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Forming Good Habits Young For The Future Of Our Children

What we teach our children when they are young, and the habits we help them to form, can have a lasting effect as they grow up. Children will absorb all sorts of information from their parents on eating, washing, sleeping, and everything else in between. Although it may not always seem like we have much

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Sore Throat – Where Should I Go?

We all get a sore throat from time to time. It can be painful, irritating, causing loss of sleep and loss of appetite. The causes of a sore throat are varied, from things like tonsilitis to strep throat, the common cold, flu, or laryngitis. In most cases, sore throats are caused by viruses, or lifestyle choices such

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Blood Test Cancer Breakthrough

Scientists have recently made a significant breakthrough in medicine by taking a further step towards creating a universal blood test for cancer. The new method, which was trialled at John Hopkins University, detects eight different types of cancer; the hopeful final outcome of the research is to create an annual blood test for cancer that detects

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Catch It, Bin It, Kill It – More Important Than Ever

Every year, bouts of flu cause the winter season to become miserable and uncomfortable for large numbers of people. A flu outbreak spreads quickly, passing easily from one person to the next. However, flu can prove to be very serious and debilitating for some, particularly those with underlying health conditions. To protect those who are

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Measles – Where Should I Go?

With the introduction of the MMR vaccine in 1988, immunising children against measles, mumps and rubella made sure that measles became a much less common occurrence. So much so that many parents today may have little to no experience of the virus. Over the past few years, measles cases have gradually increased, likely due to

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