Many of the gels, toys or therapies recommended to help kids through teething may be dangerous. So, what's a parent to do?
Those least likely to get professional help for their mental health conditions were girls, younger children, and children from non-English-speaking backgrounds.
Your teeth started to grow even before you were born.
Countries around the world are taking society's happiness and well-being into account when formulating policy. So, why is Australia so focused on economics as the sole marker of progress?
Anda tidak harus menjadi ahli untuk menjadi pendukung vaksinasi yang efektif. Berikut adalah beberapa kiat jika berhadapan dengan orang yang tidak yakin jika dia harus memvaksinasi anak-anaknya.
It's hard to decide which treatment to choose when trying to quit smoking or lose weight. The term 'number needed to treat' could help you decide what is most likely to work.
You don't have to be an expert to be an effective advocate for vaccination. Here are some tips if you find yourself talking to someone who isn't convinced they should vaccinate their kids.
Rates of ADHD medications prescribed for children have gone up by 30% in three years. But our research found only one in four children who meet ADHD criteria are taking medication.
Research has started to identify the key factors in creating communities that promote good early childhood development.
Despite good oral hygiene, some children have weak teeth that are more prone to decay.
Around 15% of Australians are infected with this these bugs. Undetected, they can cause stomach ulcers and cancer.
The only quitting tool most Australian prisoners have access to is nicotine lozenges. These are being mixed with tea leaves to create a smokable product known as "teabacco".
There may be additional long-term health harms from antibiotic exposure in early life and before birth, including an increased risk of infection, obesity and asthma.
New guidelines outline language practitioners should use when caring for transgender kids.
Poorer children in Australia are less likely to receive their share of Medicare funding, particularly in the first years of life.
Parents worry about giving their kids pain relief. Four out of five experts say it's OK.
Reports that a study found baby wipes to be a contributor to childhood allergies were plain wrong. The study didn't test baby wipes, and was done in mice.
The shift from daylight saving time will leave kids' body clocks an hour "out of sync", in a similar way to jet lag. Here are some evidence-based strategies to deal with this.
Children with autism and their younger siblings could be at increased risk of vaccine-preventable diseases, with new research showing they are under-vaccinated compared to the general population.
The latest poll on children's oral health shows many parents have misconceptions about how to prevent tooth decay in their children and don't know of the free dental services available.