Summer 2016

Have a safe summer in Scotland

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

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Care Information Scotland

If you look after someone or need care yourself turn to Care Information Scotland.

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Eat Better Feel Better

Eat better, feel better

Many things can get in the way of healthy eating, visit Eat better, feel better for info.

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Medicines

Medicines in the NHS in Scotland

Medicines in the NHS in Scotland, find out about the new factsheet created for patients and the public.

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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

June's Health in focus highlights: Ready for summer, Care Information Scotland, Eat Better Feel Better, Medicines information and What matters to you.

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Behind the HeadlinesView full listing

Man with Multiple Sclerosis

Risky stem cell treatment 'halts progress of multiple sclerosis'

"New treatment can 'halt' multiple sclerosis, says study," BBC News reports.

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Study says there's no link between cholesterol and heart disease

"Controversial report claims there's no link between 'bad cholesterol' and heart disease," the Daily Mail reports, while The Times states: "Bad cholesterol 'helps you live longer',".

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