Walking Month

National Walking month

People across the UK are gearing up to get walking throughout May.

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Dandelion in the wind

Hay fever

One in five people suffer from Hayfever at some point in their life.

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Year Of Listening

Year of Listening

It is Scotland's Year of Listening (YoL), find out more here.

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Yellow Card

Yellow Card

Yellow Card, how to report suspected side effects of medicines or herbal remedies,

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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

May's Health in focus highlights: National Walking Month, hay fever, Fit for Work Scotland, and the Yellow Card Scheme.

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Behind the HeadlinesView full listing

Unhappy teenage girl

Attending all-girl school linked to increased risk of eating disorders

"Anorexia could be 'contagious' in girls' schools," the Daily Telegraph reports, while the Mail Online claims that, "Pushy parents are driving children to eating disorders."

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Man placing pill on tongue

Daily low-dose aspirin may help combat cancer

"Aspirin could help beat cancer: Daily pill can 'cuts odds of dying of breast, bowel and prostate cancer by a fifth'," the Daily Mail reports.

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