Children's Health

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    How drinking alcohol affects teenagers’ brains

    Posted on January 20, 2017 by Contributor

    While it’s hard to stop teenagers from experimenting, long-term heavy use of alcohol in teenagers alters their brain’s functional connectivity

  • Why we need to stop focusing on children’s weight

    Why we need to stop focusing on children’s weight

    Posted on January 19, 2017 by Contributor

    Focusing on children’s weight could be doing more harm than good. If you think your child is chubby, you need

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    Happy moms raise clever kids

    Posted on January 18, 2017 by Contributor

    If it makes you happy, make the time for yourself to reach your goals. Research has found that happy, educated

  • Acupuncture for babies

    Could acupuncture soothe crying babies?

    Posted on January 17, 2017 by Contributor

    Who would have thought that acupuncture could be an effective way to treat colic and calm crying babies? …

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    Incredible health benefits of breast milk for your child

    Posted on January 17, 2017 by The Conversation

    Investigating the make up and composition of breast milk has been a critical part of understanding how newborn babies build

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    Child safety in the car

    Posted on January 15, 2017 by Shenrina Badri

    Child safety in the car involves more than just ensuring that your child is wearing some form of seat belt

  • Be sun smart with your kids this summer

    Be sun smart with your kids this summer

    Posted on January 12, 2017 by Contributor

    Paediatric dermatologist Dr Carol Hlela shares her expert tips for protecting children from the dangerous effects of sun this summer

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    Is gastric bypass safe for obese teenagers?

    Posted on January 9, 2017 by Contributor

    For obese teenagers, gastric bypass surgery may lead to significant weight loss and health benefits but there are also risks

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    Protect your child against tooth decay

    Posted on January 8, 2017 by Shenrina Badri

    Many children experience having tooth decay in their younger years …

  • Can technology affect your child’s development?

    Can technology affect your child’s development?

    Posted on January 6, 2017 by Contributor

    If you’re often absorbed in reading online articles or replying to Whatsapp messages, it can negatively affect your child’s development