New research shows a shortage of shade in Wellington playgrounds, making it more important than ever to ‘slip, slop, slap and wrap’ this summer.
Portable cameras have revealed how our kids are exposed to junk food advertisements nearly 30 times each day, fuelling concerns over how marketing might be contributing to New Zealand's childhood obesity epidemic.
An improvement on last year’s “dismal” performance is hoped for when the annual snapshot survey of how many alcohol-related patients are in EDs is repeated this weekend.
Kiwi researchers developing a new anaesthetic as an alternative to highly-addictive opioids have been given an $8 million boost.
Pollution wipes out the benefits of walking, a new study suggests. Researchers from Imperial College London found that the toxic air in built-up city centres prevents the positive effects on the lungs and heart which are usually gained from exercise.