Passive smoking impairs vital cough reflex in children, which could put them at risk of pneumonia

Passive smoking damages cough reflex in children which is vital for clearing the lungs Secondhand smoke makes a child's coughing reflex less sensitive | UPDATED: 12:03 GMT, 20 August 2012 Secondhand smoke damages a vital cough reflex in otherwise healthy children and teenagers, say researchers.

Boy diagnosed with life-threatening illness on Facebook after worried mother posted footage of seizures online

Boy diagnosed with life-threatening illness on Facebook after worried mother posted footage of seizures onlineDoctors put little Evan Owens' seizures down to him holding his breath during tantrumsConcerned mother Cerys posted film of her son's attacks on Facebook in last-ditch bid for answers Friend quickly diagnosed rare Reflex Anoxic SeizuresCerys has praised social networking site for helping diagnose serious condition | UPDATED: 17:13 GMT, 20 May 2012 A baby boy was diagnosed with a life-threatening illness using Facebook – after a friend spotted his rare condition which doctors had missed.

We really do like to be beside the seaside, say psychologists

We really do like to be beside the seaside, say psychologists | UPDATED: 00:27 GMT, 19 April 2012 It may be something to do with the soothing sound of the waves but – in accordance with the music hall song – we do like to be beside the seaside, psychologists have confirmed.