The City of Edinburgh Council is telling take-away restaurants to cut back on the amount of salt they use. An investigation into the levels of salt in takeaway meals found it was significantly higher than the recommended safe allowance.
Retailers from Edinburgh's West End, City Centre and Leith will be offering free treatments at this urban spa in St. Andrew Square. Visitors will find free advice, demonstrations and free product promotions such as massage and manicure treatments, style and health advice, and make over and skin advice.
Environment Minister Roseanna Cunningham has re-affirmed the Scottish Government's stand against Genetically Modified food in an address to the fifth international conference on GM-free regions in Europe.
A new map, produced for the Scottish governement, has been released which shows areas of Scotland that have the highest levels of the naturally-occurring radioactive gas radon. The survey, based on tests of 19,000 Scottish dwellings, has been published to help homeowners identify whether they need to take any action.
On Wednesday 11 March, No Smoking Day organisers are keen to remind the UK's 9.4 million smokers that quitting can have benefits for wealth as well as health.
The City of Edinburgh Council will be looking at how much salt could be hidden in ready-to-eat meals to mark national Salt Awareness Week running from today to 8 February.
Triple Olympic cycling gold medallist Chris Hoy has been awarded a Knighthood for services to sport following his triumph in Beijing while his mother, Carol Hoy, receives an MBE for services to healthcare.
A new Edinburgh City Council report reveals a shift in the balance of care for the elderly away from
residential accommodation towards tailor-made support for people in their own home.
According to a new study by the BBC and Sheffield University, Edinburgh is the loneliest place to live in the UK. In "Changing UK: the Way We Live Now" researchers compiled and rated areas across Britain using official statistical data from the Census to show how Britons are more demographically segregated "than at any time since the computerisation of census data (1966)."
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