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Women's and Children's Health Network

The Child and Youth Health website is an initiative of the Women's and Children's Health Network (WCHN) within SA Health.

Women's and Children's Health Network provides acute and community-based services for women and children across South Australia, through the Women's and Children's Hospital and its network of Child and Family Health Centres. WCHN is also a key provider of accessible health information to the community via its websites and printed resources.

The cyh.com website has been online since 1998. It contains evidence-based health topics, specifically written for pregnant women, parents, primary school children, teenagers and young adults. The content is regularly reviewed by appropriate experts and the topics provide links to further resources and services. The topics are also a useful resource for teachers and other health professionals.

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Last reviewed: November 2012

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Kids' Health - Topics - Are you a bystander to bullying?

A bystander is someone who happens to be there when something is happening

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Kids' Health - Topics - Teeth - problems with teeth

If you are eating a variety of healthy foods, drinking tap water (which contains a tiny amount of fluoride)and brushing your teeth properly then you should have healthy, strong teeth

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Kids' Health - Topics - Changing schools

Maybe your family has moved to another part of your town

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Kids' Health - Topics - Sugar - yes, you're sweet enough!

The food that we call sugar is a carbohydrate (car-bow-hy-drate) called sucrose (soo-krose), which is made up from 2 smaller carbohydrates fructose (fruk-toze) and glucose (gloo-coze)

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Kids' Health - Topics - No friends (easy read)

Look for someone you can help

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Kids' Health - Topics - Speech problems

Talking is something most of us take for granted

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Kids' Health - Topics - Chewing chewing gum

Chewing gum has been around for many thousands of years

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Kids' Health - Topics - Burns and scalds

There may be scar - the skin could look all red and shiny

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Kids' Health - Topics - Diabetes

Diabetes happens when someone's body does not have enough insulin

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Kids' Health - Topics - Fungal infections - watch out for tinea!

Some germs love to get into areas of your body where it is warm and moist

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