vaccine

Top up your VitaminD levels this winter

Now that the summer is over and the darker half of the year is starting, it is important to consider the health benefits of vitamin D. Vitamin D does not occur in adequate levels, naturally, in food. Although your body does produce good amounts from the sunlight but this is when you allow yourself to […]
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Pneumonia vaccine service in Edinburgh & Fife

  Protect yourself this winter against pneumonia with our pneumonia vaccine service. One vaccination can protect you for 20 years. Pneumonia affects up to 1 in 100 people in the UK What is pneumonia? Pneumonia is not the same as a cold or flu, it is a very unpleasant illness caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae. The bacteria […]
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Meningitis B Vaccine Now Available…

  Meningitis B is a serious medical condition where the meninges (the wrappings that surround the spinal cord and brain) become inflamed. It is caused by a specific type of meningococcal bacteria and leads to a number of unpleasant symptoms, including fever, vomiting, a stiff neck, a rash across the body, confusion and seizures. If […]
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Chicken Pox Vaccine Now Available…

  Who is at risk from chickenpox? Chickenpox is a common childhood infection. Usually, it’s mild and complications are rare. Almost all children develop immunity to chickenpox after infection, so most only catch it once. The disease can be more severe in adults. Certain groups of people, however, are at greater risk of serious complications from chickenpox. These […]
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