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Medicines supplied without child-resistant caps – multiple brands
Medicines supplied without child-resistant caps – multiple brands March 23, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Return affected products to your pharmacy Some medicines can be toxic to children and are required to be supplied in child-resistant packaging. When these medicines are supplied in bottles, they must have a child-resistant closure (cap). Consumers and health professionals ... Read More »

Safety Advisory About Not Feeding Peanuts to Infants and Young Children at Risk for a Peanut Allergy
Safety Advisory About Not Feeding Peanuts to Infants and Young Children at Risk for a Peanut Allergy March 21, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Paediatric specialists and surgeons are concerned with parents getting the wrong message regarding the safety/desirability of letting babies and young children eat peanuts to prevent them from developing peanut allergies.  Last week’s news coverage of a scientific article published February ... Read More »

Study Shows Family Based Interpersonal Psychotherapy (FB-IPT) for Depressed Preadolescents is More Effective than Child-Centered Therapy
Study Shows Family Based Interpersonal Psychotherapy (FB-IPT) for Depressed Preadolescents is More Effective than Child-Centered Therapy March 19, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A recent study published in the March 2015 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry finds that Family Based Interpersonal Psychotherapy (FB-IPT) is more effective in treating preadolescent children with depression compared to child-centered ... Read More »

Study: High stress for mothers increases secondhand smoke risk for infants
Study: High stress for mothers increases secondhand smoke risk for infants March 18, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New mothers who experience higher levels of social stressors are the least likely to have rules that ban smoking in the home, which could expose their infants to secondhand smoke and increase health risks, according to a study that includes ... Read More »

Divorce fuels sugary beverage consumption
Divorce fuels sugary beverage consumption March 17, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children of recently separated or divorced families are likelier to drink sugar-sweetened beverages than children in families where the parents are married, putting them at higher risk for obesity later in life, according to a new study from San Francisco ... Read More »

Getting to the point of parenting
Getting to the point of parenting March 16, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Why do people really have kids? While most parents might think they know the answer, research suggests this age-old question, in fact, remains mostly unanswered. In response, and as ABS statistics indicate the number of children born in Australia has been on ... Read More »

Rising rates of conflict hurting kids
Rising rates of conflict hurting kids March 13, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research shows more than one-in-three families are affected by regular inter-parental conflict and children are bearing the brunt. The findings taken from the Longitudinal Study of Children, focussed on children aged 0-11 across a six year period. Lead author, ... Read More »

I-DECIDE: Women urged to seek online domestic violence support
I-DECIDE: Women urged to seek online domestic violence support March 11, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Female participants aged between 16 and 50 are being asked to try I-DECIDE, the first Australian online interactive tool designed to provide practical and confidential support to victims of domestic violence. The website has been developed by a team led ... Read More »

Daytime naps linked to poorer night-time sleep in young children
Daytime naps linked to poorer night-time sleep in young children February 28, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children who have daytime naps beyond the age of two may be poorer sleepers at night, QUT researchers have found. The study, led by Professor Karen Thorpe from QUT’s Faculty of Health and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI), ... Read More »

Stress cost of a new baby = $85,000
Stress cost of a new baby = $85,000 February 26, 2015 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Research from the University of Melbourne has put a dollar figure of $85,000 on the time pressure and stress experienced by mothers in the first year of a baby’s life. This research, undertaken by the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic ... Read More »







 
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