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Consumer NZ says New Zealanders are paying more than they should for sunscreen

Kiwis love the outdoors, but with some sunscreens selling for over $60, that can come at a price.

Kiwis love the outdoors, but with some sunscreens selling for over $60, that can come at a price.

Post Pot Use May Still Affect Your Driving

Everyone knows that driving under the influence can result in impairments and can lead to serious injuries, but a recent study found that weed can affect your driving even when you're not high.

Everyone knows that driving under the influence can result in impairments and can lead to serious injuries, but a recent study found that weed can affect your driving even when you're not high.

Parents Can Help Their Sleep-Deprived Teens

A new study reveals that parents can play a crucial role in helping their teens get more rest.

A new study reveals that parents can play a crucial role in helping their teens get more rest.

Risk Factors To Avoid To Live Longer

There are 5 key risk factors that have been identified as shortening your life.

There are 5 key risk factors that have been identified as shortening your life.

Marijuana May Accelerate the Growth of Cancer, Study Says

A new study conducted at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine has found that daily marijuana use can be deadly.

A new study conducted at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine has found that daily marijuana use can be deadly.

Eating Disorders Aren’t What You Think

The Academy of Eating Disorders has released a list of things they say people should know about eating disorders. Here are the top 6.

The Academy of Eating Disorders has released a list of things they say people should know about eating disorders. Here are the top 6.

Plant-Based Fast Food Is Not Healthier

Plant-based meats have been taking over grocery store aisles, and are marketed as healthy alternatives to traditional meats.

Plant-based meats have been taking over grocery store aisles, and are marketed as healthy alternatives to traditional meats.

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson thanks fans for their support after his father’s passing

The actor revealed his father had passed away last week after a heart attack.

The actor revealed his father had passed away last week after a heart attack.

A Healthy Immune System Prevents The Flu

Keeping your immune system in good shape is a proven way to prevent catching the flu.

Keeping your immune system in good shape is a proven way to prevent catching the flu.

HPV vaccine has led to significant reduction of cervical abnormalities in NZ, research reveals

More than 100,000 women were surveyed by Otago University.

More than 100,000 women were surveyed by Otago University.

Weightlifting Helps You Live Longer

Recent studies show for those who are over 65, weightlifting can prolong life.

Recent studies show for those who are over 65, weightlifting can prolong life.

New sanitary pads in Uganda

Artist Sadat Nduhira helps women to sew their own sanitary pads. Feminine hygiene products are expensive, while rags or leaves are not reliable. The project enables girls to continue attending school when they have their period.

Artist Sadat Nduhira helps women to sew their own sanitary pads. Feminine hygiene products are expensive, while rags or leaves are not reliable. The project enables girls to continue attending school when they have their period.

Your Body Doesn’t Like Diets Any More Than You Do

It turns out, dieting may be one of the best ways to gain weight, which may be why 45 million Americans fail to diet each year.

It turns out, dieting may be one of the best ways to gain weight, which may be why 45 million Americans fail to diet each year.

Higher Minimum Wages Linked To Lower Suicide Rates

According to a study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, raising the minimum wage was linked to a reduction in the suicide rate for Americans.

According to a study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, raising the minimum wage was linked to a reduction in the suicide rate for Americans.

How To Reduce Stress Caused By The Election

We give some tips and drinks on how to reduce emotional eating, especially in times of stress such as the 2020 Election!

We give some tips and drinks on how to reduce emotional eating, especially in times of stress such as the 2020 Election!

What Is Type B Flu Virus?

Influenza A typically controls the flu season. However, this flu season, influenza B has dominated for the first time since 1993.

Influenza A typically controls the flu season. However, this flu season, influenza B has dominated for the first time since 1993.

The Top 6 Healthiest Vegetables You Can Eat

There may be a select few people on earth who actually enjoy eating vegetables, but with the rise of health and wellness in the past few years, vegetables and other superfoods are finally being consumed by more people. Here are the top 6.

There may be a select few people on earth who actually enjoy eating vegetables, but with the rise of health and wellness in the past few years, vegetables and other superfoods are finally being consumed by more people. Here are the top 6.

5 Things You Should Do To Live Longer

Compared to other countries, the U.S. has a fairly shorter life span. Experts say this can be changed if Americans were to commit to a healthier lifestyle.

Compared to other countries, the U.S. has a fairly shorter life span. Experts say this can be changed if Americans were to commit to a healthier lifestyle.

