Month: February 2017

Running out of ideas? Here are 6 fun ways to keep kids active

Before you give in to your kids’ demands to vegetate in front of the TV or spend hours playing video games over the weekend, try these ideas to help keep them active. To support their health and well-being, remember to ensure that your children follow a healthy, balanced diet. You could also consider filling any …

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Here’s why swimming is good for asthmatic kids

For some, an asthma attack feels as though an elephant is sitting on their chest, while for others breathing becomes so laboured that it’s like trying to suck peanut butter through a straw. Dilemma for many families Asthma is the most common chronic childhood disease, and entails struggling to breathe due to constricted airways. Because of …

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How to protect your child against sports injuries

Sports injuries such as concussions are becoming more prevalent worldwide and especially in South Africa with contact sports like rugby.   Proper preparation A few weeks ago a concussion injury ended the career of yet another young rugby star, Beyers de Villiers. De Villiers, who was the captain of Stellenbosch University’s Varsity Cup team, has …

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