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Key to happiness? Laughter

Seventy-seven years ago more economic security was regarded as the key to being happy, a study shows.

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Why I'm not worried about my late bloomer

Meagan Francis knows that her ‘average’ teen will be fine - eventually.

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The perils of running on a treadmill

The untimely death of a top Silicon Valley executive has cast a spotlight on the dangers posed by treadmills.

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Tattoos a mark of midlife crisis?
May 6 2015 at 12:41

Almost a quarter of 40 to 59-year-olds sport ink, compared with less than one in six of those aged between 18 and 24.

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Teaching children art of conversation
May 6 2015 at 12:41

Help your kids improve their social skills by encouraging them to talk with you, writes Sarah Hamaker.

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Pregnancy may improve mom's health
May 6 2015 at 12:41

Pregnancy could have a rejuvenating effect on women, helping to slow down the ageing process, scientists say.

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Marathon men get the girls - study
May 6 2015 at 07:46

Academics say that men who can run for miles may have a strong sex drive and high sperm count.

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Swordfish for special meal - recipe
May 5 2015 at 14:08

Dorie Greenspan has a fish recipe which offers a variety of taste, texture and temperature.

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What's the happiest country on earth?
May 5 2015 at 14:12

The World Happiness Report is out, and European countries come top of the list.

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'You cannot outrun a bad diet'
May 5 2015 at 14:03

Doctors have blamed excess sugar and carbohydrates for the surge in obesity - not the lack of exercise.

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A kid's maths app you can count on
May 5 2015 at 14:03

Christina Breda Antoniades says Marble Math is just the thing for squeezing some practice into a child's day.

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The sex and death theory of gardening
May 5 2015 at 12:43

Two leading British garden experts have some unexpected tips for sprucing up you garden.

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Couples who exercise together do it more
May 5 2015 at 12:18

If one half of a couple improves their exercise regime, the other partner is much more likely to follow suit.

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