December 8-14 2012 Issue 3787by Listener Archive
<h3>COVER STORY</h3> <h4>Diagnosis danger</h4>
Diagnosis danger - is your doctor doing more harm than good?
Margo White reports on the many people who are receiving medical treatments that are doing them more harm than good - and are completely unaware of it. Also in this issue, Karyn Scherer reports on the importance of automated defibrillators; and Guyon Espiner talks with internationally celebrated Marilyn Waring who was recently named on a list of 50 people who will change the world.
Officials warn the cost could blow out "considerably" if the plan encourages more mothers not to name their baby's father.Read more
The government is vowing to cut the amount of waste New Zealanders create, which is estimated to be among the highest in the developed world.Read more
The Catholic Church is disappointed a Government inquiry into state abuse of children may not expand to include faith-based institutions.Read more
The relatively young Australian Attorney-General Christian Porter has a track record in law and order that unsettles many.Read more
For his documentary That Sugar Film, Damon Gameau consumed 40 teaspoons of the sweet stuff a day.Read more