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The majority of households with children are not safely storing opioid-containing medications, according to a US study A US-wide study of adults who have used prescription opioids and lived in …

Karalyn Huxhagen looks at helping new parents, particularly during trying times and natural disasters Parenting comes with lots of advice, books to read, YouTube to watch and a thousand tales …

A pharmacist mum has drawn strong criticism after handing out prescription pill bottles filled with M&Ms to kids A mum from South Dakota in US reportedly handed out creative birthday …

A world-first study has found a clear association between vitamin D deficiency in young children and development of asthma Researchers at the WA-based Telethon Kids Institute recruited 267 children at …

Those aged 15-24 years old have the highest rates of poisoning by pharmaceuticals in Australia The majority of cases involve non-opioid analgesics and are the result of intentional self-harm, the Australian Institute …

Australian experts find use in children can be stopped sooner Top researchers from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute have conducted a systematic review into the duration of intravenous antibiotics for …

A clear winner emerges from among 14 drug treatments, but more quality data is needed Fluoxetine is probably the best option to consider when a pharmacological treatment is indicated for …

The Sleep DownUnder 2015 conference heard getting children to bed early may be even more important than ensuring they have a long sleep, according to a study. Dr Quach and colleagues from Murdoch Childrens …