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Holidaymakers urged to check standards

Thursday 29th June 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Whether it is protecting your eyes from the sun or using armbands and life jackets in the water, holidaymakers are being urged to ... Read more →

Exercise lowers postnatal depression risk

Tuesday 27th June 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Exercising during pregnancy and after giving birth may help to reduce symptoms of postnatal depression, new research suggests. Po... Read more →

Morning-after pill now easier to obtain

Monday 26th June 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Medical card holders will soon be able to obtain the morning-after pill free of charge from pharmacies without a prescription from... Read more →

How to get kids to eat their vegetables

Friday 23rd June 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The key to getting children to eat vegetables lies in persistence, the results of a new study suggest. According to the findings,... Read more →

Men also impacted by biological clock

Wednesday 21st June 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

While women's fertility is known to decline as they get older, fewer people are aware that semen quality also deteriorates with ag... Read more →

New COPD awareness campaign launched

Tuesday 20th June 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A new campaign has been launched to raise awareness of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which is Ireland's fourth mos... Read more →

Chronic pain has major impact on wellbeing

Monday 19th June 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Almost half of people who suffer with chronic pain find travelling and going on holiday difficult, new research has found. Accord... Read more →

Better mental health services for homeless needed

Friday 16th June 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Homeless people with mental health problems face a major struggle to get the help that they need, a new report has highlighted. T... Read more →

Dementia - carers need more support

Thursday 15th June 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A new study has provided some insight into the massive toll caring for a spouse with dementia can take. According to the findings... Read more →

One-third of global population now overweight

Wednesday 14th June 2017 - John von Radowitz - Irish Independent

Almost a third of adults and children around the world are overweight, a study has found. Many are at risk of potentially fatal di... Read more →

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