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Praise for Neilston and Uplawmoor First Responders

Neilston and Uplawmoor First Responders have received parliamentary praise after they were awarded the “Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service”.

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The Men's 10K Glasgow, from Riverside Museum to George Square, took in many of Glasgow's most iconic landmarks. (Photo:  James Armandary for GSi Events)

Sunshine, sweat, success and personal stories at the Men’s 10K Glasgow

The Men’s 10K Glasgow continues to produce an event day like no other – each runner’s personal journey and reason for running adding to the atmosphere and vitalising the collective identity that the event is built on.

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Ashley Thomson, fundraising manager; Rhona Baillie, chief executive; Charles Berry, chairman of the hospice's capital appeal group; Lord Provost Eva Bollander; Maureen Henderson, Hospice chairman; and Heather Manson, fundraising director, celebrate on the steps of the hospice. (Photograph by Martin Shields)

Glasgow hospice’s Brick by Brick appeal hits £21m target

Champagne corks were popped at The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice with the news that the Brick by Brick Appeal reached its £21million target.

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Jackson Carlaw MSP with Jen Hardy, Perjeta Now campaigner, and Lawrence Cowan, Scotland Manager for Breast Cancer Now.

Eastwood MSP backs campaign for ‘life-changing’ breast cancer drug

Eastwood MSP Jackson Carlaw is backing Breast Cancer Now’s campaign to ensure the “life-changing” breast cancer drug Perjeta is made available to women in Scotland.

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The Stroke Association provides support and information to stroke survivors and their families.

Stroke survivors falling through the gaps in care

Stroke survivors’ chances of making the best recovery is being put at significant risk due to insufficient data on the availability of rehabilitation therapy after stroke.

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East Renfrewshire Council's award-winning young persons services team.

East Renfrewshire Council team’s work helps reduce teen pregnancies

A trailblazing scheme which helped cut teenage pregnancies in Barrhead has won a national award.

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Jackson Carlow MSP backs the MS awareness campaign 'Kiss Goodbye to MS'.

Eastwood MSP backs MS awareness campaign

Jackson Carlaw MSP has lent his support to the Multiple Sclerosis Society Scotland’s MS Awareness Week.

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Jamie Redknapp backs Glasgow ‘March for Men’

Jamie Redknapp backs Glasgow ‘March for Men’

Burton Menswear are lending their support to Prostate Cancer UK’s March for Men walking series this summer, in a bid to help stop men dying from prostate cancer.

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Eating healthy foods could help reduce your risk of cancer.

Reduce your risk of cancer – and watch for signs and symptoms

Many people think that cancer is due to chance, fate or just bad luck. But there is now convincing evidence that around 40 per cent of cancers can be prevented if our lifestyles were to change for the better.

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Business card...has been created as part of FEAT's upcoming fifth anniversary in May, highlighting the sepsis warning signs people should be aware of.

Video: Sepsis - 20 second-long video could save your life

It’s almost five years since the Fiona Elizabeth Agnew Trust was founded and the Scottish charity has had many successes in that short period of time.

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One of the organisations supporting the campaign is St John Scotland, which also provides CPR training to groups across the country. Volunteer Andrew Robertson is pictured delivering a training session.

Would you know how to save someone who has a cardiac arrest?

Every week in Scotland 70 people will have a sudden unexpected cardiac arrest. That’s a little more than the number of people on a full double decker bus.

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Fiona Davies, who underwent a life-saving kidney transplant operation in May 2017, is supporting the Scottish Government campaign to encourage more people to sign up to the NHS Organ Donor Register.

Transplant recipient urges everyone to join Organ Donor Register

A woman who received a life-saving kidney transplant in May 2017 has backed a campaign to increase the number of people on the NHS Organ Donor Register.

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Laura looked stunning on her wedding day.

Laura is set to share her slimming secrets

A slimmer whose life changed considerably since dropping from a size 14/16 to a size 8/10 is using her success to shape a whole new career helping others achieve their dream weight loss too.

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New legislation on the minimum pricing of alcohol will be introduced on May 1 this year.

Campaign to raise awareness with retailers of alcohol minimum pricing

Owners of the 5300 convenience stores across Scotland will be the focus of a new awareness-raising campaign on the introduction of a minimum unit price for alcohol.

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Newton Mearns audiologists pledge support during Tinnitus Awareness Week

Newton Mearns audiologists pledge support during Tinnitus Awareness Week

Audiology experts in Newton Mearns have pledged to support the British Tinnitus Association (BTA).

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Corinne Hutton during her fight for life after contracting sepsis '  an illness that kills more people than breast and prostate cancers combined.

Sepsis didn’t claim Corinne’s life – but she lost her hands and legs

When Corinne Hutton’s cough hadn’t cleared after a couple of weeks, she’d had enough, so she went to see her GP.

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Justice Secretary Michael Matheson launches the Festive Drink Drive campaign with Deputy Chief Constable Iain Livingstone. ''''Picture by Chris James.

Festive drink driving campaign warns ‘just one’ drink is one too many

Drivers in Scotland are being reminded that there is zero tolerance for ‘just one’ drink before driving.

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The resource will be officially launched today

Charity launches new cardiac resource

A Scottish charity has launched a new online resource to support people who have had or been affected by an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

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Cost of delayed discharge

Cost of delayed discharge

The SNP government’s failure to tackle delayed discharge has cost NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde over £12million in the past year.

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Is your job hazardous to your health?

Is your job hazardous to your health?

Sitting down at work is often blamed for poor health, but office workers are less likely to die early than a builder, according to a new study.

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