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Care Information Scotland

CIS is a telephone and website service providing information about care services for older people living in Scotland.

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Falls Information zone

Information and advice to help you take positive steps to avoid trips and falls.

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Have a safe summer in Scotland

Helpful advice for getting the most out of life this summer whilst staying safe

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Breathing Space

Is here to listen.

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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

July's Health in focus highlights: World Hepatitis Day, Ready for summer, Breathing Space and Care Information Scotland.

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Sugary drinks killing 'hundreds of thousands', study estimates

“Sugary drinks are killing 184,000 adults around the world every year, says study,” The Independent reports. This is the alarming claim of researchers who created a model of sugary drink-related deaths based on global consumption rates.

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If in doubt, sit them out: New guidance for managing concussion launched

Scotland has new guidance for managing concussion sustained during grassroots sport. The overriding message is that all concussions are serious and if in doubt, sit them out!

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