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Willie Rennie, Paying your Children to Revise and Ask the Dr

On the phone-in:
This is your opportunity to put your questions to Scotland's party leaders ahead of the General Election. Today we're talking to Willie Rennie, Leader of Scottish Liberal Democrats

The man who lost ten stone in ten months after a routine medical check-up landed him in hospital. Gary Cuthbert tells us how he did it.
Dr Jennifer Logue is an honorary consultant in metabolic medicine in the NHS in Glasgow and an academic clinical researcher at the University of Glasgow

Would you pay your child to revise for their exams? Crime author and mum, Katerina Diamond is paying her son £7 an hour to study. Fiona Bushe is a retired teacher and Jack Boyle is a child psychologist.

Holland & Barrett have said that there has been a 187% increase in sales of rosemary essential oil compared with last year after research claimed the scent of the herb could improve the memory of students revising for exams.
We look at the other techniques to boost our memory?

GP Dr Tom Smith joins us to examine the week's big medical stories and answer your questions - if you've got something you'd like help or advice on get in touch now: call 0808 5 92 95 00, text 80295, email
Stories include:
- The teenager who died from drinking several highly-caffeinated drinks too quickly
- The signs that you are too sick to go work
- And is Dr Google ACTUALLY a good tool?

Girlguiding is planning a huge overhaul of its programme, with classic badges replaced by new ones with titles liable to puzzle older generations.
So far, 15,000 girls have put forward ideas for new badges, including App Design, Upcycling and Vlogging.
Should we be encouraging our girls to vlog?

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3 hours

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Thu 18 May 2017 09:00

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