The Smoking Gun

A report published recently has highlighted even more facts about that most dangerous of habits, smoking. Smoking was banned in public places in Scotland in 2006.  Since then the number of premature births has fallen by …

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Heart Failure?

Unless you are on the ball, it is easy to forget heart failure.  Yet it is so important to diagnose it because, in its more severe stages, heart failure carries a very high mortality. A friend …

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