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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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Blood pressure cuff

Are you inspired to make a change?

You may not have any symptoms if you have high blood pressure, so why not get it checked?

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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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Palliative Care Zone

Palliative Care

Information and advice on different aspects of palliative care, regardless of the condition.

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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

Students 'showing signs of phone addiction'

“Students spend up to 10 hours a day on their mobile phones,” the Mail Online reports. The results of a US study suggest that some young people have developed an addiction to their phone.

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Heart failure drug could 'cut deaths by a fifth'

“A new drug believed to cause a 20 per cent reduction in heart failure deaths could present a 'major advance' in treatment,” The Independent reports.

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