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Those Trendy Fidget Spinners Are Giving Some Kids and Their Teachers the Fidgets

Those Trendy Fidget Spinners Are Giving Some Kids and Their Teachers the Fidgets

The whirling gizmos are all the rage in classrooms around the world. But are they really improving learning for kids? Child experts weigh in.
The Great Forgetting

The Great Forgetting

The mechanics of memory remain mysterious – but new infant studies could hold the key.

Don’t Even Think About Sitting on Your Bed with Outside Clothes

Do you know what your top and pants have been picking up all day? Here are their extra-dirty little secrets.
7 Ways to Prevent Make-Up Allergies

7 Ways to Prevent Make-Up Allergies

Even if you’ve used cosmetics for years without problems, one or more ingredients can still trigger an allergic reaction.

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Unlocking Paralysis

Unlocking Paralysis

A bold new treatment for strokes saves time – and lives.

Why We Cry

Why We Cry

Our tears are far more important than scientists once believed.

Life Beyond Dementia

Life Beyond Dementia

A disturbing diagnosis triggered a deep resolve to keep living.

Eye Care Advice to Protect Your Vision

Eye Care Advice to Protect Your Vision

We asked optometrist Jeff Goodhew for the latest advice on protecting your eyes.

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Quit While You’re Ahead

Quit While You’re Ahead

Why opting out can do you good.

Clearing the Air

Clearing the Air

Air purifiers and humidifiers come in all shapes and sizes. But which are the most effective?

The Colour That Saves Lives

The Colour That Saves Lives

There’s a new weapon in the war on tobacco-related deaths: the ‘ugliest colour in the world’ – Pantone 448C.

How to Act ‘FAST’ if You Sense a Stroke

How to Act ‘FAST’ if You Sense a Stroke

What is a stroke? A stroke happens when a blood clot blocks the flow of blood to the brain, or a blood vessel in the brain bursts.

How a Bee Sting Saved My Life

How a Bee Sting Saved My Life

Ellie Lobel was ready to die. Then she was attacked by killer bees.

10 Tips to Stave Off Osteoporosis

10 Tips to Stave Off Osteoporosis

From getting active to dietary advice.

Are You a Mosquito Magnet?

Are You a Mosquito Magnet?

Genes, exercising and even beer drinking could all be to blame.

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