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Millennial burnout: building resilience is no answer – we need to overhaul how we...

    In a popular BuzzFeed article, Anne Helen Petersen describes how millennials (people born between 1981 and 1996) became “the burnout generation”. She describes some...
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Do you need to worry if your baby has a flat head?

  Flat head syndrome, also called positional plagiocephaly, develops in babies because of external pressures on the soft, malleable baby skull. It is more common...
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Keeping fit: How to do the right exercise for your age

The effect of exercise on health is profound. It can protect you from a range of conditions, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and...
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Baby-led weaning or spoon-feeding?

When it comes to avoiding picky eating and mealtime tantrums, parents are usually ready to try any method that promises their child will become...
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South Africa’s children aren’t getting the mental health care they need

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has received increased scientific, clinical and public attention over the past few decades. It’s the most common psychiatric disorder in children...
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Why parents should think twice about tracking apps for their kids?

The use of self-tracking and personal surveillance technologies has grown considerably over the last decade. There are now apps to monitor people’s movement, health,...
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This is what happens to a baby’s body during natural child birth

Pregnancy, labour and delivery are incredibly physically demanding for women. But birth is no walk in the park for the baby either. A new paper...
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Attitudes to gender & sexual diversity: changing global trends

Changes in geopolitical forces are sweeping rapidly across the world, affecting the lives of many, for better and for worse. In much the same...
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If my measles shot was years ago, am I still protected? 5 questions answered

As the measles outbreaks spread, many people are growing concerned. New York City declared a public health emergency and mandated vaccinations in four ZIP...
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How linking cash grants to care empowers parents & makes children happier

Cash transfers, otherwise known as social grants, are growing in popularity in low- and middle-income countries. Their main goal is to reduce the poverty...
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