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Why the Honey Badger gave up his dream for his Dad.

Nick Cummins, the larrikin star of the Wallabies, gave it all away two years ago to build a future for his siblings, because Mark’s days are numbered. When his dad was diagnosed with incurable prostate cancer and caring for two other children with cystic fibrosis, Nick stepped up to build a future for them and,…

Keep your engine running

Men are reputedly bad about looking after their health. Maybe it’s that business about men not liking to admit they need advice. If you get lost in a new town, women will ask a passerby, or duck into a nearby shop and ask, whereas men will try to nut it out, perhaps afraid to admit…

Prostate cancer: Kiwi men are dying too soon

Poor therapy blamed for low prostate cancer survival times here compared with Britain. Men diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer die on average sooner in New Zealand than in Britain and part of the reason may be poorly organised treatment, a new study suggests. At two years after diagnosis of prostate cancer which had already spread…