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Queen Margaret student becomes charity ‘face’

A PR and media student from Queen Margaret University is the new face of Arthritis Care's fundraising campaign which is just being launched. Twenty-six year old Denise Munro from Easter Road in Edinburgh has lived...

Perfectly petite Campaign for real fashion models

Scottish model group ‘Perfectly Petite’ stepped in front of the camera this week to promote a healthier body image within the fashion industry. The Dreghorn photography studio in Glasgow was a hive of activity as...

Step up the housing ladder for armed forces

Ex-service personnel have been given a boost in their bid to find a new home by The City of Edinburgh Council.Councillors have agreed that the length of time people have served in the armed...

Sat Nav on the operating table at the Sick Kids

A seven-year-old boy has become the first child in Scotland to undergo brain surgery using groundbreaking electro magnetic‘sat nav’ equipment purchased by the Sick Kids Friends Foundation. Beau Rendall, from Craigentinny in Edinburgh,...

Loss of minimum pricing on alcohol is a missed opportunity

BMA Scotland have expressed deep disappointment over the Parliament’s rejection of minimum pricing during the final debate on The Alcohol etc (Scotland) Bill.Dr Brian Keighley, Chairman of the BMA in Scotland, said:“This...

New cancer statistics

Death rates from cancer in Scotland are continuing to fall but there have been significant increases in rates of some cancers.These were among the key findings of the latest statistics - Cancer Mortality (2009)...


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