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Always putting it off? Blame your parents

Procrastination is in the genes, say scientists who studied twins about how much they caused delays.

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Big family equals lower test scores

Children from large families do worse in the classroom, according to a study.

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Kids showing symptoms of ‘tablet addiction’

Teachers say a growing number of pupils turn up for lessons exhausted because they spend hours using their iPads.

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Rocker Richards shows his softer side
March 12 2014 at 14:56

Rolling Stone guitarist Keith Richards is coming out with his first children's book in September.

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Fears raised over HPV jab
March 12 2014 at 12:07

The departments of health and basic education have launched a national campaign to vaccinate girls against cervical cancer.

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Can a videogame teach kids empathy?
March 7 2014 at 14:27

Emily Bazelon looks at a new game which aims to teach children goodness.

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Why kids shouldn’t have TV in bedroom
March 10 2014 at 12:02

A study found that children aged ten to 14 years with a TV in their rooms weighed around 0.4kg more than those without.

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Spare the rod, spoil the child?
March 11 2014 at 14:52

Corporal punishment is on the rise in schools, even though it is still illegal, writes Nontobeko Mtshali.

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How Facebook encourages eating disorders
March 10 2014 at 15:09

Students who spend a lot of time on the social networking site tend to be more body conscious, new research reveals.

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How passive smoke affects kids’ arteries
March 6 2014 at 11:54

Research, which lends weight to campaigns for smoking to be banned in cars, found passive smoking leads to thickening of children's artery walls.

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Mom, not fish fingers again
March 5 2014 at 15:04

The average youngster eats just five different meals a week, according to a poll.

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Why teen smokers find it hard to quit
March 5 2014 at 12:24

A study found that the longer a young person smokes, the less grey matter they had in the brain region involved in decision-making.

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Tell your child to take a hike - to school
March 3 2014 at 12:25

Ferrying pupils to the school gates may be reassuring for parents but it ‘costs the Earth’, say green campaigners.

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