A high temperature is a normal response to infection and can be a common sign of a cold or flu. Learn about how to take a temperature reading and self-care advice.
Types of thermometer
Learn about digital thermometers and other different types of thermometers which you can use to take a child's temperature.
Fever and high temperatures in children
Fevers are quite common in young children and usually they are mild. Find out how to deal with fever and high temperatures in children here.
Discover more about health topics relevant to kids and their parents and carers, such as fever and high temperature, medicines, vomiting, mental health and chickenpox.
Raynaud's phenomenon (or Raynaud's disease) is a condition causing some areas of the body to feel numb and cool in response to cold temperatures or stress.
Frostbite develops when your skin freezes after exposure to very low temperatures. You can greatly reduce your risk of frostbite if you prepare properly.
Food safety guide
How long can you leave food in the fridge? What temperature is safe to cook food? Answer these questions and more with this infographic about food safety.
Skin covers your body and has many important functions. It protects you from weather and infection, and helps to control your body temperature. Learn more about your skin and how to keep it healthy.
Colds and flu symptoms
Symptoms of a cold can include:sore throat, fever (a temperature of 38 °C or higher), sneezing, blocked or runny nose and cough. Learn about cold and flu symptoms.
Heatstroke is a life-threatening condition where the body overheats. Learn what to do if you develop heatstroke and how you can avoid it happening.