Health & nutrition
Australian researchers have found a possible cure for people with potentially fatal peanut allergies.
The low self-esteem that comes from being an overweight child can stay with a person for life.
I try to make healthy, tasty food but my kids only eat white food - plain pasta, white rice. How can I get them to expand their menu?
Kale's good, but cauliflower's hot: some of the foods grabbing the limelight this year are oldies, but goodies.
If you've dropped the ball on instilling good eating habits in your kids, it's not too late to make a few changes.
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Is your preschooler drinking too much milk each day?
Kids who are picky eaters can struggle with a holiday table of unfamiliar foods. Here are some strategies from therapists to help you out.
Children who overcome cancer often struggle with "late effects" of their treatments that may not appear until decades after they are grown.
Life for Rebecca Thompson is a blur of hospital visits and sleepless nights.
New Zealand's child obesity rates continue to climb while rates in other developed countries have flattened or decreased, obesity experts say.
As parents we have a huge influence on our kids' attitude towards food. Here are some tips to get your family on the right track.
Could your parenting style be causing your kids to 'block up'? A new study thinks so.
A new project to redecorate the bedrooms of sick young people is under way, with hopes it will spread nationwide.
You wouldn't think dairies would be the ones keeping kids away from lollies, but they are in Hamilton.
Best way to tackle obesity is with good nutrition messages in schools, Christchurch dietitian says.
A national health alert has been triggered after a Taranaki child aboard an international flight later developed measles.
A 25 night stay at hospital gave Simone Colwill the idea to write a book to help kids cope with an ill parent.
Wondering whether genes are contributing to your weight struggle? Your gut bacteria could be the answer.
Google is experimenting with a feature that provides live advice to searchers looking for information on some medical conditions.
A warning sign highlighting how far you would have to walk to burn off the calories in a soft drink has dramatically deterred teens.
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