Everything you want to know about common illnesses in children - from how to treat them to when you should make the trip to the doctor.
Dr Joanna McMillan
Ward off those winter bugs with Dr Joanna McMillan’s top ten immunity booster super foods for kids.
This time of year is hard for me, so I've come up with a sure-fire list to get through the festive season, which I hope also works for other bah-humbug parents like me.
Being the perceived golden child of the family isn't what it seems, finds a new study.
Increasing daily steps from 1,000 to 10,000 a day can lower a sedentary person's chance of dying by 46 per cent, finds a new Australian research proving a direct link between exercises and pedometers, Fitbits and other popular devices.
The Dove Self-Esteem Project has come to New Zealand, challenging appearance ideals.
Don't grow up: it's a trap! We bet many can relate.
We now know traumatic events in childhood change the brain's biology. They can literally shrink the brain and alter its functioning, world expert Dr Bruce Perry explains.
Doctors say a new study provides 'the strongest evidence to date' that sugar causes health risks, regardless of whether it increases calorie intake.
While selective hearing is a common childhood quirk, genuine hearing problems can have serious consequences.
Here's how my daughter Zoe and childhood cancer taught me not to wait til tomorrow to wear the sparkly shoes.
When Aniela McGuinness was diagnosed with stage one breast cancer, she was just three days shy of the preventative double mastectomy she had already booked.
So you're depressed. You know this because a health professional has told you so, or you've been depressed before and there is no mistaking the symptoms. Or perhaps you just suspect that you're depressed – you've used an online screening questionnaire that suggests the diagnosis, and just need to see a health professional to confirm it. What now?