Health & nutrition
A mother has been fined by her daycare because the homemade leftovers she sent for her children's lunch didn't include grains.
Kids who are given larger bowls of food are more than likely to overeat or waste the excess food, according to a new study.
Although we might recall chickenpox as a small but annoying blip on our childhood radar, it can be dangerous.
Why is it still so hard to diagnose ADHD? And why is there so much emotional baggage associated with treating it?
Using games and stickers can tempt children to try new vegetables, a new study shows.
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Health authorities are rushing to put a lid on a hepatitis A epidemic that has gripped Ashburton preschools.
I didn't expect to be confronted with this issue so early in my daughter's life. After all, she is only four.
A trial dose of a groundbreaking new gel saved Molly Milroy from brain damage, her mother says.
Bouncing on a trampoline could kill Blake Solomon who is only four years old.
Hoping kids will simply "grow out of" allergies is no longer good enough, experts say.
As a parent it can be incredibly hard to get our kids eating what we know they should eat. So a new study caught my attention.
One night in a frigid bedroom can harm a child's lung function for up to a fortnight, study says.
Until the moment parenthood arrives, few people would anticipate how much time and concern could be generated over the bowel habits of a small child.
A US academic has sparked a storm after suggesting a peanut allergy "epidemic" is in fact a "peanut panic".
Genetic tests could predict which children will grow out of asthma, and which ones will continue to suffer from asthma as adults.
It's not just sugar that's bad for teeth, starchy food and some fruit can cause damage too.
"These animals you gotta take care of them, not eat them." Watch the moment a little boy realises where meat comes from.
An expert says we have to get children out of cold and overcrowded houses to beat asthma.
The anaesthetist had explained to us in pre-surgery that only one parent may come in to hold the child’s hand as he goes under general anaesthetic.
An American toddler has been given the chance to hear for the first time in his short life thanks to an implant on his brain stem.
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