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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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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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Family

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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Bladder Issues

How to help a child who’s wetting the bed

Bedwetting – also called enuresis – is a common condition. But while it’s nobody’s fault, it can have a serious impact on your child’s self-esteem and emotional wellbeing. And according to the World Bedwetting Day campaign, it can also affect a child’s daytime functioning, both at school and in social situations.

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Eat yourself healthy with the Eatwell Guide

Public Health England has launched the new Eatwell Guide, which has replaced the Eatwell Plate as the blueprint for healthy eating.

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Act FAST

Do you know the signs of a stroke? Take the Act F.A.S.T test.

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How to put a spring in your step

Whenever the season changes from winter to spring, one of the things many people start thinking about is getting into shape.

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Childhood Health Assessment

Find out how you and your child are doing with this short assessment.

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Fertility Self-Assessment Tool

Should you seek advice about your fertility? Take this simple test to find out.

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Meningitis and sepsis: what you need to know

Many people may realise sepsis and meningitis are serious conditions. But how are these illnesses linked, and what else should you know about them?

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