Kids HealthÂ News
Sunday February 28, 2010The gold rush city is still drawing people from far and wide. Karin Derkley meets two families who found life in the regional hub too good to pass up.
Saturday January 2, 2010WHILE most Australian children continue to throw their Christmas presents around this weekend, breaking many along the way, one expert has a word of advice for their parents: forget about showering them with gifts, do not over-schedule their time and get down on their level to engage with them as much as you can.
Wednesday December 16, 2009He's a 'big picture' thinker, who has paved the way for better mental health care.
Saturday December 5, 2009Multi-disciplinary interest in rural and general health education (MIRAGE) is doing its bit to promote country health workers.
Thursday October 22, 2009CORPORATE sponsorship in public schools will only further entrench disadvantage and increase ill health. "We have to understand there are trade-offs," says John Roskam, of the Institute of Public Affairs, an institution devoted to promoting privilege. He has no issue with "a can of fizzy drink flashed in front of our kids".
Monday September 21, 2009CHILDREN removed from their parents' home and placed in care are missing out on comprehensive health assessments €” which the State Government pledged €” because lack of funding has stalled the program.
Sunday January 11, 2009POOL cleaners containing a chemical banned internationally due to fears it can cause cancer and long-term health problems in children are in daily use across Australia.
Thursday January 8, 2009THE director of Hunter New England Health's childhood obesity program Good For Kids, Good For Life will leave the position at the end of the week to take up a role with the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Wednesday September 3, 2008On the scale of healthy eating, kids rate their fathers high, writes Jenny Tarran.