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Dummies not to blame for common speech disorder in kids

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New University of Sydney research shows bottles, dummies, and thumb sucking in the early years of life do not cause or worsen phonological impairment, the most common type of speech disorder in children. The study,...

Let’s walk together in support of premature babies at Walk for Prems 2018

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On Sunday 28th October families across Australia will walk together in support of the 48,000 premature or sick babies born in Australia every year. Walk for Prems 2018 is proudly presented by Baby Bunting and...

Snake season no cause for alarm if you’re prepared

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As the weather warms up so do Australia's snakes, but experts say there is no cause for alarm if you know what to do. University of Melbourne researchers are proud partners in the launch of...

More than half of parents of sleep-deprived teens blame electronics: USA

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It’s no secret that many teenagers stay up late to scroll through social media or catch up with friends on phones. And 56 per cent of parents of teens who have sleep troubles believes this...

Using community to help engage young health futures

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When children nag their parents to read the nutrition labels of cereal boxes to make a healthier shopping choice, you know they are being educated about health correctly. This was just one of the stories...

Adult kids who get parental cash aren’t happier or healthier

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Adult children who have access to the ‘bank of mum and dad’ do not exhibit better health and wellbeing than those who do not receive financial support from their parents, new research led by...

New Safe Sleep eLearning released for parents

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Red Nose (formerly SIDS and Kids) has released an eLearning course for new and expectant parents that aims to empower parents with evidence-based tools to protect their baby and reduce the risk of sudden...

We need to re-think sun safety

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Most Australians are familiar with the 'slip, slop, slap' message, but new research suggests we're not taking sun safety seriously enough. Currently, health agencies recommend that sun protection is used when the UV Index -...

Students need help navigating the news

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Researchers at the University of Tasmania have identified an urgent need for greater digital media awareness and media literacy support for Australian teachers and students. A new Institute for the Study of Social Change report titled "A...

Denmark: How children want their food served

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Getting children to eat their food is a challenge for many parents but new research from Future Consumer Lab at the University of Copenhagen could help. It turns out that children have different preferences...
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