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New dates for W Cape school applications
August 20 2015 at 10:25

The Western Cape Education Department has set uniform timeframes for pupil applications - and principals are not happy.

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Teen love linked to depression - study
August 20 2015 at 10:20

Teenagers in love are more likely to suffer from psychological problems than young adults, a study has found.

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High blood pressure could go back to childhood
August 20 2015 at 08:15

The road to hypertension in adulthood might start in childhood and adolescence, a Wits-led research team has found.

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SA fast foods for kids high in salt
August 19 2015 at 10:52

A chicken burger and chips for children at a KFC fast food outlet in South Africa is among the saltiest in the world.

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C-sections may be linked to attention disorders
August 19 2015 at 07:58

A small study suggests that C-section babies may experience attention deficit problems compared to those born naturally.

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'Working moms have more time than they think'
August 18 2015 at 12:38

Brigid Schulte talks to the author of a new book which says women do have time for ambitious careers and family.

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'No need to fuss over a dummy'
August 18 2015 at 10:49

An expert looks at the storm in a teacup over a picture of David Beckham's daughter Harper using a dummy.

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Things to consider before getting a dog
August 18 2015 at 08:35

It's all fun and games until you get the vet's bill and the kids refuse to walk or feed their pets, writes Lee Koetser.

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Social media danger video goes too far
August 17 2015 at 12:25

This may seem like a no-brainer, but don't assault your own children to teach them a lesson, writes Darlena Cunha. [VIDEO]

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Why decaf is better for kids
August 17 2015 at 10:52

What happens when you put caffeine in a child's body? No one really knows, writes Jill Adams.

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Would you share your breast milk online?
August 14 2015 at 11:55

The internet age has made it easier than ever for lactating mothers to help strangers.

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Weight worries affecting boys too
August 14 2015 at 10:03

A massive study has found that two-thirds of girls aged 14 and 15 are unhappy with their weight.

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Why did I give up on maths? Ask my mom
August 14 2015 at 07:03

AK Whitney has always been bothered by her 12-year-old self's failure at maths.

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'How can I help my anxious friend?'
August 13 2015 at 12:52

Virginia Ironside says there are myriad ways to lessen anxiety, and there's no one cure-all remedy.

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UCT discovery looks kids in the eye
August 13 2015 at 11:07

A UCT paediatric neurosurgeon has developed a non-invasive way to measure pressure on the brains of children.

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Drinking at conception could be bad for baby
August 13 2015 at 07:57

Women who drink alcohol around the time they become pregnant put their baby at much higher risk of suffering type 2 diabetes, a study found.

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Early fatherhood link to midlife death
August 12 2015 at 12:01

Researchers have observed for a long time that men who have children at a young age tend to die earlier.

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Working women turning to IVF
August 12 2015 at 10:40

Three times as many women without a partner registered at IVF clinics in 2013 as they did in 2006, official UK figures show.

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Cervical cancer fight begins in W Cape
August 12 2015 at 07:39

Thousands of Grade 4 girls in the Western Cape are set to be inoculated against HPV.

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Taylor Swift, help me fight the sugar cult
August 11 2015 at 12:54

Lorraine Candy doesn't know how to talk to her daughters about sugar and expanding waistlines.

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