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School bags weigh heavy on pupils

Schools bags that are too heavy for children to carry can cause back pain, the Chiropractic Association of SA says.

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'Sexting fuels teen depression'

Sexting and online bullying are fuelling a surge of anxiety disorders in teenagers, experts warn.

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A grape way to promote safe sex

The government has added colour and flavour in its drive to promote safe sex among young people.

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School bags weigh heavy on pupils
May 28 2015 at 12:10

Schools bags that are too heavy for children to carry can cause back pain, the Chiropractic Association of SA says.

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'Sexting fuels teen depression'
May 27 2015 at 13:29

Sexting and online bullying are fuelling a surge of anxiety disorders in teenagers, experts warn.

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A grape way to promote safe sex
May 27 2015 at 12:28

The government has added colour and flavour in its drive to promote safe sex among young people.

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Hello books, glad to be back
May 27 2015 at 12:07

Helen Walne stopped reading. She thanks every letter in the alphabet that she has returned to books.

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Body image fears start young - study
May 25 2015 at 12:20

Girls as young as six are going on diets, a study of British schoolchildren has found.

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How to teach your kids about sugar
May 22 2015 at 13:17

Casey Seidenberg wants children to know what sugar is, and what it does to their bodies.

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You're not getting my money, kid!
May 22 2015 at 11:43

British comedian Lenny Henry says it is 'right' for rich parents to cut their children out of an inheritance.

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'My daughter is being mocked on Twitter'
May 19 2015 at 13:33

Virginia Ironside tells a worried parent to close down her 10-year-old's Twitter account.

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Telly can mean jelly belly for kids
May 19 2015 at 12:12

Researchers say that young children who watch just one hour of TV a day are up to 73 percent more likely to be obese.

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Schools 'should let boys wear skirts'
May 18 2015 at 13:41

Schools should adopt 'gender neutral' uniform policies, Britain's boarding schools were told recently.

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