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How to keep your children active this summer

Keeping children occupied during the school holidays can be a challenge for most parents. And this year it looks like many youngsters will be stuck to the sofa, as a survey by uSwitch.com suggests children will spend more than six entire days watching TV during the summer break.

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Act FAST

Do you know the signs of a stroke? Take the Act F.A.S.T test.

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Do your children eat their veg?

A survey carried out for food company Heinz suggests almost half of British children refuse to eat vegetables. The survey asked 2,000 parents about their children’s eating habits, and discovered 75 percent are worried or concerned about their little ones’ fussy eating.

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Childhood Health Assessment

Find out how you and your child are doing with this short assessment.

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How to help your child eat less sugar

According to Public Health England (PHE), recent reports suggest childhood obesity in England has reached alarming rates, with more than one in five children starting primary school overweight or obese and more than a third overweight or obese by the time they leave.

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Fertility Self-Assessment Tool

Should you seek advice about your fertility? Take this simple test to find out.

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How to get your child ready to go back to school

With the summer holidays starting to wind down, now’s the perfect time to start preparing your little one for the new school term.

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How to have a healthy picnic

Summer is the perfect time to get the family together for a day out in the country or by the seaside – and, of course, that great British tradition, a picnic.

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Six ways friends keep you healthy

A healthy lifestyle is essential if you want to stay well and live a long life. But there’s also lots of evidence that having friends and a good social network can also play a part in keeping you well, both physically and emotionally.

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Get active with a parks adventure

The summer holidays are the perfect time of year to get your family out and about and more active.

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