Scarlet Fever Signs And Symptoms In Children: Cases Reach Highest Levels In March And April

Scarlet fever cases in children can increase during spring, so it’s important parents know what to look out for.  The condition, sometimes referred to as “scarlatina”, is a bacterial infection that most commonly affects children between the ages of two and eight. “It’s not uncommon to see more cases of scarlet fever during winter and…

Cancer Survivor Creates Bespoke Gift Service To Ensure Those Battling Illness Aren’t Forgotten Over Christmas

When Anikka Burton was diagnosed with cancer aged just 33, her entire life turned upside-down.  She has just got married, moved to the countryside and was looking forward to starting a family. “It was a shock as it is at any age,” she told The Huffington Post UK. “I was looking forward to our future and…

National Burns Awareness Day: Parents Warned About Danger Of Hair Straighteners Around Children

Parents are being warned that their hair straightening habits could pose a potential risk to children. According the latest UK figures, 392 children were admitted to specialist burns units as a result of hair straighteners in 2015. This accounts for 5% of all admissions to paediatric burns units. In a survey of more than 2,000 parents…

Drake ‘Hotline Bling’ Christmas Jumpers Now Exist

Just when we thought the Drake ‘Hotline Bling’ memes had been completely exhausted, along comes another one… and this time, you can wear it. Behold, the ‘Holiday Bling’ Christmas jumper. Holiday Bling Jumper, £16 from TheYetee.com This incredible item of clothing was created by graphic illustrator Marc Junker and brought to life by Yeteemart, but…

Mum Gives Birth To Second Set Of Identical Twins In Four Years

A mum has given birth to her second set of identical twins in four years. Simone Burstow, 32, from Australia, who has four-year-old twins Oliver and Harrison with her husband John Burstow, gave birth to girls Evie and Georgia in September 2016. According to the NHS, all pregnant women have approximately the same chance of having identical…

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