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Childhood cancer: Causes, symptoms and how to deal with it

Apart from environmental factors your family history of cancer could also affect your future generation and expose them to cancer. Parent's genes increase the risk of certain types of cancer in children or sometimes they can cause a syndrome which creates developmental problems.

8 ways to prepare your little ones for the monsoon

Keep your surroundings clean by removing stagnant water, preventing wet walls, keeping windows closed while it's raining, etc. This prevents mosquitoes, flies and other disease-carrying insects from swarming all over the place. This step is very important to protect children in rainy season.

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Busting the myth of laziness

Let’s stop shaming our children about being lazy. They will grow and flourish at their own pace which cannot be dictated by us.

How much exercise does your child need exactly?

As per a recent study, not many parents know exactly how much exercise their children need to stay fit. And decline in physical activity can lead to a lot of health issues in kids.

How to keep newborn baby healthy and safe during the monsoons

Since newborn babies are most susceptible to ill-effects of the rainy season, precautions should be taken on a serious note to avoid infection.

Millet Sushi and Pumpkin Pineapple Dip recipes: An innovative way to add more millet to your platter

Millet is a superior grain with good amounts of macronutrients and dietary fibre. While pumpkin boosts immune system and pineapple improves gut health. Need more reasons to try this out?

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'Influenza vaccine is essential for tackling child mortality, health of pregnant women in India'

"Since 2010, we have witnessed in India severe outbreaks of influenza. The latest was in northern India, in Delhi, Kashmir and a couple of other areas, in the beginning of the year. Almost every year over the past four years in India, we have had outbreaks of flu."

Child does not like karela or bitter gourd? Get them to enjoy it with these healthy recipes

Bitter gourd or karela: It is very helpful for children suffering from juvenile diabetes as it plays a key role in reducing blood sugar levels. It is beneficial for obese children as it aids weight loss.

These Yoga asanas can be part of a daily or classroom routine

With scientific research and evidence done to validate the benefits of Yoga to the young mind, parents and children alike can together form a great bond through this practice.

'One in every two children in India may need eyeglasses'

The report found that 30.4 per cent of all students have abnormal BMI while 19.1 per cent were found to be overweight, with a significant jump in the percentage of students in the category, that is from 16 per cent in pre-primary to 23 per cent in primary and up to 26 per cent in higher secondary.

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