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Shop-bought baby foods ‘lack vital nutrients essential for growth and protection against illness’

Sophie Borland Daily Mail Top selling baby foods lack vital nutrients essential for growth and protection against illness, researchers have warned. They have found that many of the most popular brands contain less than a fifth of the recommended daily … Continue reading

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Parents furious as 13-year-old girls given contraceptive implants at school without their knowledge

Sophie Borland Daily Mail Girls as young as 13 are being given contraceptive implants at school without their parents’ knowledge. Nurses insert devices into their arms which temporarily prevent pregnancy by releasing hormones into the blood. Last year 1,700 girls … Continue reading

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Computers are ‘wrecking children’s reading skills as they abandon library books’

Sophie Borland Daily Mail Book borrowing from libraries has fallen as computer use has increased Computer games are harming children’s reading,  researchers warned last night. They found that the reading ability of nine and ten-year-olds has slumped in countries where … Continue reading

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