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E-cigarettes should be banned indoors - WHO

Wednesday 27th August 2014 - Stephanie Nebehay - Independent

Electronic cigarettes should be banned from indoor spaces and face curbs on their sale over health fears, the World Health Organis... Read more →

My name is David Walsh, I've had Parkinson's for 10 years

Tuesday 26th August 2014 - David Walsh - Independent

3am. Mind is open. Eyes are not yet open. I am almost afraid to open my eyes because I know the day begins and the complications o... Read more →

Given the gift of life... Ireland's transplant athletes

Tuesday 26th August 2014 - Joanna Kiernan - Independent

As the Irish Transplant Team competed in the European Transplant and Dialysis Sports Championships, participants hoped to bring co... Read more →

Children’s hospitals say no decisions made about future use of sites

Tuesday 26th August 2014 - Paul Cullen - Irish Times

Sale of hospitals at Crumlin, Temple Street or Tallaght could raise millions of euro to offset cost of new project, estimated at &... Read more →

Diabetes eye screen scheme on target

Monday 25th August 2014 - Irishhealth.com - Irishhealth.com

Diabetic RetinaScreen - the National Diabetic Retinal Screening Programme is on target to complete its first round of national dia... Read more →

Smoking link to head/neck cancer deaths

Monday 25th August 2014 - Niall Hunter - Irishhealth.com

A new study conducted by by the National Cancer Registry of Ireland (NCRI) has found that head and neck cancer patients who smoke ... Read more →

Robin Williams death has made us all think

Monday 25th August 2014 - Dr Ciara Kelly - Independent

Suicide affects 500 Irish families every year, including Ciara Kelly's own family. But for those thinking of suicide, there is hel... Read more →

'Back to front' guidelines on abortion

Thursday 21st August 2014 - Niall Hunter - Irishhealth.com

Nearly seven months after the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act came into effect, health professionals have to date only bee... Read more →

Failure to take medicine as prescribed costs Irish government millions

Thursday 21st August 2014 - Ailin Quinlan - Independent

Many Irish patients take their medication incorrectly, costing the government millions and contributing to premature death rates. ... Read more →

How to identify the symptoms of Shingles

Thursday 21st August 2014 - Dr Ciara Kelly - Independent

Varicella Zoster or Shingles effects one in five of us and kicks us when we're down. Shingles, really is the virus that keeps on g... Read more →

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