'My son's appetite changes were a sign of something scary'

'My son's appetite changes were a sign of something scary'

After a night in Emergency we went on to spend four days in the Children’s Hospital enrolled in a crash course in Diabetes management.

'In just five days, he was gone'

'In just five days, he was gone'

I didn’t realise at the time that these were, in fact, his last few days on earth." Dr Sam Hay takes us through everything parents need to know about whooping cough.

Shocking X-ray shows coin stuck in toddler's oesophagus

Shocking X-ray shows coin stuck in toddler's oesophagus

Allie Norman’s three-year-old daughter was rushed in for emergency surgery after swallowing a coin and getting it stuck in her oesophagus - which she was later told had no way of passing through naturally.

Janet Montgomery, star of 'New Amsterdam' and 'This Is Us,' reveals emergency C-section

Janet Montgomery, star of 'New Amsterdam' and 'This Is Us,' reveals emergency C-section

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest Janet Montgomery, star of 'New Amsterdam' and 'This Is Us,' reveals emergency C-section Janet Montgomery, who now plays an E.R. doc on "New Amsterdam," revealed she underwent an emergency C-section last week to deliver daughter Sunday Juno Fox. Post to Facebook Sent!

'I went from a good job - to homeless and pregnant in months'

'I went from a good job - to homeless and pregnant in months'

My life became a living hell, there were nights he’d lock the kids and I out, and we’d walk the streets, I’d be pushing my youngest in a pram.

Courteney Cox texted her daughter during in-flight emergency

Courteney Cox texted her daughter during in-flight emergency

Luckily, there are two wheels on each side and two in the front." Cox was flying to Mexico for a girls trip as part of the 50th birthday celebration for "Friends" co-star Jennifer Aniston.

Do Breed-Specific Laws Reduce the Number of Dog Bites?

Do Breed-Specific Laws Reduce the Number of Dog Bites?

As I indicated earlier, there was no expectation for the breed-specific legislation to have any effect on dog bite frequencies occurring in private and home settings (where it is doubtful that any additional restraint or control was actually put on the targeted dogs), and the statistical analyses showed that to be the case.

Five-year-old boy pulled from the wreckage of the Indonesian tsunami

Five-year-old boy pulled from the wreckage of the Indonesian tsunami

A five-year-old boy has been rescued from a devastating tsunami that has hit Indonesia. A video shows the little boy being saved as rescuers find him by torch light. NEW: Video shows a tsunami crashing into a venue in Indonesia where the band Seventeen was performing

Hospital or OTC at pharmacy? : Parenting

Hospital or OTC at pharmacy? : Parenting

I'm not too sure if an eye infection that doesn't seem to be a full blown conjunctivitis is minor or serious enough to merit a hospital visit.

'If only I could hold my boy

'If only I could hold my boy

A community on Sydney’s upper north shore is in a state of shock as popular footballer and Pennant Hills High School pupil Dylan Langhorne was named as the victim of a tragic accident during yesterday’s major downpour.

Study finds that a 'Make-A-Wish' gift can transform a sick child's health

Study finds that a 'Make-A-Wish' gift can transform a sick child's health

Cimone Stills was experiencing daily seizures but since the Make-A-Wish Foundation granted her a trip to Paris she has experienced only one seizure. “If you were in the wish group you were twice as likely to have decreased healthcare utilization,” Patel, section chief of Neurology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and author of the paper, told TODAY.

Are you using this essential parenting tool?

Are you using this essential parenting tool?

“I saw major changes when I started using ‘Stop, Drop, and Breathe.’  The pause button keeps me from saying things I’ll be sorry for, and lets me phrase things so my kids will be more likely to listen.

Study: Pedestrian Kids' Deaths Rise on Halloween

Study: Pedestrian Kids' Deaths Rise on Halloween

Kids wearing dark costumes, zigzagging across streets and popping out between parked cars are potentially tragic targets for drivers rushing home after work, explained study author Dr. Donald Redelmeier.

Infant Walkers Still Injuring Thousands of Babies

Infant Walkers Still Injuring Thousands of Babies

"Baby walkers give quick mobility -- up to 4 feet per second -- to young children before they are developmentally ready," he said, stressing, "there are still too many serious injuries occurring related to this product."

July Is Peak Time for Illness From Feces in Pools

July Is Peak Time for Illness From Feces in Pools

"These germs make people sick when they swallow water contaminated with poop," the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated frankly in a news release on Thursday. In the new report, 87 percent of illnesses were traced to bugs such as E.