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.
When Huntar passed out from pain at a Wellington hospital, doctors said he had a toothache. But his dentist knew better.
A quick-thinking mother saved her daughter's life after she broke her neck in a horrific waterslide accident by cracking her tooth to allow her to breathe.
It started with the arrival of an envelope with the Starlight logo on it. That little white envelope held the promise of magic. It made our girl cry happy tears.
About 7 percent of kids between the ages of 3 and 18 have elevated blood pressure, also called hypertension or pre-hypertension.
The Australian mum says the cost of not giving her children the drug will be fatal.
One-fifth of Australian children, many with cold, angry or overprotective parents, are at serious risk of adult mental illness, says a new study.
Wellington, New Zealand: An 18-year-old university student saved the life of a stranger – and was so overcome that he burst into tears on the kerbside.
Imagine being trapped in a body where your brain activity is so disturbed and unpredictable that you seizure for several minutes at a time, in several different ways, for several episodes a day.
Health authorities recommend people have the flu vaccine now to be protected when the flu season hits in July.
Some kids embrace ill health, lying regally on the couch accepting cooling face washers and soothing icy poles. Not my child.
A 10-year-old Hamilton girl has bravely pledged to shave her hair off to support her younger sister, who has to have her arm amputated due to a tumour.