Parents warned children raiding kitchen cupboards to try and create "legal highs"

Parents warned children are raiding kitchen cupboards in attempt to create 'legal highs' Children as young as nine experimenting with kitchen cupboard essentials such as cinnamon and nutmeg to try and create 'drug-like effects' Dozens of children treated in emergency rooms after trying to swallow cinnamon, while two choked to death on marshmallows'Seemingly silly games can have sinister effects,' Chicago doctors warn | UPDATED: 19:06 GMT, 19 December 2012 Parents have been warned to watch their kitchen cupboards, after a spate of hospital admissions of children pursuing 'legal highs.' Researchers said youngsters were downing cinnamon, snorting nutmeg and even experimenting with marshmallows to try and create a drug-like effect.

Pinderfields Hospital: Patients had to endure four nights on a day ward and forced to use cardboard bowls to wash

Hospital of humiliation: Patients had to endure four nights on a day ward and were forced to use cardboard bowls to wash themselves Inspectors found there was no night lighting on the wards so bright lights were switched on when needed, disturbing sleep of other patientsNo bedside storage so patients belongings were left on the floorCQC has imposed restriction on Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust to stop it treating long-term patients on day unit for more than 23 hoursTrust interim chief said they accepted facilities were not 'entirely suitable' | UPDATED: 16:09 GMT, 22 September 2012 Patients endured ‘completely unacceptable’ conditions when they were forced to stay in a hospital’s day-surgery ward for up to four days because of NHS bed shortages.

Hospital of humiliation: Patients had to endure four nights on a day ward and were forced to use cardboard bowls to wash themselves

Hospital of humiliation: Patients had to endure four nights on a day ward and were forced to use cardboard bowls to wash themselves Inspectors found there was no night lighting on the wards so bright lights were switched on when needed, disturbing sleep of other patientsNo bedside storage so patients belongings were left on the floorCQC has imposed restriction on Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust to stop it treating long-term patients on day unit for more than 23 hoursTrust interim chief said they accepted facilities were not 'entirely suitable' | UPDATED: 23:43 GMT, 21 September 2012 Patients endured ‘completely unacceptable’ conditions when they were forced to stay in a hospital’s day-surgery ward for up to four days because of NHS bed shortages.

Toddler, 2, devours three-tier wedding cake because genetic condition means he can t stop eating

Toddler, 2, devours three-tier wedding cake because genetic condition means he can”t stop eating Alfie Mazeika has Prader-Willi Syndrome which affects 1 in 20,000 peopleParents Norma and Kevin have to lock kitchen cupboards to stop the two-year-old eating himself to death This hungry toddler wandered off from his parents and ate his way through a three-tiered wedding cake as it was about to be served at a wedding reception. Alfie Mazeika”s parents Norma and Kevin discovered him scoffing down the sponge which was due to be served to around 100 guests as dessert at a working men”s club in Durham.