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#GGhangout: Let's Respond to Women's and Children's Health in Crisis Situations

Women, girls and children are considered among the most vulnerable populations in the world. They experience some of the most extreme health risks every day and often live under constant risk, danger and in unsafe conditions. 207 more words


Busy Woman's Guide: Germs You Don't Need to Worry About

Things my toddler put in her mouth this week:

– the dog’s soccer ball

– her foot (how does she even DO that)

– a cracker that fell on the kitchen floor (hey, it was cleaned that week…) 113 more words

Children's Health

Editorial: Let kids roam, explore

The long, lazy days of summer are finally upon us, and with them comes the promise of plenty of outdoor adventure.

While adults certainly benefit from activities like hiking, swimming and camping, this heady season holds a special place in the hearts of kids. 511 more words

Health And Fitness

Slow-cooked pork with guac

There was no lay-in this morning, instead I trekked out to Smeaton Grange (I did question my Sat Nav when that popped up, but trust me, it does exist) to participate in a 24 hour swim event to raise precious funds for homeless people in King Cross NSW. 359 more words

Easy exercises for COPD patients‏

If you suffer with COPD it is extremely important to exercise as this not only strengthens your cardio-respiratory system to aid in the improvement of your condition but strengthens you physically to be able to perform day-to-day tasks more easily. 873 more words

Portable Oxygen

Bullied Teen With Asperger's Who Wanted to Help Others Commits Suicide

For all the tender spirited kids who are like Kennedy LeRoy please have faith that you are loved and STOP taking your own lives. The bullies that torment you are also tormented or else they wouldn’t be so cruel. 448 more words

Doctor to parents: Kids shouldn't be heavier than I am

All right, parents, it’s time for a change. Childhood obesity is a very real problem, and I’ve seen plenty of examples among my patients: a 4-year-old weighing 75 pounds, an 8-year-old heavier than me, a teenager weighing in just north of 350 (and climbing). 915 more words