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Stirling student nurse features in inspirational new book

A student nurse’s poignant reflection on her first day on placement features in an inspirational new book published by a Scottish charity.

Stirling student nurse features in inspirational new book

Informal approach key to tackling drinking in pregnancy

Health professionals should adopt a conversational approach and focus on building trust when discussing alcohol consumption with pregnant women, midwives have told researchers.

Informal approach key to tackling drinking in pregnancy

Warnings on individual cigarettes could reduce smoking

Health warnings printed on individual cigarettes could play a key role in reducing smoking, according to new research from the University of Stirling.

Warnings on individual cigarettes could reduce smoking

Half of young drinkers are unaware of health messages on alcohol packaging

Just half of 11-19 year old drinkers recall seeing health messages or warnings on alcohol packaging – despite being an important target market for this information, according to new research.

Half of young drinkers are unaware of health messages on alcohol packaging

Smoking risk in children has fallen since tobacco display ban

The risk of 11 to 16-year-olds taking up smoking has reduced following the introduction of a ban on the open display of tobacco products in the UK, according to a new University of Stirling study.

Smoking risk in children has fallen since tobacco display ban