How To Actually Be Happier In 2020

Happiness is the ultimate goal for most people. Whether it comes from opening a business or choosing to eat pizza every day, how does one sustain happiness for the long term?

Happiness is the ultimate goal for most people. Whether it comes from opening a business or choosing to eat pizza every day, how does one sustain happiness for the long term?

Cancer Death Rates Are Falling

Mortality rates caused by cancer have been steadily declining for over two decades, from 1991 to 2017, cancer deaths dropped by 29 percent, avoiding nearly 3 million deaths.

Mortality rates caused by cancer have been steadily declining for over two decades, from 1991 to 2017, cancer deaths dropped by 29 percent, avoiding nearly 3 million deaths.

Forget 98.6 F. Humans Are Cooling Off

98.6°F as has been the “average” human temperature for as long as we know it, however researchers say the set average temperature has dropped.

98.6°F as has been the “average” human temperature for as long as we know it, however researchers say the set average temperature has dropped.

Owning a dog may lower risk of early death

A systematic review in ‘Circulation,’ a journal of the American Heart Association, found that dog ownership is "protective against dying of any cause".

A systematic review in ‘Circulation,’ a journal of the American Heart Association, found that dog ownership is "protective against dying of any cause".

7 Workout Trends to Try This Year

It is the start of a new decade so why not celebrate with a few changes to your workout routine?

It is the start of a new decade so why not celebrate with a few changes to your workout routine?

Sneaky Ways Gyms Can Lock You Into A Contract

Gyms can use strict contracts to keep you on the hook for the whole year, experts say reading the fine print may save you from getting locked in.

Gyms can use strict contracts to keep you on the hook for the whole year, experts say reading the fine print may save you from getting locked in.

What Happens When You Cut Alcohol For 30 Days

While the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend up to one drink per day for women and up to two drinks per day for men, here are the health benefits to cutting it out completely for 30 days.

While the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend up to one drink per day for women and up to two drinks per day for men, here are the health benefits to cutting it out completely for 30 days.

Tea May Help You Live Longer, Study Says

A new study published in the 'European Journal of Preventive Cardiology' has found a link between drinking tea and living longer.

A new study published in the 'European Journal of Preventive Cardiology' has found a link between drinking tea and living longer.

Weight Loss Tricks That Work

Losing weight is never easy but sticking to long term lifestyle changes can help shift the pounds.

Losing weight is never easy but sticking to long term lifestyle changes can help shift the pounds.

Weight Loss Tricks That Work

Losing weight is never easy but sticking to long term lifestyle changes can help shift the pounds.

Losing weight is never easy but sticking to long term lifestyle changes can help shift the pounds.

Lifestyle Changes To Combat Early Onset Dementia

Lifestyle changes such as exercise and sleep have been linked to an improvement in the symptoms of early-onset dementia.

Lifestyle changes such as exercise and sleep have been linked to an improvement in the symptoms of early-onset dementia.

Lifestyle Changes To Combat Dementia

Lifestyle changes such as exercise and sleep have been linked to an improvement in the symptoms of early-onset dementia.

Lifestyle changes such as exercise and sleep have been linked to an improvement in the symptoms of early-onset dementia.

Tips to Take a Break From Alcohol

Why not start 2020 with a dry month? Taking a whole month off from booze may sound tough, but here are a few ideas to get started.

Why not start 2020 with a dry month? Taking a whole month off from booze may sound tough, but here are a few ideas to get started.

Explained: Menstruation

Menstruation is an essential part of women's monthly hormone cycle. A woman loses around 70 mm of blood during each period. The whole cycle lasts around 28 days.

Menstruation is an essential part of women's monthly hormone cycle. A woman loses around 70 mm of blood during each period. The whole cycle lasts around 28 days.

Why Adults Should Still Get Vaccines

An increasing number of adult Americans are not protected against preventable diseases, and the risks are high.

An increasing number of adult Americans are not protected against preventable diseases, and the risks are high.

Workplace Mental Health

Workplaces are making serious strides toward improving mental health for workers, we take a look at how.

Workplaces are making serious strides toward improving mental health for workers, we take a look at how.

A.I. In The Operating Room

Doctors are using A.I. to help streamline and improve the process by which brain tumours are detected.

Doctors are using A.I. to help streamline and improve the process by which brain tumours are detected.

