Think your little one doesn’t need to brush her teeth or visit the dentist before age four or five? Think
When is a cold just a sniffle, or when should you seek medical attention? Lynn Gidish shares a mom’s easy
Follow these five steps to help your child if he is choking.
Registered midwife Pippa Hime gives us the lowdown on worms and how to treat and prevent an infestation.
A curious little one will put just about anything in his mouth – here’s what to do in the case
We take a closer look at childhood diabetes and its symptoms.
Sister Lilian offers advice to prevent and treat health problems that pop up during summer.
Whether it’s colic, reflux or a bout of the flu, tissue salt remedies offer a safe, natural solution for helping
Think your little one might have German measles? Look out for these symptoms. By Lynne Gidish
Your toddler's tonsils could be making her sick. Look out for these signs. By Mandy Collins
An experienced homeopath, pharmacist and father of three weighs in on the safety and effectiveness of home remedies versus traditional
According to a South African Demographic Health Survey released by Statistics SA in 2016, only about 53% of South African
When should your child be taking antibiotics – if ever? Libby Peacock consulted the experts.
The tonsils are the immune system’s first line of defence against any pathogen that enters the mouth, so they’re particularly
We look at how vaccines work and why they are important, plus an updated vaccination schedule.
Test your first-aid knowledge with our quiz. By Lynne Gidish
As 24 April is World Meningitis Day, we give you the lowdown on this serious infection of the brain and
Is your child complaining of a sore throat? Here’s how you can help.
Early warning signs of autism, PLUS advice to help you cope with a diagnosis. By Licia Selepe
ADHD, if not treated, can cause significant personal, interpersonal and social burdens, negatively affecting overall quality of life.
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) have warned schools to be on the lookout for symptoms of measles after
New research shows children can grind their teeth during a nightmare, or if they snore, and this can lead to
The holidays can be a challenging time for parents who have kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Here’s how
Here’s what you need to know about the symptoms and triggers of asthma.