Let’s be honest: every year, many of us take a moment to reflect on the past year and set goals for the coming year.
The majority of Scottish deaf patients surveyed in a new report have claimed they lack access to essential pieces of hearing equipment.
When schools and universities break for summer it may seem like we have endless time ahead, but before long it’s time to get ready for the new school year.
Thousands of people could at risk after new figures revealed that less than half of health workers get the flu jab.
North-east researchers have embarked upon a major study to find new and more effective treatments for painful and debilitating psoriatic arthritis.
For most women, the thought of labour looming at the end of a pregnancy is something that conjures up images from TV dramatisations – blood, sweat, tears and screaming.
Living in a world of muffled noise or even complete silence is incredibly isolating for those suffering from hearing loss, and yet it can take someone up to a decade to get their hearing checked out.
13 Reasons Why, the show which tells the story of a teenage girl who commits suicide, recently premiered on Netflix and it seems as though everyone is talking about it.
‘New year, new me’ is one of those phrases that’s thrown around everywhere among groups of friends, on social media channels and in the office too.
Diary of a first-time mum: There are moments when I’m not quite sure who I am any more – but no-one wants to admit that for fear of judgment
It’s 10am. I double check the time in the hope I am mistaken, but the clock hands stubbornly refuse to budge.
A new year means it’s time for a new you and, as we all know, the perfect way to transform the body and soul is through your facial hair. To give you hairy fresh-starters a hand, here are six beard styles you can try in 2017.
Pioneer behind fight against kidney disease in Aberdeen reflects upon his lengthy and remarkable career
There is hardly a week that passes when Neil Edward is not stopped in the street and profusely thanked for the role he played in saving someone’s life.
Today marks World Pancreatic Cancer Day. This global movement is driven by the need to raise awareness of the symptoms and risks of the world’s toughest cancer, and the urgency for earlier diagnosis to improve patient outcomes.
When Becky Rudkin found herself in a hospital bed after yet another health scare, she knew her life had to change.
It’s been a busy year for 18-year-old men’s hair stylist Andy Dawson – but that hard work paid off as he recently scooped a national award.
If you are worried about bowel cancer, follow your instincts and get screened – BMI Albyn Hospital explains more about what’s involved.
A new initiative to dispel stereotypes about nursing and prevent a future staffing crisis is being piloted in north-east primary schools.
There is a quiet spot along the banks of the River Don where I like to go.
Knit for Peace believes that knitting can be extremely good for us and have even declared that it could save the NHS millions.
A mother-of-three who was told by doctors she would not live to see her youngest daughter turn 21 if she didn't change her ways has shed 12 stone in just one year.
Komao Hair Design’s owner Faye Brandie is extremely proud of what her team has achieved. Now, she’s looking to add to the services on offer at the salon.
It’s almost lunchtime when Andi Ramsay orders his second coffee of the day, black with no sugar.
This MS Awareness Week (22-28 April), the MS Trust is calling on people with MS to pop on their pumps and introduce a little activity – big or small – into their daily routine. Staying active doesn’t need to mean running marathons or going to the gym, it’s about doing it at your own level, at your own pace. Doing it YOUR way.
Kim Taylor refers to herself as Thumbelina online and brings hope to hundreds of people who suffer from the same rare condition as she does. Here, she tells Ellie House why humour is the way forward
‘I saw not being alive as an option… but being open about my struggle helped strip away the isolation of my depression’
At the start of their commitment to physical exercise, personal trainer Alan Goodwin encourages his clients to take pictures of themselves.
Want to feel younger from the inside out? David Lloyd Clubs reveal the new fitness trends for 2017.
It’s feared that dozens of people in the north and north-east have died waiting for an organ transplant since 2013, according to new NHS figures.
A father-of-two who suffered 15 cardiac arrests in the space of just a few hours has thanked the ambulance crew who saved his life.
Like many teenage girls, Daisy Goodyear loves to chill out with her headphones on listening to music.
Take a look at the seasons and it’s easy to associate winter with rest and introspection, spring with new beginnings, summer with happiness and light – but what about autumn?
Ellie House chronicles the rollercoaster of emotion that comes with the demands of new motherhood and work.
In times of political, economic and social unrest it can be easy to fall into a bit of a negative slump. But a new event is coming to Inverness in April, designed to improve not just an individual’s mind and body, but the world around them too.