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Winter health hazards at home

Keeping warm indoors means watching out for heaters and other things that can cause burns and scalds. These simple tips should help to keep you safe.

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Frostbite

Frostbite develops when your skin freezes after exposure to very low temperatures. You can greatly reduce your risk of frostbite if you prepare properly.

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Chilblains

Chilblains, itchy, swollen and painful parts of the skin only happen in the cold. Check your symptoms and learn more how to treat chilblains.

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Hypothermia

If you are exposed to prolonged cold conditions, whether outdoors or in an unheated house, you may get hypothermia. Learn more about its symptoms and how to prevent it.

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Earache

Earache is common and it's often the result of an ear infection. Find out more – and see a doctor if it persists, you feel nauseous or have a fever.

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Chest pain

Chest pain is any sort of pain felt in your upper body, from your jaw and shoulders down to your ribs. It can be a symptom of a heart attack. Find out the facts and when to be concerned.

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Children's feet

Caring for children's feet starts from birth. Find out more about how to look after your child's feet and how to keep them in tiptop condition.

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Nosebleed

Children often get nosebleeds, and this can make them quite distressed. However, most nosebleeds do not last very long and are very mild.

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Yoga for beginners

Considering yoga? Here are many of the answers to common yoga questions, including how it can benefit your health and how to find a class.

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Eating disorders

An eating disorder is a mental health condition that involves an unhealthy relationship with food. About 1 in 7 people experience disordered eating in their lifetime.

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