expected to have "enormous" ramifications for mental health patients.
Rotten food, injuries and rat infestations are revealed in a shocking audit of a care provider.
Locked doors at hospital had one mum-to-be fearing she would give birth by a rubbish bin.
Not many people can say they spend their day watching killers at work.
Investigation launched into facility caring for intellectually disabled teenager after burns found.
Petition brought to Parliament asking the Govt to make Christchurch rebuild accessible for all people.
Parents of spina bifida baby win battle against ACC after arguing they were denied chance for abortion.
Women are drinking more than ever and the level of harm associated with alcohol is getting worse, a policy briefing paper has found.
A toxin dangerous to people and animals has prompted a health warning for the Waihao River.
Invercargill's Don St will soon be home to the city's largest multi-functional medical centre.
The Government paid District Health Boards to take on 24 additional graduate doctors to ensure NZ graduates had jobs.
A Hamilton father wants an online store to overhaul its security after it sold vodka to his underage son.
Danny Bedingfield took part in Movember in honour of his late father - then faced his own diagnosis.
A Christchurch R18 store has incurred the wrath of its community for selling herbal highs near addiction facilities.
Andrei Martin's cancer battle started with a cough - but now he's having to fight to get the treatment he wants.
The parents a man killed by his schizophrenic flatmate have accused Auckland District Health Board of negligence.
Christchurch Hospital's emergency department is busiest it has ever been.
Twice as many females than males were injured during and after Canterbury earthquakes.
All Zoe Lindsay wants for Christmas is to walk again after she woke up paralysed.
Burning the midnight oil increases cancer risk - and bosses should consider shift-work dangers.
A prominent Taranaki health representative says Government interference has made her job impossible.
Joel is always full of smiles and giggles, but it's also a symptom of his rare syndrome.
Legal highs approved for sale are being linked to vomiting, hysteria and numbness.
Nationwide prostate cancer awareness programme – one of the first in the world – aims to improve survival rate.
Council might spend big on a public tap to appease residents unwilling to drink fluoridated water.
Nearly double the number of GPs per 100,000 people for Aucklanders than in Counties Manukau or on the West Coast.
Killer hangovers could be just that, says study into effects of driving day after heavy drinking.
Lawyers warn councillors on fluoride debate that courts could overturn any "yes" decision.
Kiwi dad's efforts to raise money for care of autistic son win the backing of a cluster of NZ musicians.
Rest home audits published online for public to see, but Age Concern worried full picture not given.
The jolly trolley - it's a lighthearted name with a deeper meaning.
Public access to rest-home audits will be available from today, with the introduction of a new website.
An anti-fluoride group has claimed local councils are breaching human rights by fluoridating water supplies.
Should fluoride in water be the responsibility of central government?