What's better in the warmer weather than having a cook up outside on the barbecue?
But food poisoning cases double over the summer, so here are some simple tips from Dr Hilary to make sure what you eat is safe.
As temperatures soar many of us are happy to bask in the summer sun. But as the mercury rises keeping cool can be a matter of life or death. Here are Dr Hilary's Summer Health tips on avoiding Heat stroke.
Holidays are all about the sun and sea and rest and relaxation but there is nothing worse than not getting enough sleep because it's too hot.
If you find yourself tossing and turning as the temperatures rise, here are some tips from Dr Hilary Jones to help you get a good night's sleep.
Even on a cloudy day you are at risk of sunburn, especially if it means you're staying outside for longer. Sunburn can sneak up on you very quickly. Above is Dr Hilary with his tips on how to ease the pain and limit the damage.
Also, we're a nation of gardeners and love walking in the countryside but rural rambles can bring their perils, so below Dr Hilary gives us his summer health plant safety tips.
It's insane. It's bizarre. I was in a coma but was completely detached from it. I heard pretty much everything everyone around me was saying. It was like a continuous dream for two weeks. I remember thinking I was in Alaska but it was actually nurses putting ice packs on me.
A woman from California who was put into a medically-induced coma for two weeks has given a vivid account of what it's like being in the sleep like state.
Cystic fibrosis sufferer Claire Wineland was put into a coma when she became seriously ill with an infection.
She is one of the few people who can remember their experience, and for Claire that included wild hallucinations about being in Alaska - even though she has never been!