The caregiver was due to be sentenced today but that has been adjourned until next year. The victim's family are frustrated the ordeal won't be over by Christmas.
A study on mice has found fat cells may encourage the spread of cancer tumours - especially melanoma and skin, lung and breast cancer.
The Greens are putting cannabis on the election agenda with a policy making it legal for personal and medicinal use.
The New Zealand Dental Association is launching a new plan of attack against sugary drinks, to try and improve the health of the population.