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27 Mar Professor Sandra Eades was the first Aboriginal medical doctor to receive a PhD. This is her inspiring story: https://t.co/BsBSVbBpib
What would you discover to help a child?
Renowned Aboriginal researcher Professor Sandra Eades has led an extraordinary life, including being the first Aboriginal medical doctor to receive a PhD (which she completed at Telethon Kids!).
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Allergy specialist Professor Susan Prescott from the Telethon Kids Institute gives her tips on how to introduce peanuts and other allergens into your child's diet safely.
Toddlers will now get an extra dose of the whooping cough vaccine thanks to research by the Telethon Kids Institute.
Telethon Kids Institute nutritionist Dr Roslyn Giglia says Australians are needlessly spending over 500 million dollars a year on bottled water, when in fact tap water is the healthiest option.