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Protecting children against sexual abuse
Protecting children against sexual abuse (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Did you know that 21-42% of women and 10-16% of men have experienced child sexual abuse? Sexual abuse has lasting detrimental effects on victims, their families and society as a whole. To date, the prevention of sexual abuse has mostly rested ... Read More »

Good relationships with parents may benefit children’s health decades later
Good relationships with parents may benefit children’s health decades later (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Growing up in a well-off home can benefit a child’s physical health even decades later — but a lack of parent-child warmth, or the presence of abuse, may eliminate the health advantage of a privileged background, according to a Baylor ... Read More »

Codeine too risky for kids
Codeine too risky for kids (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The American Academy of Pediatrics is urging parents and health providers to stop giving codeine to children, calling for more education about its risks and restrictions on its use in patients under age 18. A new AAP clinical report in ... Read More »

How does ice use affect families and what can they do?
How does ice use affect families and what can they do? (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Some of the greatest impacts of drug use are on families, but families sometimes feel in a position of little control when it comes to responding. Often they receive mixed messages about what they should do. Ice or crystal meth, ... Read More »

Helping children find their “voice”
Helping children find their “voice” (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

When children report on disturbing events – such as child sexual abuse – how does society respond? This is one of many important questions that was discussed at an ambitious public symposium at The University of Melbourne. Children’s Voices in ... Read More »

Autism app wins coveted National iAward
Autism app wins coveted National iAward (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

La Trobe University partnered with Salesforce to develop an early detection app to empower parents and caregivers to identify autism earlier and more accurately than ever before. The free app – called ASDetect – won the Project of the Year iAward in ... Read More »

Video games – a moral game changer?
Video games – a moral game changer? (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

With 98% of Australian households with children having at least one form of video game, it not only seems logical but indeed ethical that we discuss the moral content of videogames. A recent paper by Macquarie University researchers challenges the ... Read More »

Parenting program now in 26 countries
Parenting program now in 26 countries (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A University of Queensland-developed program designed to improve the health and wellbeing of children and families is now available in 26 countries. Parents of children with a disability in Denmark will soon get support from the Triple P – Positive ... Read More »

Penalties of $500,000 for non-compliant children’s nightwear
Penalties of $500,000 for non-compliant children’s nightwear (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The Federal Court has ordered Ozsale Pty Ltd (Ozsale) pay penalties totalling $500,000 for supplying children’s nightwear which did not comply with the Australian mandatory safety standard. Ozsale sold over 200 non-compliant garments to Australian consumers and had over 11,000 ... Read More »

Pioneering study of cannabis extracts in treating epileptic kids
Pioneering study of cannabis extracts in treating epileptic kids (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A pioneering study, the Paediatric Epilepsy Lambert Initiative Cannabinoid Analysis (PELICAN), launches today not only to identify issues facing families living with epilepsy but also to analyse cannabis products being used in the community – with the potential to uncover new ... Read More »







 
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