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Work-life balance: Between a clock and a hard pace

Monday 7th July 2014 - Aine O'Connor - Independent

In a world that never switches off, our work-life balance has become dangerously disrupted, says Aine O'Connor. Henry Ford wa... Read more →

Urgent need for new Alzheimer drugs

Monday 7th July 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Despite the increasing prevalence of Alzheimer's disease, the number of potential new drugs being developed is ‘relatively s... Read more →

Baby boom on the wane as country's birth rate slows down

Friday 4th July 2014 - Eilish O'Regan - Independent

THE baby boom is continuing to wane with some maternity units seeing a substantial fall in births in the first four months of the ... Read more →

Rare disease plan aims to provide better patient care

Friday 4th July 2014 - Ciara Kenny - Irish Times

Patients face long waiting times for diagnoses and problems accessing treatment, Reilly says. A new plan for the treatment of rar... Read more →

Junk food common in kids' TV

Friday 4th July 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

While regulations are now in place to limit the television advertising of unhealthy food and drinks to children, it appears that t... Read more →

Advice for long, hot days is not to be sneezed at. Eight things you can do to help control your hay fever.

Thursday 3rd July 2014 - Kathy Donaghy - Independent

For the 20pc of us who suffer with varying degrees of hay fever, summer can be a time of sheer misery. The pollen released by plan... Read more →

Dáil to debate deaf advocacy service cut. Irish Deaf Society say withdrawal of funding will leave ‘gaping hole’ in supports for deaf

Thursday 3rd July 2014 - Paul Cullen - Irish Times

A decision by the Department of Environment to stop funding an advocacy service for deaf people is to be debated in the Dái... Read more →

Detailed guidelines on legal abortion released. Termination permitted when there is ‘real and substantial threat’ to woman’s life.

Thursday 3rd July 2014 - Kitty Holland - Irish Times

Detailed guidance on the circumstances in which a woman may legally have an abortion – when there is a real and substantial ... Read more →

'I'll fight my pancreatic cancer my way' says Irish dad of one who has recorded 'fun' video for his baby daughter to watch after he dies

Wednesday 2nd July 2014 - Majella O'Sullivan - Independent

FACING a bleak prognosis like his there are not many who would decide to record a fun video clip about fighting cancer. But Darren... Read more →

State to compensate women who had controversial childbirth operations

Wednesday 2nd July 2014 - Dan Griffin - Irish Times

Symphysiotomy survivors to be given between €50,000 and €150,000. Women who had a symphysiotomy during childbirth will q... Read more →

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