Health & Bodies
Once upon a time, there was pretty much nowhere you couldn't smoke.
'Chlamydia is how I found out she cheated on me’
“Queer people are good at sexual health because for a lot of us, we were forced to in the ’80s.”
Our skin is host to a variety of fungi, bacteria, and viruses that make up our microbiota.
"The reality is the financial burden is real.”
The findings were among four studies that formed part of a pilot carried out by Otago University.
Feeling too broke to donate to a charity? Donate your blood instead.
“I thought maybe I'm being stupid for asking him to pay.”
Georgia Latu is CEO of Pōtiki Poi, the company that made 32,000 poi for the Women’s Rugby World Cup.
Research shows it is even worse than being jobless or a former smoker.
Get an overview of each New Zealand political parties' policy on health.
Many people with syphilis don’t have any symptoms and therefore don’t know they have it.
“Very unfair and inequitable towards students who have trained in the New Zealand healthcare system”
A low-cost version of ketamine has shown promising results
Self-testing is the biggest change to cervical screening since it's conception, what will it change?
“[Long Covid] affects everything, it literally destroys lives."
“I was really confused how other people were able to manage their periods when I couldn’t.”
Last winter 110,000 households couldn’t afford to keep their homes adequately warm, says MBIE.
Psychedelic-assisted therapy could potentially to completely change how we treat diseases.
“I have never lived in a flat that didn’t form black mould.”
"...society and wāhine have so much to learn about the way that our tupuna were innovators.”
Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin are getting a new regular drug checking service.
“I wish men had more thought for people outside of their own bubble.”
New research says medical doctors were more at risk of burnout than any other profession in NZ
Content Warning: Discussion of rape culture/non-consensual sexual activity.
This article was first published on April 30, 2021. It was republished on May 21, 2023.
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