Covid vaccine is still important especially for the most vulnerable, older people and those with reduced immunity, says Dr Tim Allison.
Almost all of us will use medicines and tablets either regularly or occasionally.
The best shoes for avoiding falls are those that are high sided, with low heels, thin soles and good grip, says Dr Tim Allison.
The good news is that even small changes can significantly improve our health., says our columnist.
I am not a great fan of Black Friday. I am sure in the USA it means more, the day after Thanksgiving when people have more opportunity for shopping.
I am not a great fan of Black Friday, says our columnist. But he finds the spirit of the season in an unlikely place.
'I want to see a time when no one is smoking, whether outside schools or outside hospitals.'
A fall can have a long-term impact on someone’s health, and it can be hard for some people to return to their home following a hospital stay.
Some of the emails that I receive start with a comment about my health, such as “I hope that you are well”.
What a difference a day makes. So how about 1000 days?
I have never been to Denmark. Perhaps I will be able to go one day and follow up on my distant Viking ancestors.
We can add Covid vaccination to the autumn schedule for those who are at a greater risk of serious illness, says our columnist.
The UCI Cycling World Championships rightly attracted a lot of publicity as Scotland was hosting the largest ever event of its kind in the world.
Foods that used to be rare, such as those high in salt and sugar, are now found everywhere and our fondness for them risks doing more harm than good.
'The NHS can help us with taking up a healthier lifestyle and with managing our health.'
Actions may be small by themselves but can add up to help us get more connected, happier and healthier communities, says columnist.
'To paraphrase TS Eliot, perhaps this is the way the pandemic ends, not with a bang but a whimper'.
Vehicles often show if there's a problem, our symptoms should not be overlooked says Dr Tim Allison.
I have written recently about how there are some similarities between looking after a car, if we have one, and looking after our health.
We can look forward to getting out into the natural environment which is good for both our physical and mental health.