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How do I know if my child is having problems with drugs and alcohol?

Mental health and emotional wellbeing are an essential part of a child’s development. At different stages of life, our children will face challenges, setbacks, experiences and opportunities. To support them to get the most out of these experiences, it’s important to help them develop some healthy habits.

Falls leading cause of presentation to Emergency

A landmark Queensland study will investigate whether genetics hold the key to faster diagnosis and treatment of sepsis which claims the lives of approximately one million children globally every year.

Paediatric Acute Respiratory Intervention Studies (PARIS II)

Paediatric Acute Respiratory Intervention Studies (PARIS II) Nasal High Flow therapy for children with Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure – A Randomised Controlled Trial This study aims to develop a multicentre trial and to assess which children with common respiratory illnesses such as pneumonia, bronchitis and asthma benefit from using Nasal High Flow (NHF) Therapy. We [...]

New technique a breath of fresh air for kids in emergency

A simple airway therapy trialled by Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital researchers has the potential to become a game changer in emergency paediatric medicine.

Leading medical science minds converge at Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital

Up to 100 of the best medical science minds in the country converged at today’s third annual Children’s Health Queensland Research Symposium at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital.

Mipla Binna – Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families

Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Capability Framework 2010 - 2033 is focused on the provision of culturally appropriate health services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander consumers and communities. Cultural capability refers to the skills, knowledge, behaviours and systems that [...]


Fifteen-year-old Lindsay suffered from persistent pain from the age of 10, but has learned to enjoy life again after deciding to fight his fears and “make pain his friend”.

Baby settling survival tips

Most parents are very keen to find out what they can do to get their baby to sleep more. Every baby is unique and special, but most share at least one typical characteristic – keeping their parents sleep deprived! This isn’t because they’re trying to be difficult, but is instead due to immaturity.

Ellen Barron Family Centre celebrates 10 years of helping families

The Ellen Barron Family Centre today celebrated ten years of providing specialist support and education to families experiencing complex parenting issues with their babies and toddlers.

Pepperina (Schinus molle)

Pepperina (Schinus molle) A small tree to 8m tall with a drooping habit and soft feathery leaves. Previously popular as a garden ornamental in inland areas, it is now naturalised in some areas of southern Queensland. The tree is quite resinous and aromatic, especially noticeable when the leaves are crushed. The flowers [...]

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