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Breastfeeding lowers breast cancer death risk

Friday 2nd September 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Women who develop breast cancer may have a better chance of survival if they previously breastfed for at least six months, a new s... Read more →

Parents urged to give kids smaller portions

Wednesday 31st August 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Parents are being urged to give their children child-sized portions at mealtimes. According to Safefood, there has been a major i... Read more →

Number of suicides in Northern Ireland up by almost a fifth

Wednesday 31st August 2016 - Deborah Condon - The Irish Times

The number of suicides has increased by almost a fifth in Northern Ireland, statistics have revealed. The North’s chil... Read more →

Bray nursing home failed to investigate abuse claims, says Hiqa

Wednesday 31st August 2016 - Deborah Condon - The Irish Times

A nursing home in Bray failed to investigate multiple allegations of abuse despite stating the claims had been resolved,... Read more →

Hiqa reports critical of HSE disability services

Monday 29th August 2016 - Ciarán D'Arcy - Irish Health

Major patient safety concerns have been raised in a series of critical reports into HSE-run disability services around the country... Read more →

There’s an app for that: exercise prescription cuts heart attack risk

Monday 29th August 2016 - Muiris Houston - The Irish Times

Confused about how much exercise to take for a healthy heart? Norwegian researchers have come up with a useful app that allows yo... Read more →

Áras Attracta’s services criticised in a draft HSE report

Monday 29th August 2016 - Mark Hilliard - The Irish Times

  A draft Health Service Executive (HSE) report on the Áras Attracta care home in Co Mayo ... Read more →

Áras Attracta’s services criticised in a draft HSE report

Friday 26th August 2016 - Mark Hilliard - The Irish Times

  A draft Health Service Executive (HSE) report on the Áras Attracta care home in Co Mayo&nbs... Read more →

Final day for Wicklow ‘no fry zone’ submissions

Friday 26th August 2016 - Vivienne Clarke - The Irish Times

Today is the last day for submissions to Wicklow County Council on new planning guidelines about the location of fa... Read more →

Medical Council sees complaints against doctors rise 20%

Friday 26th August 2016 - Elaine Edwards, Martin Wall - The Irish Times

  The number of complaints made about doctors to the medical regulator last year rose by 20 per cent, with complaints abou... Read more →

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