Health & nutrition
A Fairfax investigation into lunch box contents has shed light on some unexpected sugary culprits.
Boy's simple ear infection "ate through bone" and got into his brain, nearly killing him.
School tuck shops selling greasy food are fast becoming obsolete.
Nutritionist Susie Burrell shares her tips for choosing snacks for the school lunchbox.
Dayton Preston isn’t like most other 8-year-olds – he has never eaten a meal in his life.
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Sick of making lunches that don't get eaten? Nutritionist Lynda Smith has some tips.
A new study found the question most likely to be asked about daughters is whether or not they're too plump.
Figures released by the Ministry of Health show that the child obesity rate in NZ continues to climb.
A Kapiti Coast primary school has decided to switch off wi-fi in its junior classrooms after a survey of parents revealed concerns about radiation exposure.
Head lice or nits: The idea alone is enough to make your scalp itch.
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.
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.
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