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We hear about autism all the time, but much of what we're told is either highly controversial or hogwash.
A few days after Marcus Greville turned one, his parents learnt he had leukaemia.
Hand, foot and mouth disease is rapidly spreading through childcare centres in Wellington.
Kali Johnstone's family were told she'd be in a wheelchair by the time she was five.
Despite a condition which makes her tiny body swell up, Natalia always has a smile for everyone.
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"Not knowing how long we will have Harry for is the hardest part. Is he going to die when he's 10?"
Stocks of a chickenpox vaccine have run dry after a unexpected rush by parents to get their children immunised.
Do you remember the first time you tasted an olive? Or an anchovy? A new video captures those moments.
Girl with a life-threatening condition flying to England to "get a new tummy".
Charlie Tiger Bailey, 2, suffers from a rare birth defect, but is finally getting to sleep in his own cot.
Dylan Consolo received a very special gift from her aunt - part of her liver.
Thousands of Kiwi children have been saved from deadly diseases by national immunisation programmes.
There is a lot of information on the internet about vaccinations, but who do you speak to to get accurate information?
At 15 months old, Addison Blundell has at last entered the world of sound.
Making healthy snacks for toddlers on the go can be tricky, these Sesame Rice Balls are healthy, easy to make and full of vitamins.
Getting out of bed on a cold morning can be an impossible task for one 5-year-old girl.
The mother of a toddler with cancer says shaving her head feels like a "fresh start" after 12 months of heartache.
Lower Hutt toddler Addison Blundell will finally get a cochlear implant this week.
Doctors are calling for free chickenpox and rotovirus vaccines, after children have nearly died from severe bouts of the highly contagious bugs.
A toddler whose rotting teeth had to be removed may have avoided such decay if Gore water was fluoridated, a southern dental surgeon says.
More than 100,000 New Zealand children a week are exposed to second-hand smoke in cars.
A young family is facing the daunting prospect of raising half a million dollars a year to keep a sick toddler with a rare disease alive.
I didn't take vitamins growing up, so when I pass the supplements aisle at the supermarket I can't help but wonder: Is this really necessary? Do kids actually need supplements?
Parents watch their son almost die after they turned their backs on vaccination.
While testimonials of alternative treatments for Autism may offer parents hope, a US physician warns against people using the exploding science of DNA testing.
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