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Freshers' Health

Heading off to University or College soon? We have a few tips to help get your fresher year off to a flying start.

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Are you inspired to make a change?

You may not have any symptoms if you have high blood pressure, so why not get it checked?

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Coming to Scotland to study?

Do you know how to get healthcare while you are here? Find out all you need to know

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Palliative Care Zone

Palliative Care

Information and advice on different aspects of palliative care, regardless of the condition.

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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 information for freshers and overseas students, Know Your Numbers and Meningitis Awareness Week.

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Behind the HeadlinesView full listing

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Bacteria found in honey may help fight infection

“Bacteria found in honeybee stomachs could be used as alternative to antibiotics,” reports The Independent.

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'Food addiction' doesn't exist, say scientists

“Food is not addictive ... but eating is: Gorging is psychological compulsion, say experts,” the Mail Online reports.

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