More Than 160 Children A Day Enduring Operations To Have Rotting Teeth Removed

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Council leaders call for ‘radical action’ on sugar as new figures show there were more than 40,000 hospital operations to remove rotting teeth in children and teenagers last year. Latest annual data on NHS spending in 2015/16 has revealed there were 40,800 extractions of multiple teeth in under 18s in England – the equivalent of…

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Government Announces £50m Grant To Fund Free Childcare

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The education secretary has announced a £50m grant will be made available to support the delivery of the Government’s 30 hours free childcare offer. The Government is committed to doubling its free childcare offer to 30 hours per week for working parents of three- and four-year-olds. However, critics have described past funding plans for the…

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Physical Activity Benefits Both Physical And Psychological Well-Being

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The largest smartphone-based study examining the relationship between physical activity and happiness has found that even minimal levels of activity can have a positive effect on happiness. A new study, based on reports from more than 10,000 individuals, has found that physical activity, whether or not it is classified as exercise, can have a positive…

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