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How We Can Tackle Childhood Obesity

Would you let your child smoke cigarettes if that's what they wanted to do? What about knocking back a shot of whisky? Of course you wouldn't. The risks attached to both drinking and smoking are too well known, and as a responsible parent you make the right health decisions for your kids, whether they like [...]

Kids as Consumers: Do They Have Rights?

Photo: Verster Cohen Children’s consumption and marketing to children are big business. Children are the target of marketing for everything from toys and sweets to cosmetics, fast foods and the family car. Children have their own money to spend, and they influence family spending. For example, in June 2013, AdWeek reported that ‘fully [...]