Confident fathers have happier children

Image copyrightTHINKSTOCK Confident fathers have happier children Confident fathers who embrace becoming a parent are less likely to have children who display behavioural issues before the teenage years, a study says. The Oxford University research stresses the importance of a man’s attitude to fatherhood soon after birth. This can influence later behaviour more than undertaking…

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The International Day of Families

The International Day of Families is observed on the 15th of May every year.This year’s observance focuses on the role of families and family-oriented policies in promoting education and overall well-being of their members. In particular, the Day is to raise awareness of the role of families in promoting early childhood education and lifelong learning…

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Poorest at greater risk from heavy drinking

Poorest at greater risk from heavy drinking The poorest in society are more likely to suffer the health repercussions of excessive drinking, according to a new study. Researchers found that heavy drinkers from deprived areas are at a greater risk of dying or becoming ill due to alcohol consumption. Lead author Dr Vittal Katikireddi said…

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