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Should you feed your pet raw meat? The real risks of a ‘traditional’ dog diet

Just as many people are trying to eat less processed food to improve their health, some dog owners are turning away from conventional pet food.

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Fake toys are flooding the UK market and can be dangerous

Dangerous counterfeit toys that can cause cancer and even KILL are flooding the market

Dangerous fake toys that can cause cancer or even KILL are flooding into the UK – costing the industry a whopping £400 million last year.

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Sleep deprived teens are spending too much time on social media

Teen social media addicts more likely to suffer sleep deprivation

Teens addicted to Snapchat, Instagram and Whatsapp are more likely to be sleep deprived, a new study found.

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LISTEN: Harrowing moment hero call handler talks brave mum through CPR to bring her dying baby back to life

This was the harrowing moment a hero South Central Ambulance Service call handler talked a brave mum through performing CPR on her dying baby - and brought him back to life.

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Worrying trend: Millions fear for partners’ health

Worrying trend: Millions fear for partners’ health

Three in four of us are concerned about the health of their partner - due to stress and lack of exercise, according to research.

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Revealed: Top 20 most popular baby name predictions for 2018 – with a ‘royal influence’

Revealed: Top 20 most popular baby name predictions for 2018 – with a ‘royal influence’

Nearly 3,500 pregnant women across the country who are expecting babies in 2018 have revealed their selected baby names in a new survey.

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VIDEO: Shocking reasons people give up their dogs revealed

Pet charity Dogs Trust have revealed the shocking real reasons people give up dogs as they prepare for the post-Christmas influx of unwanted dogs.

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Peppa Pig ‘encourages parents to abuse NHS services’ says family doctor

Peppa Pig may be encouraging concerned parents to tie up NHS services with trivial issues, according to a family doctor.

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Facebook launches messaging app for under-13s

Facebook has launched a messaging app for kids, a move which will see the social media giant expand their user base to a whole previously under-age sector.

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Study says we are sentimental and still prefer cards over texts or email

Study says we are sentimental and still prefer cards over texts or email

Sentimental Brits would prefer to receive a Christmas card than a text or email, a study has found.

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Smacking makes children more badly behaved

Smacking makes children more badly behaved

Smacking your child makes them behave more badly, a new study has warned.

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If your family are self-confessed big spenders this could be perfect for you

BBC’s Shop Well For Less seeks contestants

If your family are self-confessed big spenders, the BBC is looking for contestants to enter Shop Well For Less which teaches households how to become savvier shoppers.

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VIDEO: Parents warned as tot almost killed when she is dragged inside faulty tumble dryer

A mum is warning parents of young children to check electrical appliances after her 23-month-old daughter got dragged inside a spinning tumble dryer.

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Retailers slammed for selling ‘sickening’ Hallowe’en costumes

Retailers slammed for selling ‘sickening’ Hallowe’en costumes

Parents have slammed retailers for selling a sickening ‘Burnt Zombie Child’ Hallowe’en costume for young children in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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Popular children’s ball toy recalled over safety fears

A children’s toy has been recalled by Babies ‘R’ Us following fears that it could pose a choking hazard.

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VIDEO: Chilling footage showing moment child’s buggy rolls into the path of freight train released as warning to parents

This is the shocking moment a thankfully empty child’s buggy was ripped apart when it rolled across a railway platform and into the path of an oncoming train as footage is released to serve as a warning to parents.

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Gaming for 15 hours a week improves learning according to new research

Gaming 15 hours a week improves learning

Playing computer games like Call of Duty or Grand Theft Auto on a regular basis gives a learning edge over non-gamers, a study found.

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Revealed: The top 20 lies parents tell their children

Six in 10 (60%) parents are telling porkies to their children on a daily basis and a majority (89%) of parents believe telling ‘white lies’ is the secret to successful parenting.

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Phone ownership more likely to put kids at risk of bullying

Phone ownership more likely to put kids at risk of bullying

Kids aged between eight and 11 are ‘significantly’ more likely to be victims of cyber bullies if they own a mobile phone, a new study has found.

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Nostalgia: Five British public safety videos which scarred us as children

In these days of the internet, child safety is more of a concern for parents everywhere.

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