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Health News Spot - Health warning! Clicking any item will take you to the full BBC news item which can be distracting!

Three cups of coffee a day 'may have health benefits'

But there is no reason to start drinking coffee for health reasons, the BMJ study found.

NHS Budget plan not enough, say bosses

Health leaders warn tough choices will have to be made despite the chancellor's promise of extra money.

Online GP consultation 'of limited use', study finds

A study of a pilot scheme finds there were two online consultations per 1,000 patients.

NHS overcharged by millions for key drug, says watchdog

A 6,000% price rise in an essential thyroid drug led the NHS to overpay, the UK competition body says.

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Very good general health website from the NHS information about illnesses, diseases, finding your BMI, growing old gracefully, care of the elderly, over 50s health, children's health, mens' health, women's health, addictions and much more. Really important stuff. Give it a browse and you might live longer!
British Medical Acupuncture Society. Contains information about meetings and advice for patients and health professionals plus search facility to find acupuncturists in DD2 or anywhere in the UK

Acupuncture

The Chinese Medicine Clinic

32 S Tay St, Dundee DD1 1PD, UK – 01382 203287

Wonderful treatments. Welcoming and friendly team. Would recommend this lovely place to everyone!

Best acupuncture treatment

NHS Tayside

Level 10, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK – 01382 660111

Above average....

Beam Orthodontics

36 S Tay St, Dundee DD1 1PD, UK – 01382 202604

The team at Beam have carried the orthodontic work on both of my children - and have done a fantastic job. They are professional in everything they do - every aspect of the practice is done well. Highly recommended.

Absolutely outstanding. I would recommend Beam Orthodontics to anyone and everyone. The staff cannot do enough for you, the facilities are super clean, modern and welcoming. My results are amazing and I am so happy I chose Beam.

Complementary Healthare Information Service UK with information about all sorts of alternative therapies from Acupuncture to Bowen technique to Reiki and Yoga.  Search for alternative health practitioners in Angus.

Alternative Medicine

MEDICIPLANT - Registered Herbalist - Amparo Aracil

233 Perth Rd, Dundee DD2 1EJ, UK – 07842 744660

Amparo started treating me a few months ago. My anxiety problems have much improved and also my circulatory problems. I can only highly recommend her. She is honest and professional.

Fresh Inc Medi Spa

School House, 2 Errol Rd, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5AD, UK – 01382 562996

All the staff are lovely and friendly and the clinic is beautiful. I am always delighted with my treatments as I always look natural. I recommend all my friends to come here.

Amazing results with Angie I'm chuffed to bits!

West End Osteopathic Clinic

233 Perth Rd, Dundee DD2 1EJ, UK – 01382 665717

Marvellous he is brilliant.

Wouldn't try anyone else.

Useful NHS site with information for every type of carer. It provides details of the services or benefits affecting carers, carers' workers and voluntary organisations and others. Find out if you will have to pay for your own long term care, research money and financial implications, the wellbeing of all carers, the needs of young carers. Search for carer services such as dementia care and respite breaks around Invergowrie or anywhere in the UK with the search facility.
This is a good NHS site for finding doctors, dentists, clinics, hospitals and urgent care in DD2 or anywhere in England. It also lists Dentists accepting NHS patients!

BBC Healthy Lifestyle Website - the importance of exercise, exercise for children, diet and finess plans.
This is the NHS website with information about all sorts of mental health issues including depression, breakdowns, phobias, self-harm, over-eating and more.
Search for mental health services in DD2 or anywhere in England.
Health A to Z, conditions and illnesses, symptom checker. Online discussions and communities, news and topical articles.
NHS site for England and Wales. Health A to Z of conditions and illnesses. Information about the NHS and its services and management. Search for NHS services in DD2 and Invergowrie.
Health companion for travellers - offers customized medical kits and advice on medication. Check the tablet and vaccination requirements and tips.
The NHS website with advice for healthy travelling - inoculations required for travel, inflight health. Lots of stuff that you did not Know you did not Know - some of it really important!
Useful travel health website from NHS with travel advice and search facility to find where to get a yellow fever innoculation around Invergowrie.
For many conditions and symptoms such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS, Emotional recovery after breast cancer, redundancy, confidence & self esteem, anxiety and many more. Many on offer. Professional, caring and thoughtful company.