The vital charities helping to restore the confidence of teenagers with chronic illness

Wednesday 1st October 2014 - Linda Daly - Independent

Being a teen or pre-teen with a chronic illness can be one of the loneliest, most disempowering experiences of all, which is where... Read more →

Get the vaccine and avoid the misery of being hit by flu

Monday 29th September 2014 - Independent - Independent

Almost as many people die from flu each year as are killed on our roads. So take steps to protect yourself. Doctors are a lot like... Read more →

Get to grips with 'Meat Free Monday'

Monday 29th September 2014 - Rozanne Stevens - Independent

Meat Free Monday is not just good for the environment, it's also good for your health, writes Rozanne Stevens. For those who haven... Read more →

Thousands have uncontrolled epilepsy

Monday 29th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

While many people with epilepsy have control of their seizures as a result of medication use or surgery, thousands continue to hav... Read more →

HSE figs 'confirm patients are suffering'

Wednesday 24th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

The latest waiting list figures released by the HSE ‘categorically confirm that patients are suffering as a direct result of... Read more →

E-cigs no help to smoking cancer patients

Wednesday 24th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

E-cigarettes do not appear to help cancer patients quit smoking, according to a new study. The health dangers of smoking are ... Read more →

Vaping: 6 facts you need to know about e-cigarettes

Wednesday 24th September 2014 - Independent - Independent

The facts surrounding the rise of the e-cigarette. Usually powered by a rechargeable battery, electronic cigarettes allow users... Read more →

Kids getting too many treat foods

Tuesday 23rd September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Parents are being urged to cut down on the amount of treat foods they are giving their children and replacing them with healthier ... Read more →

Focus on mental health at Ploughing Championships

Tuesday 23rd September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Almost one in four people believe that those with mental health problems are not trustworthy, while at least one in three people a... Read more →

Plan to end homelessness 'unachievable'

Tuesday 23rd September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

The plan to end long-term homelessness in Dublin by 2016 is ‘now clearly unachievable', the Simon Community has warned. Acc... Read more →

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