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.
Poisons aren't always easy to spot: they are often contained in regular, day-to-day objects and take many different forms.
New rules around coughing and sneezing suggest the best way is to use the crook of your arm to prevent germs spreading further than necessary.
When six-month-old Kyran Day died after he was misdiagnosed with gastroenteritis in 2013, his parents Naomi and Grant were determined to prevent other families from suffering similar preventable tragedies.
His family is warning others.
Cancer is the leading cause of death of Australian children, by disease. But only a tiny percentage of government funding goes to this research area.
A lot of people just don't "get it".
When wellness is your focus.
Australian researchers have made a breakthrough in the treatment of the deadly peanut allergy in children.
The Royal Children's Hospital has seen an increase of almost 50 per cent in flu cases so far this season.
Jessica Sheehan is 18 but she lives with a disease that is often described as "childhood Alzheimer's".
A new study on the prevalence of peanut allergies in adolescence has delivered sombre news, and experts say the key to keeping them safe is communication.