Malnutrition is putting twice as many kids in hospital compared with 10 years ago, as food prices continue to bite into household incomes.
A British study has found no noticeable effects from a year-long school-based programme that aimed to improve the health of primary-aged children, leading to calls for evidence-based measures.
Another 20 New Zealanders have contracted measles in the last week, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 135 so far this year.
Child Cancer Foundation is calling for volunteers to help out with its annual Street Appeal on the 28th and 29th of February 2020. The appeal is the biggest annual fundraising event on Child Cancer Foundation’s...
The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) says the approach on the ‘Zero Carbon’ Bill is needed for water fluoridation. The Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill was passed last week with the support of...
Helping Pacific youth avoid diabetes is one of two projects receiving $2.3 million funding in the latest grants from a long-term conditions joint research partnership.
Babies close to death are less likely to get life saving treatment if they're Māori, Pacific or Indian - and experts partly blame racial bias.
Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers.