A playgroup for children with cancer is so successful that parents are calling for the service to be expanded.
SA Health will discontinue WCH Teething Gel after incidents of infants being harmed by consuming too much of the active ingredient, prompting complaints from parents.
Wearing a suicide smock and detained in a maximum-security Queensland watch house — a 12-year-old girl spends days at the adult facility because there's no room in a youth detention centre. The Office of the Public Guardian says the conditions are "dehumanising" and impacting children's mental health.
This little boy was eight-years-old and suicidal when a teacher told him his Tourette syndrome was a sign he was 'possessed by the devil'. Now, his parents want to raise awareness so other children do not have to experience the same thing.
Both the Coalition and Labor pledge to throw millions more at youth mental health service Headspace, but former clients, social workers and mental health policy experts say the model only helps young people in the "Goldilocks zone".
When Matilda Donald was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, her parents feared she would never walk. Now the two-and-a-half-year-old has taken her first steps on her own.
Despite a diagnosis of ADHD in kids meaning a higher risk of academic failure, substance abuse issues and imprisonment, many feel medication is overprescribed. A lack of other options and the drugs' proven effectiveness suggest the concerns are unfounded, write Daryl Efron and Harriet Hiscock.
Schools in regional South Australia have tossed wrapper foods to halve waste and increase students' consumption of fresh food.
Parenthood to many feels like a slow progression from unequal home duties to a "flexibility stigma" at work and seemingly endless school holidays without adequate annual leave to keep the kids occupied. It's not good for parents or the country, writes Leah Ruppanner.
From online communities to boot camps, people are seeking help for problem gaming. But what do we know about the best way to treat it?