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Freshers' Health

Heading off to University or College soon? We have a few tips to help get your fresher year off to a flying start.

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Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Are you inspired to make a change?

Follow in the footsteps of Commonwealth athletes by making some positive changes to your lifestyle in our Glasgow 2014 Zone.

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Coming to Scotland to study?

Do you know how to get healthcare while you are here? Find out all you need to know

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This August we celebrate Breastfeeding week

Find out about the advantages and benefits of breast feeding in our A-Z article.

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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 Common Health Questions. Not able to find what you are looking for? Ask a Health Information Advisor

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Support service directory

Support Service Directory

Information on Local and National groups & organisations that can help you with any health or well-being problem.

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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

This month we focus on information for freshers and overseas students, Know Your Numbers and Meningitis Awareness Week.

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Behind the HeadlinesView full listing

Depression therapy aids other cancer symptoms

"Depression therapy could help cancer patients fight illness," reports The Daily Telegraph.

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Common bacteria could help prevent food allergies

"Bacteria which naturally live inside our digestive system can help prevent allergies and may become a source of treatment," BBC News reports after new research found evidence that Clostridia bacteria helps prevent peanut allergies in mice.

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