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Tree of bikes

A Christmas tree of a very different kind will be helping children in need this festive season.

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Poor diet linked to worsening asthma

Processed food, fat and refined sugar, are contributing to increased asthma prevalence and inhibiting effectiveness of ventolin treatment.

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MiNDFOOD Red ‘Heart Health’ Issue on Good Morning TVNZ

Actress Nicole Whippy and coronary care nurse Natalie Flynn go on TVNZ’s Good Morning show to talk about our special May red issue & heart health.

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Meditate for a cause this May

Mindful in May is an Australian-based initiative that aims to reduce the effects of stress through the proven benefits of meditation, and help bring fresh water to those who need it most.

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Archaeologists unearth earliest example of human with cancer

British archaeologists have discovered what they claim is the world’s oldest complete example of a human with cancer.

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My story: Jo Yirell – “Losing a child rips out a part of you”

Following the death by malaria of her 20-year-old son, British mother Jo Yirrell became an ambassador for Malaria No More and campaigns tirelessly for awareness of the disease. Her story caught the attention of writer Richard Curtis and has now been immortalised on screen.

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The copper dilemma

Researchers are divided over the risks versus the benefits that copper has for our overall brain health.

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Include a Charity Week – 16-22 September 2013

We’re being urged to remember their favourite charities in their Wills during Include a Charity Week

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Manu Fiedel’s French Dinner Party menu

Our favourite French chef, Manu Fiedel, shares his delicious dinner-party menu to inspire us to get cooking for a cause this month.

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Antibiotics cure chronic back pain

Millions of chronic back pain sufferers could avoid major surgery by taking antibiotics.

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UK designers unite to save bees

British fashion designers Vivienne Westwood and Katharine Hamnett create a buzz at a London bee protest.

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Matt Damon tackles the water crisis with comedy

US Actor Matt Damon has released a comedic video on the global water crisis, in the hopes that it will go viral and raise awareness of the serious issue.

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A heart for fashion

Celebrities presented their favourite saucy red style creations at The Heart Truth’s Red Dress Collection fashion show in New York this week. The event promotes heart health awareness among women.

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Born to Knit

Would you be willing to share your creativity if you knew that it could provide warmth to a child and help save a life?

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Shakira hosts online baby shower with UNICEF

While most expectant mothers celebrate their impending arrivals with close family and friends, one international celebrity has chosen to open up her celebration to the world for a good cause.

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Care Australia 2013

Care Australia seeks to help support some of the world’s poorest communities. Amelia Poxon joins us to explain what the organisation will be working on in the new year.

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Dogtober

Guide dogs help to change the lives of many Australians, as an extra pair of hands and as a much loved companion. Find out how you can get involved in Dogtober and help raise funds for and support Assisted Dogs Australia.

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Food for Thought – Sydney

Patisserie chef Mark Stone is taking part in Food for Thought, an event for the National Stroke Foundation. He talks to us about the cooking for the cause and how it’s changed the way he approaches food.

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Researchers find an avocado a day keeps the doctor away

Researchers say avocado oil could help with diseases such as diabetes and hypertension. Known for its cholesterol-fighting properties, the scientists say it contains antioxidants that protect from damage caused by pollution and radiation.

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Refugee envoy Jolie in Ecuador

Angelina Jolie makes her first trip as special envoy for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees to Ecuador and speaks candidly about the purpose of her work there. MiNDFOOD reports.

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What causes sweating?

A look at the causes of sweating, such as an increase of adrenalin in our bodies, and how we can reduce it, MiNDFOOD Podcasts Present.

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Red Cross Relief Work

View images of the Red Cross’ relief work in Banda Aceh, Afghanistan, South Ossetia and Solomon Islands, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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Steinem laments elusive equality

Pioneering feminist Gloria Steinem looks back on her career as a Playboy bunny, ardent critic of Sarah Palin, and journalist advocating for female equality, reports MiNDFOOD.

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Banderas joins the UN

Helen Clark, head of the UN Development Program (UNDP), has named Spanish actor Antonio Banderas as a “Goodwill Ambassador” for the global fight against poverty, MiNDFOOD reports.

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