You are more likely to survive cancer if you live in Australia than New Zealand.
A report by the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) concluded that a sugary drinks tax by itself would not significantly reduce obesity.
The Government's intentions to extend the pay equity settlement to mental health and addiction support workers has been welcomed, but employers want to see the new settlement fully funded.
New Kiwi research has found strep throat may not be the only cause of rheumatic fever in children - it's also strongly linked to scabies infections.
The New Zealand Dental Association has re-iterated its support of fluoride in drinking water as a safe and effective way of improving public health.
Questioning and opposing the addition of fluoride to Hawke's Bay's water supply was urged of the audience at a fluoride-free meeting last night.