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.
A measles outbreak that tore through a Melbourne school might have been stopped early if schools faced financial penalties for failing to keep records of unvaccinated students, a report authored by Victorian health department staff argues.
When Tara Doyle began to understand what cancer was and its evil tendency to take people's loved ones away, the seven-year-old took to her street to busk with a ukulele.
Matthew Wilkins had finished his VCE exams and was waiting for his results when he was struck by a deadly disease.
Jessica Whelan, the four-year-old girl with neuroblastoma whose heartbreaking photo touched thousands around the world, has died after a 13-month battle with the illness.
A 14-year-old girl who has died of cancer has been cryogenically frozen in the hope that she can be "woken up" and cured in the future after winning a landmark court case in her final days.
Although it isn't a life threatening condition, it is life changing for the thousands of people who are affected by it.
Making funny films was one way Luka Wolfgram helped his little brother Kosta get through tough times.
A young Melbourne doctor and his best mate wanted to find a way to get kids to learn about the value of vaccination. The solution: target the kids, not the parents. Make vaccination not just herd-immunity-cool, but playground-cool.
Last week in a video watched by over 155,000 people, a seven-year-old girl who is battling leukemia, asked the world to pray for her before her upcoming PET scan.
The mother of a 12-year-old girl who died following complications from the flu, is begging parents to get their children vaccinated.
The father of a four-year-old girl given just weeks to live has revealed a heartbreaking picture of the moment "where we as parents could offer her no comfort".