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There are a number of health issues that are important to the people of Scotland. Here, we highlight some of the basic health topics.
Physical activity is important because it could help reduce the chance of developing serious health conditions such as obesity.
Drug misuse is when a person regularly takes one or more drugs to change their mood, emotion or state of consciousness.
Giving up is the most important step any smoker can make to improve their health.
Healthy teeth are important to your overall health. Good dental hygiene can help keep your teeth and mouth healthy.
Breastfeeding can provide an ideal form of nutrition for a baby.
Diabetes is a long-term chronic condition caused by too much sugar in the blood. It is also known as diabetes mellitus.
Alcohol misuse occurs when you regularly exceed the sensible drinking guidelines.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is an umbrella term for all diseases of the heart and circulation.
Mental health and wellbeing is an important part of our overall health and wellbeing.
Cancer is the name used to refer to a number of conditions cells in the body begin to grow and reproduce in an uncontrollable way, invading and destroying healthy tissue, including organs.