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How to prevent food allergies in your children: 7 Allergy prevention tips from an expert

How to prevent food allergies in your children: 7 Allergy prevention tips from an expert

Posted on June 10, 2019 by PRESS

Food allergy prevention starts in the womb so, if you’re pregnant, find out what you can do to ...

Why people with autism often suffer from gut problems

Why people with autism often suffer from gut problems

Posted on June 4, 2019 by Contributor

People with autism often suffer from gut problems, but nobody has known why – until now...

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The simple secret to happier and smarter kids – napping

Posted on June 3, 2019 by Contributor

Research has found that a 30- to 60-minute midday nap could be the secret to happier and smarter ...

Childhood contact with nature reshapes mental health in adulthood

Childhood contact with nature reshapes mental health in adulthood

Posted on May 29, 2019 by Contributor

Children who have frequent contact with nature and green spaces grow up to have better mental health as ...

“Your child has…” – 7 Tips for parents confronted with a difficult diagnosis (from a mom who’s been there)

Posted on May 29, 2019 by Contributor

Two years ago, my teenage son, Josh, was diagnosed with an extremely unusual, aggressive and terminal cancer of ...

Researchers tested baby food sugar levels in SA – These are the shocking results

Posted on May 29, 2019 by The Conversation

South Africa’s childhood obesity crisis won’t be resolved unless the baby food industry stops promoting the development of ...

How to protect your children from possible dog bites

How to protect your children from possible dog bites

Posted on May 24, 2019 by Contributor

No one imagines a beloved pet attacking a toddler, but it can happen. Here are some ways to ...

Air pollution linked to childhood anxiety

Air pollution linked to childhood anxiety

Posted on May 23, 2019 by Contributor

Emerging evidence suggests that air pollution has an impact on the neurological development of children and is linked ...

Men who delay fatherhood risk health of partners and unborn children

Men who delay fatherhood risk health of partners and unborn children

Posted on May 21, 2019 by Contributor

It’s not only women with ticking 'biological clocks' - men who delay fatherhood put their partners and unborn ...

Preschoolers who watch TV get less sleep

Preschoolers who watch TV get less sleep

Posted on May 15, 2019 by Contributor

Research has found that preschoolers who watch TV get less sleep than those who don't. So how much ...

Support Slipper Day and help fulfill a child’s dream

Posted on May 10, 2019 by PRESS

Slipper Day is a time that calls for South Africans to come together to help the dreams of ...

Even if you take junk food off the table, many toddlers and young children are getting fat and now we know why...

Why young children are getting fat (and how to stop it)

Posted on May 6, 2019 by Contributor

Even if you take junk food off the table, many toddlers and young children are getting fat and ...

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What is the cause of the global measles outbreak?

Posted on April 25, 2019 by Watch This

Although the goal is to eradicate the disease by 2020, we are experiencing a global measles outbreak. Why?...

Traffic air pollution causes asthma in millions of children worldwide

Traffic air pollution causes asthma in millions of children worldwide

Posted on April 12, 2019 by Contributor

According to a new study, about four million children worldwide develop asthma each year because of inhaling nitrogen ...

How team sports change children's brains

How team sports change children’s brains

Posted on April 11, 2019 by Contributor

Research has found that playing team sports changes children’s brains and reduces their chances of developing depression...

New study on the MMR vaccine and autism

New study on the MMR vaccine and autism

Posted on April 2, 2019 by Contributor

A new studyhas explored the link between the MMR vaccine and autism. This is what they found...

Study: Children’s ball pits are playgrounds for dangerous germs

Study: Children’s ball pits are playgrounds for dangerous germs

Posted on March 26, 2019 by Contributor

If you’re trying to keep your kids healthy, steer them away from children’s ball pits, whether in restaurants ...

The power of play for preschoolers

The power of play for preschoolers

Posted on March 22, 2019 by Contributor

New Zealand research has found that by playing simple games, parents can help preschoolers learn the essential skill ...

Growing up in a green neighbourhood improves kids’ mental health as adults

Growing up in a green neighbourhood improves kids’ mental health as adults

Posted on March 1, 2019 by Contributor

Having a garden and growing up in a green neighbourhood may protect your kids’ mental health even decades ...

Why your kid's strep throat keeps coming back

Why your kid’s strep throat keeps coming back

Posted on February 18, 2019 by Contributor

Research has found that a combination of factors makes some children susceptible to the bacteria that cause strep ...

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