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Obesity to cause more cancer cases than smoking

A new study by Cancer Research UK has shown that obesity will become the biggest preventable cause of cancer among women

24th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Street teams to combat Glasgow’s HIV crisis

On-street support given to drug users as HIV cases increase

24th September 2018 by Robert Armour

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Scots have positive attitudes and improved knowledge of dementia

National survey reveals that attitudes to people living with dementia are largely positive, with most people not seeing it as a stigmatising condition

21st September 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Hospice pays tribute to designer

Clare Macallister helped design the new £21 million Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice in Glasgow

20th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Future of closure-threatened charity secured

HIV Scotland has received a new funding commitment after an initial knock-back by the Scottish Government

20th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Emoji jukebox aims to address mental health stigma

See Me is aiming to help young people talk about how they are feeling through the new initiative

18th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Need for increased support for those with long term conditions

Charity research has found that Scots are struggling to find the support services they need

17th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity apologises amid abuse claims

A home operated by the Sailors' Society is the subject of a BBC Disclosure documentary which aired this week

17th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Survivor in stroke treatment plea

A man whose life was saved by thrombectomy has launched a petition calling for the treatment to return in Scotland

17th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Care home closure: “warning bell” sounded

Urgent action must be taken to protect vulnerable residents following the closure of a Scottish care home company

14th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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More charities investigated by child abuse inquiry

Charities will come under further scrutiny in the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry

13th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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Combat Stress mag battles mental ill health

Combat Stress launches new mental health magazine

13th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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An older workforce is the future, and we better get ready says charity

A new report has blown the lid on age discrimination in the workplace

13th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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We’d rather be remembered for our kindness than our wealth

People would like to be remembered for their kindness when they die, a charity survey has found

13th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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Cyclist takes on 237 mile challenge to highlight disabled access

He hopes to challenge perceptions about disability in cycling

11th September 2018 by Robert Armour

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Edinburgh Military Tattoo donates £1m to charity

Forces charities will be the biggest beneficiaries of this year's Edinburgh Military Tattoo donation, but £250,000 will also go to the arts

10th September 2018 by Susan Smith

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Extra cash for carers gets paid this week

Boost for carers

10th September 2018 by Robert Armour

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Thousands endure rain and wind to Pedal for Scotland

​Extreme weather but thousands still take part

10th September 2018 by Robert Armour

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Abuse survivors could get millions in compensation

Campaign groups press for individual payouts for victims

7th September 2018 by Robert Armour

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