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Trying to work out whether it's a cold or flu? Need tips to keep head lice at bay? Our Health HQ aims to provide the care and advice you've come to expect from your local Life Pharmacy store.

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The difference between a cold and the flu

The difference between a cold and the flu

During wintertime, it's not uncommon to hear that people have come down with a nasty cold or are off work with the flu (influenza).

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Reflux in babies

What causes reflux in babies and children

If your toddler or older child has reflux and it is causing them distress, take them to see your family doctor.

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Understanding fever

Fever: Why does the body’s temperature go up?

You’ve got a fever when your inner, or core, body temperature goes above the normal 37ºC.

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Sorting a sore throat

Sorting out sore throats

A sore throat is a common symptom of a number of illnesses ranging from the common cold to glandular fever.

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Dealing with stress

Advice for dealing with stress

When you’re under too much stress for too long, your overall health and wellbeing can be affected.

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Pain management

Don’t suffer pain in silence

Pain can be acute (onset within hours or days) or chronic (lasting weeks, months or years).

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