Childhood accidents and injuries are part and parcel of growing up, but here are a few things parents can do to minimise them.
Being prepared will make a critical difference to a child’s A&E visit. Here's what you should know to get yourself ready.
Sports medicine is often thought to be only for athletes. But could it be beneficial for you?
Sometimes it is clear you have a medical emergency, but how about when the need is less obvious? Here are some potentially dangerous symptoms that you should not ignore.
When you’re scheduled for surgery, it’s natural to focus your thoughts on the surgery itself. But you’d do better to focus on what is in your control – your recovery.
If you tripped on a pavement or pulled something during a workout, you might be tempted to brush it off as a mild injury. Here’s why you shouldn’t ignore that ache and what you should do instead.
If someone is choking on food, do you start hitting their back or attempt to help them cough it out? Here’s what you should do instead.
Heading off on holiday? Whether you plan to lie on the beach or explore a new city, prepare for any eventuality with our packing list.
Is your chest pain a heart problem? Find out what is causing your chest pain, and how to tell when it's serious.
Can you tell if it is an acute or chronic injury? Learn how to distinguish between the 2 kinds, so you know how to get them treated.
Heel pain not only limits your everyday activities, but may also point to an orthopaedic condition. Find out which are the common conditions that may cause heel pain and what are the symptoms to look out for.
Long-term instability of the ankle can lead to bothersome symptoms and impair your quality of life. Find out when surgery is needed to treat this condition.
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