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New dementia mobile service launched

Thursday 8th September 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A new mobile information service will be travelling to towns and villages nationwide in the coming weeks to provide support and in... Read more →

Late-onset asthma linked to heart risks

Thursday 8th September 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People who develop asthma during adulthood may have an increased risk of developing heart disease and suffering a stroke, a recent... Read more →

Failure to fund Duchenne drug 'agonising'

Tuesday 6th September 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The Government is being called on to intervene in discussions about the funding of an innovative treatment for children with a typ... Read more →

Mealtimes a major source of drama

Tuesday 6th September 2016 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/article.html?id=25519

Most parents find it difficult to get their children to eat at family mealtimes, with almost one in four resorting to bribery to g... Read more →

Fewer patients on trolleys in Dublin

Tuesday 6th September 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Last month saw a big reduction in the number of patients left waiting on trolleys in Dublin hospitals compared to the same time la... Read more →

Protect your health at Electric Picnic

Friday 2nd September 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People attending this weekend's Electric Picnic music and arts festival are being urged to look after their health. According to ... Read more →

2015 worst year for family homelessness

Friday 2nd September 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People attending this weekend's Electric Picnic music and arts festival are being urged to look after their health. According to ... Read more →

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 →

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