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  • Smoking

    Quitters Happier And Less Anxious

    Many smokers who are struggling to quit believe that smoking lifts their mood and helps them to cope with stress. However, quitting is linked to improvements in mental wellbeing including decreases in anxiety and depression that can be equivalent to taking anti-depressants.

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    Weight Loss Diets

    Top Five Food & Diet Myths

    As children, we're told all sorts of odd stories about food. Bread crusts make our hair curly, apple skins cure constipation and so on. Before we pass on these tales to the next generation, let's have a closer look at them...

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Active Families

Active Parenting Required

Parents have a vital role to play in setting a good example for active, healthy lifestyles for their children. And parental support is even more important for girls.

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Parenting

Time Pays Off For Parents

Spending quality time with your kids has been shown to directly affect child obesity rates.

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Smoking

Parental Pressure Can Beat Peer Pressure

Even if you can't quit, you can probably prevent your children taking up smoking.

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Smoking

Parents May Quit When Kids Sick

When is it timely to talk to a parent about quitting smoking? When their child is hospitalised due to illnesses related to smoke exposure, apparently.

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Parenting

Fathers: Get Involved Early

An investigation of links between parenting and student performance suggests dads need to get actively involved early in their children's lives.

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Men's Health

New Parents Under Pressure

The birth of a baby is cause for celebration but bringing that bundle home can be overwhelming - not only for mothers, but for fathers, too.

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Parenting

Cut Out TV For Tots

Experts in child medicine have just confirmed what they long suspected: children under two and TV don’t mix.

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Running

Running towards a healthier you

Running is one of the oldest and most effective forms of exercise, but getting started is the hardest part. Read about the benefits of running for your physical and mental health. There are also helpful tips to prepare for your first fun run.

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