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Leo Varadkar confirms sunbed ban comes into operation from next Monday

Tuesday 22nd July 2014 - Paul Cullen - Irish Times

It will be an offence to allow a person under 18 years of age use a sunbed. A ban on under-18s using sunbeds will come into place ... Read more →

Top 10 tips for keeping fit on holiday

Tuesday 22nd July 2014 - Pat Henry and Anna Burns - Independent

Don't let your hard work go to waste with expert advice on keeping your exercise routine going throughout your trip. With the exod... Read more →

Minister for Health signals shift in medical card policy

Monday 21st July 2014 - Paul Cullen - Irish Times

Varadkar says issuing of cards based on ‘hierarchy of illnesses’ may not be realistic. New Minister for Health Leo Var... Read more →

Kelly reverses cut to 23 voluntary groups

Monday 21st July 2014 - Paul Cullen - Irish Times

Health and disability organisations to share €1.3m funding after ministerial U-turn. Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly ... Read more →

Mega increase in public waiting lists

Monday 21st July 2014 - Niall Hunter - Irishhealth.com

New Health Minister Leo Varadkar is facing a major challenge to manage the growing waiting list crisis, with the numbers waiting f... Read more →

My heart disease taught me value of slowing down

Friday 18th July 2014 - Áilín Quinlan - Independent

Michael McCabe (34) was forced to see a GP when he began coughing and choking and was diagnosed cardiomyopathy. AT THE height of t... Read more →

Almost 350,000 waiting for outpatient appointment

Friday 18th July 2014 - Paul Cullen - Irish Times

Latest HSE figures show a deficit of €162 million in five months to end of May. Almost 350,000 people are waiting for an outp... Read more →

80% of over 50s overweight or obese

Friday 18th July 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Almost 80% of Irish people over the age of 50 are overweight or obese, a new report has revealed. According to the findings, ... Read more →

A moment with a muffin made me confront my eating disorder

Thursday 17th July 2014 - Louise O'Neill - Independent

Louise O'Neill shares her experience with Anorexia Nervosa and its devastating effect on her life. I’m in a Starbucks in New... Read more →

Varadkar rules out intervention on axed community funding

Thursday 17th July 2014 - Paul Cullen - Irish Times

Department of Environment funding for 26 health and disability groups cut. Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has ruled out any inte... Read more →

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