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Festive drink driving campaign warns ‘just one’ drink is one too many

Drivers in Scotland are being reminded that there is zero tolerance for ‘just one’ drink before driving.

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The resource will be officially launched today

Charity launches new cardiac resource

A Scottish charity has launched a new online resource to support people who have had or been affected by an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

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After two years in his chair,   Ken is sleeping in bed again

After two years in his chair, Ken is sleeping in bed again

A 71-year-old East Dunbartonshire man, who was forced to sleep in a chair for two years because he couldn’t breathe when he lay down, is hailing an innovative NHS treatment plan for “giving him his life back”.

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Is your job hazardous to your health?

Is your job hazardous to your health?

Sitting down at work is often blamed for poor health, but office workers are less likely to die early than a builder, according to a new study.

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Could your business support the British Heart Foundation?

The British Heart Foundation appeals for Glasgow businesses to join the fight against heart disease

Companies across Glasgow are being encouraged to help beat heart disease in their local area by joining forces with the British Heart Foundation (BHF) - Europe’s largest funder of heart and circulatory research.

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Only one in ten women in Scotland exceed the recommended amount of exercise per week.

Only one in ten women in Scotland exceed the recommended amount of exercise per week

Only one in ten women in Scotland exceed the recommended amount of exercise per week.

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NHSGGC Chairman John Brown, left, meeting Tom Herbert earlier this year

Tom set to meet health chiefs

A health campaigner who has been battling for a cancer care unit at Stobhill Hospital for over a decade, is to meet with health chiefs next week.

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The average home holds a host of hidden dangers, especially for the young, the elderly and those who are the most vulnerable.

Driving home the burns awareness message

Home is where the heart is, it’s where you are meant to feel the most safe.

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YMCA Scotland has joined forces with YMCAs across the UK and Ireland to support a major mental health campaign.

YMCA Scotland supports #IAMWHOLE campaign on World Mental Health Day

YMCA Scotland has joined forces with YMCAs across the UK and Ireland to support a major mental health campaign, as new research reveals the damaging effects of negative language and stereotypes about mental health.

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NHS24 will use the development funding to improve the services it offers to people experiencing low mood, depression and anxiety, supporting those who need unscheduled care but do not require to contact emergency services.

£500k to improve first response mental health services.

Patients experiencing mental health problems will be better supported – thanks to a half million pound increase in funding.

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See Me is encouraging us all to talk about our mental health.

Call to start conversations on World Mental Health Day

Mental health is part of everyone’s day to day life, it affects all of us and we all need to talk about it – starting on World Mental Health Day.

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The winners receive their awards

Recognition for dedicated staff

A ceremony has been held to reward health and social care employees in East Dunbartonshire for their outstanding contributions.

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Public Health Minister Aileen Campbell today joined four-year- old Lyle Findlay at his vaccination appointment. Pic: Mark F Gibson.

Parents urged to join the fight against flu

Parents of two-five year olds are encouraged to join the fight against flu this winter, by ensuring their children get their flu vaccination.

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The labour ward at St John's Hospital, Livingston.

Giving birth at home could become routine

The future of maternity in Scotland could see more women giving birth at home, with no doctor in attendance - if there are no obvious risks.

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Enter now and your school could be in with a chance of winning.

Do you fancy winning £1,000 for your schools breakfast club?

Schools in your area could win £1,000 for their pre-school club by entering the annual Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Awards - with just one week to go before entries close, enter now so your school doesn’t miss out!

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Provost Jean Jones is presented with a pennant by members of Team Lanarkshire following the British Transplant Games

Team thanks council for successful games

Athletes from Team Lanarkshire presented North Lanarkshire provost Jean Jones with a special pennant.

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Callum with mum Victoria

Callum’s muddy special day

A brave seven-year-old marked the first anniversary of recovery from a rare cancer by completing Scotland’s first Pretty Muddy Kids race.

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Juliana in action on the rink

Courageous Juliana is an inspiration on the ice rink

An inspirational teenager is calling on people to pull on their jeans to help raise cash to help those with genetic disorders.

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Jo Swinson is supporting the Wear It Pink campaign

Think pink for cancer charity

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson has dressed in pink to lend her support to Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink, which will see thousands of people across the UK adding a splash of pink to their outfits on Friday, October 20.

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Emelia and Elliot

Miracle twins have come a long way since tough start

Little did Victoria Goodall know when she turned up for a routine antenatal appointment in March, that her life was about to change forever.

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