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Firstborn girls 'more likely to be fat'

Research has found that younger sisters are more likely to be slimmer than firstborn girls.

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Lung protein key in allergies - study

People who grow up on farms are less prone to allergies. Researchers think they're closer to understanding why.

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Allergies: food for thought

There are varying opinions on allergies. Lifestyle spoke to two experts

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'Sugary drinks are poison for kids'
June 23 2015 at 12:26

Parents must stop 'poisoning' their children with the sugar-laden drinks and snacks, a British health official says.

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ADHD: More questions than answers
June 22 2015 at 12:41

Healthcare professionals, educators and patient advocates debate endlessly over attention deficit disorder.

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'Teen screen time affects concentration'
June 22 2015 at 12:41

Children should not be allowed to use phones and iPads before school, an expert has warned.

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Obese kids suffer from teacher bias - study
June 19 2015 at 12:01

A study found teachers perceived heavier children as less able in the classroom - regardless of their actual test scores.

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Want better results? Get pupils SMSing
June 19 2015 at 12:01

SMSing during lessons, it seems, doesn't always put a student off their work.

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Book advocates low carbs for kids
June 18 2015 at 12:14

A new book encourages families to feed toddlers low-carbohydrate meals.

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Spare the rod, says study
June 17 2015 at 11:12

Punishing pupils with humiliation or corporal punishment only aggravates disciplinary problems, according to a study.

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Keep phones away from pupils - study
June 17 2015 at 11:59

Banning cellphones in schools would have the same benefit as extending the school year by five days, researchers say.

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Healthy food guide for schools, parents
June 17 2015 at 11:59

The Western Cape Department of Education has developed a healthy eating guide for parents, teachers and tuck shops.

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Smoking ban 'helped 90 000 children'
June 15 2015 at 11:51

Banning smoking in public places has saved nearly 90 000 UK children from serious illness, according to research.

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