Why You Need A Flu Shot Even If You Never Get Sick

Those who claim they have never had the flu are very lucky, but that doesn't mean they aren't at risk of ever getting the flu.

Those who claim they have never had the flu are very lucky, but that doesn't mean they aren't at risk of ever getting the flu.

5 Secret Healing Powers Of Pineapple

Here are five healing powers from its most therapeutic constituent: bromelain, a mixture of proteolytic enzymes.

Here are five healing powers from its most therapeutic constituent: bromelain, a mixture of proteolytic enzymes.

How Keeping Plants On Your Desk Can Reduce Stress

Researchers assessed the impact of office plants, including bonsais, cacti, and dwarf mountain palm, on a group of 63 workers.

Researchers assessed the impact of office plants, including bonsais, cacti, and dwarf mountain palm, on a group of 63 workers.

Is Your Health Data At Risk?

In 2019, Google revealed that it was working with one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S. to collect patient data on millions of Americans.

In 2019, Google revealed that it was working with one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S. to collect patient data on millions of Americans.

How To Break Up With Vaping In 2020

Many people have made quitting vaping a goal for the new year. Here are steps people can take to quit e-cigs successfully and accomplish their New Years' resolution.

Many people have made quitting vaping a goal for the new year. Here are steps people can take to quit e-cigs successfully and accomplish their New Years' resolution.

New Years Resolution Didn’t Stick? Try A Reset

Experts say using Monday to reset your goals can get you back on track after a slip-up.

Experts say using Monday to reset your goals can get you back on track after a slip-up.

Gambling addiction - An expert's view

Social worker Gordon Emons helps gambling addicts. He tells In Good Shape how people can find a way out of their dependency.

Social worker Gordon Emons helps gambling addicts. He tells In Good Shape how people can find a way out of their dependency.

The Best and Worst Diets for 2020

News and World Report' has released its 10th annual ranking of diets.

News and World Report' has released its 10th annual ranking of diets.

A Loneliness Epidemic

As American adults reach their late 70s and 80s, they are increasingly reporting feelings of loneliness.

As American adults reach their late 70s and 80s, they are increasingly reporting feelings of loneliness.

Natural Flu Fighters Foods To Consume When Sick

Oranges, grapefruit and citrusy foods full of Vitamin C are the go-to flu remedy for many. However, doctors say other foods are more capable of fighting off the flu.

Oranges, grapefruit and citrusy foods full of Vitamin C are the go-to flu remedy for many. However, doctors say other foods are more capable of fighting off the flu.

5 Health Trends You Need To Know About In 2020

Nutritionist Jessica Sepel gathered together the five most popular health trends of 2020.

Nutritionist Jessica Sepel gathered together the five most popular health trends of 2020.

What to Know for the Upcoming Flu Season

Some physicians are predicting a rough flu season for the United States With infections hitting their peak between December and February, public health officials recommend getting a flu shot as soon as possible.

Some physicians are predicting a rough flu season for the United States With infections hitting their peak between December and February, public health officials recommend getting a flu shot as soon as possible.

Is Turkey Bacon Healthier Than Regular Bacon?

According to The World Health Organization, processed meat, including all types of bacon, is a carcinogen.

According to The World Health Organization, processed meat, including all types of bacon, is a carcinogen.

6 Health Benefits of Being Vegan

Veganism is a type of diet that excludes the consumption of any ingredients derived from animals.

Veganism is a type of diet that excludes the consumption of any ingredients derived from animals.

Here's How Daylight Saving Time Affects Your Health

Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 3 at 2:00 a.m. This means we gain a full hour of sleep

Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 3 at 2:00 a.m. This means we gain a full hour of sleep

Does Anxiety Cause High Blood Pressure?

Anxiety is a normal part of life. But a racing mind can also affect cardiovascular health

Anxiety is a normal part of life. But a racing mind can also affect cardiovascular health

The Effects of Smiling

Scientists have found that smiling has little effect on one's mood.

Scientists have found that smiling has little effect on one's mood.

Whiskey Can Relieve Cold Symptoms

While the common cold has no cure, an age-old remedy is making a comeback.

While the common cold has no cure, an age-old remedy is making a comeback.

These 6 Breakfast Items Have More Sugar Than A Doughnut

Doughnuts are often regarded as one of the most sugar-filled breakfasts you can ingest.

Doughnuts are often regarded as one of the most sugar-filled breakfasts you can ingest.

