Browse our useful tips and articles on family health covering topics such as accidents in the home, childhood vaccinations, pain relief options and dental health.
Protect yourself against sun damage with these handy tips for all the family
Do you know what it means if your blood pressure is high? Do you know the symptoms and the causes? Here are some helpful tips on high blood pressure.
The crisp air and shorter days of autumn are the perfect time to get into some healthy habits.
A few tricks can turn fussy eaters into kids who will devour almost anything, says recipe blogger Lucy Parissi.
In our increasingly connected society, what sort of impact is digital technology having on people's health and wellbeing?
If you've ever wondered whether eating an apple a day genuinely keeps the doctor away, then check out these dental myths.
When we have our blood pressure taken we are given one number “over” another, but what do these figures actually mean?
We bring you the truth behind eight common health myths which can affect all the family - from childhood illnesses to general diet.
As we start sharpening our pencils for the new term, here are our tips for helping your kids stay healthy at school.
When you need pain relief fast, a pharmacist can provide helpful advice on the best over-the-counter (OTC) remedy for you
All children in the UK are offered vaccinations against key diseases for free on the NHS. Do you know what your child needs and when?
Accidents at home are part of family life, we've listed the 10 most common accidents and how to deal with them.
With around 3,000 cyclists seriously injured each year, it’s important to take precautions on the roads.
Carbon monoxide is a silent but deadly killer, and yet more than 47 million of us still don’t an alarm in our homes.
With no appointments, extended opening hours and instant advice pharmacists provide a one-stop shop for health advice
With a wealth of information on the web it’s no wonder that a growing number of us are turning to the internet to self-diagnose.
The Sex Education Forum recommends teaching children about sex from an early age, but are we starting too young?
When Charlie and Justin Blackett met on a St John Ambulance course, they learnt the skills that would bring their baby back to life.
When her young daughter faced surgery, Helen Sadler created a storybook character to help her cope.
With so many different inoculations available these days, which do you and your family really need? Wendy Golledge reports.
Did you know a sneeze can travel 30m or that germs from your toilet can reach your toothbrush when you flush?
The Queen celebrates her 90th birthday in April and shows little sign of slowing down. What can we do to remain as sprightly as the Queen?
Unsure how to access Benenden’s diagnosis and treatment services once you’ve passed the 6 month qualifying period?
Insect bites and stings can be painful and occasionally dangerous. So how can you reduce your risk of being bitten?
Losing weight, moving more or drinking less – whatever your fitness or health goal, we’ve found an app for it.
Coming up to the festive season many of us will get into the Christmas spirit, but can we still enjoy a tipple without putting our health at risk?
Simple tips on how to plan, keep calm and focus on what’s important this Christmas.
You’ve eaten your fill of sprouts, turkey and stuffing – what next? How about a bit of healthy post-dinner fun?