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Emerging iron deficiency in teens 'down to energy drinks'

30-Sep-2014

Rising levels of iron deficiency among teenage girls could be linked to an increase in the amount of energy drinks they consume, it has been claimed.

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UK hospitals to trial scheme aimed at reducing child mortality

25-Sep-2014

Children’s hospitals are taking part in a trial programme aimed at improving paediatric care and reducing child deaths.

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Managing outbreaks of scarlet fever

Managing outbreaks of scarlet fever Subscription Required

England and Wales are currently experiencing unusually high rates of scarlet fever so it is vital that health professionals know what to do when someone is infected

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The danger of contracting salmonellosis from exotic pets Subscription Required

Reptiles carry pathogens that can be harmful to humans. Children, older people, and those who are in poor health are particularly vulnerable so campaigns to raise public awareness of the issue are recommended

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Ebola is not just 'somebody else's problem'

29-Sep-2014

The horrifying ebola epidemic currently running out of control in West Africa seemed a distant problem not too long ago.

1 in 5 child deaths 'preventable'

1 in 5 child deaths 'preventable'

“One in five child deaths ‘preventable’,” reports BBC News.

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How it was fifty years ago

Watching some episodes of Melvyn Bragg’s series ‘Reel History’ on BBC television recently about the start of the NHS and the opening of the M1 Motorway, I was reminded of the time I was driven by ambulance on the newly constructed M1 Motorway from London to Birmingham when I was working as a staff nurse at the Bedford General Hospital in 1959.

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Just One of the Kids

Just One of the Kids: Raising a resilient family when one of your children has a physical disability

21-Jul-2014

‘This book is ideal for any parents or carers who are caring for children with physical disabilities.’

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