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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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Screening Scotland

Screening Scotland

Want to know which screening programmes are available to you, and what they involve?

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Veterans Health Zone

Want to find out what support is available for veterans in Scotland? Our Veterans Health Zone has information and advice for you.

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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 safety, the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, Sickle-cell month, understanding anxiety and men's health.

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Behind the HeadlinesView full listing

Ebola virus under microscope

Ebola virus threat to the UK is 'very low'

Health news has been dominated in recent days by the outbreak of the Ebola virus in west Africa, with more than 1,200 confirmed cases and 672 deaths.

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Eating more than 5 a day 'brings no extra benefit'

"Eating more than five a day has 'no extra health benefit'," reports The Independent. The paper reports on a review that combined the results of previous research looking at the effect of increasing the amount of fruit and vegetables people eat.

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