SCHOOL AGED HEALTH

Can autism be prevented?

Can autism be prevented?

Diet, stress and genetics have all been linked with autism, but can autism can be prevented ...
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7 Common childhood rashes

7 Common childhood rashes

Find out about the 7 most common childhood rashes and how they are gotten and what to do if your ...
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Headaches in kids

Headaches in kids

Find out about headaches in kids, including what may trigger them, treatment and when seeing a doctor is appropriate ...
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Childhood growing pains

Childhood growing pains

Find out about what growing pains are and how to help your child deal with them ...
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family health

How contagious is it?

During childhood, kids can be struck with a variety of illnesses and viruses. Find out if they should be staying ...
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all about lice

Head lice treatments

Lice and nits can be annoying and uncomfortable for the whole family. Treat lice quick with these top tips ...
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The facts about lice

The facts about lice

Unfortunately, lice and nits come with the territory when your child enters school. Learn more about them and how to ...
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Fighting lice

30 ways to fight lice

We asked 30 mums for their top tips on getting rid of head lice ...
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Is my child overweight?

Is my child overweight?

Babies and toddler are meant to be chubby, right? But when does 'chubby' turn into 'fat' and should we become ...
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Body development

Does my child have feet problems?

Sometimes, kids experience problems with their legs and feet, which make mastering the art of walking a little more difficult ...
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development permanent teeth

Development of permanent teeth

After your child turns six, he will start to get regular visits from the tooth fairy! The baby teeth will ...
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family health

Is your child too sick for school?

When your child has a fever, a tummy ache or a rash is it safe to send them to school? ...
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diarrhoea in children

Treating diarrhoea in children

Children, especially the very young, always seem to make contact with germs and/or foods that cause them to have runny ...
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What are head lice?

What are head lice?

Myths and facts about headlice, what helps them thrive and what they can't do ...
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Personal hygiene for school aged children

Personal hygiene for school aged children

Help your child create good personal hygiene habits and boost their self esteem and health ...
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Cereal and dairy

Home alone – What does the law say?

What does the law say about leaving kids home alone or without supervision in New Zealand? ...
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Top Ways to Get Rid of Head Lice

Top ways to get rid of head lice

Tried and true (and reasearched) ways to rid your family of headlice, nits and eggs ...
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