Why we should free children from the deadening tyranny of being driven everywhere.
Providing nutritious food can ensure better health outcomes that will reach beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.
A third of South African children live below the food poverty line. The fact that many caregivers can't work because of the lockdown will worsen food insecurity. Here's what needs to be done.
Backyard Easter egg hunts can be a joy for all the family and a great way to lift the spirits in isolation. They can also provide insight into how different children manage treat foods.
Group B streptococcus is the most common bacterial cause of illness in newborn babies around the world.
Preparing now can help keep you and your loved ones safe.
Inspired by amber and hard candy, researchers figured out a new, needle-free, shelf-stable way to preserve vaccines, making them easier to ship and administer around the world.
Just one in 17 Australian children eats the recommended daily serves of vegetables. But it's tough getting kids to eat healthy foods. These tips might help.
A rare disease is one that affects less that five in 10,000 people. There are about 7,000 known rare diseases.
The Tubeho Neza programme has showed that it is possible to provide interventions against major diseases to vulnerable households.
If your child has accidentally eaten something you thought they were allergic to, but doesn't have a response, they may have grown out of their food allergy. Here's the safest way to check.
It starts with recognising your child needs support. Then, you have to prove they are eligible for it. Finally, you have to find the appropriate support. There's help available along the way.
It's easy to worry if your child doesn't seem to be developing as quickly as their playmates. But trust your 'niggles' and watch out for 'aha' moments. Our research shows they're often right.
New research finds taking antibiotics in early life is associated with an increased risk of obesity at age four. But that's no reason not to give your child antibiotics if they really need them.
Women with diabetes are at high risk of pregnancy complications. But there is a lot women can do to have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.
Children’s right to health is paramount: here's what needs to be done to build a child-centred health care system.
Every child develops at a different pace so it can be difficult to know what's normal.
Babies are particularly vulnerable in emergencies, especially in hot weather. Here's what your emergency kit needs to ensure they stay hydrated if you have to evacuate or you lose power or water.
California's surgeon general has implemented schoolwide screenings for trauma. A social work professor explains why the rest of the nation should do the same.
Schoolies and other leavers' celebrations are a chance for teenagers to exert their independence and experiment with their identity as a young adult. And yes, you can help without losing your cool.