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Prostate cancer: the big taboo

March 11, 2018

Traditionally the breadwinners of the home, working long hours at tough jobs before having a pint at the pub and watching the football, generations of men have let their health take a back seat in favour of appearing macho.

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Dementia charity believes music holds key to unlocking memories

February 5, 2018

Everyone has a song or a collection of tracks which has perhaps seen them through some of the toughest periods in life. From music discovered during teenage years right through to songs carefully chosen for the final goodbye at funerals, music has the power to evoke emotion and define people across the decades.

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Tackling the stigma of hearing loss

November 15, 2017

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.

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How to win the war against norovirus this winter

November 12, 2017

You may be feeling smug in the knowledge that you’ve had your winter flu jab and are prepared for the onslaught of germs which inevitably make an appearance as the cold weather sets in, but there’s no vaccine against norovirus, also known as the winter vomiting bug.

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Speaking out on killer sepsis

October 1, 2017

Life is busy for Stephanie Bain who is juggling her nursing course in Aberdeen with looking after her daughter, Aria, who has been a blessing in the most poignant of ways.