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Fresh and Fit: 4 ways parents’ and children’s health go hand in hand
29 Jun
2015
Written by Amy

Fresh and Fit: 4 ways parents’ and children’s health go hand in hand »

Get up and move!

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Boost the self-esteem of female teens and preteens through fitness and wellness programs.
25 Jun
2015
Written by Amy

Boost the self-esteem of female teens and preteens through fitness and wellness programs. »

“Self-esteem isn’t everything; it’s just there’s nothing without it.”—Gloria Steinem

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Meningitis B vaccine ‘available from September’
22 Jun
2015
Written by Amy

Meningitis B vaccine ‘available from September’ »

The jab can be given to infants from the age of two months

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Call to end child health inequality
22 Jun
2015
Written by Amy

Call to end child health inequality »

The Government has been urged by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) to reverse cuts to healthcare leading to higher rates of child poverty across the UK.

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UK teenagers to get meningitis vaccine as Britain faces ‘public health emergency’
21 Jun
2015
Written by Amy

UK teenagers to get meningitis vaccine as Britain faces ‘public health emergency’ »

THREE million teenagers will be offered a meningitis vaccine against deadly strain of the disease over warning that Britain faces a “public health emergency”.

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Child Fitness Worse Than Feared – And Obesity Is Not To Blame
21 Jun
2015
Written by Amy

Child Fitness Worse Than Feared – And Obesity Is Not To Blame »

Child fitness levels are falling at an even faster rate than first feared - and it has nothing to do with obesity

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Eating chocolate may slightly lower your risk of stroke
19 Jun
2015
Written by Amy

Eating chocolate may slightly lower your risk of stroke »

It's almost like we need an excuse...

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Early or late puberty raises risk of 48 health problems 
19 Jun
2015
Written by Amy

Early or late puberty raises risk of 48 health problems  »

People who began puberty early or late have around 50 per cent higher relative risks for type 2 diabetes, heart disease and poor overall health

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Test fitness at primary school, say health campaigners
16 Jun
2015
Written by Amy

Test fitness at primary school, say health campaigners »

Campaign group ukactive says the UK faces a "ticking time bomb" of health problems due to lack of exercise.

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Should I let my child take more risks?
16 Jun
2015
Written by Amy

Should I let my child take more risks? »

Play such as jumping from a height or letting a child get lost contributes to self-esteem and can reduce the risks they take as adolescents – and avoids a sedentary lifestyle, which can lead to obesity and chronic disease

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