6 Ways to Battle Sunday Sadness

The Sunday Scaries are real, with psychologists referring to it as “anticipatory anxiety”.

The Sunday Scaries are real, with psychologists referring to it as “anticipatory anxiety”.

5 Meat Myths Debunked by Nutritionists

Here's the truth behind 5 common meat myths.

Here's the truth behind 5 common meat myths.

Don't Be Worried if Your Arm Hurts After a Flu Shot

After getting a vaccine for the flu, your limb will usually feel pretty sore.

After getting a vaccine for the flu, your limb will usually feel pretty sore.

Is Kale Healthier Than Spinach?

Kale and spinach are both superfoods that pack an incredible amount of nutrition.

Kale and spinach are both superfoods that pack an incredible amount of nutrition.

8 Lunches That Aren’t as Healthy as You Think

Some of your health-conscious decisions may not be as healthy as you think when it comes to your meals.

Some of your health-conscious decisions may not be as healthy as you think when it comes to your meals.

5 of the Worst Halloween Candies for Your Teeth

Halloween and candy go hand in hand.

Halloween and candy go hand in hand.

Charcoal Toothpaste Doesn't Whiten Teeth, Says Report

Have you heard that charcoal can make your teeth whiter? Turns out this may not be true.

Have you heard that charcoal can make your teeth whiter? Turns out this may not be true.

7 weird things that can boost your immune system

Every so often your immune system needs a little pick-me-up.

Every so often your immune system needs a little pick-me-up.

Tokyo is the world's safest city

It placed first on a list from Britain's Economist Intelligence Unit.

It placed first on a list from Britain's Economist Intelligence Unit.

Daytime Naps Once or Twice a Week Can Be Good for Your Heart, Study Finds

A new study says just one or two naps per week can reduce the chances of a heart attack.

A new study says just one or two naps per week can reduce the chances of a heart attack.

6 health benefits of avocados

Avocado is one of the most unique fruits. Here are 6 of its surprising health benefits

Avocado is one of the most unique fruits. Here are 6 of its surprising health benefits

Compound found in red wine could treat depression

Good news for wine-lovers. A compound found in red wine could pave the way for new depression and anxiety treatments

Good news for wine-lovers. A compound found in red wine could pave the way for new depression and anxiety treatments

7 best foods to lower cholesterol

High cholesterol affects 95 million people in the United States and is a leading cause of heart disease.

High cholesterol affects 95 million people in the United States and is a leading cause of heart disease.

Top 9 Healthiest Types of Nuts

Though they’re high in fat, nuts are excellent sources of fiber and protein and offer a number of health benefits.

Though they’re high in fat, nuts are excellent sources of fiber and protein and offer a number of health benefits.

This is why you shouldn't wash chicken before cooking

To wash or not to wash? That is the question.

To wash or not to wash? That is the question.

Childhood Obesity Is Rising 'Shockingly Fast,' Says Report

The findings come from a nutrition report conducted by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

The findings come from a nutrition report conducted by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

Excessive Brain Activity Is Linked to Shorter Life Span in New Study

Published in 'Nature' magazine, the study was conducted by researchers at Harvard Medical School Researchers compared donated brain tissue of those who lived unusually long lives to those who died in their 60s and 70s.

Published in 'Nature' magazine, the study was conducted by researchers at Harvard Medical School Researchers compared donated brain tissue of those who lived unusually long lives to those who died in their 60s and 70s.

Losing weight later in life has risks, says study

Conducted by researchers at the Tongji Medical College, the study was published in 'The BMJ'.

Conducted by researchers at the Tongji Medical College, the study was published in 'The BMJ'.

What to do about the germiest places in your home

You might think that your toilet is the germiest place in your home but your kitchen is most likely the germiest place.

You might think that your toilet is the germiest place in your home but your kitchen is most likely the germiest place.

'Age-Positivity' could be the key to a long life

We've all heard the phrase "respect your elders".

We've all heard the phrase "respect your elders".

6 side effects of vitamin D deficiency

Vitamin D builds healthy bones and supports a strong immune system.

Vitamin D builds healthy bones and supports a strong immune system.

6 perfect superfoods for fall

These seasonal nutrient-rich foods will give you an extra boost this fall!

These seasonal nutrient-rich foods will give you an extra boost this fall!

The Rise and Fall of the TV Dinner

TV Dinners have a surprising beginning, and dominated American markets as soon as they became available. But are we falling out of love with them as a country?

