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Kiwi advocate welcomes US ban on "unsafe" surgical mesh products, but says authorities should have acted sooner.
Global measles epidemics are causing a wave of concern throughout the world. So which countries are being hit the hardest?
A showdown is brewing between northern Southland midwives and the Southern District Health Board over whether maternal and child hubs in Lumsden and Te Anau are safe for emergency births.
OPINION: It took me 10 years to overcome depression, so now I will always do what it takes to stay in the light.
About 8000 appointments have already been postponed, but it will still be "several more weeks" before the building is fully open.
They have been called dysfunctional and the minister agrees but Waikato DHB members can't decide if that's true.
A raft of human and systems errors saw inadequately sterilised surgical equipment used on patients in Hawke's Bay.
Moderate red meat eaters are 20 per cent more likely to develop bowel cancer than those who eat less.
Southern District Health Board and a contractor fined more than $500,000 after worker's arm was crushed in an X-ray machine.
OPINION: A dying person can tell their doctor, 'let nature take its course'. Shouldn't that choice be extended to those who want aid in dying?
Two maternal and child hubs are up and running in Northern Southland, the Southern District Health Board says.
A newly-created coating for button batteries which leaches blue dye if ingested could help save thousands of young lives around the world.
Parents urged to vaccinate their children after 'disappointing' response to Northland's free meningococcal vaccine.
At 15, Georgia Nesbit tipped the scales at 123kg. Now she's got a baby and is continuing a healthy lifestyle.