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Have a safe summer in Scotland

We offer some helpful advice for getting the most out of life this summer whilst staying safe.

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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 summer health, the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, women's health, information for freshers and overseas students.

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Behind the HeadlinesView full listing

Are good neighbours really life-savers?

“Having good neighbours can help cut heart attack risk,” reports The Independent.

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Bone marrow drug could treat alopecia

“Alopecia sufferers given new treatment hope with repurposed drug,” The Guardian reports.

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