Ebola virus

Ebola

Although a case has been identified, the overall the risk to the public remains low.

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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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Norovirus: the winter vomiting bug

Norovirus

Each year, it's estimated that between 600,000 and 1 million people in the UK catch norovirus.

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Decided to quit smoking in 2015 and finding it hard?

The right help for you is at your fingertips.

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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

January brings us Love Your Liver Month, Cervical Prevention Week and the Eat Better Feel Better website, and there's NHS Low Income Scheme news. We also look ahead to Breathing Space Day on 1st February.

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Behind the HeadlinesView full listing

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Media dementia scare over hay fever and sleep drugs

"Hay fever tablets raise risk of Alzheimer's," is the main front page news in the Daily Mirror. The Guardian mentions popular brand names such as Nytol, Benadryl, Ditropan and Piriton among the pills studied.

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People with autism have 'unique' brain patterns

"The brains of people diagnosed with autism are 'uniquely synchronised'," the Mail Online reports.

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