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Junk food ads influence kids' eating habits

Wednesday 6th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Children as young as eight describe junk food advertising as ‘tempting' and ‘addictive', with some admitting they coul... Read more →

'Hidden harm' of parental drinking highlighted

Wednesday 6th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Children living with parents who drink in a harmful way are ‘among the most vulnerable in society', members of the Oireachta... Read more →

High rate of respiratory problems among farmers

Wednesday 6th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Irish farmers appear to have a high prevalence of respiratory problems, a new study has found. Researchers in Galway were prompte... Read more →

Domestic violence helpline needs volunteers

Monday 4th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

One of the country's leading domestic violence organisations is seeking volunteers for its national helpline. Women's Aid has bee... Read more →

Prenatal exposure to painkiller linked to autism

Monday 4th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A new study has found a link between prenatal exposure to paracetamol and symptoms of autism and hyperactivity. According to Span... Read more →

Kids in single-mother families 'well-adjusted'

Monday 4th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

While young children who grow up with single mothers have questions about the absence of their fathers, they tend to be well-adjus... Read more →

Always check standards of summer products

Friday 1st July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

With the school summer holidays upon us, people, especially parents, are being urged to ensure that products they buy for the summ... Read more →

Many with infertility do not seek help

Friday 1st July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Almost half of people who experience infertility do not seek medical help, a new study suggests. UK researchers looked at over 15... Read more →

Playing cards could benefit stroke patients

Friday 1st July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Simple, inexpensive activities, such as playing cards, could help stroke patients to regain their strength and coordination, a new... Read more →

Addiction drug may benefit cancer patients

Thursday 30th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A drug which is currently used to treat different types of addiction, may have a beneficial effect on some cancer patients, new re... Read more →

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