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Sharing meals as a family can help protect your children against the development of disordered eating and negative body image.
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Obesity-related illness has become a leading cause of death worldwide, and with 58% of women and 68% of men in the UK now classified as overweight or obese, the threat is growing. But researchers now...
A charity is warning parents about the "high-risk" situation of falling asleep with their baby on their chest. Lullaby Trust, an organisation providing expert advice on safer sleep for babies, said th...
It's about 'strong' not 'skinny'.
Can't decide between one Advil or two? Or maybe you're thinking about taking extra-strength pills? According to a new study published in the journal Clinical Toxicology, most people end up making a bu...
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It's a precarious juggling act of paperwork and panadol.
My three-year old is smarter than I was at her age, but is that a problem?
For parents one of the best things about holidays is catching up on much-needed rest. But for children, going to bed late and then sleeping in for hours on end can be really disruptive to the sleep ro...
Ask any athlete and they'll all tell you the same thing — what you eat before, during, and after a big game has a huge impact on your overall performance. To help your little one make it to the...
On Monday, Jimmy Kimmel, host of the late-night ABC talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," delivered a stirring monologue to open his show. With tears in his eyes, the host revealed that his wife had recentl...
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Reading to your infant or young child is a beautiful bonding experience, but there's far more happening in these literary moments beyond a parent and kid spending time together. In fact, explains pedi...
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Model Chrissy Teigen will be the first to let you know that motherhood looks effortless on her because she, like many other rich celebrities, has a lot of hired help in the form of nurses, nutritionis...
Sometimes, breast isn’t best. Doctors should get real about that.
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The mental health condition is hardly one-size-fits-all.
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Living with a cat during childhood does not cause mental illness later in life, a new study from University College London suggests, disputing earlier studies that caused alarm by linking cats to huma...
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Expectant parents face a wealth of genetic information that can be empowering — or unnerving.
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A new study represents a major potential breakthrough in early diagnosis.
Eating less sugar and more vegetables and fish might reduce inattention and impulsivity, new research suggests.
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"What are the 'danger' foods?"
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Here's more evidence that air pollution is a major global health problem.
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‘My first instinct was to cradle him, but that would’ve been the wrong choice.’
As if their unconditional love, mood-boosting powers and delightfully slobbery kisses weren't enough, dogs may provide yet another benefit to their human families. According to a new study from Uppsal...