Health & nutrition
Belgian lawmakers will vote on a bill to give extremely sick children the right to euthanasia.
Cate Chapin was misdiagnosed with the flu, anorexia and conjunctivitis before an ophthalmologist found the problem.
A medical mystery has led to a custody battle between a hospital and the parents of a sick teen.
When a teen boy dabbled in steroids he expected his doctor to be able to make the physical consequences simply disappear.
Teenagers are becoming seriously ill after taking laxative teas being pushed on them by powerful marketing through social media websites.
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Children who have gone through trying times are more likely to be overweight by age 15, a new study suggests.
As a dad steps into boxing ring for charity event, his young son wages a battle of his own.
The first time my son asked how babies get in a mummy's tummy I said 'by magic'. Next time my answers will need to be more reliant on the truth.
Cordless phones are more of a health risk to young people than mobiles, new research says.
An exercise in poverty has been challenging a group of pupils to re-evaluate their spending on food.
A primary school pupil and a university student are recovering after falling seriously ill with meningococcal disease.
OPINION: In their latest effort to promote veganism to teenagers, PETA, has come up with the slogan "Vegans go all the way."
When Charlotte Hewson is well she runs and plays netball. At other times she can barely move.
Scientists have discovered that girls suffering from anorexia also present with some of the more mild characteristics of autism.
It took just three months to turn couch potato Noah Pihema into a boxing machine.
Children as young as nine are being admitted to hospital with anorexia, with more boys suffering.
A project that helps families meet orthodontic costs is now available to young people across the country.
Some kids have one famous sporting parent. Christian Gray has two.
Parents who focus on weight rather than health when they talk about food could lead to unhealthy eating habits in teens.
Diet is more important than exercise when it comes to helping obese kids and teens lose weight, a new review of past data suggests.
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