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child health


Domestic violence leads to more child deaths and intensive care unit admissions in Queensland than accidents, and in infants they are most often head and brain injuries, according to new …

On World Heart Day, the Heart Foundation has revealed Aussie kids are choosing to spend “truly disturbing” amounts of time sitting and staring at various electronic gadgets, instead of being …

The first State of Australia’s Fathers report by Save the Children finds fathers want to spend more time caring for their children when they are sick, and more flexible work …

Spending more time playing outside could protect children from short-sightedness as they grow up, according to a study published this week by Professor Mingguang He from the Centre for Eye …

Federal Members of Parliament from all parties and health groups called for legislation on alcohol promotion after the Alcohol Advertising Review Board 2014-15 Annual Report was released in Canberra today, …

The AMA, Australian FASD Network, NOFASD Australia, and the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education are teaming up to raise awareness about the health dangers of drinking alcohol during pregnancy. …

Australians constantly risk spreading potentially dangerous germs and viruses simply because they are not washing their hands properly, says child rights organisation Plan International Australia as it declares today (Friday, …

Children who have suffered accidental injury are being helped by using a website that gives them information and coping skills, helping prevent PTSD, researchers have found. The researchers, led by …

Children in the Northern Peninsula Area are about to receive access to a special annual dental treatment and preventive program as part of an innovative research project from August this …

The TGA has advised that more children’s medicines are being recalled, because they have been supplied in bottles where grooves that secure the lids can break off during opening. The …

Six batches of children’s analgesics are being recalled by Symbion, in consultation with the TGA. The ibuprofen and paracetamol products are packaged in bottles where the grooves that secure the …

Australian parents need to relax their guard, allow their children to play outdoors and enjoy all the benefits that physical activity brings, the National Heart Foundation said today. National Heart …