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28.11.2017 - Surge in scarlet fever cases remains a mystery

Scientists say they are unable to explain a recent large increase in cases of scarlet fever in England. read more

24.11.2017 - Measles outbreak in the north of England

Health protection officials are urging people to ensure they are immunised against measles after 2 outbreaks in the north of England. read more

22.11.2017 - 10 top tips for single parents

It can be overwhelming being a single parent. Here are 10 top tips. read more

22.11.2017 - 10 tips to help your child lose weight

If you have become aware that your child could benefit from losing weight it can feel quite daunting. Don't worry there's plenty you as a parent can do to help. read more

15.11.2017 - Indulgent grandparents 'harm children's health'

Grandparents are often in demand to help out with the grandchildren but new research suggests they may be harming their grandchildren's health. read more

02.11.2017 - Burns and asthma warning ahead of Bonfire night

Despite annual warnings, Bonfire night leads to painful injuries for too many people, say safety campaigners. read more

20.10.2017 - Wales consults on child smacking ban

Parents in Wales could be banned from smacking children in future as consultation on a change in the law on physical punishment begins. read more