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The Heart Foundation has supported the findings of a University of Cambridge study which concluded that children should be helped to be more active during winter. “Public health guidelines state …

Australia has recorded improvements in the percentages of children fully immunised in some local areas in 2014–15, the NHPA has revealed, but there are still several areas where rates remain …

Mothers from the Congenital CMV Association Australia are on a mission to raise awareness of cytomegalovirus, which they say few Australians know about. One in 150 children is born with …

New figures released by the World Health Organization have revealed that the global rates of childhood obesity could rise from 41 million children affected to 70 million in the next …

More than 5000 teddy bears were given to sick, disadvantaged and special needs children as part of Chemmart’s support for Variety – the Children’s Charity. Chemmart stores throughout Australia sold …

Cancer Council is lifting the lid on Queensland lunchboxes as parents prepare to send kids back to school, with research showing many packed lunches are alarmingly low on veggies. The …

With the 2016 Australian school year beginning this week, parents and carers of children with food and other allergic and medical conditions such as asthma and diabetes need to have …

Parents may find calculating dosage for children challenging, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen A young mother comes into your pharmacy with her two sick children, clutching a …

Senior health and medical researchers at the University of Wollongong have united to urge all parents to ensure their children are fully immunised. Researchers across the University say they want …

Gold Coast state primary school children are suffering from a lack of physical education, with schools failing to prioritise or promote its importance on the curriculum, new research shows. This …

The Government has welcomed the passage of legislation designed to lift national immunisation rates and provide a stronger incentive for immunisation, after the Senate passed the No Jab, No Pay …

Australia’s rates of childhood overweight and obesity could be turned around with changes equivalent to cutting one small chocolate bar and getting in 15 minutes of exercise, according to research …