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Health

Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver 'hoping to be a pain to Government' over sugary drink tax

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The SHARE project was launched at the new Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow on Thursday night

Spare blood to be used for disease research

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Too many antibiotics 'can raise Type 2 diabetes risk'

Too many antibiotics 'can raise Type 2 diabetes risk'

Too many antibiotics 'can raise Type 2 diabetes risk'

Too many antibiotics 'can raise Type 2 diabetes risk'

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Shona Robinson MSP Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing & Sport at the Health SummitPicture: Martin Shields

Consider replicating Golden Jubilee model elsewhere in Scotland, says health minister

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Colin McKay of the  Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland

Staff shortages risk leaving mental health sufferers without support

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Island mum's Twitter network shortlisted for award

Island mum's Twitter network shortlisted for award

Report claims success in battle against Ebola

Report claims success in battle against Ebola

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Scientists: Lack of vitamin D directly linked to multiple sclerosis

Scientists: Lack of vitamin D directly linked to multiple sclerosis

Herald Health Summit

Live: Herald Health Summit

NHS waiting-times targets being missed, figures show

NHS waiting-times targets being missed, figures show

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NHS waiting-times targets being missed, figures show

NHS waiting-times targets being missed, figures show

Health minister Shona Robison will deliver keynote address at NHS debate

Summit will debate future of NHS in Scotland

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Taking low-dose painkiller daily can cut bowel cancer risk, study shows

Taking low-dose painkiller daily can cut bowel cancer risk, study shows

More patients facing long waits for operations

More patients facing long waits for operations

New campaign calls on people to get potential cancer symptoms checked

New campaign calls on people to get potential cancer symptoms checked

Portrait of actress Ceit Kearney. Ceit is pictured in the props department of the Scottish Youth Theatre in Glasgow. Ceit has recently undergone treatment for cancer at the Beatson.

For the Herald Magazine, What It Feels Like feature.

   Photograph by C

What does it feel like to discover you have breast cancer?

Josh Cathcart

Nine-year-old Fife boy becomes first child in UK to get extra-small bionic hand

Health Secretary to investigate claims that seriously ill babies are being transferred because of staff shortages

Health Secretary to investigate claims that seriously ill babies are being transferred because of staff shortages

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Scots back tighter smoking restrictions in outdoor spaces

Scots back tighter smoking restrictions in outdoor spaces

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Plans to transform 1960s hospital building

Plans to transform 1960s hospital building

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Early discharge scheme could save £1.3m by tackling bed blocking crisis

Early discharge scheme could save £1.3m by tackling bed blocking crisis

More cancers spotted early

More cancers spotted early

Fall in number of patients treated within A&E target time

Fall in number of patients treated within A&E target time

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'Brain' grown in laboratory dish will help research for Alzheimer's

'Brain' grown in laboratory dish will help research for Alzheimer's

New working hours contract will not be imposed on junior doctors in Scotland

New working hours contract will not be imposed on junior doctors in Scotland

Scout parent contracts meningitis following jamboree

Scout parent contracts meningitis following jamboree

New cancer cases expected to rise by a third by 2027

Number of new cancer cases expected to rise by a third by 2027

Experts warn of NHS meltdown if action not taken over soaring diabetes levels

Experts warn of NHS meltdown if action not taken over soaring diabetes levels

Jim Hume MSP

4,000 MENTAL HEALTH PATIENTS TREATED OUTSIDE BOARD AREA IN FIVE YEARS

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Campaigner Bruce Norval and his wife Christine  at Lord Penrose's Inquiry Final Report at the National Museum of Scotland wednesday.
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Victims of contaminated blood scandal accuse David Cameron of 'betrayal' over compensation pledge

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Safety probe launched at Scots super hospital offices after surgeon severs hand tendon

Safety probe launched at Scots super hospital offices after surgeon severs hand tendon

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Disabled badge on a car

Autistic and Down's children 'victimised' by Westminister austerity cuts, say parents

Kezia Dugdale and Ken Macintosh set out vision

Kezia Dugdale and Ken Macintosh set out vision for Scottish Labour

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Alan Gardner in The Autistic Gardener. Picture: Todd Anthony/Channel 4

People with autism 'have greater quality of creative ideas'

Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours row

Junior doctors vote not to re-enter talks over new contract in hours row

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Dundee experts work to map Parkinson's disease

Dundee experts work to map Parkinson's disease

Call to improve healthcare environments for dementia sufferers

Call to improve healthcare environments for dementia sufferers

Patients  hit out after cancer medicines decision

Patients' groups hit out after cancer medicines decision

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Loophole 'lets foreigners bill NHS for care abroad'

Loophole 'lets foreign nationals bill NHS for care abroad'

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Why Theo, though he can walk, needs a Blue Badge

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Health board at risk of massive overspend due for locums

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Changing the name of Glasgow's newest hospital name costs bus firm thousands

Bus firm: changing the name of Glasgow's newest hospital will cost company thousands

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Home device for monitoring lung infections wins share of multi-million funding boost

NHS must learn winter lessons

NHS must learn lessons after winter pressure, Shona Robison says

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Nurses union RCN Scotland said the NHS was under "huge pressure"

Hospital flu admissions trebled last winter

Renaming Scotland's newest hospital will cost thousands.Chairman says public not consulted to avoid "disappointment"

Health chief hits back in row on new hospital's royal name

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Crowdfunding helps Scottish actor pay to treat his croaky throat

Crowdfunding helps Scottish actor pay to treat his croaky throat

Caithness General hospital, Wick.

NHS Highland suspends junior doctor training at Wick hospital

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NHS chiefs defend hospital relaunch

NHS chiefs defend £100,000 cost of Glasgow hospital relaunch

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