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The law banning smoking in cars is addressing what is currently a significant health risk for children, says Public Health England.

David Cameron has said he is 'very proud' of the Universal Infant Free School Meals (UIFSM) scheme following speculation that it will be scrapped in the spending review.

Smoking in cars when children are present will be illegal from 1 October.

A public consultation will be launched next year to consider whether rules should be introduced for the first time on non-broadcast advertising of unhealthy food and drink targeted at children.

The number of children having the MMR vaccine has fallen for the first time in seven years.

Close to 20,000 people have signed petitions urging the Government not to scrap Universal Infant Free School Meals (UIFSM).

A third child has been confirmed as contracting a strain of E.coli in Conwy, Wales.

Free school meals for all four- to seven-year-olds could be scrapped amid claims the scheme's funding is ‘eating into the core education budget’.

New research reveals how the health and development of the under-fives varies dramatically depending on where they grow up in England.

Why is breastfeeding so important? Alison Burton, maternity and early years lead at Public Health England, explains.