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Teen girls' health NHS
For many of us, lying in the sun is the ultimate relaxation. But too much sun can give you wrinkles, sunburn and put you at risk of skin cancer.
Teen boys' health NHS
Exercise doesn't have to mean torturing yourself at the gym. Here are 10 ways to get fit while you have fun.
Learning disability NHS
Follow these expert tips to help your child reach their potential if they have a learning disability.
Child health 6-15 NHS
Any changes you make to your child’s diet and lifestyle are much more likely to be accepted if they involve the whole family.
Cyberbullying is when technology, such as mobile phones and the internet, is used to bully someone. Find out how to prevent and respond to cyberbullying
Living with autism NHS
Whatever challenges your child may face, there's a lot you can do to support them and help them reach their potential.
Adoption and fostering NHS
Some children who are adopted from care may have additional or special needs. These can result from physical, mental or emotional difficulties or learning disabilities.
Urinary tract infections in children NHS
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are fairly common, but not usually serious, and can be effectively treated with antibiotics. The urinary tract is where our bodies make and get rid of urine. It comprises the kidneys, and stretches out to the ureters (the tubes connecting the kidneys to the bladder), down to the bladder, and finally the urethra (the tube that carries urine out of the body).
Tongue-tie (ankyloglossia) is a problem affecting some babies with a tight piece of skin between the underside of their tongue and the floor of their mouth (lingual frenulum). It can sometimes affect the baby's feeding, making it hard for them to attach properly to their mother's breast.
Sick building syndrome NHS
Sick building syndrome (SBS) describes a range of symptoms thought to be linked to spending time in a certain building, most often a workplace, but no specific cause can be found.
Vitamin C (also called ascorbic acid) is vital for the body, because it's needed to make collagen. Collagen is a type of protein found in many different types of tissue, such as skin, blood vessels, bones and cartilage.
Children's flu vaccine NHS
The flu vaccine for children is given as a single dose of nasal spray squirted up each nostril. Not only is it needle-free (a big advantage for children), the nasal spray works even better than the injected flu vaccine.
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