Health & nutrition
Invercargill siblings who need life-saving transplants are about to begin their 8-month-long treatments.
San Francisco officials are turning their city into Gotham to help a sick little boy realise his crime fighting dreams.
New research suggests strength training is safe for kids and may encourage them to be more active.
At the age of seven, the boy weighed almost 50kg and had a body mass index roughly double what it should have been.
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Can physical activity help improve a child's academic performance?
Kids without a regular bedtime tend to have more behaviour problems at home and at school, a new study suggests.
A mother has achieved her dream of setting up a charity to help people with Tourette's Syndrome.
Quite simply skipping breakfast is a lost opportunity to get good nutrients into our kids. It's truly an easy meal to get right.
After nine years of their girl going in and out of hospital, a Taranaki family just want a diagnosis.
Research shows that siblings of sick children can develop a range of emotional and behavioural problems.
Everyone is guilty of mindless snacking. What can you do to strengthen your kids' willpower?
A young boy's near-death allergic reaction to ice-cream has led to one of the heaviest fines for a food offence involving allergies in Australia.
A primary school pupil and a university student are recovering after falling seriously ill with meningococcal disease.
Children turn up for first day of school with alarming levels of tooth decay, oral health experts say.
School shaved special needs pupil's hair off to get rid of his continual infestation of head lice.
Here are some tips to help you have a positive influence on your child's attitude to their body, food and exercise.
Tara Jeffrey is determined to make her nine-year-old son's dreams come true before he leaves her.
It may be too late for Katie but Red Nose Day aims to raise funds for research into Batten's disease.
Children exposed to chemicals commonly used in food packaging are more likely to be obese, new research suggests.
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