The Daily Mirrror - How to health proof your kids as they go back to school

The end of the summer holidays means it’s time to get the kids ready for school, but as well as new books and uniforms, investing in their health for the new term is just as vital.

The latest figures show that two weeks after schools go back in September is a peak time for children to fall ill with colds and tummy bugs, while pharmacies report a surge in sales of all children’s medicines in this period.