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Bedtime stories do aid reading - study

A study has found that reading to toddlers provides a 'meaningful, measurable' boost to their brain development.

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Immunisation lapses behind deaths?

Gaps in the maintenance of the childhood immunisation schedule could be to blame for the diphtheria deaths in KZN.

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A clue to why autism runs in families - study

Scientists suggest that autism can be be triggered by changes in the chemicals attached to DNA.

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Bedtime stories do aid reading - study
May 20 2015 at 11:42

A study has found that reading to toddlers provides a 'meaningful, measurable' boost to their brain development.

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Immunisation lapses behind deaths?
May 19 2015 at 12:02

Gaps in the maintenance of the childhood immunisation schedule could be to blame for the diphtheria deaths in KZN.

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A clue to why autism runs in families - study
May 8 2015 at 11:30

Scientists suggest that autism can be be triggered by changes in the chemicals attached to DNA.

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Babies do feel pain - study
May 8 2015 at 11:28

Tiny babies are more sensitive to pain than adults, a study of infants' brains has found.

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No jab, no pay for Aussie parents
April 13 2015 at 13:46

Australian is to adopt a policy blocking parents who refuse to vaccinate their children from accessing benefits.

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Teletubbies make a comeback - with phone
April 7 2015 at 12:43

The classic TV show Teletubbies is returning with the addition of a must-have 21st-century gadget.

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Breastfeeding mom ‘told to cover up’
April 2 2015 at 09:34

A top Cape Town hotel has responded to claims that a breastfeeding mother was told to cover up at a restaurant.

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Let’s take the pressure out of breastfeeding
March 25 2015 at 13:24

Why are mothers who don’t breastfeed made to feel bad, asks Matilda Battersby.

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Breastfeeding best at work too
March 23 2015 at 13:47

Most new moms don’t even know they have legal rights to take breaks at work, says legal adivsor.

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Watching TV can be good for toddlers
March 18 2015 at 14:58

Watching TV with your child can enhance the educational value, writes Gemma Taylor.

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