More than 93,000 children in England are living in temporary accommodation, the highest level since 2008, according to government figures.
The number of UK children classed as living in relative poverty remains 2.3 million despite average weekly household income figures reaching an 11-year low according to new government figures.
Scientists have been investigating possible stem cell links to determine the relationship the link between maternal obesity and the increased risk factors of children being prone to obesity.
Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service have helped young people in the area by offering them community based projects to build on their employability skills and learn more about certain industries.
Public health minister Jane Ellison has announced that all newborn babies in England and Scotland are to be offered a vaccine to combat meningitis B from September.
With the recent media coverage of sunburn, the increasing incidence of skin cancer and the concerns regarding vitamin D deficiency and rickets, we have produced a special supplement to provide a timely update specifically looking at sun-related issues. This supplement is free to access for all JFH subscribers.
Behind the headline lies a worrying tale of pregnant migrants worried about accessing maternity care for fear of exorbitant costs – and they are paying a heavy price in health terms. Andrew Chilvers and Penny Hosie report.
The ‘WatchTowerGiraffe’ smoke alarm tester and illustrated story book have been designed to inspire children to remind adults to test their smoke alarms every week. Inventor Alan Day explains the story behind the tester.
The number of children and young people with mental health issues continues to increase, but why is this and what can be done to address it? Sophie Goodchild investigates.