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RCPCH responds to Lancet findings on recreational screen time

According to an observational study of more than 4,500 children in the United States, which is published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health journal today, limiting recreational screen time to less than two hours a day and having sufficient sleep and physical activity are associated with improve...
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Take my advice: Supporting your child with the new term's challenges

The start of the new school year can be particularly stressful. In a new blog for parents, Dr Max Davie, Officer for Health Promotion at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, shares his advice on how to keep children healthy, mentally as well as physically, as they prepare to head throu...
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Key Data on Young People 2017 published today by the Association for Young People's Health

The Association for Young People's Health (AYHP) have launched Key Data on Young People 2017, a report which looks at living circumstances, education and employment, information about health behaviours and lifestyle, sexual health, mental health, physical health and long-term conditions, and use of ...
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Obesity Health Alliance analysis reveals soaring costs of obesity as junk food companies pour millions into advertising

The Obesity Health Alliance, of which the RCPCH is a steering group member, have published an analysis research revealing the money spent on junk food advertising far outweighs the amount Government is able to spend on healthy eating campaigns, leading to an unbalanced environment pushing us towards...

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