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Mental health issues in children may be linked to air pollution

Mental health issues in children linked to air pollution

Posted on September 26, 2019 by Contributor

It’s not only our lungs that suffer - three new studies have found that mental health issues in ...

Toddlers’ gluten consumption linked to type 1 diabetes

Toddlers’ gluten consumption linked to type 1 diabetes

Posted on September 19, 2019 by Contributor

For an 18-month-old toddler, each extra 10 grams of gluten consumed increases his or her risk of type ...

The gluten children eat linked to celiac disease

The gluten that children eat is linked to celiac disease

Posted on September 18, 2019 by Contributor

A new and extensive study has confirmed that the risk of developing celiac disease is connected to the ...

How to get your children to eat more vegetables

How to get your children to eat more vegetables

Posted on September 11, 2019 by Contributor

If your children are picky little eaters, new research has revealed how to get them to eat more ...

SA children’s low language ability linked to poor mental health

SA children’s low language ability linked to poor mental health

Posted on September 9, 2019 by Contributor

A study in a South African township has found a link between children’s low language ability and depression...

6 Vitamin and mineral supplements for smart kids

Posted on August 28, 2019 by Lara Bestbier

It’s been proven that children who eat better, tend to perform better at school...

Screen time and a lack of sleep could the reason why your kids are acting impulsively and making bad decisions...

Kids’ impulsive behaviour linked to screen time and lack of sleep

Posted on August 19, 2019 by Contributor

Screen time and a lack of sleep could be the reason why your kids are acting impulsively and ...

Does your child have a lazy eye and how could it be treated?

Does your child have a lazy eye and how could it be treated?

Posted on August 15, 2019 by Watch This

If one of your child’s eyes looks squint, your child may have amblyopia, also known as a lazy ...

breastfeeding is still the best

Why breastfeeding is still the best

Posted on August 5, 2019 by Watch This

Infant formulas have improved, but there’s no beating the real thing. Find out why breastfeeding is still the ...

antihistamines for kids with colds,

Should doctors prescribe antihistamines for kids with colds?

Posted on August 2, 2019 by Contributor

Doctors may recommend antihistamines for kids with colds, but there isn’t much evidence that they actually help...

It can happen in the blink of an eye, but is there anything you can you do to try to protect your children from a traumatic brain injury?

What you can do to try to protect your child from a traumatic brain injury

Posted on August 2, 2019 by Contributor

It can happen in the blink of an eye, but is there anything you can you do to ...

Do you know if your preschooler gets enough exercise?

Do you know if your preschooler gets enough exercise?

Posted on July 30, 2019 by Watch This

It’s a busy age, but are you sure that your preschooler gets enough exercise? And what can you ...

How grandparents may be putting their grandchildren’s lives at risk.

How grandparents may be putting their grandchildren’s lives at risk

Posted on July 15, 2019 by Contributor

They’re doting babysitters and support for frazzled parents, but grandparents may be putting their grandchildren’s lives at risk...

children benefit from living in the countryside

How children benefit from living in the countryside

Posted on July 2, 2019 by Monique Warner

A study comparing the development of kids in rural and metropolitan areas found that children benefit from living ...

protect teenagers from depression

How emotional intelligence can protect teenagers from depression

Posted on July 1, 2019 by Contributor

They have a heightened risk of depression, but being able to precisely describe their negative emotions can help ...

how do you know if your child has vision problems?

How do you know if your child has vision problems? 10 Signs of vision problems to look out for

Posted on June 28, 2019 by Contributor

Poor eyesight can hinder your child’s development and compromise their safety. But how do you know if your ...

How to help your children master mindfulness

Posted on June 20, 2019 by Lara Bestbier

Stop what you or the kids are doing and just take a few moments to breathe deeply and ...

Why your children need yoga just as much as you do

Posted on June 20, 2019 by Contributor

Shining the spotlight on kiddie’s yoga this International Day of Yoga...

preschool children get enough exercise,

Do your preschool children get enough exercise? It can affect their heart health as adults

Posted on June 19, 2019 by Contributor

New research has found that when preschool children get enough exercise, it can help protect their heart health ...

What causes a high number of children to land up in the ER

What causes a high number of children to land up in the ER?

Posted on June 19, 2019 by Contributor

It’s something many parents and caregivers overlook, but research has found that it causes a high number of ...

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