TV Dinners have a surprising beginning, and dominated American markets as soon as they became available. But are we falling out of love with them as a country?

Efficiently Control Your Home Air Temperature

A federal program recommends people to keep their indoor temperature between 78 and 85 degrees.

A federal program recommends people to keep their indoor temperature between 78 and 85 degrees.

Vaping Is Like Torching Your Lungs

Doctors at the Mayo Clinic examined samples of lung tissue from 17 patients who fell ill after vaping nicotine or marijuana products.

Doctors at the Mayo Clinic examined samples of lung tissue from 17 patients who fell ill after vaping nicotine or marijuana products.

How Does Negativity Bias Affect You?

As humans, we are hardwired to give more importance to negative experiences than positive or neutral ones. This is called negativity bias.

As humans, we are hardwired to give more importance to negative experiences than positive or neutral ones. This is called negativity bias.

America’s Obesity Epidemic Among Young Women

Almost half of U.S. adults will be considered obese by 2030, according to new data published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Almost half of U.S. adults will be considered obese by 2030, according to new data published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

7 Healthy Swaps For Everyday Foods And Drinks

Foods like white bread, soda, granola bars, energy drinks, and cereals are convenient and tasty; they can harm your health over time.

Foods like white bread, soda, granola bars, energy drinks, and cereals are convenient and tasty; they can harm your health over time.

How Fast Is A ‘Brisk’ Walk?

The U.S. health guidelines recommend either 150 minutes of "moderate-intensity" physical activity or 75 minutes of "vigorous-intensity" physical activity weekly.

The U.S. health guidelines recommend either 150 minutes of "moderate-intensity" physical activity or 75 minutes of "vigorous-intensity" physical activity weekly.

5 Hacks That Will Make More Grateful

It can be easy to get lost in living life so fast-paced and forget to stop and show your appreciation for what you have. Here are some tips on how to be more grateful.

It can be easy to get lost in living life so fast-paced and forget to stop and show your appreciation for what you have. Here are some tips on how to be more grateful.

The Older You Are The Less Narcissistic You Are

Experts say people tend to become less narcissistic and more humble over the course of their life due to the lessons learned over time.

Experts say people tend to become less narcissistic and more humble over the course of their life due to the lessons learned over time.

7 Benefits Of “Dry January”

Dry January is a time when people give up alcohol for the month after having a boozy holiday season. Here are some benefits.

Dry January is a time when people give up alcohol for the month after having a boozy holiday season. Here are some benefits.

Social Media In The Last Decade

Social media dates back to the 1990s with sites like Myspace and LiveJournal. However, the big guys only emerged within the last decade.

Social media dates back to the 1990s with sites like Myspace and LiveJournal. However, the big guys only emerged within the last decade.

Is The Keto Diet Sustainable?

Thousands of people have recently begun following a ketogenic diet, however is it sustainable?

Thousands of people have recently begun following a ketogenic diet, however is it sustainable?

Health Resolutions You’ll Actually Keep In 2020

With the arrival of a new decade more people than ever feel they have a chance at a clean slate.

With the arrival of a new decade more people than ever feel they have a chance at a clean slate.

Naps May Actually Save Your Life

Scientists recently revealed that napping once or twice a week reduces the risk of a heart attack or stroke.

Scientists recently revealed that napping once or twice a week reduces the risk of a heart attack or stroke.

How 2010s Became The Decade Of Staying In

Staying in has become the new going out, eating takeout and drinking wine on the couch rather than going out to clubs has become the growing lifestyle trend.

Staying in has become the new going out, eating takeout and drinking wine on the couch rather than going out to clubs has become the growing lifestyle trend.

6 Benefits Of Drinking Tea Everyday

Millions of Americans drink tea every day and the benefits are impressive. Here are the top 6.

Millions of Americans drink tea every day and the benefits are impressive. Here are the top 6.

Will intermittent Fasting Help You Live Longer?

New research shows that committing to intermittent fasting may help you live longer.

New research shows that committing to intermittent fasting may help you live longer.

5 Eco-Friendly Ways to Get Rid of Your Christmas Tree

5 eco-friendly ways to get rid of your Christmas tree.

5 eco-friendly ways to get rid of your Christmas tree.

Is This Typical Toddler Behavior?

Is your toddler's bad behavior the "terrible twos," or is it just typical toddler behavior?

Is your toddler's bad behavior the "terrible twos," or is it just typical toddler behavior?

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