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A dog can get a man more friends
June 26 2015 at 14:37

As you take your dog for a chilly winter walk, take comfort in knowing that your pet makes you appear more loveable.

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Insomnia: Therapy better than pills
June 26 2015 at 12:29

A trip to a therapist could be better than sleeping tablets for millions of insomniacs, a report claimed recently.

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Confessions of a single mother
June 26 2015 at 12:28

Miriam Porter is a single mom. There are bad days (and nights)... but there is also joy.

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Why a pre-teen needs a dog (but not a mom)
June 25 2015 at 14:05

Lorraine Candy wonders what her daughter will do when irritating old Duke pops his clogs.

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Sex orientation of parents makes no difference - study
June 25 2015 at 12:42

Scientists agree that children raised by same-sex couples are no worse off than children raised by parents of the opposite sex.

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School deadline looms for W Cape parents
June 25 2015 at 12:42

Western Cape parents have only a few days left to enrol their children in school for the 2016 academic year.

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Make money (for others) as you sleep
June 24 2015 at 13:19

There's nothing quite like a good night's sleep. And now big business is waking up to the fact.

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Stellenbosch doc 'can reverse vasectomies'
June 24 2015 at 12:08

Men who have vasectomies have slim chances of fathering children again. Urologists are able to increase the success rate.

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Dads' 'bad reading habits brush off on kids'
June 24 2015 at 12:08

Fathers are being blamed for discouraging their children from reading by watching TV or playing with tablet computers.

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For many kids life is grim and anxious
June 24 2015 at 12:08

Many South African children wake up every day feeling anxious, scared and not wanting to live.

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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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Watching what you eat may mean broodiness
June 23 2015 at 12:25

A study has found that women worry most about their weight when their chances of conception are highest.

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Parents: control what your kids eat
June 22 2015 at 13:51

A doctor asks parents to take responsibility for what their children eat.

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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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Gifts to make your dad feel special
June 20 2015 at 10:17

Here’s a few last-minute gift ideas for Father’s Day.

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Father's Day and the jokes are corny
June 19 2015 at 14:40

Dads around the globe seem to share one common trait - the ability to make the corniest of jokes.

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When bedtime is a solitary thing
June 19 2015 at 13:32

Three-quarters of British couples regularly go to bed at different times to each other, a study has found.

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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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