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Gen X, Y and Z: Obesity risk higher for younger generations

You are much more likely to be obese than your parents were when they were your age, according to a […]
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A vital step for childhood stroke

The Stroke Foundation has welcomed and endorsed Australia’s first clinical guidelines for children with stroke, saying the guidelines were a […]

New ethical guidelines for fertility preservation of ill children

Doctors treating children with life-threatening illnesses now have a new tool to help them grapple with the tough ethical questions […]

School water program to brighten smiles in remote NSW

A new pilot project aimed at improving the oral health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in three remote […]

World Autism Awareness Day 2nd April 2015

No more blues. Go colourful for autism, this World Autism Awareness Day Aspect is celebrating World Autism Awareness Day, Thursday […]

Immunisation Overview

Immunisations or vaccinations are medicines containing particles of a disease like chicken pox or typhoid. When administered, they stimulate the immune system to produce antibodies that help the body prevent infection with that disease. They play a major role in preventing...
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Caffeine consumption in children and teens

Introduction Prevalence of caffeine consumption Which foods and beverages provide children and teens with caffeine? How much caffeine do children […]