Vapers should not stand with smokers because it could entice them into smoking, but there is no danger to the public from passive vaping, an expert has claimed.
A specialised treatment for stroke victims that can prevent disability is to be made available to some Scottish patients next year, health chiefs say.
Thousands of patients with incurable breast cancer are repeatedly visiting GPs before they are diagnosed amid concerns their symptoms are not being taken seriously or misinterpreted, a new report has suggested.
A health board has launched a “zimmer amnesty” urging people to return unused walking frames, sticks and crutches as part of a drive to be more environmentally friendly.
Tory leader Jackson Carlaw has pressed Nicola Sturgeon over what was being done to help women who have suffered painful and debilitating side effects from vaginal mesh surgery.
Outgoing Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies has made a series of bold recommendations to tackle childhood obesity.
An advert featuring the Dukes and Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex to promote a new mental health campaign sparked such a surge in traffic it crashed its website.
The parents of a five-year-old boy battling leukaemia have been “gobsmacked” after the success of a £500,000 appeal to pay for lifesaving treatment.
The Dukes and Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex will voice a new mental health campaign during a “national takeover” that will be simultaneously broadcast to millions of television viewers.
They’d possibly be the most important 150 minutes Scots pupils spend in the classroom.
The nights are fair dragging on: Experts warn shorter days signal more sleep problems for our nation of insomniacs
With longer nights and darker days, winter provides the perfect excuse to spend a little extra time tucked up under the covers.