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Young people and mental health

Each year on October 10 the World Health Organization (WHO) holds World Mental Health Day. And this year, the event’s focus is on young people and mental health in a changing world.

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Pregnancy Viewer

See what is happening to your body and how your baby is developing at every stage of your pregnancy.

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Boost your STI awareness

This year’s Sexual Health Week 2018, organised by the sexual health charity fpa, is all about consent. It’s also the ideal opportunity for us to raise our awareness of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), such as chlamydia, genital herpes, genital warts and gonorrhoea.

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What is Charcot-Marie-Tooth?

If you think of yourself as clumsy because you often trip or fall over, or you have problems with your hands and feet, it could be down to a little-known neurological disorder called Charcot-Marie-Tooth.

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Lyme disease: do you know the signs?

As more of us spend extended amounts of time outdoors in the countryside, city parks and in our gardens, one of the things we should be more aware of is the risk of getting Lyme disease.

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How to cope in a heatwave

This year has seen record high temperatures, not just in the UK but in many other parts of the world. And as our climate changes, we may have more frequent and intense hot spells in the summers to come.

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How much sugar is your child eating?

It may be summer, but according to figures from Public Health England (PHE), children living in England have already eaten more than a year’s worth of sugar.

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Summer travel: are you protected against measles?

If you’re travelling abroad for your holiday this summer – particularly if you’re flying long haul – you’ve probably already thought about whether you need any travel vaccinations. But have you considered whether you need protection against measles?

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