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What are the most important health issues affecting the nation’s children? We look into the latest reports and data on children’s health We often hear how the children of today …

Dealing with children’s pain is complex and not just a matter of assessing and treating them like a small adult When it comes to children’s pain management, the accurate assessment of …

Despite the plethora of online information, when it comes to children’s health parents will often seek the trusted advice of their local pharmacist Looking after a sick child or infant …

The number of deaths among young people from prescription and illicit opioid poisoning has nearly tripled in the past two decades, according to a US study A cross sectional US …

Parents typically manage their children’s medication, but kids’ limited involvement may become problematic as they grow older, say researchers The number of children diagnosed with chronic health conditions is increasing …

When it comes to giving kids medicines, the majority of parents worry most about their children experiencing side effects, according to a new survey The new survey of more than …

New data from NSW Poisons Information Centre has found a 25% increase in medication error calls between 2013-2017 The NSW Poisons Information Centre has seen an increase in calls related …

Children should not just be considered “small adults” when it comes to prescribing medications, say Australian researchers A new British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology article by researchers from the University …

Taking antibiotics in pregnancy linked to rise in infant infections Children born to mothers who were prescribed antibiotics during pregnancy may have up to a 20% higher risk of being …

School canteens are selling less healthy, nutrient-poor food at a fraction of the cost of nutritious choices, the Dietitians Association National Conference has been told The first Australia-wide study of …

Almost half of all kids will experience some form of allergy by four years old, according to latest research The number of Australian children who outgrow egg allergy has contributed …

Spouses, partners, parents and family members comprise the majority of perpetrators of violence against girls and women in Australia In 2013-14 nearly 6,500 Australian women and girls were hospitalised due …