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Livia Gamble Lucas Hobbs asked his parents if he could use his wish to help others.
Livia Gamble When Libby Tucker-Spiers visited her best friend, Aiden Selleck in hospital, she immediately wanted to give him her hair.
Muireann Irish and Claire O'Callaghan Time can race, or it can drag interminably. On rare occasions, it feels as if it's standing still. But why is this the case?
Livia Gamble After months apart Dalton Prager finally got to kiss his wife Katie.
Livia Gamble Binge eating in teens may be the result of bad genes, says a new study.
Livia Gamble A video showing a four-year-old girl with leukaemia marrying her favourite nurse will melt your heart.
Livia Gamble Since birth, Jessica Walker has eaten things like dog biscuits, mud and sand.
Andrea Reupert and Darryl Maybery Children whose parents have a mental illness are twice to three-times more likely to develop their own mental health issues than their peers. But it isn't inevitable.
Livia Gamble The debilitating skin condition has become too much for this little boy to handle.
Livia Gamble As obesity rates rise, so too does the amount of bullying associated with weight - and not just in Australia.
Livia Gamble 13-year-old Sean Bartolucci marked the end of his cancer treatment with a fitting tribute: running the "Rocky Steps".
Livia Gamble Graphic images show doctors in India removing a five foot long hairball from a 15-year-old girl's stomach.
Livia Gamble A new study identifies an important developmental stage for children.
Livia Gamble Hours before a four-year-old girl from Queensland died after swallowing a battery she was discharged from hospital and told "she will be fine."
Loren Smith They say kids are doing everything younger these days. Lorelai Chalmers is taking this to the next, pseudo-scientific level.
Sarah Knapton It is said that time waits for no man, but biologically speaking, some people are barely ageing while others are speeding through their lives at a rate of three years every 12 months.
Livia Gamble When the man Emma Murphy thought she was in love with hit her again on Friday, she knew it was time to leave.
Livia Gamble Teen's mum is urging all parents to educate their children about disabilities that can't be seen.
Loren Smith Reckon your kids can memorise anything sans sleep? Forget about it.
Livia Gamble Labelling, whether they are fat or thin, is just as bad – if not worse.
Livia Gamble Autism could be diagnosed using smells, finds a new, small study that could prompt further research.
Livia Gamble As parents of fussy eaters would know, getting kids to eat isn't that simple.
A teenager died from a heart attack caused by constipation - after going eight weeks without a bowel movement, an inquest heard.
Catherine Rodie When was the last time your child was prescribed antibiotics? For mother of two Sara Herring it was just a few weeks ago. Her five-year-old son Frazer had a persistent ear ache that he just couldn't shake.
Clare sibthorpe Imagine you were deprived of learning your first language for most of your childhood and isolated from those who use it.
Livia Gamble The kindness of one stranger helped bring him from his home in Morrocco to Australia for surgery.
Livia Gamble Hana Tarraf's body is hard-wired to put on weight, reaching 57 kilos this month.
Livia Gamble Researchers discover another benefit for school children who are exposed to more green space.
Livia Gamble Two weeks in hospital and $100,000 in medical bills later, doctors are no longer treating Brittany Williams due to her "lack of insurance and full payment."
Livia Gamble The colour of the condom depends on the strain of bacteria.
Loren Smith When it comes to child neglect, it's the bottle, not the crack pipe that's mostly to blame.
Loren Smith Known for her confidence and charisma, actress Emma Stone is the last person you would expect to have suffered the crippling effects of childhood anxiety.
Livia Gamble A chocolate a day may keep the doctor away - as long as you stick to 100 grams.
Megan Levy The family of a teenager who was told to “stop Googling” her symptoms in the months before her death from a rare and aggressive type of liver cancer has received an apology from the hospital.
Livia Gamble Improving on the 64 kilometre walk he did last June, Hunter Gandee, 15, hopes to raise awareness for the disease, rather than donations.
Aric Bendorf, Ainsley Newson and Ian Kerridge Australia has struggled to increase its deceased organ donation rates for more than 25 years.
Livia Gamble With the help of their celebrities friends Gordon Gray and his wife, Kristen, are determined to find a cure.
Livia Gamble Using just her iPhone and a set of flash cards, one mum is raising awareness about a cancer no one likes to talk about.
Sarah Knaton, While 40 per cent of people claim to have a food allergy, only five per cent actually do.
Woolworths is urgently recalling a range of its chicken and vegetable pies amid fears they may contain glass.
Livia Gamble Researchers at Northwestern University looked at how adolescents use the internet for health information,
Jane E. Brody Relatively few school-age children escape the scourge of head lice, among the many organisms that show no respect for socioeconomic status or hygiene.
Amy Corderoy At four years old she might not be old enough to understand it, but on Wednesday Isla Robinson made scientific history.
Livia Gamble Christopher Charles hopes he will make anaemia a thing of the past with a Lucky Iron Fish.
Jo Hartley The federal government has scrapped a comprehensive health check for children aged three to five but is it a good or bad move? Parents and health professionals weigh in.
Angela Thompson No one was looking at Emma Douglas when she dropped lifeless onto the grass of the soccer fields on Sunday afternoon.
A mother has been imprisoned in the US after fleeing with her son to prevent him from being circumcised by his father.
Livia Gamble HIV doesn't need to have a negative stigma.
Livia Gamble Jessica Greaney had eye drops put in her eyes every ten minutes to kill the parasite attacking her eye.
Livia Gamble Quinoa might seem like a passing fad but according to Nutrition Australia's new food pyramid it is here to stay.
Julia Medew A comprehensive health check for children aged three to five has been scrapped by the federal government to save about $144 million over four years, angering GPs and speech pathologists.
Lucy Rocca A recent OECD study suggests it's women in highly qualified jobs who are statistically more prone to consuming hazardous amounts of alcohol on a regular basis.
Single mothers in England have been found to be more likely to suffer poor health later on in life in an international study of women over 50, most likely due to a lack of social support.
Livia Gamble Time is running out for four-year-old Braiden Peters-Whitwell.
Livia Gamble Why some children prefer the comfort of a pet over their sibling.
Alina Morawska and Amy Mitchell When a child's wellbeing depends on vigilant monitoring and consistent medical attention, the everyday anxiety and stress that all parents deal with is made worse by the fact that failing to keep up with treatment can be a matter of life and death.
Selina Powell A young Blenheim girl who tested her father's blood sugar levels and fed him Mallowpuffs after finding him incoherent in his bed will be recognised for her bravery.
Livia Gamble Some of us avoid drama like the plague but for others, it isn't that easy - we inherited it.
Marilyn Campbell A study on which type of abuse has worse effects doesn't really help anyone.
Julia Medew Children should be restrained with belts and booster seats that suit their age and size to better protect them from serious abdominal injuries during car accidents, doctors say.