The truth behind ‘Cough CPR’

Today, we need to talk about heart attacks and the helpful ‘advice’ that seems to be circulating. Way back in 1999 when the internet was a VERY DIFFERENT place a story was shared (read this article on for the story).  The ‘helpful’ story stated that if you believed you were experiencing a heart attack, […]

Chicken Pox – Symptoms, treatment, and advice

Chicken Pox is a common illness that usually affects children. It is most common during the Spring months but cases can appear at any time of year. What is Chicken Pox? Chicken Pox is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which also causes Shingles. It is highly contagious and can be spread by contact with an […]

It’s the time of year everyone dreads when Norovirus rears its head

It’s that time of year that parents dread.  Every winter it sweeps through schools with a vengeance, no-one is safe.  Not even your Mum.  It makes enemies in all walks of life and leaves classes half empty, parents exhausted and terrified.  It’s Norovirus, more commonly known as the Winter Vomiting Bug.  It really is one […]