Home > Parenting > Child > Body Body All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy Chickenpox vaccine shortage in Germany German doctors have been told to ration two chickenpox vaccines for children after drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline stopped deliveries. TALK Parenting forum » ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Baby born as truck kills mother Beautiful short film about radioactive contamination in Japan Tik-babies: addicted at birth While accurate numbers of babies born to tik-users are not yet available, a minimum of 6% of mothers who give birth in the Western Cape admit to using tik. About worms Three hundred million are severely ill due to worms and of those at least 50% are school-age children. Making food fun for fussy eaters If there’s one thing every parent of young children understands it’s the frustration of trying to get their kids to eat a balanced diet. Your blood saves lives: Jaryd survives Ewing’s Sarcoma Jaryd Ryan Smith, 12 years old boy from Johannesburg was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma the day after his 9th birthday. Dogs may protect babies from some infections Babies who spend time around pet dogs have fewer ear infections and respiratory ailments than those whose homes are animal-free. Feeding a picky eater If your child is a picky eater you will know how difficult it is to feed them. We get a clinical paediatric dietitian to advise. “ Latest comment on Health24 Andre Coetzee says... there is always a catch when zuma promises something, and i bet him and people he knows is going to be filling their pockets somewhere here. Zuma: SA to get free, quality healthcare ” Pneumococcal disease facts Globally, over 2-million children die from pneumonia each year. Knowledge is power, which is why understanding pneumonia – the risks, causes and symptoms is good parenting. Study finds mismatch between kids and vitamins A new study finds that children may not be getting some of the most needed nutrients from their vitamin pills. Healthy snacks for kids Babies and toddlers have such small appetites that to meet all their dietary needs in three meals a day is impossible. This is where healthy snacks come in. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Like us on facebook! Why take out life insurance from OUTsaurance Keep your pet's teeth in tip top condition Occlusal disease - a modern day dental problem Live healthier Knee pain relief » Knee injuries Test your knee pain knowledge Symptoms of knee pain Do you suffer from knee pain? Do you suffer from recurrent knee pain? It could be osteoarthritis... Vitamin wise » Vitamins for HIV What to eat for vitamin B? Cut down on vitamins Get your vitamins right Find out which vitamin to use for which condition. Ask our Vitamin expert.