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Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

This highly-infectious vomiting bug is sweeping schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.

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Kenilworth Crescent, Bearsden

Ill women claims the council is failing her

A woman who has an illness that lowers her immune

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Vitamin D supplements key to combating common cold

Vitamin D supplements key to combating common cold

A daily dose of sunshine via Vitamin D pills keeps coughs and colds at bay, according to new research.

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Alcohol survey

How easy do you find it to buy booze in local shops?

The East Dunbartonshire Alcohol and Drugs Partnership (ADP) is encouraging members of the public to share their views on alcohol provision.

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MSP welcomes Bill to help pull children out of poverty

MSP welcomes Bill to help pull children out of poverty

MSP Rona Mackay has welcomed the publication of the Child Poverty Bill (Scotland) as a “massive step forward” in tackling the endemic problem.

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The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Anti-abortion group plan a 40-day vigil in Glasgow

A controversial anti-abortion group are planning to hold a ‘vigil’ at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

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(From L-R) Richard Spratt CEO Fields of Life,  Peter Vardy CEO and Deborah Cameron Head of Fundraising.

Glasgow based car dealership Peter Vardy’s charity initiative will support 5,000 vulnerable children in East Africa

Peter Vardy is committing itself to a major aid project worth £1.26m to feed, educate and clothe vulnerable children in East Africa.

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The Royal College of Midwives is concerned about growing pressures on Scotland's maternity services.

Maternity services facing rising demand

Scotland’s maternity services are buckling under the pressure of rising demand, according to the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).

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Call for better support for tinnitus sufferers

Call for better support for tinnitus sufferers

The boss of a Glasgow clinic which deals with the often misunderstood condition Tinnitus is calling on GPs to do all they can to help sufferers.

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Graham Simpson MSP is backing the new campaign.

MSP backs new Scale Down Cancer campaign

Central Scotland MSP Graham Simpson is backing Cancer Research UK’s new Scale Down Cancer campaign to help prevent obesity-related cancers across the country.

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Four women take on the MoonWalk Scotland.

Go wild at The MoonWalk Scotland jungle theme

Walk the Walk is encouraging people to make one final New Year’s resolution which will make a real difference to others.

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Gary with his two boys Harris (3) and Finlay (4) who are both pupils at the nursery.

Now you’re cooking! Masterchef champ Gary drops in to Kirkintilloch nursery school

Things were cooking good for youngsters at a Kirkintilloch nursery school this morning when they got a surprise visit from Masterchef champ Gary Maclean.

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A final Stobhill bow for dedicated doctor

A pioneering doctor who grew up in the grounds of Stobhill has taken his last clinic in the hospital he’s worked in for more than 30 years.

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Cabinet Secretary for Health Shona Robison.

Something to smile about as dental registrations rise

NHS dental registrations in Scotland are up by 2 million in the last 10 years according to new statistics published this morning.

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Fundraisers smash £470k target for Crohn’s vaccine

Fundraisers smash £470k target for Crohn’s vaccine

Trials on a new vaccine to treat and prevent Crohn’s 
disease start this month thanks to a fundraising 
campaign by sufferers, their families and friends.

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Cancer Research UK Unity Bands.

Scots urged to unite for World Cancer Day

Scots are being asked to unite on World Cancer Day (Saturday, February 4) to help beat cancer sooner.

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Cervical screening is at a 10-year low while the number of deaths from cervical cancer has increased by 24 per cent.

Concern as cancer screening hits 10-year low

The number of deaths from cervical cancer has increased by 24 per cent while the number of women attending cervical screening has reached a 10-year low, a national charity has warned.

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Your blood could help to save a life

Your blood could help to save a life

The Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) is visiting Lenzie next month, aas part of its ongoing effort to keep vital supplies at a safe level.

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Hayley tries pole fitness at Pole Position Glasgow. Left to right: Emily, Claire, Hayley Angell, Natalie and class instructor Jayde Usher.

Hayley’s in pole position with her weight loss

A woman who was told she’d need to lose weight to receive fertility treatment has been throwing herself into all forms of exercise - including pole dancing!

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Liz, left, pictured during her 20-mile sponsored walk, with pal Jaqueline Coyle, one of three friends who joined her on the hike from Loch Lomond to Glasgow.

Fundraisers smash £470k target for Crohn’s vaccine

Trials on a new vaccine to treat and prevent Crohn’s 
disease start this month thanks to a fundraising 
campaign by sufferers, their families and friends.

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