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Vic child flu death prompts vaccine push

The death of a Victorian child from the flu over the summer season is a reminder for everyone at risk to get immunised, state health authorities say. It’s unclear when and where the child died, but Deputy Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton said authorities are not releasing further details to protect the family’s privacy. “I… Read More »

Child supplements 'mislead parents' over vitamin D

Few children’s multivitamins give the recommended daily vitamin D dose, a study suggests. Researchers from the universities of Oxford and Southampton looked at 64 multivitamins and found only 25%-36% provided the correct dose of 400 IU. The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) said the research was “highly concerning” and products were “misleading… Read More »

Should Your Child Join the Swim Team?

Swimming is a great sport for kids because it requires a lot of endurance and technique and it uses almost every muscle in the body. If your child expresses an interest in swimming and learning a new sport, the local swim team is a great way to help them perfect their skills and learn the… Read More »