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I did try the whole immaculate house concept and started spring cleaning my house last week. It all began with the realisation that three years worth of Christmas photos were still in my camera and the overdue tax return had found its way into the children’s art box.
What to do if your child is burnt: advice from the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
In the UK children account for about half of all burn injuries. The overwhelming majority of these are due to scald injuries - 180 children attend A&E each day with scald injuries due to hot drinks alone. Other common causes of injury in children include burns due to direct contact with a hot object, for example radiators and hair straighteners. Burns injuries from flames, electrical current and chemicals are less common but can be very serious in terms of damage done when they do occur.
A viral meningitis warning has been issued after Chelsea and England footballer, Daniel Sturridge, has been hospitalised with suspected viral meningitis this week. The Meningitis Trust is urging people to look out for the symptoms and act quickly if they suspect the disease as the summer months are considered 'peak season' for viral meningitis, with the majority of cases happening during this time.
The average Brit now puts in more than three weeks of overtime a year – by answering calls and emails at home. Researchers have found that nine out of ten of us continue working when we have left the office – typically for a total of three hours and 31 minutes each week. That’s a total of 15 hours a month or 183 hours a year – the equivalent of 23 extra working days a year.
The coffee morning favourite, which dates back to 1764, beat a host of other sweet delights to the accolade. The findings were revealed in a recent survey of 2,000 adults commissioned by the Good Food channel ahead of the new series of Choccywoccydoodah.
Competitive parents are training their children in preparation for track and field events – on school sports day, it has emerged. A recent study carried out among 2,000 parents found one in three have trained, coached or advised their children in a bid to improve their chances of victory on the big day; shockingly, one third of parents wouldn’t stop their child from cheating while just over one in ten actively admit encouraging them to cheat if that’s what it takes for them to win the event.