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Teen Suicide Prevention Week: Know the warning signs

Teen Suicide Prevention Week: Know the warning signs

Posted on February 11, 2019 by Contributor

This Teen Suicide Prevention Week, make sure that you know what the warning signs are – it could ...

“Bake” a difference for children with cancer: here’s how you can help

Posted on February 7, 2019 by Contributor

Host a ‘Cupcakes of Hope' party to raise funds for all our #littlewarriors fighting cancer...

WHO adds anti-vaccination movement to top 10 health threats list

Anti-vaccination movement listed in top 10 health threats

Posted on January 30, 2019 by Contributor

The anti-vaccination movement has been listed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as one of this year's top ...

Healthy eating and nutrition advice for the whole family

Posted on January 30, 2019 by Melody Pourmoradi

The sooner you get your kids into the kitchen, the healthier their relationship will be with food and ...

Gala Evening in aid of Tygerberg Children’s Hospital Oncology Department

Posted on January 15, 2019 by Contributor

Life is Precious, a private fundraising organisation, is hosting a special Gala Evening for Tygerberg Children’s Hospital Oncology ...

Why children need to spend time in nature

Why children need to spend time in nature

Posted on January 14, 2019 by Contributor

Turn the TV off and take your kids outside to play. A new study reveals even more reasons ...

Win 1 of 8 Nestlé NESPRAY Fortigrow Hampers worth R1300 each!

Posted on January 8, 2019 by Shelley Armstrong

Nestlé NESPRAY Fortigrow is a powder milk with a unique blend of essential vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients...

Another reason why regular bedtimes for kids are important

Another reason why regular bedtimes for kids are important

Posted on December 11, 2018 by Monique Warner

Establishing regular bedtimes and sleep routines with young children may ensure that they are in better health as ...

Study: Air pollution linked to intellectual disabilities in children

Study: Air pollution linked to intellectual disabilities in children

Posted on November 26, 2018 by Contributor

Numerous studies highlight the importance of air quality and now new research has linked air pollution to intellectual ...

Smoking during pregnancy increase risk childhood obesity

Smoking during pregnancy increases risk of childhood obesity

Posted on November 26, 2018 by Contributor

Smoking is bad news, particularly when expecting a baby. In fact, new research has found that smoking during ...

Sucking your baby's dummy clean may prevent allergies

Sucking your baby’s dummy clean may prevent allergies

Posted on November 23, 2018 by Contributor

New research has found a link between sucking your baby’s dummy clean and allergy prevention…

Babies born as little as a week early may face health complications. Fortunately, healthcare advances are helping premature babies thrive…

Care that helps premature babies to thrive

Posted on November 21, 2018 by Contributor

Babies born as little as a week early may face health complications. Fortunately, healthcare advances are helping premature ...

Study: Smacking children does more harm than good

Study: Smacking children does more harm than good

Posted on November 20, 2018 by Contributor

If you think it’s a way to discipline children, think again. Research has found that smacking children does ...

Kids who lack sleep are more likely to be overweight

Kids who lack sleep are more likely to be overweight

Posted on November 14, 2018 by Contributor

Not getting enough shut-eye is bad for everyone, and for kids, a lack of sleep has been linked ...

Why health experts want common insecticides banned

Why health experts want common insecticides banned

Posted on November 13, 2018 by Contributor

Leading health experts are calling for a ban on common insecticides as they put children at risk for ...

10 Ways to teach your kids healthy eating habits

Posted on November 9, 2018 by Contributor

10 practical tips on how to become a healthy role model for your children...

How childhood memories affect us as adults

How childhood memories affect us as adults

Posted on November 8, 2018 by Monique Warner

Two new studies indicate that our childhood memories - good or bad - have long-lasting effects on our ...

Signs of diabetes in babies and toddlers

7 Signs of diabetes in babies and toddlers

Posted on November 8, 2018 by Contributor

Since they either can’t talk yet or don’t have the right words to explain how they feel, diabetes ...

How to champion your kids’ health (and win a trip to Paris)

Posted on November 7, 2018 by Contributor

Ours is the first generation of children set to have a shorter lifespan than their parents, according Mari ...

Only 1 in 8 children's tonsillectomies may be necessary

Only 1 in 8 children’s tonsillectomies may be necessary

Posted on November 6, 2018 by Contributor

A new UK study has found that only one in every eight children who have tonsillectomies benefit from ...

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