If you have a family member with an allergy, a simple trip away can be life-threatening.
A new study suggests that parents who wash their dishes by hand, rather than in a dishwashing machine, may unwittingly lower the likelihood that their children will develop allergies.
It's a case of life and death and this is one mum who is not backing down when it comes to protecting her son.
Owen Carey died from anaphylactic shock two years ago after eating a birthday meal at British burger chain Byron.
"They didn't give us a fair chance," says Aoife's heartbroken mother.
I'd never heard of Downtown Brooklyn in the Sydney suburb of Penrith before this week. And it'd be safe to say many of you reading this hadn't either.
At different times of life, there are some tests we're all advised to take – some better known than others. Here are some to pencil into your diary.
Her parents want the hospital to publicly explain what happened and how they will prevent a death like Caitlin’s from happening again.
Each year in Australia, about 30 children or adolescents are diagnosed with melanoma, and while it is considered rare, parents should not ignore symptoms
Experts call for measures like a sugar tax to help in the fight against tooth decay but face opposition from both governments and the sugar industry.
Not all tissues are created equally.
The flu vaccine takes about two weeks to start working and only protects against influenza, so you can still get sick from other viruses after your flu shot.
It's worrying when your child has dark circles under their eyes, but for many kids the cause is a simple matter of genetics, for others it could be a little more serious.