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Croup

What is Croup? Croup is a common condition that occurs in young children under six years of age (peak from 6 -36 months). Croup occurs when children suffer one of the many common viral...

Should You Wake a Sleepwalker?

  What is sleepwalking? Sleepwalking occurs when a person actively moves about during deep sleep. Sleepwalkers are often difficult to rouse and have no recollection of their exploits.   Dr Scott Burgess from QCLASS...

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Whooping Cough, Cough, Cough

What is whooping cough?  Whooping cough or “Pertussis” is a highly contagious bacterial infection, causing a cough that lasts up to three months. It is sometimes called “the 100-day cough”. Whooping cough is common...

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What is it With Warts?

Warts are caused by a virus known as Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Most people would recognise the irregular growths that can occur on the skin (common warts) or feet (plantar warts). The virus targets cells...