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We need to have a talk about the taboo subject of death

Tuesday 1st July 2014 - Deirdre Reynolds - Independent

It's always been a taboo subject as nobody wants to discuss death. But now many are... and a lot of them are still in the full of ... Read more →

Reilly rejects calls for more funding for procedure for morbidly obese patients

Tuesday 1st July 2014 - Paul Cullen - Irish Times

Leading endocrinologist wants to be able to resume life-saving gastric bypass operations. Minister for Health James Reilly has re... Read more →

The world's best and worst diets revealed

Monday 30th June 2014 - Kate Quilton - Independent

Kate Quilton travelled the globe to countries with 80pc obesity — and one where a village has found the secret of eternal yo... Read more →

This treatment is not a cure for CF, but to see the real change in my own body is a miracle

Monday 30th June 2014 - Orla Tinsley - Independent

I sat on my hospital bed shaking in the knowledge that this was a historic day for people with CF, their families, their friends a... Read more →

Positively beautiful - attitude and lifestyle are key

Monday 30th June 2014 - Joy Orpen - Independent

A few years ago, beauty therapist Laura McLoughlin was diagnosed with a serious degenerative medical condition. Now she uses a pos... Read more →

20 simple ways to make summer special

Thursday 26th June 2014 - Claire O’Mahony - Independent

We all dream of the perfect summer, but those precious sunny days can pass by in a flash. So this year, follow our brilliant guide... Read more →

Why I became a Colonic Hydrotherapy convert

Thursday 26th June 2014 - Tanya Sweeney - Independent

Glowing skin, a light step, an appetite for healthy foods and and a general feeling of wellbeing post-treatment has made Tanya Swe... Read more →

How a family photograph could help diagnose a rare genetic disorder

Thursday 26th June 2014 - Alice Philipson - Independent

New software allows a computer to scour family snaps for facial features characteristic of conditions such as Down's syndrome. Doc... Read more →

State to ban cigarettes sales from vending machines

Wednesday 25th June 2014 - Daniel McConnell and Eilish O'Regan - Independent

THE Government has given the go-ahead to ban 7,000 cigarette vending machines and outlaw the sale of e-cigarettes to under-18s. H... Read more →

For the price of a coffee, you can help save our little boy's life

Wednesday 25th June 2014 - Ed Power - Independent

When John Glynn was told his son Gavin had inoperable cancer, he refused to 'enjoy the time they had left' and found a treatment i... Read more →

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