A ‘right to grow’ law encouraging more locally-grown food could boost health, community pride and food supply resilience.
One of the first contemporary personal narratives about living with HIV in the 21st century, Fever urgently interrogates the social meanings of HIV, and how they’ve evolved in the era of treatment.
An infant nutrition expert explains what is behind the current formula shortage and what can be done to support hard-pressed parents.
On many dimensions, Millennials aged 25-35 are better off than were Boomers, with housing and the environment the big exceptions.
Tests found PFAS in school uniforms, pillows, upholstered furniture and several other items that are often next to children’s skin and near their noses and mouths.
Experts say making meals available to all students reduces the stigma associated with a free lunch.
Community healthcare workers say the price they paid to care for vulnerable patients during the pandemic has been largely ignored. It’s time to recognise their work at the front line.
Despite the halt to the federal mask mandate for mass transit, people may still choose to protect themselves. For those who do, the type of mask and how well it fits matter.
A new ‘protein roadmap’ produced by CSIRO reveals foods set to fill fridges by 2030 as health, environmental and ethical concerns push consumers away from meat.
By surveying over 100 people in academic medicine, a researcher found that women are consistently excluded from important networking activities like watching sports, drinking at bars and playing golf.
New research shows using social media can provide a much-needed boost to UK farmers’ wellbeing, connectedness and mental health, and even bank balances.
World Health Day is shining a light on local responses to health challenges. It’s time New Zealand takes that message to heart and works with local communities for a fairer health system.
500 million people live in 19 African countries deemed “water insecure”.
Chinese novelist Murong Xuecun infiltrated Wuhan in April 2020 to gather its citizens’ stories from the first days of coronavirus: from the doctor who first warned of a new disease, to a taxi driver.
The public health mandates are relaxing, but a number of New Zealanders are going further, ditching masks despite the ongoing pandemic. What is driving the rush back to ‘normal’?
How we design our cities can make it harder to be healthy. City planners are now able to quantify the different elements that are affecting our health and well-being.
The ‘Die Hard’ actor is suffering from a communications disorder that affects 2 million Americans.
The New Zealand government is set to introduce sweeping reforms to the country’s health system. But without changes in how the system is funded, will the reforms achieve their goals?
Rising temperatures mean longer, earlier pollen seasons, but the bigger problem is what carbon dioxide will do to the amount of pollen being released. A 200% increase is possible this century.
The author’s 9-year-old son will likely face about four times as many extreme events in his lifetime as older adults today. An international report explains the impacts already being felt.