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New cardiac arrest CPR video launched

Friday 17th October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Cardiac arrest kills around 5,000 people in Ireland every year, however a new initiative by the Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) is ho... Read more →

IMO concern over HSE Ebola plans

Friday 17th October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has expressed concern about the HSE's contingency plans in the event of a case of Ebola being... Read more →

Docs should know signs of eating disorders

Friday 17th October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of all mental health conditions and all doctors in contact with children should b... Read more →

Most favour health spend rise over tax cut

Tuesday 14th October 2014 - Irishhealth.com - Irishhealth.com

Nearly two out of three people want the Government to prioritise additional investment in the health service ahead of granting tax... Read more →

Irish not washing hands for long enough

Tuesday 14th October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

At least two in three Irish adults do not wash their hands long enough to kill germs that cause infections, a new survey has found... Read more →

GP patients want appointment flexibility

Tuesday 14th October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Eight in 10 GP patients would like to be able to attend their doctor outside of normal hours, while a similar number would like a ... Read more →

GPs, patients must face up to obesity

Monday 13th October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

GPs have to get over their awkwardness when it comes to bringing up the topic of childhood obesity with patients and their familie... Read more →

Women urged to be breast aware

Monday 13th October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Women are being reminded of the importance of knowing the signs and symptoms of breast cancer. According to the Irish Cancer Soci... Read more →

Risk groups urged to get flu vaccine

Monday 13th October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Every year in Ireland, thousands of people put themselves at risk of serious illness or even death by failing to get vaccinated ag... Read more →

Burnout high among cancer doctors

Tuesday 7th October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Some seven in 10 young cancer doctors in Europe show signs of burnout because of the demands of the job, a major new survey has re... Read more →

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