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Students can help protect their finances by being vigilant with their personal information. That is the opinion of Tony Neate, chief executive of Get Safe Online, who has advised people heading off to university to do everything possible to prevent themselves from becoming a victim of financial crime. Research conducted by the Student Loans Company …

Mums and dads wanting to put together their own baby food should introduce their new arrival to as many different types of fruit and vegetables as quickly as possible. That is the advice of Fiona Wilcock, independent public health nutritionist and food writer, who believes doing this encourages a child to get accustomed to healthy …

Young people need to be dynamic if they want to turn an internship into a full-time position. That is the advice of Andrew Scherer, marketing and communications director at Inspiring Interns, who has called on people to make sure they make the most of any opportunity they get working in their chosen sector at a …

Parents and GPs need to be more aware of the dangers posed by an allergy to cows' milk among infants. That is according to consultant paediatric allergist Dr Adam Fox, who believes that both mothers and fathers and professionals in the medical arena should have a better understanding of this intolerance, which is the most …

Young children are more interested in playing with live animals than toys. This is according to a study published by the British Journal of Developmental Psychology and carried out by researchers at Rutgers University and the University of Virginia. It discovered kids as young as 11 months old showed a greater interest in creatures than …

The economic recession has seen children get more opportunities to play outdoors. Research by Arla's Kids Closer to Nature campaign suggests 44 per cent of youngsters are spending more time outside than they did two years ago. It seems cash-strapped parents are letting their kids enjoy free pursuits, such as walking and running through the …

Eating the right type of food is essential for the health of a person. Parents should be looking to give their kids the best possible start by teaching them about the importance of consuming produce that has a high nutritional value. Alison Wyndham, physiotherapist and complementary health practitioner, observed processed food is a big no-no …

The launch of the O2 Wallet will revolutionise how people shop online. Designed as a way to offer mobile money to more consumers, the digital service will come with a comprehensive barcode and search engine function so individuals can find the cheapest price for branded goods. As well as this, Britons can digitise their credit …

Families who eat together at the dinner table are the healthiest, a new study has found. A team of researchers at Rutgers University in New Jersey noted mums and dads who set structured meal times are more likely to offer their kids calcium-rich foods, fruit and vegetables. In addition, youngsters will not consume as much …

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