family health

It’s important – and difficult – to keep your family as healthy as you can all-year round.

We have health tips for the different stages of childhood, as well as information about common illnesses, infections, conditions and disorders.


All about tonsillitis

The tonsils are little buds at the back of the throat and are part of the body’s immune system. They help keep us from getting sick when germs enter the ...
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Why good hand hygiene helps make your camping holiday a success

Camping holidays are a great way for the family to spend relaxing time together but don't forget that all-important hand hygiene ...
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Toddler hygiene

At this age, he isn’t old enough to be entirely in charge of his personal ...
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toddler eyes

Your toddler’s eye development

There is much fine-tuning of the eye muscle and nerve connections that continues throughout childhood ...
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Staying healthy with morning sickness

Staying healthy with morning sickness

Morning sickness effects many women in early pregnancy. Find out how you can stay healthy ...
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Fevers in children

Find out what you need to know about fevers in children including how to treat ...
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winter tea

Fight the flu with these 10 remedies

Read our top ten ways you can reduce the length and severity of the flu, ...
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woman sick

Is it the flu?

How do you know if it’s the flu that’s sweeping through your family members, or ...
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kids health

baby crying whooping cough

Whooping Cough

Whooping cough is a very contagious and potentially fatal illness that is also called pertussis ...
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fussy eaters

Top Tips For Dealing With Fussy Little Eaters

Fussy eating can be very frustrating and can cause a great deal of concern for ...
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Screen use could be damaging to children

Most parents would prefer that their kids spend more time in the real world and ...
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school health

Keeping kids healthy throughout the school year

To make sure your little academic can make the most of the school year, we’ve ...
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Glue ear and grommets

Find out about glue ear and grommets and how to ensure your child is getting ...
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how to remove splinters

How to remove splinters

Kids are particularly prone to getting splinters, especially if they spend a lot of time ...
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health for family

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