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Highland Children’s Unit receives quality award
Staff at the Highland Children’s Unit at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness have been honoured with a Highland Quality Approach award
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Why Autumn could be the time to invest in Astaxanthin
We all know the importance of slapping on sun cream during the summer months but could taking an Astaxanthin supplement
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6 reasons why staying single is good for your health
Although occasions such as Christmas and Valentine’s Day can be harsh reminders that you’re single, flying solo could actually be
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10 unusual ways to beat a cold naturally
If you’ve had enough of trying the usual methods for getting rid of your cold without much luck, nutritional therapist
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Return to Practice scheme offers the chance to return to nursing
Nurses with lapsed registration are being offered an opportunity to work at the Belford Hospital in Fort William while they
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Chatbot therapist launches to help combat depression
A chatbot therapist to treat depression has launched as recent figures show that NHS patients are waiting more than eight weeks to
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New! Plant wax massage candles
We are super excited to expand to the Holistic Scotland Naturals range of organic, vegan skincare and remedies with the
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Find your inner calm with this simple pranayama
Magazine columnists and Zen yoga teacher Scott Hutchison-McDade shares a simple pranayama exercise for relaxation and wellbeing We live in
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Research suggests strawberries and blackberries could help heal wounds
New research published in the journal of Food Research International has revealed that berries, especially strawberries and blackberries, could help wound healing. For
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5 minutes with mum and daughter at Mandala Flow
Holistic Scotland Magazine caught up with mum-and-daughter team Liz Rapson and Heidi Grillo of Mandala Flow in Edinburgh whose core
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The power of essential oils
Rhiannon Yee writes about the effects of essential oils on our skin and on our minds I’ve long been fascinated
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Get your liver checked at the Love Your Liver roadshow in Glasgow
Men and women in Glasgow are being encouraged to get a free health check at a mobile liver screening roadshow
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Falkirk e-bike scheme is a winner
Falkirk Active Travel Hub‘s e-bike scheme has scooped a top award for helping the community get more active and reduce
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Do you know what’s in your cosmetics?
63% of UK consumers are unaware of potential health risks in common cosmetic ingredients. Over half (56%) don’t check the
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Blemish prone skin? Dr. Hauschka has the answer
Natural skincare and beauty brand Dr. Hauschka has launched two new products to help care for blemish prone skin. With
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In a bad mood? Try running with your dog!
New research has found that running with a dog is a top remedy for bad moods. Grain-free pet food brand, Canagan,
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How physical objects can help cement your meditation as a daily practise
The latest scientific research has shown that connecting your meditation to a physical object strengthens your practice – a process
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Prestwick woman named Dementia Friendly Volunteer of the Year
An Ayrshire volunteer has been recognised for helping people living with dementia remain an active part of the community. Julie
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Download your free Positive Change Yoga meditation
Mindfulness meditation is probably one of the most popular styles of meditation right now but there are others too, writes
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5 frighteningly good face products for Autumn
With Autumn comes lots of fun, from kicking up leaves on long forest walks to cosy nights in with your
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Oxfam reveals environmental impact of UK’s fast fashion culture
New clothes bought in the UK produce more carbon emissions per minute than driving a car around the world six
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The benefits of drinking hibiscus tea
The hibiscus flower looks beautiful, but it has more attributes than just its appearance. Whilst relatively unknown in the UK,
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3 sunscreens which are actually safe
Big brand sunscreens picked up in most of the high street stores can actually do more harm than good. They
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Healthy desserts: Cacao Orange Torte
Norma Gray of New Norm in Edinburgh – who specialises in making and delivering healthy, homemade, plant-based meals – shares
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Foods to help you beat the heat
Heatwave alerts have been issued for parts of the UK ahead of 33C weather this bank holiday. Here, Ubamarket reveals 5
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Book your tickets for Scotland’s first Holistic FSTVL
Strathclyde Country Park is set to come alive this September with M&D’s first ever Holistic FSTVL M&D’s Scotland’s Theme Park
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Why an eye examination should make the back to school checklist
The Association of Optometrists (AOP) is urging parents to add an eye test to their back to school checklist. More
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What your dreams really mean
Tempur UK shares some insights into common stress dreams and tips to help you get back into a good sleep
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How to treat Summer skin issues with Tea Tree Oil
Dr Wendy Denning shares her top uses for Thursday Plantation’s Tea Tree Manuka Honey Balm, which is available from Boots
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Scotland’s first Foraging Fortnight reveals festival programme
The programme for Scotland’s first ever Foraging Fortnight, which runs from 31 August till 15 September, has officially been launched!
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Save £250 on the Health School Kinesiology Foundation Course
Health School in Edinburgh is offering a huge early bird discount of £250 off its Kinesiology Foundation Course, which is
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How to understand your own pain before going to the GP
Many pain sufferers know that understanding and learning how to describe pain to the doctor can be difficult. That’s why
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Jan de Vries to host third Edinburgh Health Festival
Jan de Vries’ Edinburgh West End store is set to host its third annual Health Festival and YOU are invited!
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