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Scarlet Fever – What every parent needs to know 

What is Scarlet Fever?  Many people think of Scarlet fever as a disease of the past, however in the UK there were 15,500 cases in the first 3 months of this year, with the overall number of reported cases at a level not seen since 1982.  Scarlet fever, or it’s milder form Scarlatina, is an illness caused by a bacteria called Streptococcus, usually Streptococcus A. Scarlet fever is typically an illness …

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Scarlet Fever – What every parent needs to know 

Oak Processionary Moths in London

We are all crossing our fingers for a some glorious bank holiday weather during May. If you are getting out and enjoying some fresh air then please be careful to avoid these Moth pests. The caterpillars of this moth have been found in several places around southern England, including Fulham and Chelsea this year. In recent year in late Spring …

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Oak Processionary Moths in London

Marathon Injury Prevention

Running is accessible, convenient, affordable perhaps even, primal. Thus, running endures as the principal source of exercise for many. The health benefits from running are numerous. But running can lead to injuries, and every year plenty of people are forced to withdraw from the London Marathon because of injury. Here’s how you can find out what injuries are most likely …

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Marathon Injury Prevention