Smoking on NHS grounds is drawing to a close

Smoking on NHS grounds is drawing to a close

All NHS grounds across Scotland are to become smoke free by 31st March 2015.

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Eat better, feel better

Great tips, easy meal ideas that make eating healthier a whole lot easier

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Prostate Cancer Month

Prostate Cancer Month

This month we are raising awareness of Prostate Cancer.

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Musculoskeletal Zone

Musculoskeletal Zone

Our MSK Zone provides advice and top tips to people with muscle or joint problems.

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Health A-Z

Health A-Z

Everything you need to know about illnesses, tests, treatments, operations and services.

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Common health questions

Common health questions

Find answers to some of the most commonly asked health questions.

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Support service directory

Support service directory

Find local and national support services that can help you with various health or wellbeing issues.

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NHS in your area

NHS in your area

Information about your local health board and NHS special health boards in Scotland.

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Health in focus

Health in focus

March brings us Prostate Cancer Month, MSK awareness, no more smoking on NHS grounds, spring health as well as information on making a claim if you applied for help from the NHS Low Income Scheme.

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Transvaginal mesh implants

There has been publicity about the use of transvaginal mesh implants which are used for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse or stress incontinence.

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Does deadly diet drug DNP defeat diabetes?

"A chemical [DNP] which caused munitions factory workers to lose weight inexplicably in the First World War could cure diabetes," The Daily Telegraph reports. The banned weight loss drug looked effective and safe when given in a modified form to rats bred to have diabetes.

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