Kids’ & Teens’ Health

Accidental poisoning

Childhood poisoning may be accidental, but it can still be prevented. Because it is impossible to keep your eyes on

I’m worried my child has an eating disorder

If you’re concerned that a child, typically a daughter, has an eating disorder, well, what should you do? The first

Hand, foot and mouth disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a common childhood illness that is caused by a viral infection. The most

Polio: symptoms, causes and treatment

What is polio? Polio (which is short for poliomyelitis) is an infectious disease that can cause permanent muscle weakness, paralysis,

How can I support my child who has anorexia?

Anorexia nervosa is an uncommon condition in teenagers, particularly teenage girls, but it causes enormous stress and concern, and for

Australian Standard Vaccination Schedule for Vaccinations

This table shows vaccinations included in the Australian National Immunisation Program Schedule as well as some other recommended vaccinations. Below

Australian Standard Vaccination Schedule

This table shows vaccinations included in the Australian National Immunisation Program Schedule as well as some other recommended vaccinations. Below

The impact of childhood trauma

Dr Matthew Cullen, Psychiatrist, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney Children who are exposed to long-term mental abuse, typically via neglect, sexual

What are night terrors? A brief look.

Night Terrors vs. Dreams All human beings experience dreams. There are pleasant dreams, which we experience, there are nightmares, which

How to get kids to eat vegetables?

Getting kids to eat their veggies can be a challenge. New research finds that there is merit in the advice

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