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 study found parents who were less distressed were more able to support their child during a medical procedure, and this increased the child's ability to cope and decreased child distress and pain.
A random genetic swipe upended the lives of the Murchison family, and made them appreciate every moment.
The grandmother of a six-year-old diabetic boy who was deprived insulin and food in a Sydney 'self-healing' course has been charged with manslaughter.
Teenager Gidon Goodman wasn't content to focus on his own health troubles, the determined teenager wanted to do something to help other hospital patients and their families.
It is something no child should ever have to endure, but this strong five-year-old takes news of his upcoming heart transplant in his stride.
Mum of four and Atomic Kitten star Natasha Hamilton has warned other parents to be careful of henna tattoos. This comes after her son had a nasty reaction.
There must be times when it's quite handy to have a GP for a parent - for 16-year-old Jose Agredano it was the difference between life and death.
The disorder COMMAD may affect fewer than one in a million. A six-year-old named Orion is one of them.
Australian health providers have been accused of refusing to give medical care to one in six unvaccinated children.
'That terrifies me': Family of 6yo cowboy with rare condition call for funding of lifesaving treatment
Brave little Beau's face lights up when he reaches for his beloved cowboy hat. But his mum is afraid the six-year-old who has had 13 surgeries will one day lose the treatment giving him the will to smile.
Medicinal cannabis is being imported by the Victorian government from Canada to treat children with severe epilepsy.