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Know who your kids chat to online

Educational psychologist Andrea Kellerman has some advice for parents about children and the Internet.

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What to do about intestinal worms

Dr Darren Green has reassuring advice for parents about intestinal worms.

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Thousands may be stuck in foster care

Thousands of children could be stuck in the foster-care system for years and prevented from being adopted.

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A sight to behold – and all in Lego
April 2 2015 at 09:38

Imagine a world in which everything is made of Lego. And now Gauteng residents can get a taste of it...

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What to do about underage drinking
April 1 2015 at 14:16

Many schools break up today – and that means teenagers going out with friends and, possibly, underage drinking.

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What’s with teen hysteria over Malik?
March 27 2015 at 14:55

Teens are so distraught that mental health groups are advising counsel? What is driving this outburst of emotion?

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Kids will eat veggies if you cook them right
March 24 2015 at 12:16

Children just hate all vegetables, no matter how tasty you make them, right?

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TV can have lifelong toll on health
March 20 2015 at 13:23

Plonk your child in front of the TV – and risk creating a life-long couch potato, warn scientists.

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A life of up and Down
March 20 2015 at 13:20

Lindsay Ord spoke to a family who say their Down’s child has been a blessing

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Teen cannabis use can affect memory – study
March 13 2015 at 13:53

Teenagers who smoke cannabis for just three years could be damaging their long- term memory, researchers say.

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Seeking boredom on a roadtrip
March 11 2015 at 14:29

Antonia Malchick takes her two small children on a road trip – with no screens. How do they all fare?

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Hearing loss can affect school work
March 11 2015 at 12:54

If your child is battling at school, it is advisable to check for hearing loss as a possible cause.

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Is the internet slowing teen pregnancy?
March 9 2015 at 13:31

Teenage pregnancies in the UK have dropped – thanks to youngsters spending more time on the internet.

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