diabetes
AP

Unhealthy living could shorten SA kids’ lives

Coming generations would be plagued by chronic but preventable lifestyle diseases if action is not taken soon, says local expert.

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iol lif dec 18 finding nemo
AP

Why cartoons are more violent than films

Children's cartoons depict death more often than films for adults, according to research.

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iol lif dec 17 Rolene Strauss
EPA

Pageants put pressure on girls - activist

Do we really want young girls to aspire to be Miss World given the high levels of eating disorders, asks an activist.

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Managing change at top Pretoria school
August 1 2014 at 11:34

Val Boje talks to outgoing Pretoria High School for Girls headmistress Penny McNair about her years at the helm.

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How do you tell a child she has HIV?
July 31 2014 at 12:06

Sipokazi Fokazi examines the issue of disclosing their HIV status to young children.

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Loom band craze bounces on
July 31 2014 at 12:06

Making your own bracelet on a loom is becoming addictive for young and old.

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Huge benefits if gap year is spent wisely
July 31 2014 at 12:05

Taking a gap year after matric is an option many Grade 12s mull over.

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‘Holiday job can boost teen prospects’
July 30 2014 at 12:15

Children who get part-time jobs during their school holidays boost their wage packets later in life, a new study says.

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Why kids needs the HPV vaccine
July 28 2014 at 14:43

It's a common virus almost everybody has. Helen Grange looks at the Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

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Look before you lock, parents told
July 25 2014 at 11:36

Leaving children in cars in the summer heat is so obviously wrong, yet it happens often.

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Pay attention! Kids need to move more
July 23 2014 at 13:49

Children are not active enough and it's starting to become a problem - one that might lead to ADHD diagnoses.

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Meet doctors who are getting kids going
July 23 2014 at 11:44

Lifestyle diseases are best headed off in children. Esther Lewis talks to three doctors who are tackling the issue...

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Keeping a finicky princess in the pink
July 22 2014 at 14:45

Casey Seidenberg has ways and means to make a three-year-old eat her vegetables...

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