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  • Could Urban Lighting Raise Breast Cancer Risk for Some Women?

    17 August 2017 8:09 PM 1

    Study found link between ambient light and higher odds in young, smoking females, but more research needed THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- New research reveals an unexpected potential risk factor for breast cancer: city lights. The Harvard Medical School study found an association between living in areas with high amounts of ambient nighttime

  • 'As soon I got to the bathroom things turned sexual': Lawyer reveals she received 'death threats and was offered hush money' after she had sex with All Black Aaron Smith in a disabled toilet

    17 August 2017 8:02 AM 3

    The woman at the centre of the Aaron Smith sex scandal received death threats from fans of the all-conquering rugby team after their sordid affair was revealed last year. Video showing Smith and the mystery lawyer leaving a family toilet at a New Zealand airport after getting intimate made headlines last year, leading to a tearful apology from the rugby

  • NZ Rugby to re-investigate Aaron Smith toilet tryst

    17 August 2017 8:02 AM 17

    Cape Town - New Zealand Rugby has instructed an independent lawyer to re-open the investigation into the Aaron Smith toilet tryst, the Stuff.co.nz website reports. In a statement released to the New Zealand website, the NZR said: "Based on information published, New Zealand Rugby believes that it needs to investigate the Aaron Smith matter further and has instructed

  • Bledisloe Cup: All Blacks dismiss claims Aaron Smith lied about airport toilet incident

    17 August 2017 8:02 AM 2

    New Zealand has named Aaron Smith in its squad for Saturday night's Bledisloe Cup Test amid allegations he lied to team officials regarding an off-field incident, while Australia has given a first cap to winger Curtis Rona. The All Blacks declared Smith would play on the weekend in what doubles as the Rugby Championship opener, despite a Daily Mail report

  • Video: Post workout muscle cramp moves like alien creature

    17 August 2017 7:09 AM 22

    Going for an intense workout at the gym is not uncommon among bodybuilding enthusiasts and does no harm when done right. But sometimes going too hard can also leave people in pain with muscle cramps or worse consequences for muscles and joints. A mind-boggling video shared on Facebook by a man from California shows a rarely seen consequence of post workout

  • All Blacks back Smith amid scandal claim

    17 August 2017 6:06 AM 8

    All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has backed halfback Aaron Smith to play well in Saturday's Bledisloe Cup opener against the Wallabies despite latest allegations about his airport "toilet tryst" scandal. In a spicy pre-match press conference, Hansen also rejected claims that Wallabies coach Michael Cheika confronted him about last year's infamous bugging

  • Man's bizarre leg cramp is probably the weirdest thing you'll see all day

    17 August 2017 12:36 AM 1

    Brace yourselves, everyone. You're about to see something super gross. A leg cramp is one of the most painful things a human body can experience. And the worst part is, there's not much you can do about it — you kind of just have to let it pass, while not accidentally making it worse. Facbeook user Angel Bermudez posted a video of him experiencing a leg cramp

  • Search for Morrinsville gunman now 'nationwide'

    16 August 2017 5:02 AM 2

    Police say their search for a man who shot at police in Morrinsville has been elevated to a "national level". Waikato Police Detective Superintendent Chris Page said police believe Heke has moved out of the Morrinsville area. "He has contacts well-across New Zealand, especially the North Island". Page said Heke has a lot of criminal associates but they should

  • Fleas carrying plague found in Arizona

    15 August 2017 6:40 AM 3

    A second Arizona county in two weeks has confirmed that fleas in the area tested positive for plague. The announcement by Navajo County Public Health officials on Friday comes one week after Coconino County officials found prairie dogs in the area to be carrying fleas with the plague. Plague is an infectious disease infamous for killing millions of Europeans

  • Launch of a Ground-Breaking Clinical Sexual Violence Network

    13 August 2017 11:23 PM 1

    SAATS-Link - Medical Sexual Assault Clinicians Aotearoa (MEDSAC, formerly DSAC) is excited to announce the launch of this new, innovative on-line network for people working in sexual assault clinics around New Zealand. In 2015, the 18 sexual assault services (SAATS) around the country provided therapeutic, forensic and medical care for over 1700 patients