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How to teach your kids about sugar

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!

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'

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

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Are children doomed to be fat for life?
March 6 2015 at 15:40

In School Health Week, Lindsay Ord speaks to experts about the growing problem of childhood obesity.

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Boys victim of gender bias
March 6 2015 at 17:30

Girls are getting better marks for behaviour, instead of aptitude, study reveals.

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Traffic fumes slow down school progress – study
March 4 2015 at 15:03

Scientist link air pollution to lower cognitive development even as UK found to be in breach of air laws.

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Dishwashers just too clean?
February 27 2015 at 15:22

Researchers say that children whose families washed dishes by hand are less likely to develop eczema and asthma.

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Kids who don't leave home get smarter?
February 19 2015 at 15:33

An extended adolescence may allow the brain to ‘specialise’, and so become more mature, an expert says.

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New Dr Seuss book due out this year
February 19 2015 at 13:09

A new Dr Seuss book is to be released this year, 24 years after the author's death.

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Can Cape Town make the Monopoly board?
February 19 2015 at 13:04

Cape Town is competing against three other African cities to make it into the 80th anniversary edition of Monopoly.

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Parents’ lifestyles affect kids weight – study
February 13 2015 at 14:14

The lifestyle of parents – rather than their genes – is mainly responsible for children being overweight, scientists believe.

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Want to improve your school marks? Sleep!
February 13 2015 at 14:12

Teens need around nine hours of sleep, but studies have found that as many as two-thirds regularly get less than seven.

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Game that monopolises childhood memory
February 9 2015 at 15:05

Kamcilla Pillay examines the seemingly universal appeal of the board game Monopoly.

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