Drinking alcohol in pregnancy may have a drastic impact on babies' brain development. But too often Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is overlooked as a cause of children's behavioural and learning issues
Health warnings on packaged foods can help us make healthier choices – but it’s negative messaging that really drives the point home
Giving consumers a subtle push towards healthy decisions is not without without ethical downsides
The risks of disasters is rising along with climate change. But there are many personal barriers to a timely and effective evacuation from danger
Use of physical restraint in detention settings is outmoded, according to a leading expert, and amounts to a physical assault that would be unacceptable in any other setting.
The risk of violence against women is usually higher in cultures that reinforce male superiority
Migrant parents often rely on their children to interpret for them but the responsibility can take a toll.
Psychological support can help people with diabetes overcome the fears and challenges often associated with this chronic health condition.
Where one stands on “climate change” has been such a vexed and often confusing issue, at dinner parties, over coffee, with the taxi driver, and in terms of media reporting of where the Australian public is at.