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What’s with teen hysteria over Malik?

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

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

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TV can have lifelong toll on health

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

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Online comments better than a doctor?
February 6 2015 at 11:11

The anti-vaccination movement arises in the same place as other Internet inanities, a study suggests.

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And the top toy of all time is...
February 4 2015 at 13:19

A poll to find the 50 greatest toys of all time was topped, perhaps unsurprisingly, by Lego.

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Screen time eats sleep time - study
February 3 2015 at 13:37

Doctors have proof: the more time teenagers spend on screens, the less they sleep.

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Control the child, lose the love
February 3 2015 at 07:55

Children of pushy parents are more likely to reject them in later life, a study has suggested.

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Commission to ‘engage’ on uniforms
January 22 2015 at 13:02

The Competition Commission has concluded its probe into school uniform price fixing.

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Fury at kids' 'thong’ pageant
January 14 2015 at 13:05

Colombian mayor defends ‘shameful’ Little Miss Thong contest.

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Why family dinners really do matter
January 13 2015 at 13:51

The most important thing you can do with your kids? Eat dinner with them, says a family therapist.

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Monitor kids online – or face legal consequences
January 9 2015 at 13:16

Court ruling in the US could have local legal implications and usher in a new era of parental responsibility.

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Clear the clutter in the cot
January 6 2015 at 15:13

Stuffed animals, extra bedding and even pillows all contribute to overheating and suffocation, say experts.

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Single-child families a rising trend in UK
January 5 2015 at 14:06

Experts say this will continue into the next decade – with negative consequences for kids’ mental health.

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