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Vaccinations
Vaccinations (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

We are strongly encouraged by the international scientific community to use vaccinations to protect ourselves from many infectious and chronic diseases. The World Health Organization estimates that vaccinations prevent 2-3 million deaths around the world every year. Since the introduction ... Read More »

Vaccinations for your child (5 years and older)
Vaccinations for your child (5 years and older) (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

All children over the age of five should be given any missed vaccinations from the National Immunisation Program (NIP) Schedule. Talk to your doctor to arrange a catch-up schedule if necessary, and remember, the standard vaccines are free up until ... Read More »

An introduction to vaccinations
An introduction to vaccinations (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

What are vaccinations? Vaccinations improve immunity to particular diseases. They provide a safe and effective way of preventing the spread of many diseases that can cause significant health problems, including death. Vaccinations are considered to be the most significant public ... Read More »

Talking to teens
Talking to teens (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Talking to teens is one of the many parenting challenges of the teenage years. Psychologist Dr Jo provides parenting tips about how to talk to teens Read More »

Connecting with your teenager
Connecting with your teenager (3 votes, average: 4.67 out of 5)

The teenage years can be challenging even before teenage dating begins. But with Psychologist Dr Jo’s parenting tips, raising teenagers can be a pleasure Read More »

Making the morning rush a positive experience for parents and children
Making the morning rush a positive experience for parents and children (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Weekdays can be stressful for both parents and children. There’s a lot to get done and time is short. In the rush of preparing school lunches, getting children (and parents) dressed for the day ahead and ensuring everyone gets a ... Read More »

Mental health support for Australian families
Mental health support for Australian families (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Help for children and adolescents Help for parents and carers Where children and adolescents can get help There are a range of telephone and web-based counselling services available for young people with mental health challenges in Australia. Translating and interpreting ... Read More »

Living with depression: Nina’s journey with depression and raising a family
Living with depression: Nina’s journey with depression and raising a family (7 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Nina raises a family and experiences depression. She and her husband speak openly about her illness with their three sons and Nina says that while coping with depression isn’t easy, talking about it has brought them closer together as a ... Read More »

Anxiety in children
Anxiety in children (7 votes, average: 4.43 out of 5)

Transcript In this modern fast-paced world, it’s not uncommon for anyone of any age, and that includes children, to at times be anxious. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. Probably generations ago, people were also anxious about things and it could be ... Read More »

Children and alcohol
Children and alcohol (3 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 »

 
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