We asked five experts if there should be a nation-wide ban on junk food in schools. Four out of five said yes.
Most kids bounce back quickly after a disaster and there are several strategies you can use to help.
I have worked on this problem for many years, and to be honest it still blows my mind to really think about just how complex it is.
Parents aren't taught how to verify the health information they find online. So here are some ways to ensure the sources are credible and trustworthy.
While some indoor trampoline parks operate to a high safety standard, others don't, and there's nothing compelling them to lift their game.
While school sores – or impetigo – is a treatable condition, if left untreated it can lead to much more serious illness such as kidney and heart disease.
Halloween is upon us, and the sugar is horrible for your kids' teeth and health. But fear not -- there are things parents can do to lessen the impact of the candy binge.
Children with glue ear constantly struggle to hear at school, which may leave them frustrated, disengaged and unlikely to reach their full potential.
Having trouble getting your kids to eat? Here are six things you could do at the table, and before, to make meal times a bit less stressful.
Children's cancer is a rare disease, which means the market is small and pharmaceutical companies have few incentives to develop drugs for these cancers.
Flatfoot is normal in infants and young children, and in the absence of any associated symptoms, treatment is highly debatable.
If a child is shy and poorly treated by other children their age, this may be cause for concern.
Some toddlers are unable to walk with their whole foot on the ground. This should be checked out by a health professional.
Developmental dysplasia of the hip is a chronic condition present from early childhood which can cause permanent disability if not identified and treated early.
The blame for pain in kids is often directed at school bags, computer and small-screen device usage, posture, or other biomechanical targets.
“Slapped cheek” describes the typical bright red rash on the face caused by human parvovirus infection.
Many adults who have a lifelong problem with migraines first experience them in childhood or adolescence.
Lack of public awareness and stigma associated with bed-wetting in older children means few seek professional help despite successful treatments being available.
Before we can understand night terrors and nightmares, we need to understand normal sleep.
This infographic provides a snapshot of children's health in Australia, from mortality and chronic conditions to the risk factors adversely affecting our children's health.