Scotland's Chief Medical Officer: Culture Can Be Good for Our Health

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Dr Catherine Calderwood, Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer, wrote an article in the Scotsman last week about the positive effects of culture on health and wellbeing.

This is the magic of the arts. The ability to tell stories that connect with people of all backgrounds. The skill of exploring complex, specialist subjects so that we can understand, reflect and often laugh or cry at the same time. This can have a far greater impact than a leaflet in a GP surgery, a public health document or a statement from a Chief Medical Officer.
— Dr Catherine Calderwood

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