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Information sharing e-learning launched

Posted: 20 - Apr - 2015

An e-learning resource for people working with young children has been launched by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH).

Children as young as ten using e-cigarettes

Posted: 17 - Apr - 2015

More than one in twenty 10 and 11 year olds have tried electronic cigarettes, according to a study by Cardiff University researchers.

New feeding guide for families

Posted: 17 - Apr - 2015

A booklet guiding parents through their child's nutrition has been published by Northern Ireland's Public Health Agency.

Breastfeeding linked to quitting smoking

Posted: 16 - Apr - 2015

Women who breastfeed are less likely to resume smoking after pregnancy than those who choose not to.

Half of children bullied over looks

Posted: 16 - Apr - 2015

More than 50 per cent of bullied children aged 13-18 have been targeted because of their appearance.

Screen time blamed for back pain in young people

Posted: 15 - Apr - 2015

Young people are increasingly suffering from back problems as a result of time spent on sedentary activities, according to research.

Traumatic experiences linked to Type 1 diabetes

Posted: 10 - Apr - 2015

Children who experience emotional shocks such as bereavement or family separation are more likely to develop Type 1 diabetes than those who do not, a study suggests.

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Latest News

Information sharing e-learning launched

Posted: 20 - Apr - 2015

An e-learning resource for people working with young children has been launched by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH).

Children as young as ten using e-cigarettes

Posted: 17 - Apr - 2015

More than one in twenty 10 and 11 year olds have tried electronic cigarettes, according to a study by Cardiff University researchers.

New feeding guide for families

Posted: 17 - Apr - 2015

A booklet guiding parents through their child's nutrition has been published by Northern Ireland's Public Health Agency.

Breastfeeding linked to quitting smoking

Posted: 16 - Apr - 2015

Women who breastfeed are less likely to resume smoking after pregnancy than those who choose not to.

Half of children bullied over looks

Posted: 16 - Apr - 2015

More than 50 per cent of bullied children aged 13-18 have been targeted because of their appearance.

Screen time blamed for back pain in young people

Posted: 15 - Apr - 2015

Young people are increasingly suffering from back problems as a result of time spent on sedentary activities, according to research.

Traumatic experiences linked to Type 1 diabetes

Posted: 10 - Apr - 2015

Children who experience emotional shocks such as bereavement or family separation are more likely to develop Type 1 diabetes than those who do not, a study suggests.

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Feature - Vitamin D in children

This sample feature from Community Practitioner looks at vitamin D deficiency in at-risk groups. There has been a lot of public health interest in vitamin D since the documented resurgence of rickets in children, and this article focuses on the identification of widespread vitamin D deficiency and the growing understanding of the role vitamin D plays in the immune system.

 

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