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Health News Spot - Health warning! Clicking any item will take you to the full BBC news item which can be distracting!

Athletes have poor teeth despite brushing

Are sugary sports drinks and gels the problem?

Four-in-one pill prevents third of heart problems

The drug combination has huge potential and would cost just "pennies a day", say the researchers.

Bake Off judge Prue Leith joins hospital food improvement review

The celebrity chef will help set new quality standards as part of the government's review of hospital food.

West Lane Hospital in Middlesbrough to be closed

The two teenagers died within two months at the centre, which was later found to be unsafe.

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Very good general health website from the NHS information about illnesses, diseases, finding your BMI, growing old gracefully, care of the elderly, over 50s health, children's health, mens' health, women's health, addictions and much more. Really important stuff. Give it a browse and you might live longer!
British Medical Acupuncture Society. Contains information about meetings and advice for patients and health professionals plus search facility to find acupuncturists in DD2 or anywhere in the UK

Acupuncture

NHS Tayside

230 Clepington Rd, Dundee DD2 1GZ, UK – 01382 660111

Above average....

Maggie's Dundee

Ninewells Hospital, Tom McDonald Avenue, Dundee DD2 1NH, UK – 01382 632999

For anyone affected by cancer. Practical, emotional, and social support. The building is beautiful, and the atmosphere is lovely.

Walked the labyrinth outside Maggie's and it was beautiful

West End Osteopathic Clinic

233 Perth Rd, Dundee DD2 1EJ, UK – 01382 665717

Marvellous he is brilliant.

Wouldn't try anyone else.

Complementary Healthare Information Service UK with information about all sorts of alternative therapies from Acupuncture to Bowen technique to Reiki and Yoga.  Search for alternative health practitioners in Angus.

Alternative Medicine

Help yourself healthy

5 Step Row, Dundee DD2 1AF, UK – 07880 553929

Can’t recommend Crystal enough. She was totally professional and made me feel at total ease.

Medical Herbalist - Amparo Aracil

233 Perth Rd, Dundee DD2 1EJ, UK – 07842 744660

Amparo started treating me a few months ago. My anxiety problems have much improved and also my circulatory problems. I can only highly recommend her. She is honest and professional.

University of Dundee

Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4HN, UK – 01382 383000

2nd Year student at this university. So far it's been a great adventure. Lovely people all around, definitely a unique experience.

Hoping to apply soon, and all I can say for now is the course I want to study there ticks most of the boxes in terms of quality and price 🤓. Only problem is Dundee is on the top left corner of the Britain, and I am from the bottom left corner of the island!! 😥 - distance learning should do it and problem solved 😎

Useful NHS site with information for every type of carer. It provides details of the services or benefits affecting carers, carers' workers and voluntary organisations and others. Find out if you will have to pay for your own long term care, research money and financial implications, the wellbeing of all carers, the needs of young carers. Search for carer services such as dementia care and respite breaks around Invergowrie or anywhere in the UK with the search facility.
This is a good NHS site for finding doctors, dentists, clinics, hospitals and urgent care in DD2 or anywhere in England. It also lists Dentists accepting NHS patients!

BBC Healthy Lifestyle Website - the importance of exercise, exercise for children, diet and finess plans.
This is the NHS website with information about all sorts of mental health issues including depression, breakdowns, phobias, self-harm, over-eating and more.
Search for mental health services in DD2 or anywhere in England.
Health A to Z, conditions and illnesses, symptom checker. Online discussions and communities, news and topical articles.
NHS site for England and Wales. Health A to Z of conditions and illnesses. Information about the NHS and its services and management. Search for NHS services in DD2 and Invergowrie.
Health companion for travellers - offers customized medical kits and advice on medication. Check the tablet and vaccination requirements and tips.
The NHS website with advice for healthy travelling - inoculations required for travel, inflight health. Lots of stuff that you did not Know you did not Know - some of it really important!
Useful travel health website from NHS with travel advice and search facility to find where to get a yellow fever innoculation around Invergowrie.
For many conditions and symptoms such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS, Emotional recovery after breast cancer, redundancy, confidence & self esteem, anxiety and many more. Many on offer. Professional, caring and thoughtful company.