Otitis media in children

Otitis media is the medical name for middle ear infections, which are very common in young children. Acute otitis media

Simple rules for child-rearing

Bringing up children is one of the hardest and most important jobs any of us takes on. The American author

Childhood smarts a healthy trait

In adults, lower cognitive function has been linked to poorer physical health and health related quality of life. In children,

Video: Are headphones harming children’s hearing?

Video transcript We often think of hearing loss as an adult issue – as we age, the frequencies of sound

Knock knees

Knock knees is a term that describes the appearance seen when the lower legs bend outwards, so that when the

Healthy diet for children

To meet their needs for growth and energy, children need a healthy diet. That means some big dietary changes since

Healthy eating and toddlers

Meal times can be challenging for many families with toddlers (age 1-3 years), with the dining table becoming a stressful

Adolescents: advice for parents

Adolescence, the period between childhood and adulthood, is often a difficult time, for parents and their children. This is when

Video: What concerns young Australians most?

Mission Australia ran a survey of 30,000 young Australians. They asked: “What are three issues that you consider most important in


Bullying is not just a normal part of growing up — it’s a serious problem and, unfortunately, is still common

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