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Christmas gifts for kids speak louder than words

2014-12-18 14:58

Laura Shortridge tells us why it is important to think when buying presents for children, particularly girls.

ADHD medications won't stunt kids' growth

2014-12-11 11:36

Research suggests that stimulant drugs used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children won't stunt their growth.

Does ADHD make you cleverer?

2014-12-03 11:21

People with ADHD are often considered "stupid" and perform poorly at school, but evidence suggests that they might be brighter than average, they just can't achieve their potential.

British doctor jailed for sexually abusing minors

2014-12-01 15:31

A British doctor was jailed for sexually abusing 18 of his young patients with 'unimaginable cruelty'.

Does ADHD make you cleverer?

2014-12-01 09:12

People with ADHD are often considered "stupid" and perform poorly at school, but evidence suggests that they might be brighter than average, they just can't achieve their potential.

Does ADHD make you cleverer?

2014-11-28 11:34

People with ADHD are often considered "stupid" and perform poorly at school, but evidence suggests that they might be brighter than average, they just can't achieve their potential.

Don't let your child become a brat

2014-11-19 09:22

Make sure your toddler doesn’t becomes bad-mannered brat.

Don't let your child become a brat

2014-11-18 15:50

If you’re wondering how to make sure your toddler doesn’t become a bad-mannered brat, this article is for you.

Rheumatic heart disease

2014-11-18 08:47

Every year many children and young adults are crippled or die as a result of rheumatic heart disease – and it all starts with an untreated sore throat.

WHO highlights shocking global impact of drowning

2014-11-17 16:29

Every hour, every day, more than 40 people lose their lives to drowning.

Smoking and your kids

2014-11-14 13:00

How does your smoking affect your child? Here are some sobering facts.

‘I knew I’d conceived'

2014-11-11 10:00

Jennifer Crocker, mom of three, knew the moment she was pregnant with each of her children.

No 3D movies for under sixes

2014-11-06 12:00

Children under six should be denied access to 3D films, computers and video games, according to a French health watchdog.

Drowning truths and myths

2014-11-05 15:11

Dad to cycle 1 600 km for diabetic son

2014-11-03 14:16

Gerhard Moolman, father of a diabetic son, will cycle from Johannesburg to Cape Town to raise awareness for diabetes.

Vitamins every child needs

2014-10-27 09:07

Vitamins are essential to the normal functioning a child's' body and besides a few exceptions, cannot be produced by the body. These are the vitamins your child needs.

WCape shock tactics: MEC Grant responds

2014-10-23 13:00

Crash video, child pedestrian deaths map… the Western Cape has used shock tactics to tackle road safety. MEC Donald Grant spoke to Wheels24 about the province's safety goals...

Eating disorders may start before puberty

2014-10-21 15:26

According to a new study, eating problems may begin before children hit puberty, and may even lead to mental health issues.

Water fun: safety comes first

2014-10-15 14:57

Water safety should come first this summer – especially when it comes to your kids. Drowning is a very real risk.

Where do you eat dinner?

2014-10-14 14:00

A surprising number of South African parents allow their children to eat dinner in front of the TV. How about you?

Schools key to reaching kids with mental health needs

2014-10-11 05:00

Schools may be able to help young people to approach mental health treatment and maximize their academic, emotional and social development.

Mothers have similar reactions to pets and children

2014-10-06 11:00

Brain areas associated with emotion, reward, relationships and social interaction show increased activity when the women see pictures of their children and their pets.

Lesbian couple unhappy about black baby: are they racist?

2014-10-03 14:45

Two white women from the USA are suing a sperm bank for selling them sperm from a black donor.

 

Many kids get inadequate ADHD care from doctors

2014-12-11 11:36

Many paediatricians fail to follow guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children.

Opinion: The Dewani trial is a farce

2014-12-01 15:37

A British doctor was jailed for sexually abusing 18 of his young patients with 'unimaginable cruelty'.

Does ADHD make you cleverer?

2014-12-01 10:54

People with ADHD are often considered "stupid" and perform poorly at school, but evidence suggests that they might be brighter than average, they just can't achieve their potential.

Does ADHD make you cleverer?

2014-11-29 06:00

People with ADHD are often considered "stupid" and perform poorly at school, but evidence suggests that they might be brighter than average, they just can't achieve their potential.

Don't let your child become a brat

2014-11-19 09:30

If you’re wondering how to make sure your toddler doesn’t become a bad-mannered brat, this article is for you.

7 bad money habits your kids may be learning from you

2014-11-19 08:46

Head of advice processes at Sanlam Personal Finance sets out potential mistakes you may be passing on to your children.

Don't let your child become a brat

2014-11-18 13:48

If you’re wondering how to make sure your toddler doesn’t become a bad-mannered brat, this article is for you.

Tutu pays tribute to Tygerberg Children's Hospital

2014-11-18 05:10

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has thanked the doctors, nurses and staff of Tygerberg Children’s Hospital in Cape Town for the work they do.

Tutu pays tribute to Tygerberg Children's Hospital

2014-11-14 15:34

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has thanked the doctors, nurses and staff of Tygerberg Children’s Hospital in Cape Town for the work they do.

New book tackles abortion issue

2014-11-13 10:52

Provocative critic Katha Pollitt takes on the whole of the abortion debate in her new book.

3D movies damage young kids' eyes

2014-11-08 05:10

Children under six should be denied access to 3D films, computers and video games, according to a French health watchdog.

No 3D movies for under sixes

2014-11-06 11:42

Children under six should be denied access to 3D films, computers and video games, according to a French health watchdog.

Many kids get inadequate ADHD care from doctors

2014-11-04 12:28

Many paediatricians fail to follow guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children.

Where will you be when the HRT kicks in?

2014-10-28 11:55

After parting with her uterus and being diagnosed with menopause, this writer shares her experience of hormone replacement therapy.

12 top snot tips

2014-10-27 07:00

What to do when the Snot Monster runs riot in your child’s early years.

WCape shocker: Child pedestrian horror clip

2014-10-22 15:58

The Western Cape government has launched its latest Crash Witness video which shows emergency services discussing the horrors of 'child pedestrians who have been run over'. WARNING: Disturbing visuals.

Shock data from WCape school buses blitz

2014-10-16 15:26

Unlicensed drivers, overloaded vehicles... a school-transport check operation by Cape Town authorities revealed shocking results. Is YOUR child safe?

Eczema in kids - tips that work

2014-10-15 15:03

Chronic, severe eczema can have a serious impact on a child – both physically and emotionally. Learn more.

10 back-to-school health checks

2014-10-15 12:05

Make sure your child is in tip-top shape to face the new school year.

Music lessons and child development

2014-10-15 11:50

Music not only gives kids great pleasure; it also helps them to be focused and disciplined as they need to practise and be persistent.

Eating disorders may start before puberty

2014-10-14 10:45

According to a new study, eating problems may begin before children hit puberty, and may even lead to mental health issues.

Schools key to reaching kids with mental health needs

2014-10-09 15:41

Schools may be able to help young people to approach mental health treatment and maximize their academic, emotional and social development.

Lesbian couple unhappy about black baby: are they racist?

2014-10-06 10:00

Two white women from the USA are suing a sperm bank for selling them sperm from a black donor.

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