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Back to school dangerous time for children with asthma
Back to school dangerous time for children with asthma January 22, 2015 (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Asthma Foundation NSW is urging parents and carers of children with asthma to be aware of signs and symptoms, and familiarise themselves with asthma first aid in time for the dangerous back to school period. The Foundation is issuing the ... Read More »

Parents seek school readiness tests for children
Parents seek school readiness tests for children January 21, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Do children have the self-help, social-emotional and cognitive skills to cope with the school year ahead? These questions are just some of the back-to-school issues being addressed by a team of clinicians at QUT’s Kelvin Grove campus in Brisbane. In ... Read More »

Mums: we need you! Penrith Babylab opens its doors
Mums: we need you! Penrith Babylab opens its doors January 20, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents with an interest in improving our understanding of the way children learn about language and the world are urged to participate in the fun new scientific projects at the University of Western Sydney’s new Babylab at Penrith. Following the ... Read More »

Text Messaging Reminders Increase Second Dose Influenza Vaccinations in Children
Text Messaging Reminders Increase Second Dose Influenza Vaccinations in Children January 10, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers at the Mailman School of Public Health and Columbia University Medical Center studied the impact of text message reminders for the second dose of influenza vaccine required for many young children to protect them against the virus. The findings showed that sending text ... Read More »

Parents’ BMI Decreases with Child Involved in School-Based, Community Obesity Intervention
Parents’ BMI Decreases with Child Involved in School-Based, Community Obesity Intervention January 6, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents of children involved in an elementary school-based community intervention to prevent obesity appear to share in in its health benefits.  A new analysis of Shape Up Somerville: Eat Smart Play Hard™ shows an association between being exposed to the ... Read More »

Helping parents understand infant sleep patterns
Helping parents understand infant sleep patterns December 26, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Most parents are not surprised by the irregularity of a newborn infant’s sleep patterns, but by six months or so many parents wonder if something is wrong with their baby or their sleeping arrangements if the baby is not sleeping ... Read More »

Children & Alcohol
Children & Alcohol December 17, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Transcript Children, teenagers and alcohol is something that does exercise our minds, particularly as the holiday season approaches. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. It’s probably fair to say it’s something that exercises our minds at any time of year. And interestingly, ... Read More »

Parents of children born to commercial surrogates risk not being the legal parents
Parents of children born to commercial surrogates risk not being the legal parents December 12, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australians who pay an overseas surrogate mother risk not being deemed the legal parents of the child under Australian law, even if commercial surrogacy is legal in a country where the child is born, QUT Australian Centre for Health Law Research academic ... Read More »

Free online course delves into family history
Free online course delves into family history December 7, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

This summer Australians have the opportunity to research their family history as part of a free online course from the University of Tasmania. Introduction to Family History will introduce students to a range of online family history resources and research techniques, ... Read More »

Working dads stressed with family juggle
Working dads stressed with family juggle December 2, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New La Trobe findings based on national data of fathers with small children show almost a third of these men are experiencing high work-family conflict. This tension is having a detrimental effect on their parenting, relationships with their partners and ... Read More »







 
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