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Hay fever danger for motorists

Road safety experts warn motorists suffering from hay fever risk losing control of their vehicle during a sneezing attack.  Research from Halfords reveals that drivers with allergy dice with danger every day while at the wheel of their cars as the condition can cause streaming swollen eyes, impairing vision and repeated sneezing, temporarily forcing the eyes closed.

UK's Largest Children's Heart Charity Launches New 'Think HEART' Acronym To Help Detect Heart Problems Early

The Children's Heart Federation, the UK's largest children's heart charity is launching a new information campaign directed towards parents and medical professionals. Think HEART provides parents with five easy to spot signs to help identify if their child may have a heart problem.

Teenage blues

Everybody has days when they feel down, but did you know one in eight teenagers now suffers from depression and the third leading cause of death between the ages of 10 and 19 years is suicide?  As society expects more and more from its young people they are buckling under the weight of expectations and experiencing stress, anxiety and clinical depression. That’s why STEM4, the mental health charity aimed specifically at troubled teens, has launched a dedicated Depression and Anxiety area on its website.

Too Many Women Still Let Down By Maternity Service Shows New Survey

A quarterof women say they did not have a midwife with them in labour or when they needed them according to a new survey from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and Bounty.   The survey of over 1600 women who had recently had a baby also showed that over a quarter (27%) also felt that their midwives were not able to give them all the time that they needed to understand what was happening.

Keep your kids safe in the sun

We all know that children love summer holidays; those six weeks away from school feel like a lifetime. What better way for children to spend the summer than a holiday in the sun where they can run around on the beach, take a dip in the swimming pool or play in the sea.

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