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How to get your child ready to go back to school

With the summer holidays starting to wind down, now’s the perfect time to start preparing your little one for the new school term.

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How to have a healthy picnic

Summer is the perfect time to get the family together for a day out in the country or by the seaside – and, of course, that great British tradition, a picnic.

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Six ways friends keep you healthy

A healthy lifestyle is essential if you want to stay well and live a long life. But there’s also lots of evidence that having friends and a good social network can also play a part in keeping you well, both physically and emotionally.

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Get active with a parks adventure

The summer holidays are the perfect time of year to get your family out and about and more active.

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How to keep your cool when the weather’s hot

While most of us look forward to the hot weather every summer, very high temperatures and humidity aren’t particularly good news for health, especially for some.

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Childhood Health Assessment

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Fertility Self-Assessment Tool

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How to keep children safe in the sun

With the school holidays fast approaching, most children will soon be spending more time outdoors, either here in the UK or on holiday abroad.

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Babies and group B strep: what you should know

In this country, one baby dies each week from group B Strep (GBS) infection, while every fortnight one baby who survives it suffers long-term mental or physical disabilities. Yet according to the charity Group B Strep Support, around half of all expecting and new mums haven’t heard of it.

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Does glaucoma run in your family?

According to the International Glaucoma Association, there are an estimated 600,000 people in the UK today who have glaucoma, an eye condition that’s the most common cause of preventable blindness.

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Don’t fall foul of the barbie this summer

The arrival of barbecue season is something most of us look forward to, especially here in the UK. This country is, after all, the leading barbecue nation in Europe (according to the organisers of National BBQ Week, we hosted more than 130 million barbecues in 2015, with British families firing up the barbie an average of nine times each summer).

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