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Is this child abuse? The courts think so

Adrian Lowe The Age VICTORIAN welfare authorities have begun using extreme obesity as a reason to support children being separated from their parents – and experts predict more cases as the population gets fatter. The Department of Human Services has … Continue reading

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World’s first GM babies born

Michael Hanlon Daily Mail The world’s first genetically modified humans have been created, it was revealed last night. The disclosure that 30 healthy babies were born after a series of experiments in the United States provoked another furious debate about … Continue reading

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Child-Targeted Ads Concern ‘90% Of Parents’

Darren Little Sky News/Yahoo News The vast majority of parents remain concerned about the sexualisation of childhood, a year after the Government pledged to tackle the issue. A report has found that 90% of parents are concerned by inappropriate adverts, … Continue reading

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Energy drink risk warning

Clare Brady Today Tonight The parents of a sixteen-year-old girl who died mysteriously after consuming three alcohol infused energy drinks are calling for an investigation.

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Writing on the wall as bullies sign up to get a lesson

Source: SMH DELINQUENT students and their parents are being asked to sign written contracts promising to clean up the child’s behaviour under a discipline crackdown in the state’s 2240 public schools. Primary and secondary schools regularly draw up individual agreements … Continue reading

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Omega-3 DHA Improves Literacy In ADHD Children

Prevent Disease According to new research from Australia, increased levels of the omega-3 DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) is associated with improved literacy in children with ADHD and learning disabilities. DHA has previously been found to alter the function of the brain … Continue reading

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Laron Dwarves – Ecuador – August 2008

Cyrano Media Journeyman Pictures In the isolated mountains of Ecuador, a community of four-feet tall dwarves appear to be immune from cancer and diabetes. Here, two scientists are on a mission to find the ultimate cure for cancer. Inbreeding among … Continue reading

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Gabor Mate Lecture – “Hold On To Your Kids”

“This presentation is hosted in partnership with: The Thunder Bay District Health Unit, Lakehead Public Schools, Special Education Advisory Committee and North of Superior Counselling Programs. The Presentation Title is “Hold On To Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter … Continue reading

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Music training helps kids’ brain development

Press TV Early musical training can help the brain development of children even before they become able to walk or talk, according to the first-ever study of its kind. Researchers of the McMaster University in Ontario, Canada demonstrated that one-year … Continue reading

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Study indicates finding a positive parental balance is key

Jamie Hanlon EurekAlert Wondering why your toddler is acting up? University of Alberta researcher Christina Rinaldi says it may be time to take a look at your parental style—and your partner’s. Rinaldi’s study, which appears in Early Childhood Research Quarterly, … Continue reading

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