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.
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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.
A solo working mum from Christchurch is fighting for her life in hospital after contracting legionnaires' disease whilst gardening.
An Auckland man is slowly dying from a rare autoimmune disease that's causing his skin to harden and his organs to solidify - effectively turning him to stone.
Faye Braddock sufferer of multiple sclerosis talks about her success with new stem cell treatments.