Northland is in the grips of a whopping cough outbreak.
A study has found inadequate resuscitation contributed to an illness caused by oxygen starvation in one in six diagnosed babies.
Hundreds of New Zealanders seeking help for eating disorders are likely only the tip of the iceberg.
A digital brain is being developed as a tool to teach high school students.
It's one of NZ's most diagnosed cancers, yet there's no national screening programme or funding for awareness.
Hand, foot and mouth disease is being blamed for an increase in admissions at Auckland's Starship Children's Hospital.
Hamilton City Council has voted 7-1 to remove fluoride from the city's water supply.
Russel Norman says his party's new policy to put nurses in schools is based on his own experiences growing up in Australia.
New figures show a 15 percent drop in cigarette sales since the last tax increase in January.
A university health professor is calling for warnings to be printed directly onto individual cigarettes.
NZ's clown doctors are launching their inaugural national 'Smile Day' today in a bid to boost their public profile and raise awareness of what they do.
Deep-fried meat pies have been added to the menu at Amy's Bar in Millers Flat, and residents are very impressed.
The Patridges had asked a series of questions about what happened, but had not heard anything back, so decided to chase it up with the hospital.
A routine procedure that went horribly wrong left Greymouth mother-of-two Jo Partridge with horrific internal burns.
Viruses' highly targeted nature has led to phage therapy – using viruses to kill harmful bacteria.
The New Zealand Medical Council is proposing changes that could make faking a sickie that much harder.
Hospital A&E departments are treating 94 percent of patients within six hours, latest data shows.
New health services will be targeted at mothers suffering post-natal depression and other mental illnesses.
An Auckland woman has notched up a first among patients with heart problems in the Southern Hemisphere.
A survey shows more than one third of New Zealanders are expecting to struggle to heat their homes this winter.
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