diabetes
AP

Unhealthy living could shorten SA kids’ lives

Coming generations would be plagued by chronic but preventable lifestyle diseases if action is not taken soon, says local expert.

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iol lif dec 18 finding nemo
AP

Why cartoons are more violent than films

Children's cartoons depict death more often than films for adults, according to research.

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iol lif dec 17 Rolene Strauss
EPA

Pageants put pressure on girls - activist

Do we really want young girls to aspire to be Miss World given the high levels of eating disorders, asks an activist.

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Vulnerability to hepatitis B may persist
August 28 2014 at 12:07

Children may still be vulnerable to the cancer-causing hepatitis B virus despite having been inoculated, new research suggests.

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E-cigs may tempt youths to smoke - study
August 26 2014 at 11:42

Electronic cigarettes may be more tempting to non-smoking youths than conventional cigarettes, US researchers say.

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Latin a game-changer for literacy?
August 22 2014 at 13:37

Educators think kids should read a dead language - and order lunch in it. Frances Stead Sellers finds out why...

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NY councilman targets fast-food toys
August 22 2014 at 11:49

A New York city councilman wants to ban toys in fast-food restaurant kid meals that do not meet strict dietary guidelines.

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New tool to help pupils find a school
August 22 2014 at 11:49

Western Cape education officials have a new tool to help schools place children at schools.

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Worried parents, worried children...
August 21 2014 at 11:35

Bel Mooney looks at why it is that children are more anxious than ever.

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Teens having sex at a younger age – forum
August 20 2014 at 12:18

South African women are now more at risk than ever of HIV infection, say experts.

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Schools struggle to cope with application deluge
August 20 2014 at 12:17

Some Western Cape schools are already oversubscribed or have long waiting lists for the 2015 academic year.

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Sex ed: Teaching consent not enough
August 19 2014 at 13:53

Cicely Marston looks at coercion in relationships, and says there's much to be done. [SENSITIVE CONTENT]

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Christmas must-have: worry-eating monster
August 13 2014 at 12:09

It may not be the obvious choice for a child’s Christmas wish-list, but a cuddly monster is likely to be in high demand.

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