Kate Hagan More than 50 per cent of parents are worried about the safety of childhood vaccines, Australia's first national survey of attitudes to vaccination has revealed, prompting concerns of childhood outbreaks of disease.
LAKSHMI SINGH Dermatitis is an inflammatory skin condition that can cause redness, swelling, itchiness and blisters. It can be caused by an allergic reaction or contact with chemicals that you may be sensitive to. Family history and food sensitivities may also be responsible.
Kathryn Wicks, Dan Harrison The national disability insurance scheme will cover ''most'' people with autism and could pay the full cost of early intervention programs, Disability Reform Minister Jenny Macklin has declared in the latest clue as to what the $22 billion-a-year scheme will cover.
Gina McColl There has been an explosion in diagnosis of food allergies. But the risks may be overstated by some.
Mark Russell The state coroner today warned parents about the dangers of tolerating drinking at teenage parties after the death of 16-year-old Justin Galligan, who was king-hit by a gatecrasher at a Halloween party.