An elderly mother who looks after her disabled son 24-7 has won her appeal against a Ministry of Health decision to pay her for just 17 hours of care each week.
For people with autism, life can be a challenge. Young people with autism in particular often face a lonely and isolated existence as they struggle to understand their emotions, thoughts and feelings.
More people are seeking advice on gender reassignment surgery, a new Wellington study indicates, and better societal awareness could be behind the rise.
Ben has hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a birth defect that affects the way blood flows through the heart. Next week 9-year-old Ben Doig will be at a camp near Auckland, rock climbing, kayaking, shooting with a bow and arrow, and tackling obstacle courses.
Human connection is something we are all wired for. When things get tough it's often the breakdown in communication that makes life difficult. Jess Weller shares her experience with Breast Cancer.
The mother of a twin who died during birth wants a shake-up at her district health board after a damning report released today has found both the obstetrician and hospital at fault.
A mother's call for breast milk to keep her terminally-ill 11-year-old daughter alive has had a "phenomenal" international response.
The mother of a terminally-ill 11-year-old child claims breast milk is helping keep her daughter alive - and she needs more of it.